Floored by art

This year at India Design ID 2013 I came across a really interesting exhibition of limited edition carpets “Fly your own carpets to your wall” of museum quality with works of legendary artists and designers, woven by Sunil Sethi Design Alliance; in aid of various animal welfare activities for People for Animals.

Think food think happiness

This post is a tribute to the thousands of people who have lost their lives during the inevitable Himalayan tsunami- an environmental catastrophe accelerated by human greed? How unpredictable life is…. all this reminds me to live life to the fullest, taking each day as it comes.

Summer-Monsoon flavours

“It’s a new era in fashion – there are no rules. It’s all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together.” — Alexander McQueen Wear cotton & linen clothes in this sultry weather.

Peeking through the lens with HAJRA AHMAD

Dreams: My dreams are usually in colour, completely surreal and beautiful. My series ‘Seen’ is loosely based on them. It consists of objects and moments from daily life which embed themselves in our sub-conscious minds to form a story….. its work in progress.

One Week in Spiti: Trekking with Ecosphere

“It’s as if we just landed on Mars!” exclaimed my friend, while trekking through Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh. The landscape here is indeed stark, simple and overwhelmingly quiet. In the one week that we spent here, trekking from one village to another, we hardly came across a moving life-form outside the villages. The occasional…

‘Khushii’ a harbinger of celebrations

“You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you” -Andy Warhol Rachna J. Singh and Preeti Ganjoor have completed High School education from Welham Girls School, Dehra Dun, and professional courses in Graphics and Interiors shaped their destiny further. Out of a habit they embrace beauty from anything and…

ekà ‘made in india’ women’s wear label

“The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it.” — Diana Vreeland ekà ( ek in sanskrit ) means one; collectively master craftsmen i.e. weavers, dyers, block makers, embroiders and textile printers help in creating a discerning woman’s clothing using traditional textile techniques. Like all hand…