Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication

Farzin Adenwala is the proprietor of a young furniture studio in Mumbai. She was the winner of 2013-2014 Elle Deco “Young Talent of the Year” amongst the chosen 30 young designers from across the globe, by Elle Deco and Ambiente Frankurt in “Young Talent” section. I was fortunate to spot her works at BE OPEN…

An accent on traditional designs

I got an email from Daflokk.com just a week ago to view their e-portal, and got excited about featuring Ira studio. Let me introduce you to Manasa Prithvi, 25 yrs. old upcoming product designer for interiors, based in Chennai. One can sense her love affair with the ancient Indian handicrafts and her commitment towards it,…

Indian Spring Summer ’14

Even though I am not one of those over enthusiastic dressers, Cecile d’Ascoli’s line of pure fabrics seemed like one of the most obvious choices to me this summer. French at heart but Jew by birth, she met her husband 9 yrs ago at the Oberoi Hotel, New Delhi, when their common friend introduced them…

Your munchkin’s clothes

At first instance I couldn’t help but notice those quirky designs and unusual colours in Shweta Dhariwal’s children’s clothing and bed linen; which grow on you as a child’s artwork. Being a design student she spends a lot of time researching and educating, and has a bent towards traditional crafts and pattern making. Recently she took a class…