Towards the end of Pune Design Festival 2013, the team was asked a question from one of the participants, “Could I have the flex banners of the Festival?… I want to make bags out of these.” Thinking at that time it was a great idea that we could recycle our banners and also get a… Read More Bag it with +One!
Some interesting pic(k)s from Goa: 1. Love Goa: A beckoning title, and well-written and packaged book. “Authored by Fiona Caulfield, the Love Travel Guide Indian series comprises Love Bengaluru, Love Delhi, Love Jaipur, Rajasthan and Love Mumbai. The entries are ‘love stories’ sourced from in-the-know locals including chefs and chaiwallahs, artists and architects, photographers and… Read More Sarvasva picks- from Goa…
Traditional + Modern = ??? Over the past few days of being in Goa, we have met many professionals from different fields. What was interestingly common about them was their lament over Goa’s changing environment and rapid development into becoming another ‘Indian city’. India is special because its culture and heritage are deep-rooted. Every place… Read More India Limited?
An observation made by INTACH convener Arti Kirloskar during a meeting set me thinking. She was lamenting about how in Maharashtra we are very sensitive to music (and sound in general) and can sense even the slightest discord in a tone; but when it comes to visual sensitivity, we are quite ‘blind’. We were talking… Read More Look, think, feel and act.
I happened to hear Anand Kanitkar speak over the past two days, at various conferences. Now working with UNESCO, Anand has been looking at various aspects of heritage management, and had shared his views . I thought of compiling the points and putting it across so that we all could benefit from his ideas. Have… Read More Heritage Management
As part of a lecture series organised under the banner of Virasat Pune’s Heritage Week here in the city, Prof. MK Dhavalikar talked about the way heritage and its value has changed in India, over the past few decades. India is a treasure trove of artifacts, still found abundantly in various areas, a lot of… Read More Take pride in your heritage, preserve it.
Love to travel, and love to gaze at all the wonderful imagery that happens outside the car… and to be able to interact with it? Ooh, would love to! This is a concept still and there’s only a working prototype, but a great one at that. Developed by Toyota, in collaboration Copenhagen Institute of Interaction… Read More New interactions as you travel…