Stand Up. Sketches. Nerd Humor.

Stand Up. Sketches. Nerd Humor.

Born in New York and brought up in California, Sanjay Manaktala got into stand up comedy due to his traveling consultant job with an IT firm. Since he would be bored in cities where...
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Art, Courage and Life

Art, Courage and Life

England born Anita Chanda went to India as a child and grew up there but came back as a teenager, to study art at Sir John Cass and Putney School of Art in London....
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Arjun Kamath Photography

Arjun Kamath Photography

Photographer Arjun Kamath’s introduction into the world of photography was not an ordinary one. Originally an IT Engineer student from Bangalore, for Arjun it all changed in 2009 when he auditioned for a role...
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A Journey of His Own

A Journey of His Own

A self-taught artist, Balraj Khanna was born in Punjab, India. He traveled to London in the Swinging Sixties to study English, instead, he took to art – eventually becoming ‘one of the most distinguished painters...
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Dear O Deer! What Ceramics !

DearO Deer

New Delhi based Kriti Chaudhary first got introduced to clay during a hobby weekend class she took up while she was doing her bachelors in product design. She absolutely enjoyed the  hands-on experience of...
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Rustic Leather Collections

Rustic Leather Collections

Happy New Year Everyone! The romantic that I am, I have decided to start 2015 with a post about a lovely couple, Aarushi and Arpan Patel. It is a cool story. Aarushi and Arpan’s...
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Quirky Handloom Weaves

Quirky Handloom Weaves

Fashion designer Debashri Samanta grew up in south Kolkata, India in a family of doctors and engineers. Designing was something individual to her with no one to influence or tweak her perception of art....
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Modern Expressions of Rural Fashion

Modern Expressions of Rural Fashion

Designer Harshita Gautam grew up in a small town in UP, India called Saharanpur. She studied Spanish and went on to work in the corporate world as a linguist.  One regular day in 2013 as...
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Photography

Urban Shots

Urban Shots

Urban Documentary Photographer Anusha S. Yadav was brought up in London and later in Jaipur, Rajasthan. She graduated in Communication Design from the National Institute of Design  Ahmedabad. Anusha’s interest in photography began while still at design school. She later studied photography at the University of Brighton. After fifteen years of a successful career in...

The Thames & The Ganges

The Thames & The Ganges

Designer Deshna Mehta holds a BFA from Sir J.J Institute of Applied Art and a Masters in Graphic Design from London College of Communication. Her approach to design is more content driven, where the solution to a project could be a book, a photograph, an installation or a piece of writing. In 2009, Deshna...

Fabulous Fine Art Fotos

Fabulous Fine Art Fotos

Fine art photographer Sanjay Nanda has a fascination for geometric architecture. He sees monuments and the processes of time as beautiful sources, resonating with strong form and textural interest. His work often combines multiple photographic layers of urban imagery. Sanjay has a knack for capturing the beauty in the right composition of time, light,...

OUTSIDER

OUTSIDER

Divya Otswal is a Strategic Design Director and Editorial Photographer. As a photographer, Divya often accesses people’s private spaces, uninvited, to sense each situation as it unfolds and to capture with maximum sensitivity, the feel and atmosphere of the people and their surroundings. Divya was the only Indian artist invited to exhibit her series of images in...

Writing

Making a Mark Making a Mark

Author Mira Jacob wrote her first book at age 7. It was called “The...

Sunday Reading Sunday Reading

    . . Ismita Tandon Dhankher likes to call herself a ‘Lesser known...

Cool. Hilarious. Graphic. Novel. Cool. Hilarious. Graphic. Novel.

Tejas Modak is a writer and artist based in Pune, India. Being a huge...

Enchanting Stories from the Mughal Era Enchanting Stories from the Mughal Era

Indu Sundaresan grew up listening to her father and grandfather’s stories on themes like...

This is Silly! This is Silly!

Few days back I got invited to Gary Taxali’s Book/Product launch coming up on...

‘Rocking’ Poetry ‘Rocking’ Poetry

Poet, Designer, Photographer, Lyricist, Entrepreneur -Aju Thomas is a man of many talents. Apart...


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