Coco Chanel by Man Ray

Photographer Man Ray ( Emmanuel Radnitzky ), made this portrait of Coco Chanel in 1935. It can be purchased from the Man Ray Trust and prints are available in collections with many art galleries across the world. The image below that I’ve used for this blog post, is from the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía website. Her hands in the…
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India Circus by Krsna Mehta

Beautiful goodies from India Circus including cushion covers in velvet and poly-taffeta and gorgeous coffee / chai mugs. Above, the Golden Gallop Poly Velvet Cushion Cover and the Grooving Palms Poly Taffeta Cushion Cover. I like the motifs on both these for very different reasons. Below, the Aquarium Of Flowers Coffee Mug! Obviously no microwave but oh so pretty! This one’s a keeper.…
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#stylaned : Rohit Bal Store Visit

[ This is probably one of the most image-heavy blog posts I’ve done in a while. Deservedly so – there was so much fabulousness inside the store! ] Had the pleasure of visiting the Rohit Bal Store at Defence colony in New Delhi recently. After spending about 30 minutes driving around lost – multiple calls to Rohit’s other store at…
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Arun Verma Design Studio

After a decade of being in touch with him, I finally had the opportunity of meeting with Arun Verma. And at his design studio to boot – what a lovely and simple space! Arun’s studio is situated in Sector 6, Noida and he has about 20 fab designers working for his clients. Thank you Arun and Jisha for the excellent…
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Plagiarism by Ocimum Biosolutions

Keeping it factual. I was trawling through various “Happy Diwali” emails in my inbox when I chanced upon one sent by the CEO of Ocimum Biosolutions. The email visual was using a Diwali wallpaper from my blog. No credit was provided and the email footer mentioned, “The information contained in this email and any attachments is confidential and may be…
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Personal calling cards

Or business cards. After much heartburn and crumpled sheets of paper – I’ve emailed the following design to @themandatepress for a letterpress print job – basic black on white, gold edges and 600gsm stock from Crane’s Lettra range. It has blown my budget but these have been a long time coming. It will take about 2-3 weeks for the cards…
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Diwali 2010 Wallpaper

What a year 2010 has been! Roller-coaster! Tons of design and photography related work, time spent with family & friends, some amazing clients, copious amounts of professionalism training, a much-wanted mentor, mid-year slowdown and year-end spike in work so much so that there’s hardly any time to introspect. 2010 is about to come to a close and as always, Diwali-time…
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