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POOL 105

In this issue:

Paper impressions

Paper impressions

Art: Hormazd Narielwalla
Hormazd Narielwalla saves old tailoring patterns from being trashed by turning them into works of fine art
A yen for spinning yarns

A yen for spinning yarns

Cover Story: Akila Seshasayee

As fascinated by typography as she is by textile design, Akila Seshasayee manages to keep both her passions alive through two different professional ventures.While Designosis relies on her graphic design background, Toile Indienne transfers to fabric her love for stories!

Healing spaces

Healing spaces

Architecture: Vipin Bakiwala

Principal Architect at his eponymous design studio, Vipin Bakiwala believes in creating ‘soul shelters’ for his clients

Print medium

Print medium

Illustration: Priyanka Sachdev

Being able to create enduring stories for fabric is what drives illustrator and visual artist Priyanka Sachdev to pick up her pen

Getting to the heart of it

Getting to the heart of it

Ceramics: Shweta Mansingka

Ceramic artist Shweta Mansingka’s creative journey involves tapping into her inner consciousness

Silhouettes that speak

Silhouettes that speak

Social impact: Leena Kejriwal

Photographer and installation artist Leena Kejriwal’s MISSING Public Art Project has successfully and poignantly highlighted the issue of sex trafficking across the country

Limitless possibilities

Limitless possibilities

Decor: Shuchita Sancheti

Shuchita Sancheti’s home décor brand vVyom offers a striking range of products that find their origins in her hand painted artworks

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

In memoriam: Ashoke Chatterjee & Laila Tyabji

Ashoke Chatterjee’s tribute to a deeply loved and respected friend of Indian design, Helena Perheentupa (1929 – 2019). Ashoke served as Executive Director, Senior Faculty, Distinguished Fellow and Professor of Communication and Management at the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad.

Laila Tyabji’s heartfelt tribute to Haku Shah (1934 – 2019)…as it appeared on Facebook. Laila is an Indian social worker, designer, writer, and craft activist. She is one of the founders of Dastkar, a Delhi-based non governmental organization, working for the revival of traditional crafts in India.

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