After having faced immense challenges, the final month of 2020 is here. This year has truly been a testing time for us all. Yet, having said that, the handling of the Covid 19 pandemic has strengthened our resilience and once again proved that human creativity knows no bounds. Apart from doctors, front line health care workers and essential services...
One thing which I frequently come across as an architect and interior designer is people's fear of making permanent changes to their living environment. Often, parents and elders are scared to make radical alterations to their homes or offices. Perhaps they are afraid of expensive redesign, losing familiarity with their space or are just too attached to old furniture...
Choose Design! Choose Cindrebay!!! From picking the perfect rug, to collecting the right accessories over a period of time, to maintaining and decorating the house, it has always been the joy of our moms to keep our homes, looking great. Mothers know every little nook and cranny in the house and thus know exactly where to find stuff, and how...
Never before has the youth of Kerala experimented with so many career choices. Moving away from the conventional trinity of careers; Engineering, Medical, and Government services, the youth today is focusing on taking the road less travelled. They are veering towards careers that not only satisfy their creative urges but also pay them good salaries. Among various others choices,...
The Capitol Complex of Chandigarh, one among 17 buildings of the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier added to the World Heritage List in 2016, is an architectural wonder, incongruous to the era in which it was created. Conceptualized and built in the 1950s by Le Corbusier, it is a sprawling area that houses three buildings – the Legislative Assembly (or...
Career options for architecture
Pursuing architecture is a unique experience in itself - one that prepares you to play multifaceted roles and equips you with skills that go far beyond the scope of the discipline. Learning the craft can be a rewarding career choice for some, but it may not always be the right fit for everyone. Firstly, not all of society's architectural...
The atmosphere at Cindrebay School of Fashion and Interior Design, came alive last week when they got “Julia” in the campus. No, ‘Julia’ isn’t a new student, it’s the name of the 3D printer they arranged for a design and printing workshop. For an entire week starting from 14th August to 20th August, THE VOID, an initiative by Cindrebay, came...
What if? Two words, 6 letters which have haunted human minds since centuries. Scientists and innovators have dedicated their lives in the pursuit of What If? Moms and dads every day in all parts of the world succumb to this word. These 2 words in themselves carry limitless possibilities. What if, humans could fly? What if, we could talk to...
Never seen before times are here. All the climate crisis discussions, dialogue's about India's infrastructure, topics on space design and sustainability - the time has come to actually put those in practice. Humanity is facing a quarantine challenge which will test our mental, physical and emotional thresholds as well as our ability to discipline and adjust ourselves with changing times....
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like, Design is how it works!" - Mr. Ingvar Kamprad - Founder, IKEA. It is true what they say about necessity being the mother of invention, when a boy of 5, started selling matches to make some money. That same boy expanded his business to sell Christmas decorations, pens and...