Since ancient times, fashion has been deeply interwoven with our life. It is an integral part of our identity and is unique to every individual. Be it real life fashion icons like Audrey Hepburn or Coco Chanel, or reel life characters such as Carrie Bradshaw or James Bond, each one has inspired trends, some of which are followed even...
Everyone of us, as children, incessantly asked the question "Why" on hearing any statement. Every fact, every sentence was treated as a hypothesis which required proof and lengthy argumentative discussions. Only when we got the answer to every possible 'why' did we calm down. This curiosity, this urge to know the rationale behind every reality is what has driven...
“Power is gained by sharing knowledge, not hoarding it.” When was the last time you listened without interrupting? Spoke without being judged? Heard not to reply but to truly register information? Shared anything without expecting validation? Honestly expressed something without any ulterior motives? Put forth your ideas without the fear of it being nitpicked by your own friends or relatives?...
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...
(WARNING: In case you are afraid to get your nails chipped, or hate the pungent smell of fresh paint, your eyes burn with the smell of freshly polished wood or need 8 hours of sleep every night, don’t choose architecture. If however, the sound of metal getting cut, the sparks of welding torches, the sound of cranes, and hammering of nails...
CV or curriculum vitae is one of the most important document you will possess in your professional life. It comprises everything; your work experience, skills, and other important details. But more importantly a good CV is also an indicator of your design and presentation skills; an extremely important skill to have in today’s world of design. Khushboo Agarwal, Asst....
The first job in a good architectural studio is extremely important for up and coming aspiring architects. It sets the basis for the future. But before the all-important interview, a thorough research of the firms, and their philosophy is extremely important.Khushboo Agarwal, Asst. Prof. in Jhulelal Institute of Architecture, Nagpur has some pointers to help you zero in on the...
Technological innovations are the very backbone of the dynamic world of architecture. Those unwilling to learn the latest tech releases or are ignorant of the same will find themselves lagging far behind in the race towards creating the perfect structure. After AutoCAD 2D-3D, 3DsMax, Revit, ArchiCad and other similar tech inventions, the simplest to enter the market was the...
Drawing is as important to an architect as the right ingredients for a chef. It is an integral part of any architectural blueprint. And flimsy drawing standards inevitably showcases the callous attitude of the firm, opines Khushboo Agarwal, Asst. Prof. in Jhulelal Institute of Architecture, Nagpur. Bad standards of drawing is a strict no-no for Khushboo.  I’m very fussy...