In the extremely dynamic world of Design, a company like DesignAware that dabbles in 3D and digital fabrication, and employs technology to create futuristic designs takes the game a notch higher. DesignAware believes in the democratisation of design. In other words, designs should be created in a way that would impact and be accessible to everyone and not just...
The largest member of the grass family, Bamboo, is slowly but steadily finding itself in the middle of debates around sustainability that has gripped the design world. The Bamboo has been all pervasive in various parts of Asia since time immemorial, quietly finding its way into Asian homes, fabrics and even food. With the sustainability debate increasingly dictating design...
The field of Interior Designing, like is the norm, has seen numerous changes; be it in its aesthetics, its style or the message it wants to deliver. And, what about the scene in India? Gautam Shah, a highly revered academician, and Architect weighs in on the trajectory of Interior Designing's journey; what ails it and what should aspiring students...
Interior Designing is an extremely misunderstood term. Some confuse it with Interior Decoration, while others think it is an extended arm of architecture. If you are also confused then let one of India's leading architects solve the issue for you. Gautam Shah is a consultant Interior Designer based at Ahmedabad, India, since 1970, and a highly respected former faculty member, School...
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...
Contrary to the laymen’s thinking, the interior design profession is much beyond a simple home-makeover job. It is a more creative and aesthetic practice. It encompasses a broad range of allied disciplines and skills that are to be perfected, as you enroll for a graduate interior designing course. Interior designing acts as a link between the architecture and the...
If you have been contemplating to become an Interior designer, it's quite possible that you must have asked this question to yourself, may be more than once. Not all successful businessmen go to school to become one, hence you may question – Can't I be a successful Interior designer without having to attend a formal school or training? In...
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,...
Cindrebay students innovative design wins two awards: Cindrebay is extremely proud to announce that our student, Dr Janis Naha is the recipient of two awards presented by the Governor of Kerala, Justice P Sathasivam. The presentation took place at a function held at Hilton,Trivandrum on May 7.Janis won awards for her innovatively designed apartment. She won the first prize in a...
Students looking at design as a business proposition can decide whether he/she would like to set up their own signature line boutique or assume bigger roles as part of the textile and garment industry from the various career choices it offers: Buyer, Merchandiser, Exporter, Designer, Stylist, Costume designing for Films, Visual Merchandiser, Illustrator, Garment Technologist, Trend Forecaster, Textile Specialist,...