Gifting — a tradition so ancient, its history can be traced back to the pre-civilisation era of mankind. Prevalent in cultures all around the world, the art of gifting has evolved with time and today, it’s the preferred method to express one’s gratitude, affection, and love. In the recent past,
As Sachin Tendulkar fans around the world celebrate the launch of his new film, we take a look at some incredible artistic tributes to the God of cricket, by several artists across India. Below is a collection of some of the best artistic tributes to the legend over the past few years.
One of the things that make the Taj Mahal so wondrous and special is the marble inlay work you find on it. In fact, you find this beautiful art form on other Mughal monuments too. Marble inlay is a closely protected traditional art and only a few expert are skilled
Roughly speaking, creativity can be defined as the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships or the like and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, and interpretations using the power of imagination. At Engrave, we worship India’s ceaseless ability to create and recreate, and pay tribute to its
Seema and her team at The Brighter Side, associate the word “Bright” with a shining and joyous environment. The Brighter Side handcrafts lights and lamps. Lights and lamps influence our moods and add brightness to our spaces. The products The Brighter Side creates bring out the brighter side of the
What is an artisanal chocolate? How a chocolate is made or isn’t determines whether or not it can be called an artisan chocolate. A chocolate lovingly made by hand in small batches – as opposed to mass produced – under the supervision of an experienced chocolate-maker is one of the distinguishing features of
Naming matters is a series of explorations that looks at the stories and meanings behind popular Indian names and surnames. Every episode will dig into a fresh batch and give us something to chew on. In this installment, we look at a few popular Indian surnames that begin with the
What’s in a name, you say? Well, how about what’s in Curiosity Kills The Cat (CKTC)? What a name for a brand; makes you curious, no? Well, let’s get right into it and get to know CKTC better. What is CKTC? It’s a brand name. It’s an attitude. It’s art.
Dissatisfaction is the source of growth – Anjolie Ela Menon Anjolie Ela Menon is one of India’s leading contemporary artists. Her paintings are in several major collections. Most recently (2006), a major work “Yatra” was acquired by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, California. Her preferred medium is oil
Mothers — aka the superheroes living all around us, amidst us, hidden in plain sight. Being a mother is one of the hardest jobs in the world, and as most would agree, is a full-time commitment in itself. Being a working mother, however, is difficult to another degree, because much