Tsundoku – Shelf life of Books

I remember the hush and the distinctive, musty smell when I crossed the dimly lit threshold. It was a sunny summer’s day, but inside the shop, the dark wooden shelves seemed to lean in from their walls and into the…

Goblin Mode – On The Theatrics of Digital Self-Representation

A soft aquamarine afterglow gracefully embraces a famous influencer’s square-studded Instagram grid. Some of her photographs showcase an array of “aura-cleansing” crystals: amethysts…

Flow of Cooking a Weeknight Meal

She flips on the lights and checks the clock above the fireplace. The rain outside makes the room darker than usual at this hour. She tries to let go of the work day. She didn’t get done all…

The Art Pantry

In my newfound enthusiasm for teaching preschool, a feeling of which I rarely encountered when teaching older grades, I began devouring information on how to create the good stuff…

Tsundoku – Shelf life of Books

I remember the hush and the distinctive, musty smell when I crossed the dimly lit threshold. It was a sunny summer’s day, but inside the shop, the dark wooden shelves seemed to lean in from their walls and into the…

Goblin Mode – On The Theatrics of Digital Self-Representation

A soft aquamarine afterglow gracefully embraces a famous influencer’s square-studded Instagram grid. Some of her photographs showcase an array of “aura-cleansing” crystals: amethysts…

Flow of Cooking a Weeknight Meal

She flips on the lights and checks the clock above the fireplace. The rain outside makes the room darker than usual at this hour. She tries to let go of the work day. She didn’t get done all…

The Art Pantry

In my newfound enthusiasm for teaching preschool, a feeling of which I rarely encountered when teaching older grades, I began devouring information on how to create the good stuff…

Festive Season Excites Me, But Can I Be Less Frazzled?

The festive season is a sharp reminder of ‘othering’ for anyone that does not conform to the traditional metrics – not exactly an incentive to feel cheerful.

City Street with A View

Who owns the city streets? The cars? The traffic cones? The cables? The sprawling stalls? The cows? The ditches? The bollards? Cities are unique in their context, and so are their streets. The strips of…

The Ecosystem of Lifelong Learning – an emerging lifestyle trend

It is estimated that new generations will have an average of seven careers over their lifetimes now – we no longer typically begin one career or start at a first job after school and follow that path until we retire.

Festive Season Excites Me

Festive Season Excites Me, But Can I Be Less Frazzled?

The festive season is a sharp reminder of ‘othering’ for anyone that does not conform to the traditional metrics – not exactly an incentive to feel cheerful.

Street-With-A-View

City Street with A View

Who owns the city streets? The cars? The traffic cones? The cables? The sprawling stalls? The cows? The ditches? The bollards? Cities are unique in their context, and so are their streets. The strips of…

The Ecosystem of Lifelong Learning an emerging lifestyle trend

The Ecosystem of Lifelong Learning – an emerging lifestyle trend

It is estimated that new generations will have an average of seven careers over their lifetimes now – we no longer typically begin one career or start at a first job after school and follow that path until we retire.

How to Read Instructions for Dummies

Reading is a habit. You read everything, every line of the electricity bill too. And the currency bill too. As the chocolate melts in your mouth, you read the packaging. You know all the store locations because they mentioned it on the carry bag. You know the warnings that come home with a pack of superglue.

Lost in Subtitles, Gained in Culture

Subtitles are perfect for people watching a video on a crowded train or for those who forgot their headphones at home. They’re a lifesaver if you ask a taciturn homebody stuck…

Such is the Power of Sides

10 pm in Madrid. It’s a searing hot July day even at this time, when constellations of crowds disperse into smaller clusters, trickling into restaurants for food and respite…

Where to Read – Anywhere, But We Can Always Do Better

One of the greatest assets of reading as a hobby is that it can be done virtually anywhere, and all bibliophiles will know that leaving the house without a…

How to Read Instructions for Dummies

How to Read Instructions for Dummies

Reading is a habit. You read everything, every line of the electricity bill too. And the currency bill too. As the chocolate melts in your mouth, you read the packaging. You know all the store locations because they mentioned it on the carry bag. You know the warnings that come home with a pack of superglue.

Tsundoku – Shelf life of Books

I remember the hush and the distinctive, musty smell when I crossed the dimly lit threshold. It was a sunny summer’s day, but inside the shop, the dark wooden shelves seemed to lean in from their walls and into the…

Flow of Cooking a Weeknight Meal

She flips on the lights and checks the clock above the fireplace. The rain outside makes the room darker than usual at this hour. She tries to let go of the work day. She didn’t get done all…

The Art Pantry

In my newfound enthusiasm for teaching preschool, a feeling of which I rarely encountered when teaching older grades, I began devouring information on how to create the good stuff…

Houseplants – Art of caring for something silent and still

Every memory I have is adorned with the plants that grew alongside it. The hibiscus-lined driveway of my childhood home, beaming with cotton candy pinks…

Our Transformed Maximalist Homes – Now What?

There is comfort to be found in clutter. A reassurance in the busyness: proof of people, of a life well lived, of objects treasured. Over the last few years…

As Art Becomes More Inclusive Through the Individual Everyday Expressions

By directing the reader’s attention to the mundane, TDLM throws light on art in its entirety, binding the concept thematically around the ideas of time, space and people–which are central to what everybody’s every day is really about.

NFTs influencing Gen z’s idea of art?

Navigating the territory of the art world is a motivational experience. Art exhibitions throughout history have been the pictorial panacea for one’s emotive convalescence. However, the design of these…

Houseplants-Colour

Houseplants – Art of caring for something silent and still

Every memory I have is adorned with the plants that grew alongside it. The hibiscus-lined driveway of my childhood home, beaming with cotton candy pinks…

Maximalism

Our Transformed Maximalist Homes – Now What?

There is comfort to be found in clutter. A reassurance in the busyness: proof of people, of a life well lived, of objects treasured. Over the last few years…

Art & More

As Art Becomes More Inclusive Through the Individual Everyday Expressions

By directing the reader’s attention to the mundane, TDLM throws light on art in its entirety, binding the concept thematically around the ideas of time, space and people–which are central to what everybody’s every day is really about.

Art-Gallery

NFTs influencing Gen z’s idea of art?

Navigating the territory of the art world is a motivational experience. Art exhibitions throughout history have been the pictorial panacea for one’s emotive convalescence. However, the design of these…

Windows to the World Inside – How we View Them

We took an essential architectural feature and turned it into a language. Windows are not just windows; they are stories, philosophies, and rewards. In a screen-lined…

Libraries in crisis, we forgot about them and now want to save them

On one fine spring afternoon in my second year of freshman, I vowed never to enter a library again. Standing in my place some hundred years ago,…

K-pop – A Culture Technology

The motifs of Korean culture are the cynosure of transcultural audiences in cyberspace, and beyond, in the contemporary entertainment milieu. The Hallyu (Korean) wave, a reference to the formidable,..

Windows

Windows to the World Inside – How we View Them

We took an essential architectural feature and turned it into a language. Windows are not just windows; they are stories, philosophies, and rewards. In a screen-lined…

Libraries

Libraries in crisis, we forgot about them and now want to save them

On one fine spring afternoon in my second year of freshman, I vowed never to enter a library again. Standing in my place some hundred years ago,…

K-Pop

K-pop – A Culture Technology

The motifs of Korean culture are the cynosure of transcultural audiences in cyberspace, and beyond, in the contemporary entertainment milieu. The Hallyu (Korean) wave, a reference to the formidable,..

Constructing-Homelands

Design Thinking (DT) in Community Engagement and Trust Building – Case study on ‘Constructing Homelands’ Project

Constructing Homelandsis a collaborative project that seeks to engage with migrant women (who are active collaborators in this project) working in the informal sector within…

we-are-main

Shared Humanity in Urban Art Mural – Case study on ‘We Are’ Project

‘We Are’, the longest panoramic mural in India, located in Chennai Tamil Nadu, spreads the message of shared humanity and depicts portraits of people with or without AIDS…

Urban Facelift to older localities through Mural Art Trails – Case study on ‘Malleshwaram Hogona’ Project

Conservancy lanes which are generally found in the old, planned localities of Bangalore, run parallel to the main roads. These lanes are remnants of…

Experiments with natural colors to introduce tribal children to Art – A case study on Kerala’s ‘Karimbu’ Art Project

‘Karimbu’ project, a visual arts camp, was initiated by the artists of Trespassers under the leadership of the State Forest Development Agency of Kerala for the education of Art among the tribal…

Constructing-Homelands

Design Thinking (DT) in Community Engagement and Trust Building – Case study on ‘Constructing Homelands’ Project

Constructing Homelandsis a collaborative project that seeks to engage with migrant women (who are active collaborators in this project) working in the informal sector within…

we-are-main

Shared Humanity in Urban Art Mural – Case study on ‘We Are’ Project

‘We Are’, the longest panoramic mural in India, located in Chennai Tamil Nadu, spreads the message of shared humanity and depicts portraits of people with or without AIDS…

Urban Facelift to older localities through Mural Art Trails – Case study on ‘Malleshwaram Hogona’ Project

Conservancy lanes which are generally found in the old, planned localities of Bangalore, run parallel to the main roads. These lanes are remnants of…

Experiments with natural colors to introduce tribal children to Art – A case study on Kerala’s ‘Karimbu’ Art Project

‘Karimbu’ project, a visual arts camp, was initiated by the artists of Trespassers under the leadership of the State Forest Development Agency of Kerala for the education of Art among the tribal…