A curated life: In conversation with Tehzeeb Ahmed

March 31, 2017 5 mins read

5 min readIn conversation with Tehzeeb Ahmed on curating unique retail experiences which go beyond the normal scope of pop-up shows to ‘destination retail’ experiences where shopping comes with large scoops of fun.   In 30 seconds…. Passionate about curating memorable experiences, Dubai-based curator Tehzeeb Ahmed thinks of her pop-up shops as

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A curated life : In conversation with tastemakers and curators of cool

March 26, 2017 5 mins read

5 min readStarting with this post, I bring you a series of conversations with curators who have a strong entrepreneurial streak. These taste-makers curate the newest, most unique experiences across various disciplines of art, design and all things fabulous. First in the series is a conversation with Aarti Patkar, curator of The

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Goa-ing beyond, part 2 : A discerning traveller’s ultimate guide to contemporary Goa

March 22, 2017 5 mins read

5 min readGoa’s greatest draw for tourists, both foreigner’s & Indians, is the experience of slow-paced India and its authentic cool vibe. Here is an insider’s guide to spaces and experiences which are world-class, unparalleled and far (far) away from the tourists or the ordinary. Welcome to exceptional Goa. This article was

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In Search of Beauty : 15 Best on-screen interiors & visually-inspiring rooms for your viewing pleasure

March 11, 2017 6 mins read

6 min readAs far as interiors inspiration goes, there is no better place to look than in the imagination of dream-spinners and image makers. Great production designers spend enormous time researching the past or exploring a fictional future to create authentic backdrop for their stories . Here is my edit of the

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Big Love for Small Art: An Introductory Blog post about the Enchanting World of Indian Miniature Painting

February 20, 2017 4 mins read

4 min readMiniature art is fascinating. It’s intimate and personal. And full of unexpected surprises. Unlike large artworks which require a viewer to step back, miniature art can only be viewed by getting closer and paying undisputed attention to its tiny, perfect details. And only after a viewer has committed herself entirely

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