Artful Saturdays, Visual Culture

Some final Graphics

So you guys know that I have been creating Tshirt graphics this semester. In total we had to create 30 graphics, out of which here are 8 of them. The other 22 are based on one theme, which is actually my favorite tv series Once Upon a Time, so I will share them part by… Continue reading Some final Graphics

Visual Culture

The Aesthetics of Mughal Era

Ever since the oldest civilization, i.e Indus Valley, draping of cloth was the ways of covering your body. You may find a little bit of hand stitching here and there but that was it. So what brought sewn garments in India? It is considered that it were the Mughal's who brought tailors to India, and… Continue reading The Aesthetics of Mughal Era

Fashion, Visual Culture

Indian Fashion in 1970’s

India has a long history of fashion. It dates back to ancient times. Interestingly Indian fashion always involved draping, there were no tailor made garments. Tailors were brought in India by the Mughals. It was after then that stitched garments were started. 70's was considered the Most fashionable decade in India. Why? lets have a… Continue reading Indian Fashion in 1970’s

Visual Culture


With designing comes greater responsibility. CAD (Computer Aided Design). If you are a designer you have to have software's like photoshop and illustrator on your fingertips. So going with it, our CAD sessions started off with out introduction to layer masking. Now I am not really gonna bore you guys with explaining it all and… Continue reading Graphics

Fashion, Visual Culture

How to design for India?

We were asked two questions at the beginning of the class. Being an Indian, what is design for you? How to design for India? After this we were shown a video in the class. The video featured each of the 29 states of India and showcased the most famous crafts of that place. A surprising… Continue reading How to design for India?

Visual Culture

First Sketches!

Hey! So a few days ago I posted "Whats your problem? I'll find a solution for it." Our first task where we had to look around us infact beyond us and find one problem and come with a design solution for it. So the two ideas that I posted and were approved, I made the… Continue reading First Sketches!

Visual Culture

Craft inspired Fashion?

Hey everyone! So today I have something interesting for you guys. Is an Indian Teenager ready for craft inspired fashion? That's a million dollar question. A positive response to this could entirely change the fate of Indian Craftsmen. While India has some amazing crafts to offer, our craft industry is declining because the current generation… Continue reading Craft inspired Fashion?

Visual Culture

Whats your problem? I’ll find a solution for it.

After that interactive video of Tony Fadell in Ted Talk, we were given our first assignment. Look beyond habituation and find that one problem which is going unnoticed and come up with a design solution for it. Now this was a tough task because everyday you crib about your life problems, but when asked to… Continue reading Whats your problem? I’ll find a solution for it.

Visual Culture

The First Secret of Design

Our semester begins with an interactive video of Tony Fadell by Ted Talks, where he talks about The First Secret of Design - Noticing. Anthony Michael "Tony" Fadell (born March 22, 1969) is a Lebanese-American inventor, designer, entrepreneur, and angel investor. He has been the Senior Vice President of the iPod division at Apple Inc. and is known as… Continue reading The First Secret of Design