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 part. Don’t wanna bombard you all with so many graphics. … Continue reading Some final Graphics
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 thereby tailored garments came into fashion. So lets talk about … Continue reading The Aesthetics of Mughal Era
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 look. Mumtaz gave wearing of a saree a very different … Continue reading Indian Fashion in 1970’s
So I’ve been working on some more graphics and here they are. I’m still kinda tinkering with these, any suggestions? any opinions? Would appreciate some feedback. Continue reading Some new stuff
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 giving a tutorial, you will find a ton of it … Continue reading Graphics
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 number of crafts we saw have disappeared from today’s India. … Continue reading How to design for India?
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 first few sketches of the ideas. So here they are. … Continue reading First Sketches!
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 is not interested in this age old legacy. Can you … Continue reading Craft inspired Fashion?
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 mention one, its difficult to find it. All of a … Continue reading Whats your problem? I’ll find a solution for it.
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 “one of the fathers of the iPod”. He then founded … Continue reading The First Secret of Design