Two years since she launched Chola, Sohaya Misra has defined a design vocabulary that is at once striking and unmissable. Through the Summer 2018 collection, she lets us in on the subtle hybridity of her ensembles.
To ring in Pride Month, we turn the lens on three up-and-coming Indian drag artists. In between hair tosses and flashes of the camera, they unravel the stories of becoming and owning their true selves.
Shuffling amongst midnight doodles, hand-drawn 2D films and music videos featuring whimsical collage animation, Design Fabric Low Res fellow Deepti Sharma gives us a peek into where she’s headed with her art.
Photographer-turned-director Ronny Sen talks to us about channeling past experiences for his debut feature Cat Sticks, releasing a photo book and collaborating with the iconic Polish artist Lech Majewski.
Illustrated by Svabhu Kohli and Viplov Singh, Tales of India pools together 16 folklores from West Bengal, Punjab and Tamil Nadu. Oozing with intricate details, the artworks are as charming as the tales itself. We take a look inside.
Delhi-based photographer Anshika Varma captures the quiet beauty of Olcott Kuppam, an old fishing village in Chennai. The moving photo series is a poignant reminder of the shifting relationship between the villagers and the ocean that surrounds them.
DFF partner, Istituto Marangoni, initiated a dialogue around fashion imagery and sustainability by bringing down Scott Schuman aka The Sartorialist and Rahul Mishra to the first edition of Design Fabric Festival.
We delve into the elemental world of legendary graphic artist Anthony Burrill. As he deconstructs his craft, we talk about his memories of Mumbai, his tryst with design and the words that inspire his riveting posters.
A man of humble beginnings, V Sunil’s life and career took him far from where he thought he was headed. We tap into the mind of the design thinker, who shaped the popular Make In India and Incredible India campaigns.
Design Fabric Low Res fellow Debangshu Moulik's art revels in the mundanity of our daily lives. He talks to us about the beauty of unnoticed moments and his secret penchant for watching strangers on the streets who become his muse.
The Red Bull Tour Bus recently got a serious makeover courtesy to type designer Shiva Nallaperumal and Taxi Fabric. As Shiva takes us through the design process, musician Raghu Dixit - who recently performed on the bus - shares his experience.
To kick off the new year, we returned with the sixth edition of WIP Sessions, a monthly event held by Design Fabric that brings together artists, designers and performers to share their process, and what drives them to explore and create.
Deepti Asthana, a self-taught photographer, captures riveting stories of girls and women from unseen corners of India. Her absorbing portraits give us a momentary glimpse into the lives of the subjects. She talks to us about her relationship with the lens and how it has led her on to make a difference.
Painter-turned-photographer Arka Patra’s work questions our preconceived notions of gender and sexuality, bringing to the fore the intricacies of human desires. We delve into Portrait of Men, one of his strongest series yet, and unfurl what drives and inspires his evocative images.
Featuring bold, riveting portraits and quiet, tranquil landscapes, photographer Jay Weinstein’s oeuvre finds beauty in the commonplace. His images underscore the quintessence of his craft that lies in its sheer simplicity. He talks to us about his strongest photo series yet - So I asked them to smile - that explores the metamorphic power of a smile.