Working in a Nutshell | Edit #1 | Many Many Things for Like Minded People | Style Files

Commercial spaces are always at a premium and meetings in cafes/ bars dig steep – we are in the growing times of limited spaces and work expansions – ¬†but is this some new phenomenon? Nope! We just gotta learn to live with all of this uncompromisingly and in vogue ūüėČ

Space – 550 Sq feet – Working in a Nutshell | Edit #1

| manymanythings for Like Minded People | is our first ever collaboration – Yeah! – Interiors for a broadcasting and media production house who rightly calls itself¬†Like Minded People¬†and we would have not taken this project up or pulled it off if not for the director / founder¬†/ main mad like minded man¬†Piyush Raghani.¬†Thankyou! We totally love you! ūüėõ

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Studio SCD | The Source

One thing that pinches me more than anything else is how people spring for and spend on clothes and accessories so easily but a furniture piece, textile or house accent suddenly doesn’t fit the bill! The later may in-fact cost lesser in many cases.¬†

Look at it with a more pragmatic matter-of-fact way,¬†people are willing to take risks on their bodies more than they are for their home.” she says

And true that! People surely do invest¬†more on being in vogue than they do¬†to decorate their homes. But doesn’t your home speak of you just as much?! Well well……we aren’t going to discuss people or philosophies here, we belong to that side of the world where one tassel hanging from the cushioned chair is a treat to the eye and for who the rivets and ¬†nails¬†too need to be plated to match the detail of the intended mood. And before you think otherwise, the world I am talking about is the one where your home and what you come back to everyday ¬†needs to break the mundane and yet fit in as much.

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The glass people- KGPW |source|

I never really thought about my father’s business until recently. Growing up, being constantly surrounded by it never gave me an outsiders perspective of how interesting it really was!
So today let me introduce you to KHOZEM GLASS PROCESSING WORKS – named affectionately by my grandfather with its popular tagline ‘The Glass People‘ –¬†just about broad enough to cover all the incredible art glass designing they specialise in.

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SCreEn PrIntIng |The Source|

I keep asking my workers, crafters, artists, this one question and¬†often its just a greeting………. “Khush ho?” (Are you happy???) …….. the man/¬†woman smiles…….. surprised and shy most of the time, happy by the gesture itself sometimes and at other times back with a story in his/her life¬†– the stories are the best! These guys have much to share and those smiles – content – ¬†rather contagious and one of the reasons that I just love to chat up with them creators, the men/women who truly believe in their contributions to whatever big or little they do – they are happy and more than that – proud, something that I always have to remind myself off, strangely!

Ever thought about this Рthe people and businesses that a creative supports also supports them. It needs to co-exist like a demand and supply chart, its use needs to progress and develop not only in availability but in education and awareness as well and only then can an art form and its representative artistry stay alive. I feel elated that the digital world could never take away from this 2000 year old form of printing  РScreen Printing.

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The Source | Bombay Paperie

Walk in to gape at the massive antique wooden table right in the centre with all paper products on display – as if it were an island on its own; stacks of paper lined on the sides and graded by colour – as if gazing at a rainbow so near; ¬†colonial architecture holding various exhibits of paper and paper products – as if to belong together; further¬†in (by this time I have already decided my favourite spot) to the back and then to the corner is a dedicated section flaunting images of the craftsmen at the mill, their work in progress and a showcase of the different processes in the making of the paper – as if inside¬†a museum making a connection felt through the story they are trying to tell —- Bombay Paperie – where paper is made without cutting trees and sold planting just love.

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