Project Week – Dotting the “I”. Crossing the “tea”.

Dotting the “i”. Crossing the “tea”.   When you think of India, the first beverage that comes to your mind is chai. As a country, it runs on chai. In India it is understood that when you graduate from drinking Bournvita to chai is when you are slowly transitioning into adulthood. My journey with Chai…

Sustainable Systems – Growth through Resilience:

Recently, students of the Foundation Course at ISDI Parsons, were taken on a study tour to Dehna Village in Maharashtra.   What I realized through this visit of mine was that although the people of this remote village face more troubles than we one could ever imagine, they still manage to overcome them with great…

Integrative Studio 2-Indian Truck Art

I’ve always been fascinated with Indian Truck Art. So when my Studio faculty told us that we need to pick a topic of interest to work on for the rest of the Semester, I knew exactly what it had to be. After working on my Research Paper, I made the following technical sketches. The elements…

Integrative Seminar 2 – Article Reviews

ARTICLE 1: My Article is called Tommy’s Girl by Rishna Shah which speaks about Gigi Hadid’s collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger. What I liked about this article was how simple the language used was. There werent any overwhelming words used. It was very direct, to the point, and crisp. The summary managed to cover all the…

Drawing Skills – Story Board

This week, we started making the first draft of our story board. These are a few rough drafts of my story board. The story revolves around a vagabond/druggie and his relationship with a rat.  The rat takes are if the vagabond and keeps feeding him from time to time. However, one day a peddler arrives…

Integrative Seminar – Writing Critique

Below is my review of A Reluctant Affair by Kishore Singh: “A Reluctant Affair” by Kishore Singh, speaks about the   collaboration between artists and designers. The way the author, moves from one topic to another is very interesting as it paints a picture of his chain of thought for me. The smooth transition of the…