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Meet the Indian Illustrators behind GIF Stickers on Instagram

What goes into making the GIF stickers that elevate Instagramming rituals

Words: Jessica Jani

August 08, 2019

Eye Candy: Queer Women, Cats & Calcutta with Reya Ahmed

On the need for inclusive narratives, finding inspiration, and how art shapes our realities

Words: Fabiola Monteiro

August 02, 2019

Butting In: What it Takes to Upcycle Cigarette Stubs

A young designer is working to turn toxic cigarette butts into desk items + other initiatives from around the world

Words: Jessica Jani

July 26, 2019

IKEA’s New Products from Rice Straw

The new collection, Förändring, is part of the brand’s latest initiative ‘Better Air Now’

Words: Jessica Jani

July 24, 2019

Pantry-Trippin’ with the Paniyarakkal

Investigating the cross-cultural culinary connections between paniyarams from Tamil Nadu and the Vikings

Words: Roshni Bajaj Sanghvi | Illustration: Shawn D’souza

July 23, 2019

Hearty Meals for the Monsoon

Make the most of your rainy day indoors with these recipes from four champions of food

July 19, 2019

Wake Up On Better Mattresses

In recent years, a slew of new sleep-focused Indian brands have emerged

Words: Fabiola Monteiro

July 17, 2019

Where Do the Flowers from Temples Go?

A start-up is turning flowers, discarded from temples and other sacred spaces, into incense sticks, vermicompost and more

Words: Jessica Jani

July 12, 2019

Judging Pulp Fiction Books by their Covers

A look at the luridly eccentric world of Indian pulp fiction cover art

Words: Jessica Jani

July 10, 2019

Around the World in 8 Chairs

A global project spotlights chairs and their designs across cultures

Words: Fabiola Monteiro

July 08, 2019

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