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Design for Play: A Board Game on Democracy

Shasn, from the folks at Memesys Culture Lab, aims to make political conversation more fun

June 20, 2019

Pantry-Trippin’ with the Cocotte

The rich history behind the vividly enamelled and incredibly versatile cast iron cocotte, made famous by Le Creuset

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

June 19, 2019

Why Kids Need Calm Design Too

In a world of squeaky toys and senseless T-shirt captions, a mother looks for more responsive options

Words: Gretchen Ferrao Walker

May 16, 2019

Job Perks: Locopopo

Lokesh Karekar, of Locopopo, on his fondness for birds

May 15, 2019

What Does it Mean to be a Bystander?

Over 50 South Asian graphic storytellers come together for a new book that questions what it means to be an ally and a feminist

Words: Jessica Jani

May 09, 2019

A New Exhibition Looks at the History Beneath Our Feet

Advertisements from the 1930s, Art Deco tiles and other treasures on display at an exhibition by Bharat Floorings and Tiles

Words: Fabiola Monteiro

May 08, 2019

Pantry-Trippin’ with the Lemon Squeezer

The lemon squeezer may have been invented in Turkey in the 18th century, but it’s still as handy as ever

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

May 03, 2019

Why the World’s Most Popular Font Needed a Makeover

Helvetica Now is the latest chapter in the font’s six-decade-long story

Words: Tanya George

April 29, 2019

Care Guides: Ceramics

Our Care Guides take a closer look at common materials and offer good-to-know tips on looking after them. First up: ceramics.

April 25, 2019

Across Space and Time: The Jaali in Indian Design

From Mughal architecture to contemporary clothing, the jaali is part of India’s everyday design vocabulary

Words: Gretchen Ferrao Walker

April 08, 2019

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