Blued Book

BLUED is an illustrated documentation of the use of Taad-Patri, as referred to colloquially in India. “The blues of a tarpaulin is a common sight in urban metros. Blue Tarp is comparatively inexpensive and typically used as a creative jugaad solution due to the strength and convenience of the material. It is commonly seen at the street-side makeshift shops as a base to display their wares and keep them safe from the dirt on the roads. It is also used for waterproofing and wind-proofing and thus can be seen covering the houses of the poor and the rich. During monsoon, the city often seems like a sea of cobalt blue due to the excessive use of Tarps. Additionally, it makes for excellent sun-proofing, dust-proofing, pigeon-shit proofing, packaging, and temporary refugee camps.” -Sameer Kulavoor

BLUED book contains 24 illustrations beautifully screenprinted in 2-colours (black + blue) 46cms X 32cms open size.

26 pages excluding Jacket + one Centre Foldout (64cms X 32cms)

A project from the team of Bombay Duck Designs, spearheaded by Sameer Kulavoor, one of the most celebrated visual artists and illustrators in the country today.

ISBN 978-93-5174-197-8
Available copies are part of the Limited Edition of 250 copies, signed and numbered by the artist, Sameer Kulavoor.

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Bombay Duck Designs
Bombay Duck Designs is an independent studio founded by Indian illustrator & visual artist, Sameer Kulavoor.


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