Think design, think systems is what we have been practicing and preaching over the years. When we decided to approach all our projects from a ‘systems’ perspective, we did not realise that we were laying the foundation of becoming an integrated systems design solution provider. We have tried to understand ‘systems’ at different levels and quite a lot of our understanding of design comes from cultural references. Though there is no available prescription for ‘systems thinking’, recognizing systems in our tradition is much like finding talisman. In this issue we share our perspective on the thaali system where if we were to give it a hard look we can read the underlying secret inscriptions and magical powers that are a part of it!

THE THAALISMAAN

The much relished 'thaalis' in our food culture inspired us to look at the composition of systems in food and eventually discuss an analogy between th…

A MAESTRO’S VOICE

Be it exploring varieties of recipes and creating objects for daily utility at home or making the very first concrete and stone clad buildings in Rajk…

MEET MEET

Meet, a regular at our studio, is a design student at NSID. He uses our studio space to paint and he creates some startlingly impressive portraits as …

HOBO’S LULLABY

Allen's fourth solo exhibition kicked off on the 10th of April at the French Gallery at Alliance francaise de Ahmedabad. The exhibition was a set of 3…