WRITING

Sometimes I write. Mostly about design. Here is a selection of some recent work. 

2021

The Arches in Delhi’s Lodhi Colony

Paper Planes
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Article on the colossal arches in Delhi’s Lodhi Colony, looking at them beyond the popular street-art scene, as a space for residents to hang out.

2021

Lines of Sight

National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
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Curatorial texts for NID’s annual design show. Co-authored with Tanishka Kachru, Sucharita Beniwal, Abhirami Suresh, Amruta Supate, Geethika Nair, and Ritika Jathar. 

2021

A Glossary for Ethical Practice

Classroom Project
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A glossary of keywords to inform a design practice that is ethical, sustainable, and liberated from the dogmas of the past.

2020

Indian Graphic Design?

Medium Blog
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What do we mean when we say ‘Indian’ graphic design? Is it the idea of designing for India, designing in India, or design from India? Essay written for a classroom project at NID.

2020

Hu:manifesto

Collaborative Manifesto, NID Ahmedabad x The Humane Project
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Manifestos for a better future based on the seven key necessities for sustainable living.

Collaboratively authored with M.Des 2019, as a part of a classroom project at NID.