Village views from India
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Village views from India

In the village of Kothure in Maharashtra, India, there stands a 300 year old house, breathing its last. It is in brick with wooden columns and beams, what was once a large house, is now subdivided among its descendent families. The result of which the house is dying and one sees the decay and patching … Continue reading

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‘Design is design is not design’

My post on Un-named Design got an enthusiastic reply about the quote, which has so many ways of interpretation, and that made me recall another one of the quotes on design by writer and educator John Heskett, he wittily pins down the various ways in which the word ‘design’ is used in his quote, ‘Design … Continue reading

Un- named Design, exhibition at Gwangju design biennale, Korea 2011, a review
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Un- named Design, exhibition at Gwangju design biennale, Korea 2011, a review

“The theme of the 2011 Gwangju design biennale 2011 is ‘design is design is not design’, exploring the shifting networks of global world, the movement of wealth and production, the emergence of new media, and the changing values of local and global communities readdressing certain issues, problems and the potential of design.”[1] The exhibition’s artistic … Continue reading