Come Knocking
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Come Knocking

Door Knockers add character to any door, it is a feature that carries the characters of the culture and how you know on a door. Some countries don’t have door knockers, only door bolts, does that say anything about them, like minimalist or ‘use your hand or voice’ ? More Images here http://indirabarve.wix.com/the-design-act#!photography/cb6a Continue reading

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