Parenting Joys and Jolts

Dancing in the rain: the joys and jolts of parenting Children grow up and become individuals, but their essence remains the same BRUNCH Updated: Feb 16, 2019 23:34 IST Shoba NarayanHindustan Times You know what they say when you have young children: the days are long but the years are short. I remembered this on a…

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Thanks, Washington Review of Books

In The Milk Lady of Bangalore, Narayan artfully chronicles her adventures into the world of bovine divinity and shares what she’s learned about how cows are woven into the fabric of Hindu culture. This book will teach readers everything they’ve ever wanted to know about the importance of cows in Indian society.

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Rejuvenate your face

What is it? An online course that promises to rejuvenate your face. How is it structured? Downloadable content, audio and video Introduction The beauty of this online course is how they connect several modalities and are able to explain them using words that resonate and have meaning.  For example, they begin by asking us to…

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What is Indian design?

Did design in India formally begin with the Eames Report? The short answer is: of course not. What then, is the Indian design aesthetic? What is India’s design language? What kind of a people are we with respect to how we use and decorate our objects? How does design permeate through and percolate into our habits, rituals and homes? Can Indian design be separated from its crafts? How do Indian crafts segue into modern Indian design? Who are the pioneers of Indian design? Who will be its torch-bearers? How does technology play a part in Indian design? Sujata will talk about these and other questions.

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Announcing Project LooM

Project LooM is a partnership between lovers of Indian handloom. The goal is to showcase and celebrate the people, places and processes behind India’s wonderful handwoven sarees. There will be many “editions,” which are designed like magazine issue.

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