George Saunders Lincoln in the Bardo

Meet the Man Booker Winner: A conversation with George Saunders, one of the world’s most beloved short story writers who turned novelist earlier this year.

Agnese Taurina

Her interest in Indian philosophy subtly percolates into her art, adding a sharp edge to an already well-defined aesthetic.

Blues Browns and Greens

Balaji’s work is a strong narrative approach a surreal plane with different imageries formulating a language of its own which is highly eclectic in nature.


Naren Chandavarkar At Home With Every Note

An experimental music composer creating a league of his own - meet Naren Chandawarkar.


Photography by Kartik Vijay

Rukminee Guha Thakurta

Book Designer Rukminee Guha Thakurta lets is on her sensibility and her creative process.

'What I really want from life is to write that one timeless song, and then I could die happy.'

Lucy Rose, Singer-Songwriter

Short Take

Short Take

Bharat Sikka, Photographer

First memory of photography?
The Railway Museum. 

The one artist who you can't stop admiring?
Edward Hooper.

What is the one thing the world does not know about Bharat Sikka?
I do everything in multiples of three.

If you were not a photographer who do you think you would be?
An artist, a painter or a filmmaker.

Your coming-of-age moment?
My daughter's school admission. 

Killa | Complete Soundtrack

Composed by Naren Chadawarkar and Benedict Taylor

Design Issue [2017]

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    Rukminee Guha Thakurta. Dhara Jain. Sumant Jayakrishnan.

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    Cover Story

    V. Sunil and Mohit Jayal unfurl their design sensibilities.

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    Forecast - New Boys On The Block

    Pratik Ghosh. Sajid Wajid Shaikh. Ramakrishna Saiteja. Young turks.

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    Photo Essay

    Photographer Randhir Singh shifts his lens to Ahmedabad.

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    Poet Rupi Kaur on her second book, the sun and her flowers.

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    Jim Sarbh. The Madhatter. We get to know the man.

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    Rinzin Lama and Shenali Sema tell us about their label, Untitled Co.

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    Mostofa Sarwar Farooki on his debut film, No Bed of Roses.

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    Sweet Life by Sohrab Hura is haunting and beautiful. We take a look.

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    Life is Gucci

    Bharat Sikka captures Gucci and its creative language.

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    Ali Fazal on his debut Hollywood venture, Victoria & Abdul.

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    3 Minutes

    We dig into the lesser known side of designer Masaba Gupta.