In its historical sense, rangoli was believed to be an omen of good fortune and was created as a symbolic representation of divine blessings
The Union minister also praised Tamil Nadu for already having surpassed the goal, with a 53 percent fall in accidents in the state
Queer Eye's Bobby Berk on the Netflix show's impact, road to Fab 5 stardom, and his design philosophy
In an exclusive interview with Firstpost over Zoom, Bobby Berk, the design expert on the Emmy Award-winning show, spoke with us about Queer Eye's brand of magic.
British designer Matty Bovan on winning International Woolmark Prize 2021: Want to bring local materials, practices to new audiences
Bovan won the 2021 International Woolmark Prize and the Karl Lagerfeld Award for Innovation, becoming only the second designer to win both awards in the same year.
#36daysoftype: 10 Indian designers discuss their process, inspirations for 2021 edition of challenge
Some artists find creating art every single day a challenge, while others find that it pushes their creative boundaries.
Debate around IIM-A dorms' demolition underscores irony of emphasising heritage while ignoring history
If the dormitory blocks at IIM-A are conserved, that would be beautiful. But when will we restore the professional understanding of our roles and responsibilities as architects in shaping the professional and public realm – its intellectual, political, and aesthetic (philosophical) dimensions and discourses?
How public spaces could be customised to suit the post COVID-19 world: Read in new comic by the Leewardists
The Leewardists' latest comic looks at designers' attempts around the globe to shape existing public spaces to fit into the post-COVID-19 world's mould.
Is grey finally having its fashion moment? An ode to the colour that defines the Western world’s history
Like Stonehenge or the Great Wall of China, grey has endured.
As technology and social media transform Indian art and design industry, tracing the impact on indie scene and creators
While the essence of art remains the same, technology and social media have been transforming the Indian design industry and independent art scene.
Fashion was used under fascism to push their agendas. And certain fashion brands made money — indeed built their empires — through their complicity with fascist regimes | Manjima Bhattacharjya writes in 'Curious Fashion'
Water has been made more or less invisible in our cities; we tend to take it for granted: Jane Withers
In a conversation with Firstpost, Jane Withers spoke of her relationship with water, the importance of using design to find holistic solutions to environmental problems and of the indigenous systems civilisations of the past used to harness the power of water.
Rahul Mehrotra on how architecture is being divorced from social context, why we should revise definition of urbanity
In a masterclass at the India Culture Lab, Rahul Mehrotra held forth on the limited definition of urban in India, how architecture is being dictated more by aesthetics than utility and why we should build to foster empathy
Indianama takes design to Delhi's streets, collaborates with designers to give businesses distinct identities
Design is often an afterthought for most small businesses, but Indianama is working towards giving them a visual identity to enhance their prospects
The smartphone is expected to have a 6.3-inch Full HD Plus display in a 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) B.Tech second semester result declared; check score at ktu.edu.in
The second semester (S2) result for B.Tech courses has been declared by the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU). The students can check their results on the official website, ktu.edu.in.
Experimenter Curators' Hub 2018: Prasad Shetty, Rupali Gupte on urbanism, architectural activism and collaboration
Prasad Shetty and Rupali Gupte are architects and artists who prefer to call themselves urbanists. They spoke with Firstpost from the sidelines of the Experimenter Curators' Hub 2018
Ranveer Singh's sartorial style can only be described as different kinds of wacky — A Fashion Evolution
Prints, rainbows, skirts, hats and more — this is an exhaustive look into Ranveer Singh's fashion repertoire.
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