Tag: design

  • Design | Re-Imagining a Co-Working Space

    While I am an urban planner + place brander by day, long time readers of this blog would know that I’m always seeking out interesting side projects that exercise my creative muscles in some way. So when in August, good friend Anjali Ramachandran, who works as the Head of Innovation at PHD, invited me to […]




  • Urbanism*Design | Two fantastic LED interventions

    If you’ve been following this blog, you would know that in keeping with my interest in place making and destination branding,  I am a keen follower of art / design based interventions in public spaces that foster new interest in, and therefore engagement with the space – you’d remember I highlighted this in Candy Chang’s […]




  • Design | Ikea’s going Indian

    A friend just tipped me off about this – Ikea has just launched an India-inspired limited collection! It’s a story of three firsts for Ikea – India, Pinterest and Facebook. Called True Blue, the collection draws upon Indian design influences, all in the colour blue. And Ikea seems to be testing out Pinterest and Facebook […]




  • Design | The V&A Illustration Awards 2012 Shortlist

    Speaking of illustration art, the high-priestess of design academies, the V&A has announced its shortlist for the 2012 Illustration Awards. Chosen out of more than a 1,000 entries from across the UK, the shortlist that spans four categories, is a treat: Book Illustrations 1. Cathy Maclennan: Bunny Bunny Catkin 2. Laetitia Devernay: The Conductor 3. […]