Aarohi Singh – Art by Aarohi

  Q 1- Please introduce yourself, your work etc. I am a creator. I am an artist. A mother, a daughter, a sister, a wife, a lover... A lot of things but then so is everyone 🙂 In my life I have always tried to embrace every role with equal fervor and honesty. As a [...]

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Susan Mathen – Hue and Why

    My name is Susan. I am a Colour Strategist & the Founder of Hue & Why.  Prior to this I have been a Strategy Planner in advertising for over 10 years and my last stint was at Grey, Singapore as the Regional Strategy Lead on Pantene for the ASEAN markets. An alumni from [...]

Krishnamithra Rajan – Space Designer | Visual Artist

I am Krishnamithra, an Interior Designer moonlighting as an Artist. I’ve always been a dreamer, an over thinker even. You would find me spacing out on many occasions, lost in the world of my own thoughts. Art for me is the expression of those thoughts, It is an extension of my true self and an [...]

Nanditha Kurumbaiah — Hand Crafted With Love

  My name is Nanditha Kurumbaiah. I am the founder of "Hand Crafted with love" -- Handmade products for all your home decor needs. A whole range of products for home decor using the art of decoupage. The products range from coasters to wall plates to trays, tissue boxes and more.      Q - Was [...]

Chanchal Badsiwal – Bringing art to life

My name is Chanchal Badsiwal, the owner and founder of "Chanchal". I grew up in Delhi. I am a nature lover and a believer in Karma. I love to travel and read. I admire Art in its various forms ~ music, dance, paintings, poetry and theater. While I was in Delhi, I worked in various corporate [...]

Gauri Tripathi Jaiswal – MuseART

Hello! I am Gauri Tripathi Jaiswal, simply love life and deeply fascinated by various cultures and stories, I have been a seeker and still I am. I draw my artistic inspirations from everything I see or feel around me. Being an independent artist is a roller-coaster ride. There are some days which can be challenging [...]

Kshama Adka – Shmoozie’s Hand-Crafted Ice Cream

    Hello my name is Kshama Adka. Born in Mangalore, brought up in Chennai, Studied in Goa and worked in Hyderabad, I have now moved back to the place I love the most. I am an ice cream lover who took her love for the dessert a bit too seriously 🙂 I run a [...]

Anupama Bharadwaj – Unfactory

Hi, I am Anupama and in my current role, I am the Co-founder of Unfactory. Unfactory is a marketplace for independent artists who make handcrafted & handmade products. As the name suggests, we are everything that’s not mass produced. We launched Unfactory (the beta version) in June, 2016.   Q  - Who or what inspired [...]

Gokulraj GK – Ruling the world of Stationary! – Hazel Notebooks, Mad Cap, My Copie

I am Gokulraj GK. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from SRM University, Chennai. Post my under-graduation I pursed my Masters in Engineering Management from University of Texas, USA. I am the CEO of Hazel Notebooks and MadCap Stationery and Merchandise . We are a design focused team of people with a goal to [...]

I am “SHE”

When I decided to start my own counselling studio I wanted to narrow down my clientele to women alone. Was I Biased because I am a woman? Because I am a Feminist ?! --- Not really! I was mostly concerned about women! I remember back in school when we had to write articles on social issues, [...]

Richa – ‘Journaling’ her story!

My name is Richa, I’m a journalist and the founder & curator of  Parenthesis.co, an independent digital magazine on life, the world and the human condition. By day, I work as an editor with the Hindustan Times. I like cats, books, good storytelling and making photographs!  I'd always had very vague, generic dreams of what [...]

Dipa Desai – On Home and Designing

Being a lifestyle therapist I have the luxury to discuss about things that are important for one's life. We have timelessly heard the saying, 'Charity begins at home!'. But, how many of us have truly understood Home? Or the importance of having a home? I had recently been to a wedding at Surat. We resided [...]

Love yourself…for no one else will, the way you do!

“I knock I scream, I know not where to be, I look outside the window, I exhale a sigh of grief, No one notices me, No one cares, I am right there, Yet unobserved, I know not whom to seek for, Who will understand, I am a human with a heart! My chest feels heavy, [...]

River of Ink…Book review!

They say never judge a book by its cover, but, when the cover is so beautiful and enchanting one can afford to take the risk. That is what I did, and I am pleased to say,that I was not disappointed! The book is as beautiful as the cover. I encountered “River of Ink” when I [...]

Comes to an End…..

"Endings appear harsh, Endings sadden, Endings are inevitable, Endings are important, Endings are a luxury, Endings teach us a lot, Endings, like dry leaves, have to one day fall, As night falls there is day, After Autumn there's the Spring fields, After death is a new life, After each ending, there's a new story to [...]

GAURAV PURAV -To fly is to live!

"As a kid I was always fascinated by machines be it a car or a ship or an Aeroplane ! But, I wasn’t really sure on what I wanted to do.  During my junior college days I started contemplating about what what my career would be. I pinned it down to either Merchant Navy or [...]

BHAVYA KOTIAN – The Photographer in making

"Growing up I was constantly told to be like someone, to become like someone. But that's the problem, I don't want to be someone else, I have never wanted to be anyone else but me. Carve my own path, irrespective of whether the path was already walked on or was the one less chosen.  It [...]