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Person of Interest: Manasa Prithvi, Interior Product Designer

Posted on May 01, 2016 by Vyshnavi Doss | 0 Comments

Manasa started Ira studio in 2012 when she sensed that the Indian crafts industry was stagnating with cheap imitations and archaic mediocrity. Her work meticulously adapts and develops old traditions and combines them with contemporary minimalist sensibilities.

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Posted in Architecture, crafts, Decor, India, Interior design, Person of Interest

Curiosity: Chettinad's connection with The Straits

Posted on April 13, 2016 by Vyshnavi Doss | 1 Comment

Does Chettinad architecture as exemplified by the grand mansions of Karaikudi take cues from the Straits Eclectic style shop houses of Malaysia and Singapore?

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Posted in Architecture, Decor, Interior design, Singapore, Southeast Asia