The Companion

An experiment
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January 22, 2012

Translation or Transliteration-II

In the previous post I wrote about how interesting it is, when we express the same meaning in various languages/scripts. You can find the post here. I took photograph of the restroom entrance (US and India). The reason I chose restroom entrance, …
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January 4, 2012

Coin design in India

"They shall no longer be a legal tender for payment as well as on account." - P Vijaya Bhaskar. Regional Director RBI 30 June 2011, when RBI stopped 25 paise coins, that left us with …
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October 14, 2011

Interesting!!!

Is this translation or transliteration? Yesterday I was at Chennai airport. Thats where my wife saw this signage. I find this very interesting. I can not speak, read or write Tamil. But visually looks like, …
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September 28, 2011

Poster design for an internal event

Pixel Gone Faster This is one of the internal conferences at Yahoo! Bangalore. I volunteered for designing the poster for this event. The conference is about the performance of the web-products. Here is the design and early prototypes. …
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September 11, 2011

Pursuing Ideas

The best ideas raise more questions than answers. This is very inspiring video. Do watch it.
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August 10, 2011

Indian Letterforms in 3D

I attended the workshop organized by Aksharaya last year. Aksharaya is a group of designers, educators, researchers and students, who are driven by a passion for Indian scripts, calligraphy and typography. The experience was …
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July 12, 2011

Things to know before getting into application user interface

Okay, What is this post about? This post is an extract of Mobile HIG (iOS Human Interface Guidelines). I strongly recommend to read 150 pages of guidelines. But if you are in hurry you …
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July 8, 2011

Pearl Academy of Fashion

Though I personally have not seen this structure I feel this is good design. Making use of location and what is available, morphogenesis team has done a good job. What I like in this …
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July 5, 2011

Exploring Similarities in Indian Script/s and Bharata Natyam

This experiment is an outcome of our (me and my wife Yogita) conversation. Under the guidance of my mentor and teacher Prof. Santosh Kshirsagar we could give our thought the current form. This paper …
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June 21, 2011