Posts Tagged ‘Indian by Design’

Brick screen wall, New Delhi, by Anagram Architects

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

This brick screening wall by Anagram Architects, New Delhi, is a reminder of how imaginatively brick can be used. I’m not a fan of brick, and that’s an understatement, but context is everything. Brick works in places where the red soil from which the brick is made made is evident, and that’s not Vancouver.

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Shingle pillow by Anek Taanka

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

The textile company Anek Taanka, which means “infinite stitches,” was founded by Indian textile designer Varsha Sharma. She has said that “my challenge is to create pieces of textile that could inspire spaces to be designed around them rather than the other way around.” That’s a bold ambition but this pillow makes you think she could actually do it.

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