Forthcoming: Attributing Design Identities/ Identifying Design Attributes


The implication of being ‘Indian’ and an exploration of what is meant by ‘Design’, are both fundamental to the context in which we work and learn, and therefore to our growth as individuals and as designers. The four related essays in this book, using the sari as a metaphor, discuss Indian design, in the context of the larger meanings of ‘design’ and ‘Indian’. Through an understanding of national, regional and individual identity, the ideas in these essays hope to generate a dialogue that can conceivably benefit the practice and patronage of design.


About Ambi Knowledge Resources

We – alias Ambi Knowledge Resources Pvt. Ltd. – are a publishing house, set up by a motley crew of three architects (A.R. Ramanathan, Snehanshu Mukherji, Anisha Shekhar Mukherji), a flight attendant (Anjum Chhina) and a chartered accountant (Deepak Menon). We have a decided opinion on books, more optimism than money, and experience in writing, editing, designing and printing - all of which we bring to the books we publish!

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