“Nothing is as scary as nothing. It has this way of making you feel small, feel irrelevant. Feel like- funnily enough- you’re nothing. Sometimes, when you’re feeling really content with yourself, it’ll sneak up on you and mock you. It’ll say, Come on Picasso, Let’s see what you’ve got. Ask anyone who’s faced a blank sheet
Note: The next few posts of mine are going to revolve around Kyoorius Design Yatra 2013 held last weekend in Goa. It was fabulously inspiring and made me think a lot about design, design in India and the reasons behind the colossal gap between design in India and design in the rest of the world.
I was taught to believe that it could. For a long time, I believed it – not in an entirely naiive solve-all-problems-with-a-poster way, but I did have faith that good design could create incremental changes that could make lives better. I still have that faith, but it resides dormant somewhere and only comes up when
I spent last weekend at a little resort in the coastal village of Malpe, six kilometers from the temple town of Udupi in Karnataka. It was an impulsive decision- a weekend away from cities, computer screens and predictable Saturday nights at a bar.I went with a friend (also a graphic designer) and as we walked