Revolutionary Passion for Food!

Nicholas Appert was many things but a scientist when he discovered a method to preserve food in hermetically sealed containers (Britannica.com). Appert was known to have experimented with food all his life, beginning from pickling foods and brewing beer to opening his own candy store. Appert was exposed to various branches of culinary arts when…

Narrating Words

Story: Pomegranate Queen   Author: A K Ramanujan A certain gowda had two daughters. He had arranged a good marriage for his elder daughter, but he couldn’t do that for the younger one. She was obstinate. She refused to marry any of the young men who were brought as possible bridegrooms. When she had thus refused many,…

Packaging Design

Hypothetical Product: Lumina Motion Sensing LED Balloon Ceiling Light Characteristics of the Product: The balloon body is made by blow molding a piece of acrylic The string of the balloon is made up of 95cm long rope On the plate for the ceiling fixture is the motion sensor with the capability to detect movement within…

Mumbai Vs Pune, who wins this girl’s heart?

This is the first zine, I have ever attempted to make. Curerntly, I am studying in Mumbai but my hometown is Pune. I chose this topic because it still manages to perplex me; where do I really belong? Who do I identify with the most? I still cannot take sides but this zine is me…

Why does Mark think steel is Indomitable?

  As a part of an assignment, I critiqued Mark Miodownik’s Stuff Matter’s first chapter called ‘Indomitable’. I selected this book because I have a growing interest in product design and he has an interesting take on objects. Here’s why his book is so intriguing: “This book is by no means an exhaustive survey of…