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Hands-on July

Monsoon Greetings! There is a bursting point for all of us in this subcontinent, as it gets hotter and hotter. We literally wait for the clouds to gather rain, darken the skies and pelt on our heads, cooling the earth, liberating us. Our issue Hands-On-July comes to you in the wake of cloudbursts.

The creator and the commissioner

Showcasing our work is important for us not just as a matter of pride but also an important link to our business. And so, when we are denied the right to show our work, as its ownership rests with the client and so their choice whether we can display our creativity or not, we started asking ourselves – to whom does a design really belong?

by Sujatha Shankar Kumar by Sujatha Shankar Kumar

Take Five

What can keep us motivated at work with deadlines and increased pace threatening burnouts? We take a leaf out of the Lopez Design book of Life to give you five tips to stay rejuvenated

written by Shivani Prakash and illustrated by Athang Samant written by Shivani Prakash and illustrated by Athang Samant

Mosaics of Chance

Designer Anthony Lopez habitually scribbles and doodles whenever he gets the time. While traveling one day, he ended up making a unique pattern on a piece of paper which got transformed into a trendy installation that anyone can play with hands on

by Kokila Srivastava by Kokila Srivastava

Building together with bare hands

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness” -The 14th Dalai Lama No matter how much we love our work as designers, after a point we all want to break free from the synchronised rhythm of mouse-clicking and typing and craft something with our bare hands. This reversal in thinking ...

written by Kokila Srivastava written by Kokila Srivastava

February Fever

Dear Readers, As the nip of winter leaves, we wanted to indulge our community with an engaging series of articles on signage in India. There have been few who have not been enticed by the curious signs in our country that pop up on the rear of auto-rickshaws and sides of lamp-posts. Phone numbers of ...

Reaching across borders

Lopez Design talks to designer Atja Apituley from Mijksenaar, Netherlands based design firm and architect Michel van Ackere from Maki and Associates, Tokyo about the development of a language for signs, wayfinding and architecture in the background of the three firms’ joint work in India.

Interviews by Sujatha Shankar Kumar Interviews by Sujatha Shankar Kumar

A natural sign language

Lopez Design’s recent project at WTC Noida combines aspects of nature and environment with graphic design and sculpture to render a holistic system of signs and wayfinding apparatus.

Written by Sujatha Shankar Kumar Written by Sujatha Shankar Kumar

Signs for India:
From old ways to new directions

In conversation with Rahul Gore, Principal at OPOLIS, Mumbai and Suparna Bhalla, Principal Architect at Abaxial Architects Ltd, New Delhi we examine their interesting and revealing perspectives on signage in modern India placing design evolution of signs and way-finding in our cultural context.

by Sujatha Shankar Kumar by Sujatha Shankar Kumar

Connecting to stimulate

Once a month at Lopez Design we throw open our studio doors to other creative and academic professionals, coming together as a group to collaborate and exchange experiences. This January, we had four participants - Architect Vrinda Jariwala, Social entrepreneur Tanveen Ratti, Artist and Illustrator Uttam Sinha and Rat-LAB founder Architect Sushant Verma. Read about our January 2016 Saturday Forum!

Written by Sujatha Shankar Kumar with inputs from Ankita Singh, Deekshit Sebastian, Prachi Grover & Anshul Kapoor Written by Sujatha Shankar Kumar with inputs from Ankita Singh, Deekshit Sebastian, Prachi Grover & Anshul Kapoor
 

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