A while back I was pondering what drove me to choose design. Read on to know more.
Rediscovered the joy of reading books with The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. Ended up reading late into the night - sobbing and sniffing at 2AM - wondering how authors write such awfully poignant stories (and why they kill off the one character that's just beginning to grow on you). Hadn't read such a gripping … Continue reading Learnophilia
Back when we were in college, I could never quite wrap my head around how anybody could go binge-watching Friends for 10 times in a row and not get bored. Fast forward to present day, I swear to god I've never been more addicted to a TV series. Every conceivable human emotion has been portrayed so brilliantly - … Continue reading Why art remains my first love
Falling down the rabbit hole of design jargons is like an unending maze; a marathon with no finish line. You run breathlessly from article to article, come across new terminologies every 5th sentence and the next thing you know, there's 860 tabs open on your web browser and words like 'halftone', 'dithering', 'letterpress' etc. circling inside … Continue reading Life at 720 dpi
Foraying into the world of rasters and vectors comes with its own set of challenges. Did I mention about printing woes? How the bloody hell do you maintain the vibrancy after you scan an image and convert it into CMYK? How on earth do you prevent JPEGs from pixelating when you resize them? My brain … Continue reading Pixels in distress
The last month has been super hectic, what with all the tests and preparation going on back to back. How do designers get ideas? Just HOW. This question continues to baffle me even now. Every time when I see a design that makes me go 'wow', the first thing that strikes me is the thought process … Continue reading On the brink of insanity