The phrase ‘ancient futures’ suggests an interesting way forward. Recent trends in the interior architecture and design field (few illustrative examples are discussed in the latter part of this essay) indicate a growing concern to find the perfect balance between the ideologies of the past and the needs of the future. The quest is to … Continue reading Ancient Futures: an Indian Perspective
Rishav Jain is currently doing a research on, “Identifying the Position of Crafts in Interior Architecture: Post 1990, a case of Indian interior architecture”, as a part of his Masters in Interior Architecture and Design (MIAD) with a specialization in Crafts and Technology at CEPT University, Ahmedabad. Alongside his Masters, he works as a Researcher with Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT Ahmedabad. He graduated in Interior Design with a gold medal, from Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar in India. He is deeply interested in the crafts; simultaneously cutting edge technologies intrigue him. He is also involved in design research and writing. He writes for magazines, and various on line forums, where his discussions revolve around craft and design today.