Event: Mumbai Celebrates Design With India Design Week And Forum

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Le Mill Wadi Bunder, India Design Week
Le Mill Wadi Bunder, India Design Week

The India Design Forum, one of India’s foremost design platforms founded by Rajshree & Aishwarya Pathy, will take place in Mumbai on 15th and 16th March 2013. It will bring together global design leaders to enable collaborations, encourage dialogue between academia and industry and facilitate cross design cultural thinking and application.

The main conference will be preceded by India Design Week which began on 8th march and will continue till 13th March 2013. It is a series of events and installations at various venues across the city aiming to make Mumbaikars familiar with designs, unconventional ideas and urban design solutions.

“The Design Week aims to celebrate Design, Talent and ideas across various galleries, stores and design spaces. The Design Week will cover the gamut of design from fashion & space, to dining & photography, giving patrons the opportunity to follow a trail that truly blazes a new course in terms of showcasing talent & craft”, says Aishwarya Pathy, Co Founder, India Design Forum 2013.

Here’s a sneak peek of events from the India Design Week, 2013:

Designs by Keith Khan at Bungalow 8 for Design Week, IDF
Designs by Keith Khan at Bungalow 8 for Design Week, IDF

11th March 2013
An exhibition of architectural installations by specially invited young architects – Amay Gurkar, Rupali Gupte, Rooshad Shroff, Rajeev Thakker, The Busride, Pronit Nath.
Where: Labwerk, LAB studio, 501 Poonam Building, 11h Road, Juhu

Threads of Identity– Delhi based designer Pranavi Kapoor will exhibit exclusive apparel from her collection.
Where: The Fine Art Company (TFAC Studio) 2, Evergreen Society, Waterfield Road, Bandra West

Pop-up Project– Curated by Architect Ashiesh Shah and Tejas Mangeshkar , it will showcase Indian design with a focus on technology and sustainability which will be on view till 16th March.
Where: Bhavishyavani Project Space, 47/A, Pymento House, St. Monica Rd, off St Paul’s Rd, Bandra West

12th March 2013
Ripping the Seams of Fashion– A discussion on the relevance of fashion from the perspective of its constant struggle between modernization and tradition. It will have Panellists from academic, artistic, design, styling and business backgrounds.
Where: Dutch Design Workspace, Poddar Center, Parel Post Office Lane, Krishna Nagar, Parel

Pallate, the luxury lifestyle store at Mahalaxmi will be showcasing their Studio Collection 2012-2013. It will have a new collection SPIKE by Shahid Datawala at the welcome area of the store.
Where: Pallate, 34 Clerk Road, Off Race Course Road, Mahalaxmi

Ajay Shah of Everyday Project, a design store at Mahalaxmi, will present an exhibit produced exclusively for the Design Week, a collection of furniture and products, which combine Industrial design with visual playfulness.
Where: Everyday Project, 33 Mahalaxmi Arch, Below Mahalaxmi Flyover, Mahalaxmi

Light installations by Noorie Sadarangani, founder of Obataimu, at her private studio at Mahalaxmi. Obataimu is a small atelier in Mumbai which brings forgotten objects back to life with an unexpected playful yet functional twist.
Where: Private Studio Obataimu, 21 A, Belvedere Court. S. Guruji Marg, Mahalaxmi

Visit to Pinakin to view their new collection of 2013. This showroom by designer Pinakin Patel is known for its wide ranfe of eclectic furniture which is contemporary Indian.

13th March 2013
Workshop will be organised to explore the connections between Design and Dining in the context of evolving culinary scene in India. Panellists will be Riyaaz Amlani, Ayaz Basrai, Gresham Fernandes and Ritesh Rathi.
Where: Le Mill, 17-25, Nandlal Jani Road, Off P D’Mello Road, Wadi Bunder

Three celebrated designers Bijoy Jain, Rajiv Saini and Ashiesh Shah will be invited to create a curated interior exhibit each, within the Wadi Bunder store space as per their individual aesthetics and sensibilities. The exhibits would be up for the entire duration of India Design Week.

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