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Children teach us the efficacy of simplicity in the design of our lives. Photo: Natasha Badhwar

The art of being simple

4 min read . 13 May 2017
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain. Photo: iStockphoto

Calling for the Bilbao effect

4 min read . 13 May 2017
(From left) Khushnuma Jamasji, Hemmant Jha and Henry Skupniewicz at the Godrej DesignLab, Mumbai. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

Godrej DesignLab: New-age patronage

11 min read . 12 May 2017
An image from ‘Vogue India’s’ May issue, guest-edited by Mario Testino. The editorial, titled ‘Role Play’, attempts to ‘challenge gender with fashion’.  Photo: Courtesy Mario Testino for Vogue India/May 2017

Is the future of fashion ungendered?

7 min read . 12 May 2017
‘May I Have Your Attention Please?’ by Maarten Baas won the Milano Design Award 2017 for Best Concept.

The best of Salone del Mobile

5 min read . 12 May 2017
The different stages of the making of the poster of Thithi. Photo: Juhi Agarwal

Still art for motion pictures

5 min read . 14 May 2017
Photo: Shutterstock

Is the future of textiles handmade?

8 min read . 12 May 2017
Every tech giant you can think of—Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Philips, Honeywell—and some start-ups are investing heavily in enhancing their IoT product offerings.

Upgrade to a smart home?

7 min read . 12 May 2017
Photo: iStockphoto

Is the future of living smart?

6 min read . 12 May 2017
Art critic Richard Bartholomew captured Martand Singh (centre) in a black and white frame at a fabric store in Jaipur in the 1970s. Photo: Courtesy The Estate of Richard Bartholomew.

The making of Mapu

8 min read . 13 May 2017
Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. Photo: Courtesy Melanie + Ramon

Mona Lisa on the go

2 min read . 12 May 2017
Photo: iStockphoto

The restaurant as assembly line

5 min read . 12 May 2017
Design Facts is a platform that shares nuggets of information and trivia on design.

A daily dose of design

1 min read . 12 May 2017
With a 6.4-inch screen, the Xiaomi Mi MIX has a 91.3% screen-to-body ratio—according to the company, the highest in any smartphone. There’s no physical earpiece speaker or proximity sensor.

The future of smartphones is smarter

4 min read . 12 May 2017
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