The finished version of Blackbird.

Sketchbook: Kashmira Sarode

A glimpse into how illustrator Kashmira Sarode perceives the world.

Radha Personal

Interview: Radha Ramachandran

Radha Ramachandran’s love affair with illustrative maps.


Beady Eyes And Hair

Photographer and artist Shalaka Pai’s personal creations ‘Beady-Eyed People’ are quite intriguing, filled with quirk and insight. Quite accurately, she describes them as “self-conscious”, “thoughtful” and “mostly queer, but they don’t really analyse that too much.” Shalaka feels that she is rather self-conscious in some ways, which is what predominantly reflects in her work and […]

Kunal Sen in his studio

Interview: Kunal Sen

India-born and Canada-based animator Kunal Sen had a rather colourful childhood, as he puts it. His mother is an artist and his father loves photography and Kunal himself had been quite fascinated with anything well designed and nursed an urge to design logos himself. However, his otherwise perfect life plan encountered a twist in 2001 […]


Sketchbook: Shweta Malhotra

For independent graphic designer Shweta Malhotra, sketches are a form of personal expression of a graphic artist providing her with uninhibited freedom — something she doesn’t usually get with commissioned work. Shweta is currently based in Delhi. She started out by working at a few ad agencies as an art director. Later, after a short […]


Lost In The Crowd

A representation of Illustrator Manu Ambadi’s curiosity when he first moved to Mumbai.

'I Eat Pencil' (Ed: Doesn't this sound like a song written by a heavy metal band on the topic of stationery? Just saying.)

Sketchbook: Rupesh Kamble

In this week’s Sketchbook, a fortnightly series where we look at what talented designers and illustrators in India doodle in their free time. The last time around, we’d spoken to Bombay-based designer Pari Purohit. For Bombay-based illustrator, visualiser, and graphic designer Rupesh Kamble, currently working at a design studio/ad agency called Yes Yes, Why Not?, […]

The book is published by Scholastic India, written by Pooja Lulla and illustrated by Archana.

Around the world in 80 puzzles

Bangalore based illustrator Archana Sreenivasan, who is especially fond of doing picture books, recently did an interesting puzzle book project for Scholastic India for a book called ‘Around the world in 80 Puzzles’, written by Pooja Lulla. The book, as the title illustrates, is a journey to 80 countries through delightful picture puzzles.     […]