Monthly Archives: June 2014

Pecha Kucha Night Delhi #27 – The last few…for now

Vrinda Gokhale started making jewellery as a hobby in September 1992 and found a way to make it acceptable at a time when people weren’t quite open to trying alternative jewellery. After selling her first piece in January 1993, Vrinda … Continue reading

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On Making

Salam dari bali. Greetings from Bali! This is a truly wondrous place from which to comtemplate the meaning and value of making. On the first of July the Vihara Innovation Campus will host its first ever Maker Pecha Kucha, conceptualized … Continue reading

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Bringing out the heavyweights

The Adianta School may have assembled its most evil, wretched and unforgiving but smiling interview panel yet. It’s become about calling in the heavyweights when times are tough, and candidates are abundant (which we’re definitely not complaining about). In light … Continue reading

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Pecha Kucha Night Delhi #27 – The next 4 Makers

Shirsendu “Troy” Karmakar has worked in software for 10 years and is now running two companies which help designers and makers bring their products to reality. QREOH is a crowdfunding platform for independent designers which helps designers get pre-orders on … Continue reading

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Pecha Kucha Night Delhi #27 – The first 4 Makers

Diksha Mehta’s exposure to the world of design started at a young age, within her family business of Garment and Accessory Exports for the European market. Her flair for design took her to study at NIFT Delhi and the Domus Academy, Milan, … Continue reading

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A New Approach to the Adianta School Curriculum

Over the past several weeks I’ve been in conversation with our students and some faculty about how we can do things differently in the coming year. I’ve recently shared some preliminary thoughts on this topic as a blogpost. As a … Continue reading

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Pecha Kucha Night Delhi #27 : The Makers (No – this has nothing to do with going against the theory of One God)

Over the last couple of weeks, the CKS cyber messaging channels, both internal as well as external, are once again abuzz with that familiar arc of conversation that tends to come up (infallibly) around a Pecha Kucha Night. Discussions around … Continue reading

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My First Week

Introduced as ‘the guy who will hide in the corner and creepily videotape  your every waking moment in this office’ I’ve spent a few weeks here video documenting the happenings and goings on around the office, feeling like a spy, … Continue reading

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True Courage – The Chronicles of Namrata and Aditya, Part 2

  If you remember, we spoke to Namrata and Aditya about their Canada trip(The Chronicles of Namrata and Aditya, Part 1). We shared what they had to say about it, how it panned out, what they enjoyed, what was most … Continue reading

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How We Do It

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