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Young minds at the ColourNext 2015 Creative Studio Workshop

Asian Paints in collaboration with CKS Consulting organized a Creative Studio Workshop at their Delhi office. It was an attempt to engage in fruitful collaborations, discern lifestyle trends and discuss possible outcomes as part of the ColourNEXT 2015 forecasting. ColourNEXT is an Asian … Continue reading

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Public Presentations from each Innovation Breakout

The Breakout session discussions at the Health Public conclave eventually filtered into constructive results as innovative conceptualizing sessions rolled out in form of presentations based off six major key challenges recognized. With valuable inputs from our imminent panelists, thought-driven initiatives on innovation … Continue reading

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From Products to Solutions

When we think about innovation in emerging economies, one paradigm shift that we are beginning to see is a move from companies showing up and wanting to sell their products, to companies rolling up their sleeves and starting to think … Continue reading

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Tracing ColourNext 2013

ColourNext is a colour trend forecasting initiative for Indian interiors, conducted by Asian Paints in collaboration with CKS. The object of ColourNext is to study and truly understand evolving aesthetic moods in India based on in-depth research into visual and … Continue reading

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ColourNext Dialogues in New Delhi: An Overview

The second edition of ColourNext Dialogues, a discussion on the trends identified in Asian Paint’s ColourNext project for 2012, was held in Delhi on February 28th. Fashion designers, artists, architects, interior designers, and students met for an evening to interact … Continue reading

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ColourNext Dialogues Delhi: Small Joys

At ColourNext Dialogues in Delhi, Small Joys was the first installation with which the participants interacted. The speakers, fashion designer Nida Mahmood and gallery owner Nidhi Jyoti Jain, were initially struck by the idea of memory and nostalgia. The installation … Continue reading

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ColourNext Dialogues 2012 in New Delhi

The Center for Knowledge Societies, in collaboration with Asian Paints is organizing ColourNext Dialogues 2012, a a first of its kind conclave on colour trends, forecasting and visual directions in Indian society. The conclave, to be held at the NCIS … Continue reading

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Bringing the Inside Out – Rethinking Spatial Design

While user-centered design is the new buzzword in the design community, architects are way behind the curve. For a long while, architects across the world have been focusing their designs on user requirements, but have not been thinking deeply about … Continue reading

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ColourNext Dialogues in Mumbai: An Overview

The first ever edition of the ColourNext Dialogues was held at a restored mill in Byculla, Mumbai on the 24th of January. An intimate gathering of designers, architects, academics, sociologists, cultural critics, design students and writers, Dialogues was a fascinating … Continue reading

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ColourNext Themes: Crystal

‘Crystal’ was the final theme discussed at ColourNext Dialogues, led by a panel of M.P. Ranjan and Shimul Javeri Kadri. Shimul described the theme as ‘beautiful, elegant, and relevant,’ a theme that necessitates reflection, a requestioning of form, space and … Continue reading

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