It’s shoe-time, folks! Sole-searching’s got more fun and trendy as a brigade of young designers is making heads turn — to shoes.
He has invented a wheelchair that operates through breathing, a super sense technology that only requires slight head and hand movement to operate computers, an anti-theft security system for cars wherein a simple phone call can prevent the car from being stolen… At 20, the list of Susant Pattnaik’s inventions far exceeds his age.
Phata Poster Nikla Hero, R… Rajkumar and now Haider. It has been a hectic year for you. Has it taken a toll on you?
After the release of Phata Poster…, I got busy with the promotions of R… Rajkumar and now I’ve started shooting for Haider in Kashmir. It has been beautiful and the weather was minus-4 degrees. Being in Kashmir was enough to de-stress me. And I am a workaholic, so I hardly complain about the erratic schedules.
Beauty maybe skin deep but beauty treatments are meant for those with deep pockets. Walking into a Sephora store and buying over the counter cosmetics and creams is no longer cool. For the well-heeled, it is more about flying into an uber cool destination that specialises in ‘by appointment only’ beauty treatments.
Dekho ji, duniya gol hai. Round and round. And this is what Karan Joharji, who has made a TV career out of digging for other people’s dirty linen, sniffing it and then lehraoing it like a lehriya dupatta for general glee, learnt last Sunday, on the first episode of Koffee with Karan (Star World), Season 4.
Everything in the world is designed. Some consciously, but much of it unconsciously. If design helps and enhances the use and purpose of the object or being, therein lies its success. In day-to-day life, design is a very conscious action. In the words of the legendary American Modernist Paul Rand, “Everything is design.