Bengaluru-based artist Rohan Sharad Dahotre has imagined animals in tribal avatar if they had clothes. The talented illustrator aims to raise awareness about wildlife conservation and welfare through these tribal doodles. In his fun illustration series called ‘animal doodles’, he finds pictures of various animals and birds on the internet and makes artistic drawings over their silhouette.
Mumbai-based couple, Samit Choksi and Priya Vakil Choksi, has found a green solution to harvest rainwater and generate solar energy using Ulta Chaata (inverted umbrella). The couple runs a clean-tech startup Thinkphi that’s funded by serial entrepreneur Nimmagadda Prasad, who has earlier invested in successful companies like Matrix Laboratories, Care Hospitals, and also Sachin Tendulkar’s IPL team Kerala Blasters.
20 Mar 2017
What if you could earn some cash every time you dispose of waste? Four engineering students from Sandip Polytechnic in Nashik have created a smart dustbin called KRRYP Garbage ATM that rewards people with coupons or cash whenever they throw garbage into it. Keeping the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) Mission in mind, these students decided to make a smart garbage bin to encourage people to...
18 Mar 2017
in Artists, Photography
Using billboards for promoting a brand or product is an age-old medium to advertise – as it’s the easiest way to make onlookers aware of particular products. But the problem with these huge billboards is that they block some picturesque landscapes around us. To change that and reconnect people with nature, visual artist Jennifer Bolande has replaced billboard ads in the Coachella Valley with photos...
17 Mar 2017
in Art, Inspirational
For those who are unaware, vitiligo is a rare condition that causes blotchy skin due to loss of pigmentation. At the age of 12, Ashley Soto from Orlando, Florida was diagnosed with vitiligo and within a year it started spreading. Since then, she has endured endless bullying for how she looked.
16 Mar 2017
in Artists, Inspirational, Painting
It’s heart-wrenching to see people begging in front of you, asking for food or money. Sadly, begging is one of the serious social issues in our country. Many poor handicap people opt to beg because of their inability to work and earn their livelihood. Even 27-year-old Anjana Malli from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand used to live the same life – as she was born with no hands,...
16 Mar 2017
Flamboyant international pop star Lady Gaga is often in the news for her musical records or public and critical scrutiny for her eccentric and bizarre style choices. But her fans have an undying love for her and some of them even express their fandom in form of creative artworks. One such die-hard fan of Gaga is a Delhi-based artist, Abhishek Kumar, who has painted over...
15 Mar 2017
in Art, Handicraft
One can imagine the level of precision that has gone into the creation of these meticulous wooden vessels by New Zealand-based artist Gordon Pembridge. Born in Kenya and now living in New Zealand, Pembridge has been lucky to develop a lifelong connection with nature. His strong bond with nature can be seen in his artwork as well. All the attractive portrays designed by him are...
14 Mar 2017
Those who have seen the movie Inception know the famous ‘dream world’ scene, where the surreal city landscape goes upside down. Even Turkish photographer Aydın Büyüktaş likes to capture such dreamlike sequences in his mind-bending photographs that defy the laws of physical existence.
13 Mar 2017
Your houseplants no longer have to sit on boring shelves anymore, Swedish company Flyte wants them to float in mid-air with their zero-gravity pot. Dubbed Lyfe, the snazzy sci-fi flower pot is designed to hover over an oak base via magnetic levitation. Hence, it allows the plant to gently rotate while providing 360-degrees of sunlight exposure throughout the year.