Bottle Art: Husband-wife duo recycles old bottles into decor pieces Art

What do you do with empty liquor bottles after the party is over? Probably, you toss them in a garbage bin like everyone else. But the Mumbai-based husband-wife duo, Rishabh Kush and Manisha Maurya, recycles old bottles into artistic home decor pieces. Taking creative bottle art to another level, the duo has started MariCreations, online home decor shop, which sells ornamental wall hangings, lamps, flower...

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Aadhan – Delhi startup turns old shipping containers into eco-buildings Design

Shipping container buildings are not new to the world, but it’s nice to know that Delhi-based startup Aadhan has been making such eco-buildings in India since 2015. Taking eco-friendly approach, the social enterprise, founded by Nikhil Dugal and Akshat Goel, focuses on transforming old shipping containers into sustainable infrastructure.

Mumbai’s digital artist turns famous movie posters into vibrant wall art Art / Artists / Painting

Poster designers undoubtedly have to put in a lot of effort to make a perfect movie poster, which summarizes the entire film in one image. Raj Khatri, Mumbai-based art director and digital artist, has been designing posters for Indian movies for more than a decade now. But besides that, he also works on his personal project to recreate popular movie posters (both Hollywood and Bollywood)...

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Kanabis – India’s vegan footwear brand hopes to replace the leather Design / Offbeat

In 2015, Devika Srimal Bapna, a former CA (chartered accountant) from Delhi, launched Kanabis – a fashionable, PETA-approved footwear brand for women. The aim of the footwear label is to replace leather for high-quality canvas. To fight cruelty against animals, the shoes offered by the company are made from superior quality canvas, fabric, jute and other alternatives for leather.

Bengaluru man upcycles trash, old posters into ancient art pieces Art / Handicraft

To preserve ancient crafts and traditions, Raahul Khadaliya, Bengaluru-based artist started a design company called Studio ABCD in 2011. He and his team of four upcycle old posters as well as other waste materials to create ancient art pieces. Most artworks are designed using age-old block printing technique. From decorative objects to practical office accessories, the firm creates almost everything that you need on daily...

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Delhi-based guy makes good money by sending messages on a potato! Offbeat

Today we have instant texting apps for faster communication. However, some of us still prefer snail mails and sending cards on special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, etc. But this time, why don’t you try sending a potato with personalized message, instead? Sounds dumb? Well, a Delhi-based guy is making some serious cash with this bizarre way of sending messages on a potato. Yes, a real...

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