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Aditi Agrawal, Anjali Menon, Gudgudee
August 13, 2019

Gudgudee Is Revolutionising Outdoor Recreation For Children In Indian Cities

Text by Huzan Tata. All Images Courtesy: Gudgudee

Designer duo Aditi Agrawal and Anjali Menon’s studio, Gudgudee, develops recreational areas and products to help make our metros more child-friendly, one playground at a time....
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Trupti Doshi
August 12, 2019

Quality Controllers: Trupti Doshi

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Image Courtesy: The Auroma Group

Stepping into a demanding realm of work, they have harnessed technology to develop and reinvent urban topographies. In the last of a three-part series, Trupti Doshi tell Verve about their innovative planning methods for optimising the potential of Indian cities…
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Dipika Prasad, Biotech Engineer

Quality Controllers: Dipika Prasad

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photograph by B. Nipun

Stepping into a demanding realm of work, they have harnessed technology to develop and re-invent urban topographies. In the second of a three-part series Dipika Prasad tells Verve about her innovative planning methods for optimising the potential of Indian cities…
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Trupti Amritwar Vaitla

Quality Controllers: Trupti Amritwar Vaitla

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photograph by Joshua Navalkar

Stepping into a demanding realm of work, they have harnessed technology to develop and reinvent urban topographies. In the first of a three part series, Trupti Amritwar Vaitla tells Verve about her innovative planning methods for optimising the potential of a city
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Shrima Rai, Digital Influencer

The Instagram influencer invites us to explore the little haven that she has created for herself and her sons, which allows them to remain within a 10-minute radius of their Bandra ecosystem, as they navigate food stores, hair salons, coffee shops and outdoor parks in the area….
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East Darjeeling, Elissa Patel Waverly, Floral Headpieces, Silk Headpieces

In an exclusive interview, the founder of East Darjeeling, talks to us about her Indian influences and using the power of flowers to spread joy and friendship
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azaadi dress, Featured, Feminism, Gundi Studios, Natasha Sumant, Online Exclusive, Patriarchy, Swara Bhasker, Veere Di Wedding

Naming her label after a word that seeks to shame women into being less assertive, the New York-based founder -- who also works with women artisans in India -- is battling sexism with fashion
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#travellingbottle, biodegradable sanitary napkins, Dia Mirza, EcoVero, FashionXEnvironment, Featured, Ganga, Green Ganeshas, Kaafir, Online Exclusive, Present and Future of Sustainable Fashion, single-use plastic, Sustainability, Sustainable Fashion, The Past, The Soul of India, UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador

9 Tips From UN Ambassador Dia Mirza’s Sustainability Guidebook

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Image courtesy: Dia's Instagram

Use and throw in a sustainable way, urges the actor, as she recognises the urgent need to safeguard our ecosystem
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Featured, Finnish Lapland, Kingdom of Bhutan, Michelin-star water, Online Exclusive, Sustainability, Veen, water sommelier

We talk to Ganesh Iyer about how to identify the quality of water, the natural spring sources found in the Finnish Lapland and Bhutan, and what sets Veen apart from other packaged water brands
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Close to the bone, Featured, Lisa Ray, Lisa Ray biography, Lisa Ray book, Online Exclusive

A symbol of resilience who took the challenges that life threw at her in her stride, Lisa Ray gets candid in a conversation with one-time neighbour Joanne Pereira as they talk about her early success as a teenager, her feisty fight with cancer, her achieving motherhood through surrogacy, and reinventing herself
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Zambia, Africa, Gemfields, Inkalamu Lion, 5,655-carat, Emeralds, New Delhi, Diacolor, DLF Emporio, Women leaders, , Culture

Zambia’s high commissioner to India, Judith K.K.Kan’gona Kapijimpanga tells Verve about what it's like to be a woman in power and the things she loves about India...
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Rahel Belatchew, architecture, Swedish architecture, Belatchew Arkitekter, Belatchew Labs, Swedish Style Mumbai!, BuzzBuilding, StrawScraper, sustainable design,

The 50-year-old architect is proposing concepts like a self-sufficient city which breeds and feeds on insects and a residential building that produces electricity through movements generated by the wind
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