Vehicles for change

September 1st, 2016

The signature form of transportation in Mumbai, India, is the iconic black and yellow taxi. Many drivers like to make their taxi stand out by decorating it with personalized touches. But designer Sanket Avlani noticed that the seat covers were fairly standardized and dull. He also recognized that in India, design has limited scope and […]

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Taxi becomes form of artistic expression

November 1st, 2015

Mumbai (formerly called Bombay) is the most populous city in India, as well as a thriving hub of commerce and trade, especially in exports of fabrics and textile products. A team of four young Indian designers determined to show off the talent, fabric expertise and storytelling skills available locally pioneered a new way to startle […]

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