we hate our noisy neighbours and its time for revenge. The trigger for
this project were indeed some very noisy neighbours who didn't realise
that too much noise even in joy or celebration is a serious pollutant.
This started a chain-reaction of thoughts. Why stop at noise pollution
alone? There are many issues in India that are simply not addressed as
they are embedded in our attitudes. A chalta
hai, koi baat nahin
system where everything goes as long as its tradition, religion or
family fun. Why not turn this situation on its head by going to the
very roots from which grew some of our modern-day twisted ideas. Why
not examine tradition and find out what it REALLY is? Could we in the
process help bring craft products to the average-Joe or regular-Raghu
middle-class India? This is a khichdi
project with several hopes and
ambitions that will grow and evolve with us. Here, we let loose some
designergiri and see what
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support through site visits, product purchases and comments helps us do
all that we do! What we do is be stubborn, steadfast and create truly
In form, style, sound, in short; Indian in every way. This is the heart
and soul of the project: an aesthetic design innovation. Films and
products inspired from Indian arts and crafts. Some of our biggest
inspirations yet have been Lord Jagannath's idols, Kathakali: the
dance-drama of Kerala and Natyashastra: the ancient treatise on
performing arts. We are grateful indeed to be born into such a rich and
open-source software movement in India is in its infancy. We want to
way by showing what can be done in the industry of visual
open source software.
Free resources that made this project possible:
Roaming-design is a multi-disciplinary entity. It works
various areas of visual communication, moving seamlessly between and
often combining animation, video, print, web and much more.
It is also active in the area of design education.