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MASK ME TRENDY
What prompted you to come up with the ideas for the mask? As COVID-19 got more serious all across the country, I realised that the only masks available were of the disposable variety and they were exorbitantly priced. Plus, I saw people creating a lot...
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TANTALISINGLY TULU
From being a creative head in a soft furnishings brand, what led to the interest in the fitness page that you run on YouTube? I have always been very passionate about designing since the day I started drawing as a child and that passion led...
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HOW EXERCISE CAN HELP YOU BATTLE THE COVID BLUES
Working out from home can be tricky, which is the best kind of workout for a beginner from home in these COVID-19 times? Exercising is important for one’s mental and physical health, and is arguably more essential than ever during periods of self-isolation. Even though...
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WHAT AN IDEA!
What was the idea behind Swachchbox? What was the need to bring this during a period like lockdown? Swachhbox is a UV-C disinfection box that sanitizes daily use items in less than ten minutes. Swachhbox is also CE and CSIR certified. The pandemic made all...
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FOR THE CHENNAI ART LOVER
What led to the idea behind setting up a studio like Vennba? Vennba is a Pencil & Monk initiative, originally started to serve repeated requests from customers across residential, hospitality, institutional and office segments. Taking responsibility for the curation of art, collectibles and installations was...
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THE NEW WAY TO EDUCATE
As someone who identifies as an educator – how has the lock-down affected the way you impart education, be it arts, crafts, or whatever else? Education facilitates the physical, social, cognitive, and emotional development of children. The lockdown has highly affected the educational system which...
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LIGHTS, CAMERA & ‘ACTION’
Sometimes, it takes a job to nudge sensuality back into your bedroom. Take the matter of capturing nudes. What better model than your partner? When you treat nude photography as an assignment, you get to explore the sensual side of your partner that you long...
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WHEN MUSIC DRIVES YOUR LIFE
What prompted you to get into music? I hail from a musical family; both my mother and father are from lineages of musicians. Furthermore, my dad is a classically trained vocalist. I began singing at the age of three and started playing the piano at...
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POST LOCKDOWN HONE YOUR PICK-UP SKILLS, BOYS!
It was dark and rainy outside. But inside the hip new book bar, the mood was sunny. I pick up my mocha and walk over to a woman’s table, thinking of the funniest moment in my life. That put a smile on my face as...
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SAFE FASHION, NOW AT YOUR DOORSTEP
Launched in 2016, DateTheRamp is a secretive fashion-sourcing service, for members only. DateTheRamp helps members enjoy authentic designer fashion in the same way celebrities do. To make things work, DateTheRamp has built a confluence of fashion, technology, retail and logistics. Currently present in 10 cities...
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