Philips and Bosch Stores
Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan
"....I could see her talent and understanding of the issue. We could see that she had put in substantial effort visiting the Bhavan frequently and observing the end users i.e. the customers. Her proposal was contemporary and elegant. A commendable feature in her effort was... " ...read more
V. Giriraj, IAS
KHADI GRAMODYOG BHAVAN - Redesign of the Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan, Kolkata
Client: Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Mumbai
As part of the revival efforts of the dying Khadi and Village Industries, the KVIC was geared towards converting the Khadi Bhavans to contemporary life-style stores. I was involved in designing a pilot store to replace the existing Bhavans. With a focus on functionality, a re-categorization of the merchandize was proposed and a non-site specific display system was customized for the broad categories. It was proposed that due publicity be given to the weavers, production techniques and the Satyagraha movement as enlarged images and anecdotes.