good-looking signage is important. they add style, smartness, depth and character to a city and also help people know that the airport is more than in the general northern direction from zamzama.
no doubt we all love our city. but how much exactly? and what are we doing to it? more tasty circles? more gulgee roundabouts?
i loved the idea of a pavement gallery, where people could share their artistic expressions, saunter along and simply absorb in the wonderful atmospehere. maybe we all need to relax over something more than a cup of coffee at espresso?
to make someone stare at a billboard, a nose to nose portrait of a womans face is not necessary. sometimes, it actually makes sense to appeal to the mass intelligence. i wonder if the people in the building minded this or not.
the orange in india really struck me. especially juxtaposed against the mighty grey and white of the Taj hotel. so much relief to the eyes to see architecture that doesnt bruise and torture the skyline.
dekh magar pyar se vs women empowerment? the difference in messages is reflected in attitudes also, i realized as we, the six mumbai girls auto-ed our way back from the cinema at 2 am.