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An exclusive conversation with the stars ofNetflix’sThe Parisian Agency

Olivier and Valentin Kretz of Netflix’s The Parisian Agency talk about creating Netflix’s newest binge-eable show, the heritage of France, and the architectural legacy they hope to preserve

The AD Design Show 2021 is here in a virtual format

From July to October 2021, Mumbai’s luxury design fair opens to everyone across the globe in its digital format

In the heart of historic Rome, an Apple Store emerges in an unlikely setting

Apple Via del Corso, designed by Fosters + Partners is a beautiful celebration of the past and future


Adapted from the short stories of Satyajit Ray and contemporised for the modern palette—we speak to production designers of all four short films to understand how they conceptualised a cinematic universe that goes into the heart of human fragility, power, and devotion

How the 4,000 year old metal craft of dhokra continues to stay relevant even today

AnanTaya Decor’s Tara Dhokra collection channels an ancient craft technique to create contemporary modular designs

An elevated walkway through the woods will soon be a reality in Mumbai

IMK Architects’—with support from the BMC—will revive an ecological lung in the city in the Malabar Hills, with an enchanting trail through a little-known forest

Everything you need to know about the Supersalone design fair in Milan

A special edition of Salone del Mobile 2021 is taking place in September called ‘Supersalone’. Here’s what’s in store

Two sisters, with no practical background in architecture build an incredible home in Himachal

The Koro Nest situated in the lap of the picturesque Solan valley, was a childhood dream of Rachita and Rashi Singh, who built it with absolutely no prior experience in architecture

Dadar Parsi Colony: Cherishing the Bombay that was

The story of the largest Zoroastrian enclave of Persians in the world, that speaks of resilience, intimacy, and community-oriented growth

4 Gujarat offices to take inspiration from

These spaces designed by Utopia Designs and Urbanscape Architects, Hiren Patel Architects, Inclined Studio and, Squelette Designs are meticulously planned workspaces that showcase impressive architecture

Ed Tuttle, the architectural world’s great alchemist

The late architect and man behind the design language of Aman resorts around the world, Tuttle’s own hÔtel particulier in Paris is a golden example of his flair with objects, interiors, proportions and what makes a thing of beauty

Rajasthan: A two–hundred–year–old haveli gloriously restored by Italian designer Maria Grazia Baldan

With the help of Belgian architect Philippe de Villegas, Baldan has saved splendid Deeppura Garh from ruin with refined interiors and the perfect patina

AD brings together a dream team of image-makers to create an unforgettable portrait series

In homage to Erwin Wurm’s One Minute Sculptures, AD creates a photo book of new names from our address book

7 architects & designers to know from the L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+ community

In the spirit of the Pride Month, we decided to take a look at individuals from the field who are forwarding the cause of design and their community

Editor’s Letter: Simple Pleasure

AD India Editor, Greg Foster talks about The Mango Issue, which is packed with more India, more poetry and small comforts

7 things to consider when designing a modular kitchen

Use these tips to create a comfortable, efficient and highly functional cook space

Here comes the sun: A special mango edit

Take a seat and bask in the sunshine in a series of tropical scenes dreamed up by stylist Priyanka Shah

Alibag: This half-inside, half-outside design lab is embraced by lush surroundings

With an interior enclave, a semi-open gallery and an open pavilion, this design lab by Studio PKA is a retreat for research, design, residency and more

World Environment Day: Vernacular architecture and its therapeutic effect on dwellers

地方constructi材料和低技术含量的方法on that adapt perfectly to a locale can positively affect a structure’s inhabitants as well. To study this further, AD speaks to architects Khushnu Panthaki Hoof, Vinu Daniel and Dikshu Kukreja

Chennai: SJK Architects design a building that intrigues with distinctive architectural appeal

Shimul Javeri Kadri and Sarika Shetty speak toADabout how this apartment building was conceptualised and the various factors that influenced its design

Do you know about the quaint East Indian Paradise hidden inside Mumbai?

We speak to conservation architects, historians, and local residents to understand the need to preserve and celebrate this rare link that binds the past and present of Mumbai

A store in India that deals in Pierre Jeanneret and other vintage furniture

The Moorthy's elucidate on the intricacies of furniture restoration, and share stories about their beloved collection of antiques—pieces that can, in fact be purchased and shipped world over

A century-old bungalow in Belgaum transformed into an architect's studio

Shreyas Patil Architects employed pops of colour, free-flowing forms and multifunctional flourishes to turn a vintage property into an offbeat office

Japan: This hotel revamped by Sou Fujimoto is like an urban forest retreat

By creating an inner courtyard and landscaping the exteriors to create a seamless indoor-outdoor connection, the iconic architect was able to give new life to this structure

Earth Day: 5 architects share ideas for a greener future in construction

What is the way forward in architecture? How can we ‘build’ a better, more responsible world? We asked experts

The difference between Indian marble and Italian marble

All your questions about the strength, durability, application and maintenance of Italian marble and Indian marble will be answered here