Design Revolution: ID Satellite comes to Mumbai

OCT 13, 2015 | By Aditi Gaitonde
FROM LEFT The 15 year old store Red Blue & Yellow designs and manufactures avant garde, contemporary furniture; The impressive lineup at Red Blue & Yellow includes pop-ups by Cafe Zoe, Alex Davis, Chanya Kaur of The Pure Concept and Safomasi. The gen-next photographers displaying are Neville Sukhia, Shumon Ahmed and Rohan Shrestha; Sarita Handa recently opened their Mumbai store that retails exquisite furnishings, furniture and accents; Turning Tables by Attiq Ahmed, Mahendra Doshi and Klove Studio, along with gen-next product designers Aakriti Kumar, Anjali Mody, Anjali Rana, Avni Sejpal, Ranjan Bordoloi, Farzin Adenwalla, Sujay Das and Ishrat Sahgal will showcase their pop-ups and creations at FCML.
FROM LEFT FCML houses everything from stylish bathware to a range of flooring options; Ayush Kasliwal's Anantaya and cement tile company Bharat Floorings and Tiles will be hosting experiential pop-ups alongside three gen-next artists Radhika Khimji, Sahej Rahal and Pallavi Paul (Photograph courtesy the artist and Project 88, Mumbai); Abaca retails precious South East Asian finds in a variety of materials; Lekha Washington and Mukul Goyal will be presenting experiential pop-ups, alongside gen-next graphic artists Hari and Deepti, Kahani Designworks and Sameer Kulavoor.

For the first time ever, from October 15-17, decor stores and restaurants in the city’s Lower Parel district at its five iconic mills, will come together. You will experience a curated design trail, special discounts, installations, menus and more. Follow the #IDSatelliteDesignTrail at Abaca, FCML, Red Blue & Yellow and Sarita Handa.

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ABACA, for For over a decade, the store has been offering furniture and accessories from South East Asia to discerning buyers.

Pop-UpsAyush Kasliwal The creations of the EDIDA Designer of the Year 2013 are a seamless amalgamation of Indian craft and modern aesthetic.Bharat Floorings and Tiles The 93 year old company produces cement tiles with heritage prints while continuously experimenting with new and evolving patterns.

Gen-Next Artists curated by Ashiesh ShahPallavi Paul The film researcher and video artist’s core influence is the chaos of the contemporary. Radhika Khimji Most of London based creative’s pieces deal with themes of today’s Orientalism and globalisation.Sahej Rahal The body of work of this installation, performance and video artist is an affair with the absurd and wondrous.

FCML From luxury bathroom designs to modular kitchens, the company with pan India presence is known for retailing European lifestyle products
Pop-UpsKlove Studio Gautam Seth and Prateek Jain’s New Delhi based boutique specialises in custom lighting solutions.Mahendra Doshi The firm is a purveyor of fine antiques, period furniture, quality reproductions and collectibles.Turning Tables by Attiq Ahmed The Pakistani architect and designer takes cues from colonial and Mughal eras while relying heavily on his modern sensibilities.

Gen-Next Designers curated by Ashiesh Shah

Aakriti Kumar Founder of Differniture creates sustainable and zero waste designs. Anjali Mody, through her atelier Josmo Studio, she transforms radical ideas into purposeful pieces. Anjali Rana meticulously handcrafts home linen, accessories and embroidered felt rugs, collectively called Mohabbat. Avni Sejpal is the brain behind Studio Avni, a multidisciplinary firm that offers 3D textiles, furniture and lights. Farzin Adenwalla, owner of Bombay Atelier incorporates traditional Indian inspirations in trendy, minimal furniture and lights. Ishrat Sahgal, the interior architect’s label Mishcat Co uses recycled sari silk, handspun wool and more to envision a line of carpets and objects. Ranjan Bordoloi works with artisans to give local craft a contemporary flavour. Sujay Das, the Bengaluru based product creative imagines user-centric pieces that are inspired by local elements. RED BLUE & YELLOW, the Mumbai based design firm and store creates modern furniture using fine Indian craftsmanship and traditional woodwork techniques.


Alex Davis The New Delhi based creative’s repertoire crosses over to a zone between art and design. Cafe Zoe The Mumbai based eatery is famous for its industrial interiors, European cuisine and creative cocktails.Chanya Kaur The creative force behind one of the country’s foremost luxury fabric brand The Pure Concept and the newly launched Pure Fine Fabrics, her keen unique aesthetic and eye for detail sets her apart.Safomasi Sarah Fotheringham and Maninder Singh’s homeware label celebrates contemporary prints that are mix of cultures and influences.

Gen-Next Photographers curated by Ashiesh Shah

Neville Sukhia has been behind the lens for himself and for several clients in the field of adventure, portraiture, documentary and travel. Rohan Shrestha, the Indian born Nepalese origin photographer’s love for art was fuelled by his father Rakesh Shrestha. Shumon Ahmed, the visual artist from Bangladesh explores the fusion of video, imagery, text, sound and installation to tell profound stories.

SARITA HANDAA 25 year old leading textile design and manufacturing brand now has a comprehensive line of furniture and decorative accessories too.


Lekha Washington Product designer and artist runs studio Ajji where she imagines simple, original and user-driven pieces. Mukul Goyal The mind behind the eponymous home accessories brand and Tattva, a range of art hardware, works predominantly with metal.

Gen-Next Graphic Artists Curated By Ashiesh Shah

Hari and Deepti The Denver, US-based duo makes intricate paper cut, back-lit dioramas in boxes, each telling a magical tale. Kahani Designworks An interdisciplinary design practice from Mumbai, they craft narrative experiences beyond the boundaries of disciplines. Sameer Kulavoor runs Bombay Duck Designs that work at the intersection of graphic design, contemporary illustration and art.

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