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The launch of Delhi Artize Atelier took place on a sweltering Saturday in July, bringing together some of the biggest names in the architecture and design industry, like AD threw a party in its celebration. ADEeshan’s longtime friend and collaborator Kashyap joined us to organize a unique decor, drinks and dining experience. In classic, provocative AD x Eeshan style, the invitation read, “This is not a toilet party!” and it became more than just a hashtag. The experiential walkthrough was accompanied by an exquisite amuse-bouche in the form of mushroom and thyme pâté served on a bamboo toothbrush, servings of dip via fancy soap dispensers, and cocktails with squeaky miniature bath ducks. Who knew a swimwear event could be so fun and deserve endless Instagram posts?
Many decorated architects and designers supported this contemporary art gallery-style bathware-themed event. In attendance were veteran architect Sunita Kohli, as well as Kohelika Kohli of K2India, interior designer Iram Sultan, Amrita Guha of Untitled Design, Puru Das of Demuro Das, London-based designer Shalini Misra, Ashwin Alva and Nirmeran Singh from Alva Associates, Tushant Bansal, Sandeep Khanna from TW Living, Monica Chawla from Essentia Environments, artist-designer Gunjan Gupta, to name a few.
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Art, as concept and expression, is at the forefront of Artize – pursuing perfection in the form of design, aesthetics and philosophy that people can bring back at their home. As Mohit Hajela, the Group Head – Business Development of Jaquar and Company Pvt. ltd. in short, ”Art gives the mind the freedom to bend, and Artize is all about bringing that artistic timelessness to [bathware] pattern”.