The Fuschia Tree
Editor's Note.
Odor and Disarray

Design. Deconstructed: de - sign. A symbol, uncreated, recreated. A re-representation.

Design is what separates the human kingdom from the animal kingdom: it is wildness made deliberate, nature articulated, instinct systematized.
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By Veeranganakumari Solanki
What is it that makes art design or design art? Why would you call a piece of art design and why would you not? Design is functional art that integrates aesthetic values similar to visual art – be it contemporary or modern.

When visual art enters a designed space, the aesthetics of the layout essentially becomes functional. Architecture involves manifesting spaces that are designed to mould themselves to enhance the purpose and function they have been designed for – be it a library or a laboratory.

Also in this issue

Illusion: Seeing Beyond Seeing
Meaning: In Search of Significance.
Melody: A Different Tune
Rhythm: Ordering Time

Dhrupadi Ghosh is an old friend of mine. We have often had long sessions of adda late at night, discussing her dream projects since her college days at Santiniketan, where she majored in Sculpture.