EP 114 . 13 Mar 19

Playing with different materials

With Aziz Kachwalla

In the episode

  • What does Ply as a material mean to you? How versatile Ply is as a material? How different is Flexi-ply from regular ply?
  • What have been your observations while playing with other materials? Can you share any particular product / case study of the piece of furniture you made using other than wood?
  • In India, we have seen people having more inclination towards Wood (Teak, Rose, etc…), Is that the case as per your thoughts? Why?
  • How does the usage of different materials for furniture come into the mainstream market? How does the progression happen? Do designers and artists like you have to show the way?
  • What material do you think will dominate the Indian furniture market in the coming years? Why?

About Aziz Kachwalla

Aziz Kachwalla has studied to be a Product Designer from the NID Ahmedabad, after graduating with a B.Tech degree in Civil Engineering from IIT Mumbai. With over 2 decades of experience in exhibition, lighting, retail, and furniture design. The Orange Company is his design consultancy firm that does large multi-disciplinary interior architectural projects. His design studio is located at Mazagaon in South Mumbai and his workshop is called At-tin.