When you think of Paris, what pops up in your mind first? Love or the Eiffel Tower? And when you think of your hometown, do you remember your ancestral home or the food your grandmother lovingly fed you?
We invariably associate places and spaces with how they make us feel. And then that emotion shapes our perception of that space. Space is not just a physical attribute. It is a part of our identity. Visual appeal, then, can be found even in the old chawl in shambles.
When designed thoughtfully, a space can evoke a particular emotion and trigger personal memories. That is what I try to achieve in my work. I like to explore beyond the set boundaries of architectural norms by bridging the gap between what is and what can be. I believe that spatial design should be detailed but not distracting. I don’t want my design to trespass into your life.