1. Photos by the awesome Akshay Rajan.
    awful webcam photos. ignore quality.

    So here’s a little about the thought behind these notebooks.

    So so so. It is based on, and made specifically FOR this Bengali tradition revolving around Durga Pujo/Navratri. Following the Pujo celebrations for a good week, the idol of the Goddess is taken for immersion on the final day (Dashami) after which,when people return to their families, they take a moment to remind themselves that She isn’t gone, and write ‘Shri Shri Durga Sahay’ (each member of the family,eldest to youngest, writes it thrice) which is essentially them declaring the Goddess as their Aid. Post this ritual, they begin Bijoya celebrations amongst themselves.

    Super religious people (like my Grandpa used to be) sometimes even write it daily to initiate their day.

    Here, I have tried to use that sentiment to create an experience of the same through the design of the notebook.It can either be used as a Ritual Book to be used to note down the three lines every Bijoya (used annually by a family). On the other hand, it can be used by anyone as a notebook. It holds the thought of taking a moment to remember that the universe/holy spirit/Self (whatever you may believe in) always remains as an underlying/Subconscious aid to their creative process (Ma Durga symbolising a muse,support, the strength to overcome Resistance).

    A little explanation about the the visual. 

    The cover has the image of a droplet falling into the sea, symbolising the immersion of the Goddess (Bijoya). The droplet is a cutout which is a glimpse into the visual inside, which makes it appear as the third eye of Durga. On opening the cover, we see an image of Ma Durga, which symbolises that the Goddess ‘lies within’, even though we have formally bid farewell to Her and the festival is over. 

    So she stays. :)

    Would you like to own one?HEY YOU CAN BOOK THESE BOOKS YOU KNOW :D 

    The Colour versions are for Rs.500 (A6 sized) and the monochrome for Rs.300. You also get free surprise stickers with every order. :)

    Orders dispatch first thing Monday morning. HURRY.

     
  1. onlymollyknows likes this
  2. abdulkarim-amr likes this
  3. lifeofdais likes this
  4. moosefeels likes this
  5. sheofsilence reblogged this from ik4rus
  6. femmesofcolor likes this
  7. dwellfreely likes this
  8. waywardhive likes this
  9. ik4rus reblogged this from poc-creators
  10. kaffeeklatschs reblogged this from gouachetea
  11. gouachetea reblogged this from devotedtodiversityinart
  12. antarikshjain likes this
  13. stationerylover likes this
  14. robo-craig likes this
  15. bigboyclit likes this
  16. cellophane-queen reblogged this from aprill-showers
  17. ayruos reblogged this from mintpepperleper
  18. ayruos likes this
  19. simplyrobotix reblogged this from poc-creators
  20. hobbitusrex likes this
  21. hndmedwn reblogged this from mintpepperleper
  22. descry88 likes this
  23. bossapop likes this
  24. wordsofzain likes this
  25. spaceangelqueen likes this
  26. nourafa2sh likes this
  27. aka-lola likes this
  28. americanostupido reblogged this from aprill-showers
  29. americanostupido likes this
  30. francesfarmerr likes this
  31. chypriest likes this
  32. aprill-showers reblogged this from poc-creators
  33. blackwolfchng likes this
  34. the-boy-marvel reblogged this from talesofthestarshipregeneration
  35. queerwings reblogged this from poc-creators
  36. easie-e likes this
  37. viva-la-eternidad likes this
  38. summerdrizz likes this
  39. calisfornia likes this
  40. talesofthestarshipregeneration reblogged this from poc-creators
  41. deltadoverdeltat likes this
  42. omgbunnyz likes this
  43. myuunstles likes this
  44. ch3ls0ir reblogged this from devotedtodiversityinart
  45. waltereliab likes this
  46. whereyoufromfrom likes this
  47. foundbysara likes this
  48. iratescientist likes this
  49. thepinkmongoose likes this
  50. silentlystunning reblogged this from poc-creators