unlisted thoughts

ruminations on culture, design, codes and life.

Three boys.

Three boys. by Unlisted Sightings

Dashboard dining

Dashboard dining by Unlisted Sightings

At Bademiyas, they use a little Coke bottle to prop up the hood. Then they serve food on the car. Easy. No waiting for tables. Always fun.

perceptually hotter samosas

perceptually hotter samosas by Unlisted Sightings

kept inside a microwave oven that doesn’t work.

Wet Paint.

Wet Paint. by Unlisted Sightings

Spotted in Astor Place Subway Station, New York; August 2011.

Connecting people, everywhere

Nokia art by Unlisted Sightings

Nokia art in Varanasi.

Hold against breeze

Hold against breeze by Unlisted Sightings

Instructions for drying your hand kerchief on a humid day…

Ganesh gives good bhoni

Ganesh gives good bhoni by Unlisted Sightings

"Bhavani/Bhoni" meaning, starting the day’s business on an auspicious note. The first customer of the day is the most auspicious.

Snip. Snip. Snip.

Coconut cutting. Newer, cleaner technique.

An ashtray:

An ashtray: by Unlisted Sightings

Classic observation lends itself to natural design

Rainiest town in the world needs two wipers

Rainiest town in the world needs two wipers by Unlisted Sightings

Cherrapunji, North East India

The shopkeeper’s calculator

The shopkeeper's calculator by Unlisted Sightings

Satisfying the buyer’s need for control.

A two-sided display works towards increasing the sense of control for the buyer standing across the counter. How and where else is this aspect important in retail?

Smaller sizes in jumbo glasses

Smaller sizes in jumbo glasses by Unlisted Sightings

Via Flickr:
All his sugarcane pieces are cut in smaller sizes because of the space constraint behind the machine.

Repurposing tea strainers to redesign carrom board pockets

Repurposing tea strainers to redesign carrom board pockets by Unlisted Sightings

New car reassurance checklist

New car reassurance checklist by Unlisted Sightings

When you don’t have a pillow, repurpose.

When you don't have a pillow, repurpose. by Unlisted Sightings

Urban textures in concrete beams

Urban textures in concrete beams by Unlisted Sightings

Different ties.

Different ties. by Unlisted Sightings

fashion sightings aboard the Mumbai local.

(picture courtesy: Theresa)

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