As part of its third edition, Connections by Design Dekko, Bengaluru brought together a mix of workshops, conversations and experience zones. Leading architects, interior designers, celebrities, home décor enthusiasts and students participated in this specially curated one-day event.
Popular TV host, author and chef Maria Goretti inspired the audience with interesting and personal anecdotes on how one can ‘Make Space for Passion’ with the help of interactive and sustainable home spaces. She spoke about how she engages with her family and friends while pursuing her passion for cooking; especially her favorite East Indian recipes from her kitchen.
This was followed by an evening that celebrated the minds who make sustainable spaces. Leading architect Dimple Mittal of Maya Praxis in conversation with Uday Bhasker, Business Head – South, Godrej Properties shared her experience on thinking radically for transforming spaces. Renowned fashion designer, Sounak Sen Barat of House of Three spoke on Sustainability at Scale. What brought a very interesting twist to the evening was the presentation by two 15 year old water conservationists, Param Nayar and Ashwin Raghavan, who inspired the AID community with a thought-provoking session on water conservation.
Commenting on the initiative, Sujit Patil, Vice President & Head Corporate Brand and Communications, Godrej Group, said, “Godrej Group has always been at the forefront of creating platforms that foster engagement and collaboration. We are overwhelmed with the response received for our third pop-up event ‘Connections’ by Design Dekko in Bangalore. Design Dekko, today, is a preferred platform not just for established design professionals but also students across the nation. We have recently launched a nationwide school connect program preparing our future generation of architects to take on the role of securing and driving sustainable spaces in India”.
Connections by Design Dekko’s Bangalore edition was supported by Locator, India Circus, Godrej Interio, Godrej Security Solutions, Godrej Locks & Architechtural Fittings and Systems, and Godrej Properties. The ‘break in challenge’and experience zone by Godrej Security Solutions encouraged participants to attempt breaking open a home locker and win exciting prizes. Godrej Locks & Architectural Fittings and Systems showcased their new and innovative digital locks range. Godrej Properties offered homeowners a free consultation from leading architects. At the U&Us zone, homeowners received a free consultation from interior designers.