software: adobe illustrator, adobe photoshopCommission for Sarmaya India, for their virtual tour of Calcutta. Montaged images of the timeless city of Calcutta from the British Raj with textile works, developed to compile a Kolkata cookbook. The layout design is aimed at being concise and eclectic.
*All images are the property of Sarmaya India
The photographs are juxtaposed with Indian patterns (mostly textiles) which have been modernized for the British market; a small whimsical element, each of which come from a Company school painting (and some from Gorlizki’s modern miniatures); and the iconic Sarmaya red which is also symbolic of the East India Company itself.
Artwork for each individual image: