26th January 2017

Wallpaper

Telling Tales >


26th January 2017

Inside Outside Magazine

A Method to the Madness >


26th January 2017

Home & Design Trends Magazine

Design: The India Story tracks the evolution of
ancient Indian objects and ideas, and places them in the
context of the future >


11th January 2017

The Hindu

Divya Thakur traces the history of India’s design
development from pre-independence to the
contemporary digital era >


8th January 2017

DNA- JBM

Designs - global, yet desi >


27th December 2016

Ideat

Design: L'approche Indienne >


17th December 2016

Indian Express

Alchemy of Space and Time >


16th December 2016

Khaleej Times

India's Design Story >


11th December 2016

Firstpost

India's Design Story >


9th December 2016

Architectural Digest

A sensorial journey of concepts that
governed the philosophy of art in ancient India >


9th December 2016

Afternoon DC

Design Tale >


9th December 2016

Vogue.in

Get a crash course in the A-Z of Indian Design >


8th December 2016

Mid-day

Made in India >


7th December 2016

Livemint

Objects that make us Indian >


1th December 2016

Mumbai Mirror

Designs of India >


1th December 2016

Pune Mirror

Designs of India >


10th January 2017

Afternoon DC

Design Dream >


9th January 2017

Mumbai Mirror

A Designer Evening >

5th January 2017

The Hindu

Talk: Space, Style and Self >

January - February 2017

Architectural Digest

Off The Shelf >

August - September 2016

Architectural Digest

Art de la Table >

August 2016

Casa Vogue

Indian Ascent >

24th June 2016

Architectural Digest

Water, Water Everywhere >


16th August 2016

Ideat Contemporary Life, France

Diaporama : Mumbaï, collab à Colaba

Water Works in the overseas press >

17th June 2016

Mid-Day - Daily Dossier

Designs in Colaba >


16th June 2016

Mumbai Mirror

Talk Art and Design >

24th June 2016

The Times of India - The Address

The Multi-Faceted Designer

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May-June 2016

Architectural Digest

Tropical Modern

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18th April 2016

DNA - After Hrs

Let the Walls Speak >


19th March 2016

Mid-Day - Daily Dossier

Sabya stamp on your walls >


22nd March 2016

Mumbai Mirror

Design Speak >


23rd March 2016

ET Panache

An Arty Do >


25th March 2016

Hindustan Times

Wallspeak >


27th March 2016

Mid-Day

Decode the writing on the wall >

March 2016

Architect and Interiors India

Hot 100
Celebrating the who's who of contemporary
Indian Architecture and Design

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February 2016

Young Turks,
CNBC TV18 India

A panel discussion on design-led intervention and how it can help India go global.

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July 2015

Art in Residence

Divya Thakur is a lady on a mission. The 44-year-old design director set up Design Temple in 1999 with a clear-cut objective.

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March 2015

Architectural Digest India

Divya Thakur-founder and creative director at Design Temple- We caught up with her while she was doodling and working on her new range of cookware, tableware and other aligned products. Photographer: Neville Sukhia

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January 2015

Design dialogue.

Indian Express, Kochi Design Temple's damroo stools, marigold rug, lingam candles and more at Pepper House, Kochi.

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July 2014

Platinum, The Telegraph

Modern Melange

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May 2014

Wallpaper*

Mexican Wave.
Our interiors are as hot as our tamales Photography Richard Foster Featured here: Damroo Table by Divya Thakur for Design Temple

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May 2014

Form Magazine, Sweden

Mumbai Lost and Found. Design Temple in Mumbai, wants to celebrate India's  cultural heritage in design

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April 2014

AD, Architectural Digest, India

AD discover :
This collection of stools, chairs and coffee tables was inspired by Benares, the city known for its bohemian and spiritual environment.

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February 2014

archiproducts.com

Design Temple presents Damroo @ Maison&Objet, Modular occasional furniture inspired by a popular light stool

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June 2013

Hi! Blitz

Divya's Erogenius graphic art series 

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February 2013

The Gazette - The Oberoi Gurgaon - Hotel Magazine

Sense and Sensuality

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Jan 2013

missmalini.com

Mumbai's Memsahib's Mingle at Divya Thakur's Preview of Tableware

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Jan 2013

Mumbai Age

At Divya's design altar

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Jan 2013

luxpresso.com

Party People: Launch of the Memsahib's Range

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Jan 2013

stylekandy.com

Urban Memsahib

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Jan 2013

dailypioneer.com

Sensual India

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Jan 2013

timesofindia.indiatimes.com

When kitsch becomes cool

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Jan 2013

Midday - Hit List (Weekend Guide)

Sense and Sensuality gets an edgy makeover

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Jan 2013

Hindustan Times

Sex and Spirituality

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Jan 2013

timeoutdelhi.net

Sense and Sensuality

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Jan 2013

BTW Magazine

Asian Living

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Jan 2013

Deccan Herald

Sense and Sensuality

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Jan 2013

Good Homes

Graphics for a wash of magic and vibrancy

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Jan 2013

Pick of the Week - Hindustan Times (Delhi)

Soul & Spirit

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Jan 2013

livemint.com

A passion for design

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Dec 2012

afternoondc.in 

Coming home

Dec 2012

cntraveller.in

Design Temple launches new collection

October 2012

Home - India Today 

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September 2012

Surface Asia

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September 2012

Telegraphindia.com

Pop in and shop

Aug 2012

Wallpaper City Guide - Mumbai

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July 2012

Hindustan Times - Brunch

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July 2012

Indianexpress.com

Stores on the move

April 2012

Bombay Times

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March 2012

Architectural Digest

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March 2012

Vogue

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February 2012

Stuff Magazine

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February 2012

Elle Decor

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May/June 2012

Indian creative business

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15th April 2012

The Indian Express

Show Stealers

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8th to 14th April 2012

Eye Magazine

The Quiet Indian

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8th to 14th April 2012

Asian Age

Saying It With Flowers

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2nd April 2012

Mumbai Mirror

Water Power

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2nd April 2012

Sunday-Mid-Day 

Art inspired by water

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31th March 2012

DNA

Going Floral

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31th March 2012

DNA - Ahmedabad

Water of Life

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30th March 2012

Mid-Day

Water, the elixir of life

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February 2012

ELLE

Hindustan Hipsters

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January 2012

Home Review

Design Temple Delights

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January 2012

Timeout

Hindustan Hipsters Collection Showcase

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January 2012

Harpers Bazaar

Eclectic Menagerie

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January 2012

HT Brunch

Brunch Interiors

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27 December 2011

mid-day.com

Hip, happening and Hindustani

 

19th December 2011

bpbweekend.com

Hindustan Hipsters at Design Temple

30th November 2011,

Chennai Times

A Classy Affair

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30th November 2011

Deccan Chronicle

Fashionable evening

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4th November 2011

Indulge 

Art with Purpose

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November 2011

Impressions Seot

Design Temple, enter a world of magic >

September 2011

Listed

The Best Of Design India

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September 2011

ELLE Space

Colour Popping

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August 2011

Wallpaper

'Peacock' vanity mirror by Divya Thakur and Leandro Castelao

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July 2011

All that's Niche

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June 2011

Harper's Bazaar

HOT LIST - 10 Design Delight

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May - June 2011

Elle Decor

Elle Decor Buzz

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June 2011

Wallpaper

Natural bent

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11th January 2011, New Delhi

Asian Age

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24th December 2010

Times of India

What's Hot

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22th March 2011

bpbweekend.com

BPB Review: Le Mill >

 

 

5th December 2011

thehindu.com

Of animal power >

 

16th December 2010

indiatimes.com

Divya Thakur's art event >


16th December 2010

mastione.com

Sushma Reddy, Ayan Mukherji at Divya
Thakur Art Event >


16th December 2010

hamaraphotos.com

Sushma Reddy, Ayan Mukherji at Divya
Thakur art event >


16th December 2010

indiatimes.com

Divya Thakur's art event >


27th November 2010

amusingelephant.com

Animal Rebirth! >


26th November 2010

ingelaparrhenius.com

Animal, Design Temple, Illustration, Owl, Parrot >


24th November 2010

rediff.com

PIX: 'Animania' graphic art to aid wildlife >

24th November 2010

vimeo.com

Animania >


24th November 2010

mumbai.localtiger.com

Animania - Graphic Art Show >


23rd November 2010

cnngo.com

Animania: How to fall in love with a grey mongoose >


17th December 2010, New Delhi

Times of India

What's Hot

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7th December 2010, New Delhi

Asian Age 

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5th December 2010

Economic Times

Chariots of Learning

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5th December 2010, New Delhi

Hindustan Times, HT City

Russian ballets

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27th November, 2010

Bombay Times

Indian Mythology in a new style Curated by Divya Thakur, Animania displays the works of seven talented artists from around the globe who have come together for an unique show that promises to be nothing like you've ever seen before.

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27th November 2010

Hindustan Times

Renown City based artist Divya Thakur teaches the basics to young Mumbaikars.Having recently curated a show at Gallery BMB in Fort, Graphic artist Divya Thakur has now turned her sights on training the next generation. Organizing an art workshop for school students, with the same Animania theme that she explored in her exhibition.

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27th November 2010

Hindustan Times

Animal instinct All animal lovers had a great time admiring the works presented by Divya Thakur, who is trying to an create awareness and celebrate the beauty associated with each of the animals that have become somewhat jaded to us in our urban lives.

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26th November 2010

DNA

Animal Art

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26th November 2010

DNA

Animania sets in Mythological animals, said to be the vehicles of a few Indian Gods, get an interesting make-over in an upcoming graphic art show.

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October 2010

Time Out

Trinket keepers All those glittering baubles this festive season and no good place to keep them. We suggest getting Design Temple’s Bani Thani

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Bric Brands.

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April 2010

Hapar's Bazar

Quirky, spontaneous and stylish best define this graphic designer who believes in adding an Artistic Touch to every aspect of life. Whether its an ordinary planner, an unassuming matchbox, or her own hair, always expect the unexpected when it comes to Thakur.

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28th March 2010

DNA

Just for Friends-

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20th February 2010.

India Modern, UK Financial Times,

India Modern: Design entrepreneurs

www.ft.com >

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11th October 2009

The Sunday Express

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4th December 2009

International Herald Tribune

Turning a resilient spirit loose on an old apartment - Online : New life in Old Space - a slideshow of Ms. Thakur's Mumbai apartment 

global.nytimes.com/greathomes >

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17th October 2009

The Sunday Express

Bottom Line - The Cheerharan toilet paper, created by urban design think tank Design temple and available at Good Earth stores across the country, has the evil king and his grubby hands at one end of the toilet roll tugging the saree which unfolds across the length of the roll.

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February 2009

Graphiti - The Telegraph Magazine

India Iconic - The hotels of the Taj Group icons and easily recognizable landmarks? The groups 2009 almanac is therefore appropriately enough called India Iconic. And no, its not a catalogue just of its various hotels. "It is about art. The medium is are, "says Divya Thakur, the calendar's art director.

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November 2008

Femina

When I sell a matchbox with my designs, I'm selling an idea - Divya Thakur is everything you expect a brilliant graphic designer to be out outspoken, passionate and in love with her job.

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October 2008

Vogue 

Divya Thakur – Graphic Artist – My illustration is titled ‘Signora Sanghamitra’. Signora Sanghamitra embodies this glamour with an innate grace, typical of Indian women.

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2nd June 2008, Mumbai

Hindustan Times

Documenting the Goa story beyond its sun, sand and surf
- To give people more than what most are familiar with
- which is largely post Portuguese Goa, said Mumbai-based Divya Thakur, the design in charge of the book and proprietor of Design Temple

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May 2008

Vogue

Indian Authentic - Divya Thakur changed the face on Indian graphic design and planted it firmly on a global platform. Her remarkable aesthetic sense trickles into her modish apartment as well.

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November 2007, Milano

Luna

Si chiama Divya Thakur, vive a Bombay, ha collezionato premier lanciato trend affidando l'estro alle circostanze. Come dimostra la sua bella casa.

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14th November 2007

The Indian Express

Indi-Genius - Kitsch is art as a Bollywood-inspired books wins mega design award.

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15th November 2007

Bombay Times - The Times of India

Bolly good with Abhishek and friends

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15 November 2007

The Indian Express

Action Force

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15th November 2007 - Mumbai

Mid Day

Divya's golden touch - Through her design for Lights Camera Masala, Divya has portrayed the wit and parlance of Indian cinema and reinterpreted it in a contemporary style. Designed avant-grade features, including a foldout poster and a star-studded pinwheel, Lights Camera is a tribute to the chaotic, entertaining world of Hindi Cinema.

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15th November 2007

DNA 

Sealed in a frame

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16th November 2007

HT Cafe Mumbai

Lights on, please

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4th November 2007

DNA

I hope for a renaissance - Yes, the 40's and 50's may be back, but the current works of art that is evolving from India is anything but kitsch, points out designer Divya Thakur.

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October 2007 - India

Vogue

Indi-pop - Design Temple's chic packaging of Indian 'tongue cleaners.

global.nytimes.com/greathomes >

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August 2007

Verve

Temple of Boom - within a span of seven years, Design Temple has set creative pulses racing in the city with their quirky take on everyday objects.

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August - September 2007

Elle Déco

Watch Out For - An installation by Divya Thakur of Design Temple , Mumbai. Divided into various sections, film, fashion, food, IT and design.

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September 2007

Elle

Indian Sojourn - Just as striking are the contemporary graphics of Mumbai-based, art-school-trained Divya Thakur. Her company, Design Temple, is rapidly gaining western recognition for a small but growing product collection.

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21st July 2007 - UK

Financial Times

A thousand years of inspiration Just as striking are the contemporary graphics of Mumbai-based, art-school-trained Divya Thakur. Her company, Design Temple, is rapidly gaining western recognition for a small but growing product collection.

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June - July 2007, UK

Wallpaper

Fine looking beautifiers from Italian hair putty to Japanese skincare We're glad to see Design Temple bringing the country's classic instruments of wellbeing up to date.

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28th September 2006, London

The Times Of India

Bollywood, the next generation There is a very conscious decision taken not to simply present the history of Indian cinema, says the book's designer Divya Thakur. Instead, we tried to reflect Bollywood as it is right now, to capture the energy of main stream Indian cinema today.

20th August 2006, Mumbai

Hindustan Times

Lights, camera, coffee table I flipped through this hardback on Bollywood films twice before reading a word within its glossy covers. The first time, I turned the pages quickly and curiously and I was impressed - actually blown away - because Lights Camera Masala is a design surprise by Divya Thakur.

March 25 2006, Mumbai

Mid Day 

Picture This Contrasting the elaborate display of surreal photographs, was a starkly simple board that said "India Indigenous". On display was an actual pair of Kuchhas, a model sporting a conical bra and petticoat and a fisherman's kashti. "Our aim was to highlight the parallel world of fashion, of accidental artists - people who create style without knowing it," said Khyati from Design Temple, a company responsible for the most interesting part of the evening.

January 2005

Elle

Elle women 2005 "Good design which reaches beyond the parameters of culture, origin and time is the core." 

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27th September - 10th October 2004, India

Business

Design Temple, a well know design agency is putting together an exhibit called "India Indigenous" which will display product design, graphic design and fashion design. Says Design Temple's founder Divya Thakur, " World trends are foretold through fashion and film as they appeal to larger audiences."

June 2004

Icograda

Leela Calendar, Arjun Bhasin's visiting card and Banswara Catalogue by Design Temple. 

2004

Agency Faqs

Design Temple's, corporate identity for Arjun Bhasin rounded off India's merit list in the design category at the One Show Awards 2004. 

4th January, 2004

Indian Express

Divya Thakur and her team were commissioned by the Taj Group of Hotels to design their annual Calendar. 

12 October, 2003

Times News Network

"Divya Thakur's graphic design studio, though short on years, is long on reputation..."

March 2003

Career - Elle Magazine

"Three years ago, she started her own design shop, Design Temple, that gives a hip touch to the ordinary. Her roster of clients includes the best brands in the industry..."

16th February, 2003

Business India

Thakur says that she would recommend a calendar to any client who has target audience and their own database. "Its an absolutely effective means of advertising"

8th January 2003

Must Calendar - Mid-Day

"The team at Design Temple put their creative heads together and figured that fashion best marked the passage of time and the double-sided black and white calendar depicts different themes on either side. While one side recreates the most popular look of the decade the other revisits what was happening at The Taj at that time..."

6 December 2001, Ishtyle

Graphic Gurus - Bombay Times

"Divya Thakur set up Design Temple as a natural progression of being drawn to design in every aspect of her life." "Divya says her pet project would be redesigning the graphics at airports across India..."

March, 2001

Drawing Her Dreams Cosmopolitan

As a kid, Divya Thakur loved drawing. She would come home from school every afternoon, and while her mum snoozed, she would fill up writing pads with her sketches. The intrest in art continued for years and she finally signed up for a five-year degree at Mumbai's J. J. Institute of Applied Art...

18th February 2000, Mumbai

The Indian Express

"Divya Thakur has already worked for two advertising companies, art directed a magazine, designed dozens of corporate logos and launched her own company Design Temple - a one-stop design shop that handles everything from a logo to planning an event."

10 February, 2000

The Advertising Brief - Creative Corner

"Divya Thakur is the latest design diva to step out of the confines of the advertising industry to start her own venture - Design Temple" It hopes to bridge the gap between advertising and design by helping clients with everything from logo design to the look in mass advertising..."

15th February 2000

Mid-Day

"Divya Thakur recently launched her company Design Temple...