Following the success of Vogue, GQ and Condé Nast Traveller, publishing group Condé Nast India launched their 4th magazine title, the Indian edition of AD Architectural Digest at the Aman in New Delhi on 9th March 2012. AD showcases the very best of international and Indian architecture and design, inspiring readers and design enthusiasts to create the homes they’ve always dreamed of.
The elegant Bollywood Actress Deepika Padukone, who graces the cover of the inaugural March issue of AD unveiled the launch issue along with Alex Kuruvilla, MD, Condé Nast India and Manju Sara Rajan, Editor, Architectural Digest India.
The launch of AD saw the lawns of The Aman transform into a large living area with a blend of traditional and contemporary designs by famous Art Director, Sumant Jayakrishnan whilst Delhi-based design duo Thukral and Tagra conceptualized an awe-inspiring art installation that set the tone for the evening.
Thukral and Tagra concocted a wall of boxes with each box being “just another brick in the wall.” The boxes fitted together to create a mural inspired by the sprawling houses that signify the heart of contemporary India.