Shankar is a freelance writer based in Mumbai. Her writing spans a range of mediums—from lifestyle journalism to theatre and advertising. She writes primarily about art, design and travel and enjoys writing investigative pieces about cultural trends from around the globe. In addition to her work as a lifestyle reporter, Shankar is also a playwright with a special interest in plays for children.
Articles by Avantika Shankar
by Avantika Shankar Sep 11, 2019
Designer Matteo Fogale curates an exhibition featuring 10 Uruguayan design studios, each of whom will present new work inspired by the poetry of literary icon Juana de Ibarbourou.
by Avantika Shankar Sep 04, 2019
Luxurious, sustainable and portable - NO.MADE - a mobile home unveiled earlier this year at Salone del Mobile in Milan, is a feat of design in more ways than one.
by Avantika Shankar Aug 24, 2019
Tackling the issue of waste in the fashion industry, artists Sigi Ahl and Abigail George-Erickson of Eileen Fischer discuss the importance of sustainability for the brand.
by Avantika Shankar Aug 07, 2019
Suchi Reddy, founder of US-based architecture firm Reddymade, shares her perspectives on design, and how she has managed to build a dynamic and relevant body of work.
by Avantika Shankar Jul 18, 2019
The design firm from Milan – creator of architectural structure made of mushroom mycelium – explains why the fungus material is a sustainable building material for architects.
by Avantika Shankar Jun 27, 2019
STIR takes a look at how a Portland theatre company created a vibrant contemporary arts venue while also preserving a piece of the city’s history.