I stumbled upon this last night, and I can’t get enough. Why isn’t anyone talking about them?

You’re always content when adversity is your yardstick

A few years ago, I’d gone camping with a friend. We’d just finished dinner, and I was doing my best to rinse out our cooking utensils in the feeble glow of my tent light. We didn’t have much water or detergent. After fussing about for a bit, my friend, seeing…

Based on Beatty’s Chocolate Cake by Ina Garten

I’ve recently learned to bake a few staples and I’m more interested in fine tuning those before moving on to others. As the father of a five year-old, chocolate cake tops that list.

I’d tried chocolate cake before, and despite the fact that it was my first time baking anything…

Visualizing design feedback to encourage collaboration

This is something I’m doing more of, figured I’d share.

As a design manager, I’ve always found it difficult to know exactly when to grab the marker from someone when offering feedback. There is the natural urge to just offer up a solution, or be so prescriptive that I might…

How I got veggies and spice into my child at an early age

Khichdi is an Indian stew of rice, lentils and vegetables. I cobbled together my own recipe when my daughter was a few months old, and five years later it is still a healthy staple I rely on to fill gaps in her nutrition. Several friends have asked me for the…

Maa

I’ve always struggled with the way devi is portrayed in imagery or sculpture. She looked nothing like my mother. And my mother was everything like her.

Ritwik Dey

Father, husband, designer. Trying to do as much with as little as possible.

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