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What’s yellow and black and has art all over?

Hindustan Times | ByNidhi Choksi
Feb 24, 2018 10:06 PM IST

Answer: Traditional taxis in Mumbai and Delhi that are looking sprightly and bright with a special makeover

In a tiny, crowded workshop in Lower Parel, artist Ashvini Menon is crouched over sheets of paper, focused on drawing and painting the Mumbaikars that Mumbaikars forget to see.

The tiny tales and happenings in and around the life of Mumbaikars is reflected in this taxi design(Photo: www.taxifabric.org)
The tiny tales and happenings in and around the life of Mumbaikars is reflected in this taxi design(Photo: www.taxifabric.org)
These kaali-peeli taxis are being given a new lease of life by designers
These kaali-peeli taxis are being given a new lease of life by designers
Ashvini Menon drawing out the ‘Wild Mumbaikars’ design (Aalok Soni)
Ashvini Menon drawing out the ‘Wild Mumbaikars’ design (Aalok Soni)
A taxi being given a colourful makeover (Aalok Soni)
A taxi being given a colourful makeover (Aalok Soni)
Delhi’s heritage is reflected in this quirky design in an autorickshaw (Photo: www.taxifabric.org)
Delhi’s heritage is reflected in this quirky design in an autorickshaw (Photo: www.taxifabric.org)
A design inspired by the psychological role of colours that counteracts the bustle of Mumbai (Photo: www.taxifabric.org)
A design inspired by the psychological role of colours that counteracts the bustle of Mumbai (Photo: www.taxifabric.org)
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