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Hoozinc: Whose ink is it anyway?

MORE-IN Aligning urban art with emotions, Hoozinc brings alive pop culture as a service After their first internship as mechanical engineers for a company that made ducts for turbines, Hyderabad-based batchmates Chandni Mathur and Nikhil Kapur of Hoozinc knew they would choose anything but a 9-to-5 desk job for their career. The best part of...

From art installations to graffiti, this duo is revamping Hyderabad’s pop culture scene

Setting up the first ever pop culture merchandise store Hoozinc in AP in 2011, Chandni and Nikhil have come a long way from selling quirky t-shirts to providing art-centric products. Priyanka Richi Friday, April 26, 2019 – 13:50 Share @Facebook Share @twitter Share @reddit Inside images by Ricken Desai From selling printed t-shirts to showcasing...

Pinkathon’s Hyderabad chapter gets women to reclaim the streets, with a message for body positivity

hoozinc-17-minHyderabadi women run for body positivity If women could only reclaim the streets and their bodies – in whatever they choose to wear, without feeling conscious about their stretch marks and cellulite, wouldn’t that be wonderful? That’s exactly what happened when a group of 12 women chose to participate in a run in sports bras...

Great minds ink alike

Eight years strong, Chandni and Nikhil’s Hoozinc Art and Design studio is charting diverse territories Great minds ink alike When two mechanical engineers, Chandni Mathur and Nikhil Kapur decided to set out on an artistic adventure back in 2011, the city was still new to the concept of custom design and merchandise. Started off as...

IndiaToday

Anything you pick at Hoozinc is out of the box if not with an outright funny twist to it, like old time ironing press shaped ashtrays or notebooks with witty messages. “But our recent favourites are certificates that state words like ‘nalayak’ or ‘bhukkad’ and other such qualifiers that people typically have for their friends,...

Street art in Hyderabad triggering thoughts

There were days when art was just another hobby to the rich aristocrats, who would discuss its nuances over some fine wine. But as times changed, art as a form has evolved from being confined to just four walls. From adorning the walls of great museums, it made its way to making a statement on...

The torchbearers

We’ve always been the wacky sort and never saw ourselves fitting into a nine-to-five routine,” says Chandni Sakurikar, launching straight into how the store-Hooz-inc-which sells popular anime merchandise and art by upcoming artists, came about three years ago. “We are pretty happy that we both opted for graffiti and art over any well-paying engi-neering job,”...