Priya Khanchandani spoke to Camille Walala about her bold pursuit of vibrant pattern and a career that spans 3D graphic installations and interiors in a tribal-pop style. This session was brought to you by Arper and ICON.
As an artist, Camille Walala is purveyor of positivity, expressed through vibrant colour and bold pattern. Her work, from the micro to the macro, harnesses optimistic typography and exuberant geometries to create environments that stimulate the senses and inspire joy.
Priya Khanchandani is the Editor of Icon Magazine. She is a writer, researcher and curator specialising in experimental design and architecture. Previously she worked as Head of Arts Programmes for India at the British Council at the Victoria and Albert Museum as lead of the Design Fund for contemporary acquisitions.
Priya holds an MA in the History of Design with Distinction from the Royal College of Art. She has contributed to numerous publications, from Bloomsbury’s Encyclopaedia of Design to The Observer and Frieze. She also co-runs Design Can, is a Founding Member of Museum Detox and a Trustee of Engage.