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Much of the inspiration around the studio, in fact, comes in paper form, like these assemblages Doshi and Levien plucked from their archives to show us. Both of them collect images, paper samples, and the like, but Doshi is really the one who spins them into the collages and paintings where their ideas for textile and interior designs gestate, and which are the type of thing that would go into the book the duo are planning. At right is an old photograph of Nipa's close friend and mentor Minni Boga.