Journal

Reflections on curation, design and the broader creative landscape in India

Knowing what Engineering Design is and how it might intersect with mainstream design practice

by | Journal, Notes and Conversations

Priyamvada: Why do you think Engineering Design is not included in what is commonly known as “design”? Prayas: The “design world” is presently driven by personalities, egos and mythical concepts like “talent”. It does not appreciate the fact that imagining any system and translating it into a functional or tangible form is not as “objective” […]

The possibility of human-machine collaboration…

by | Journal, Notes and Conversations

How can humans and machines collaborate in a design-oriented process?

Storyflock has a new Manager of Digital Strategy, here’s what that means…

by | Journal

I met Indrojit Chaudhuri around twelve years back at Pinstorm – a company in Mumbai that we both worked for. I was part of the creative team whereas Indrojot was a manager of a territory. We had a few limited interactions only but we have been in touch ever since. For a time, I believed […]

Do you feel free in your own house?

by | Space Design

At first, you might consider jumping to ‘yes’. But wait, take a pause and think about it. When I ask do you feel free in your house, I mean to ask a lot of questions. Do you think your private spaces are private enough? Do you enjoy the liberty to move around in different spaces […]

Start conversational marketing today: how to talk to strangers and how can it be made easier?

by | Content Design, Curation

Business relationships are all about talking to strangers (people you do not know personally) and using your product or service to create a connection with them. However, this pure thought is a tough thing to achieve for many. Why is that? At the fundamental level – all humans share a simple set of interests, beliefs […]

You might not need better teachers; you might just need a better learning designer

by | Education

Not all teachers are good learning designers. But, to start from the start – who is a learning designer? A learning designer is someone who can assess the specific learning gap that needs to be bridged in a learner and can design a process or a curriculum for bridging it. Traditionally this role is expected […]

Knowing what Engineering Design is and how it might intersect with mainstream design practice

by | Journal, Notes and Conversations

Priyamvada: Why do you think Engineering Design is not included in what is commonly known as “design”? Prayas: The “design world” is presently driven by personalities, egos and mythical concepts like “talent”. It does not appreciate the fact that imagining any system and translating it into a functional or tangible form is not as “objective” […]

The possibility of human-machine collaboration…

by | Journal, Notes and Conversations

How can humans and machines collaborate in a design-oriented process?

Storyflock has a new Manager of Digital Strategy, here’s what that means…

by | Journal

I met Indrojit Chaudhuri around twelve years back at Pinstorm – a company in Mumbai that we both worked for. I was part of the creative team whereas Indrojot was a manager of a territory. We had a few limited interactions only but we have been in touch ever since. For a time, I believed […]

Do you feel free in your own house?

by | Space Design

At first, you might consider jumping to ‘yes’. But wait, take a pause and think about it. When I ask do you feel free in your house, I mean to ask a lot of questions. Do you think your private spaces are private enough? Do you enjoy the liberty to move around in different spaces […]

Start conversational marketing today: how to talk to strangers and how can it be made easier?

by | Content Design, Curation

Business relationships are all about talking to strangers (people you do not know personally) and using your product or service to create a connection with them. However, this pure thought is a tough thing to achieve for many. Why is that? At the fundamental level – all humans share a simple set of interests, beliefs […]

You might not need better teachers; you might just need a better learning designer

by | Education

Not all teachers are good learning designers. But, to start from the start – who is a learning designer? A learning designer is someone who can assess the specific learning gap that needs to be bridged in a learner and can design a process or a curriculum for bridging it. Traditionally this role is expected […]