Experiencing from the least

Recently at a academic project display at NID Ahmedabad, undergraduate students from the discipline of Exhibition Design created a maze of used jute rags and cotton cloth strips, exploring open space designing. The students ultimately came up with this enriched integration: Narrating the feel walking among and between the strands of colored cotton strips can … Continue reading Experiencing from the least

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10-Q-2-D-i : Evaluating a concept through the 10 Questions to Design ideation

Design processes have evolved over the time and every design initiative formulates their own design processes which they have mastered in. As a design student, it’s often tough and riskier equation to compare the processes and evolve accordingly in time. Although the beauty of a creativity process seemingly lay in the evolution journey, an organized methodology … Continue reading 10-Q-2-D-i : Evaluating a concept through the 10 Questions to Design ideation

Play, save, build – an interactive replacement to throw away behavior

In these recent years, there has been an enormous increase in the amount of plastic wastes trying to penetrate the consumption behavior of the inhabitants of these aesthetically calm and usually careful-about-environment places, I stumbled upon this snacks packaging at a small chai-ki-laari (shops selling tea and snacks) alongside the highway NH-52. With offering a common … Continue reading Play, save, build – an interactive replacement to throw away behavior

Design for tomorrow is not about mere problem solving but cultivating a better co-living ecosystem

Design has always been considered as a showcase of a plausible tomorrow that is aesthetically beautiful and meaningful to human lives. With the exponential growth of wicked problems in the world like climate change, design has to now move away from mere problem solving and re-design to something more inclusive - cultivating a tomorrow that … Continue reading Design for tomorrow is not about mere problem solving but cultivating a better co-living ecosystem

FULLUSE IT! – Sharing consumption

In the month of March 2015, Ellen MacArthur Foundation organized the DIF Hackathon 2015 simultaneously with at NID India, MIT USA and Cranfield University UK for 48 hours. Our team, we called it "Learn and Innovate", participated with a team comprising of information technology hackers, strategic designers, product designers and engineers, all focused on helping … Continue reading FULLUSE IT! – Sharing consumption

The fabric of Social Seva – Facilitating social service through design and systems thinking

Project collaborators: Alisha Nisar, Bhaskarjyoti Das, Ramanuj Nanhoriya and Prof. Praveen Nahar, NID Ahmedabad, India Project Summary: Click here to download In our last assignment under the module of system design, a part of the course of Masters of Design in Product Design, we evaluated the concepts of design intervention for creating a fertile-for-innovation ecosystem that celebrates the … Continue reading The fabric of Social Seva – Facilitating social service through design and systems thinking