Category Archives: Design

What kinds of seeds? – John Thackara

By john | Published: February 21, 2011 Global design education in a nasty bind. There are hints of the dot com boom a decade ago. New products [courses] have been launched at a frantic rate in recent years. New buildings

What kinds of seeds? – John Thackara

By john | Published: February 21, 2011 Global design education in a nasty bind. There are hints of the dot com boom a decade ago. New products [courses] have been launched at a frantic rate in recent years. New buildings

John Thackara – What Kind of Design Institutes for India?

February 19, 2011 What Kind of Design Institutes for India? A decision by the Indian government set up four new National Institutes of Design [NIDs] in the country has sparked a lively debate about the kinds of design they should

John Thackara – What Kind of Design Institutes for India?

February 19, 2011 What Kind of Design Institutes for India? A decision by the Indian government set up four new National Institutes of Design [NIDs] in the country has sparked a lively debate about the kinds of design they should

Inclusive Design for India

Design for Inclusive Development Prof M P Ranjan Design Thinker & Independent Academic Ahmedabad Our economists and planners have got used to the idea of measuring progress by the growth and their metrics include industrial production, agricultural production and the

Inclusive Design for India

Design for Inclusive Development Prof M P Ranjan Design Thinker & Independent Academic Ahmedabad Our economists and planners have got used to the idea of measuring progress by the growth and their metrics include industrial production, agricultural production and the

Vision First – Proposal

The original pdf document can be viewed / downloaded here. Vision First Introduction The Indian Design community is excited — the Indian government has committed to the setting up of four new Institutions for Design Education (NIDs) in the country.

Vision First – Proposal

The original pdf document can be viewed / downloaded here. Vision First Introduction The Indian Design community is excited — the Indian government has committed to the setting up of four new Institutions for Design Education (NIDs) in the country.

Views – Jogi

As we move on in India from a brick and mortar economy to a knowledge and information based economy, definition of Design, role of Designer and Design institute stands to change completely. Industrialisation and associated developmental activities have touched only parts

Views – Jogi

As we move on in India from a brick and mortar economy to a knowledge and information based economy, definition of Design, role of Designer and Design institute stands to change completely. Industrialisation and associated developmental activities have touched only parts

Towards articulating visions of design education in India – Deepankar Bhattacharyya

“I know that we must ‘let a hundred flowers blossom’ to quote Mao (with none of his penchant for executing dissenters ;0) and be open to the changing meanings and directions that ‘design’ and design education is taking. The four

Towards articulating visions of design education in India – Deepankar Bhattacharyya

“I know that we must ‘let a hundred flowers blossom’ to quote Mao (with none of his penchant for executing dissenters ;0) and be open to the changing meanings and directions that ‘design’ and design education is taking. The four

vision first

The Power of Social Network is already having its effect. Two days ago, we approached Sam Pitroda, Chairman of Knowledge Commission of India and Advisor to the Prime Minister on Innovation. We expressed to him the concern of the Design

vision first

The Power of Social Network is already having its effect. Two days ago, we approached Sam Pitroda, Chairman of Knowledge Commission of India and Advisor to the Prime Minister on Innovation. We expressed to him the concern of the Design