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National Institute of Design Institution of National Importance

The Government of India through its recognition of the National Institute of Design as an institution of national importance (see Press Release) has finally accorded Design the status that it truly deserves in the nation’s priorities. Along with the thrust

National Institute of Design Institution of National Importance

The Government of India through its recognition of the National Institute of Design as an institution of national importance (see Press Release) has finally accorded Design the status that it truly deserves in the nation’s priorities. Along with the thrust

GDS design principles

:) https://www.gov.uk/designprinciples Government Digital Service Design Principles ….These principles are intended to be ‘carrot not stick’. They’re not a list of bad things to be avoided, they’re a set of principles to inspire you, accompanied by examples which explain things

GDS design principles

:) https://www.gov.uk/designprinciples Government Digital Service Design Principles ….These principles are intended to be ‘carrot not stick’. They’re not a list of bad things to be avoided, they’re a set of principles to inspire you, accompanied by examples which explain things

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not so small

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

notsosmall

not so small

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

Historical Document: Proposal for a National Design Council

Thanks to Prof. Achutha Rao, we have copies of a few historical documents prepared for the formation of a National Design Council and its functioning and activites – all prepared during 1983 – 84.

Historical Document: Proposal for a National Design Council

Thanks to Prof. Achutha Rao, we have copies of a few historical documents prepared for the formation of a National Design Council and its functioning and activites – all prepared during 1983 – 84.

Changed Times… Changing Concerns… – Deepankar Bhattacharyya

Read full article here. “Design has moved much beyond the realm of industry and products. It has shown its usefulness in every human activity and some of us have long argued that education institutions revamp their curricula to reflect the

Changed Times… Changing Concerns… – Deepankar Bhattacharyya

Read full article here. “Design has moved much beyond the realm of industry and products. It has shown its usefulness in every human activity and some of us have long argued that education institutions revamp their curricula to reflect the

Creative economy and development – The Hindu : Opinion / Editorial

Read original article in The Hindu here.  (Thank you, Avinash Rajagopal for the link) If information technology has enabled emerging economies such as India to change the commercial equations with the developed world, another speciality is being recognised for its

Creative economy and development – The Hindu : Opinion / Editorial

Read original article in The Hindu here.  (Thank you, Avinash Rajagopal for the link) If information technology has enabled emerging economies such as India to change the commercial equations with the developed world, another speciality is being recognised for its

Privatising the IIMs – Economic Times

Is this what is in store for all National Institutes in the country? Makes very interesting reading in the light of the Government’s announcements on the setting up of four new NIDs.  Read original article in The Economic Times here.

Privatising the IIMs – Economic Times

Is this what is in store for all National Institutes in the country? Makes very interesting reading in the light of the Government’s announcements on the setting up of four new NIDs.  Read original article in The Economic Times here.

“An evening with Prof. H Kumar Vyas”,

Talk by Prof. Vikas Satvalekar at “An evening with Prof. H Kumar Vyas”, at felicitation ceremony held in Pune. 22 March 2011 It was the summer of 1963. A typical hot afternoon in Ahmedabad inside the Corbousier designed Sanskar Kendra,

“An evening with Prof. H Kumar Vyas”,

Talk by Prof. Vikas Satvalekar at “An evening with Prof. H Kumar Vyas”, at felicitation ceremony held in Pune. 22 March 2011 It was the summer of 1963. A typical hot afternoon in Ahmedabad inside the Corbousier designed Sanskar Kendra,

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