Time. We May Never Have It Again.

We have time today. This was not the way we wanted time for ourselves but let us accept that we have something and in such abundance that people in the last few generations could never afford to have. We have time. People from almost all walks of the society (except those in the healthcare and related disciplines, and in police …

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Join Me: An Hour on Zoom

In these uncertain times, we are sure to see some impact on our work. The leaders have been encouraging and we all need to be prepared for the new streams in our work. I am hosting a series of one-hour Zoom meetings to discuss our work. Series 1: The Ninety Percent in Design 02 and 09 April 2020, 07:00 PM …

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Love All or D F N P T H

Last week, I had an eye infection and I went to a specialist for my eye investigation. As I had anticipated and fairly enough, I saw a Snellen Chart and soon I was reading different sets of characters, by using different power eye-lens. (Reading: Eye Charts) Selecting a specific set of characters must have some science. However for a minute, …

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Designing for Trust. Speaking on The World Interaction Design Day 2019

While working as a consultant with growing product teams worldwide in the last ten years, “designing for scalability” has been my constant coffee table message. To validate a startup idea, to ensure that the message is marketable, the product is sale-able, and that business is scaleable, I channelize my energies to design products that really inspire trust. Right now if …

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8Knorks — Design around Dinner, in Chandigarh

8Knorks is a dinner table where eight voices combine and rise to discuss the future of design, and its impact on the people for whom we design, around their stories, their success, and their constraints. The table is set in the beautiful Chandigarh, on 12 July. A Friday evening. Windy. Say it Loud Does your current work engagement give you a chance to …

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Designing for the OUTCOME: A Conference, Products Culture, and Startup Ecosystem

The startup ecosystem noise gets louder and is more widely distributed now in Chandigarh. I love the way students are now entrepreneuring their muscles from idea to pitching, and sometimes prototyping on their way. My co-working space CEED gives me regular chances to talk to Chitkara University students. Many a times, they surprise me with their startupreneural questions. Also, CEED …

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Guts and Glory. Conference. Vitamins. Canvas.

More often than not, we wear the same old hat in all conferences. Coffee, business cards, and handshakes. It is also true that we crave for meaningful experiences from a conference. Guts and Glory gives you a chance. It offered you a chance to present and to volunteer. It has given you a few chances via a stream of exciting …

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