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#PoV – Our Speaker for day 10: Partner & Principal Architect, IMK Architects, Rahul Kadri

As the principal architect at IMK Architects, a 50 year old architecture and planning firm based in Mumbai & Bengaluru, Rahul Kadri has led several major architecture and town planning projects. Some of his notable projects are for Tata’s, JSW and the Reliance group, Hotels & Resorts for Taj & Club Mahindra, College Campuses for […]

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#PoV – Our Speaker for day 9: Prolific textile & handicrafts product designer, Founder of Spider Design, Chandrashekhar Bheda

A brilliant and accomplished alumni of NID, National Institute of Design, J.J. School of Arts, Bombay (1982), and NIFT Delhi, Chandrashekhar Bheda is a shining name in the textile and handicrafts industry with more than 3 decades of rich experience in Indian and overseas markets. He currently leads several design projects belonging to key commercial […]

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#PoV – Our Speaker for day 8: Graphic & Textile Design virtuoso, Co-Founder Toile Indienne, Akila Seshasayee

Akila Seshasayee started her design career as a Graphic Design student at NID, National Institute of Design from 1982 to 1988. This is where she discovered her passion and love for typography that helped her chart her journey with dual specializations of being a communicator as well as being an artist. She is also the […]

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#PoV – Our Speaker for day 7: Avante Garde Fashion Designer & Founder of Akaaro Studio, Gaurav Jai Gupta

Acclaimed fashion & textile designer, Gaurav Jai Gupta is the only Indian designer to have a solo feature on the cover of India Today. His creative journey started with National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, extending all the way to Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, with a brief stint at ANAT Paris.   […]

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#PoV – Our speaker for day 6: Prolific storyteller, Founder and Creative Director of Studio Eeksaurus, Suresh Eriyat

Suresh Eriyat, a pioneer storyteller and animator, began his career in this creative field as early as 1997, when animation as a field of study was quite unknown in India. He graduated from NID, Ahmedabad, with a specialization in communication design, and has ever since been an unstoppable force in the arduous field of Film […]

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#PoV – Our Speaker for day 5: Padma Shri Awardee, National Award winner & renowned filmmaker, Dr. Nila Madhab Panda

Best known for unique and intriguing narrative of contemporary India, roping in the audience through dense and critical insights into the untold stories of the country, Dr. Nila Madhab Panda was born in Dasarajpur, a small & inaccessible village in Odisha. Having spent his childhood days along the banks of river Mahanadi, Dr. Panda carries […]

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#PoV – Our speaker for day 4: Design Thinking, HCD, & Service Design Thought Leader, Sudhindra V.

One of the most renowned thought leaders in design thinking in the country, Sudhindra V is a leading name in the arena of Human Centered Designs (HCD), Service Design, & digital transformation. Having led large scale high performance teams in complex organizations through exceptional organizational leadership, Sudhindra V. is someone who has cracked the code […]

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A love letter to staircases

Steps usually take you up or down, but when you are lucky – they make you gasp, stare and swoon. Those who follow this blog, know of my eternal love story with staircases. Since I haven’t touched upon this in some time, today let’s take a ‘flight’ of fancy with some breathtaking staircases. Web Yates […]

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#PoV – Our speaker for day 3: Prof. Nidhip Mehta -Architect, Educator, and Dean of School of Design (Pearl Academy)

Prof. Nidhip Mehta, comes from a rich background of design & architecture with more than 20 years of experience in the domain along with a long-standing stint as a prominent educator in India. As the former Dean of School of Design, Pearl Academy, his role was focused on the comprehensive academic administration of all design […]

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