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    • Portfolio Pallavi M Visual Communication Design Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore
    • 05 06 07 08 06 07 08 09 Learning Milestones Explorations Process & Product Inter- Connections Technology Labs & Projects Real world Interface Social Responsibility Timeline This is a timeline of my growth over the four years in Design School. A personal observation I have made, is that I have grown to engage equally in every section of design education over the four years, and this timeline reflects this observation. Home
    • Basic Composition | 2006 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Contrast The basic composition course with type designer Mahindra Patel, was a workshop on understanding visual principles of composition. This course resulted in work that I feel, helped bring clarity of thought in my design execution.
    • Basic Composition | 2006 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Symmetry and This was my first step towards the design symmetrical balance process through iteration, exploration and feedback. Sometimes, good work comes in Iterations for rhythm its best form when constantly worked on, and made to evolve. Basic composition for me, reflects the idea, of building on a sketch, and working within constraints.
    • Letter Design | 2007 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Concept for letterform This course explored the design of letter Regular and italic versions forms and systems. Here, I attempted to redefine the position of thick and thin strokes. Designing letters both individu- ally and as a system, brought sensitivity to detail, and taught me to constantly iterate between the small picture to the big one and vice versa..
    • Letter Design | 2007 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Scriptwriting Scriptwriting, which was a part of the letter- Exploring letterform form design course, taught me to meditate on a piece of work. It is one of the few on my list of activities in design, that I have enjoyed doing. I do not consider these works as most successful, but it was an insightful and useful learning experience.
    • Type Specimen | 2007 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Type Specimen book for The typespecimen book, is a handcrafted the Century expanded design, that is in the form of a magazine, to typeface created by reflect the origin of the century expanded Morris Fuller Benton typeface.
    • Type Specimen | 2007 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Type Specimen book for I chose this piece of work as a learning mile- the Century expanded stone, as it was the first kind of opportunity typeface created by to relook at my design, and modify it to make Morris Fuller Benton it stronger.
    • Type Specimen | 2007 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 The first attempt I personally feel this piece shows vast to create a type improvement in execution of idea and specimen book for presentation between the two versions of Century expanded. the book.
    • Narrative Illustration | 2007 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 The chapter This work was a significant piece, as it helped illustrations for the me think of characters, perspectives of drawing, narrative ‘circus mood, mediums and settings. I feel it stands for on the moon’ . the improvement I made in viewing and engag- ing with illustrations.
    • Editorial Illustration | 2007 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 This editorial illustration, This exercise introduced me to constraints meant to capture in and commercial illustration and how to the balancing act of communicate ideas quickly and effectively. chef couples who own restaurants; Acryclics &marker
    • Illustration for Publication | 2008 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 An editorial illustration This exercise introduced me to constraints for an article in and commercial illustration and how to about technology communicate ideas quickly and effectively. and creativity; Pen, & Pastels; Photoshop
    • Illustration for Publication | 2008 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Book Cover for Illustration was another fear for me in the Tales from Malgudi art and design realm, and to overcome this by R K Narayan; I chose the illustration course. The time Pen and acrylics. spent during the course, was very inspiring, as I got to see so many different styles and methods of illustration, and it opened me up to trying my hand at it.
    • Logotype design | 2008 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Logotype for a spa This logo is an identity for a spa and is based on the idea of a cucoon- a place for nourish- ment and growth. This idea has been taken forward with an abstract symbol of a butter- fly, which goes on to form the visual identity of the spa.
    • Logotype design | 2008 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Pattern developed from I consider this course outcome significant logo, and translated as it boosted my confidence and helped me to packaging labels bring together my graphic design skills and for spa products. pushed my standards of design delivery by several notches.It was initially a struggle to find the right idea and stick to it. However, I learnt that even simple ideas, can be rendered well to appeal to an audience.
    • Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Book Jacket and cover Pictorial storytelling was a studio course for Leftovers, a short that engaged with the media of graphic comic chapter on the novels, comic books and narrative. This life of an Indian waiter, resulted in an edition my comic strip “Left- with a monotonous life. overs”- a story about a waiter who lives a very mechanical life.
    • Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 A glimpse of the The comic uses several short lived frames narrative tone which intend to be monotonous, yet funny. and style of the comic book.
    • Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 Milestones Learning Basic Composition | 2006 Letterform Design | 2007 Type Specimen Book | 2007 Illustration | 2005 - 08 Logotype Design | 2008 Pictorial Storytelling | 2008 A page spread from I consider this one of my unsuccessful the comic book works, as I struggled to find a personal Leftovers , chapter style and genre of comic book storytelling, titled Shit happens. and it took even longer to pin down an idea I was convinced with. However I realized my weaknesses and strengths in doing this exer- cise. In the end, I feel the idea has tremen- dous potential, though executed poorly.
    • Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Human form explored These one -minute drawings helped me over- in gesture drawing come another fear of mine: drawing human technique, oil pastels. form in right proportions. The course made sketching human forms an organic and spon- teneous process, which I feel is an impor- tant skill to have during the ideation and visualization of a design product.
    • Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Human form explored These one -minute drawings helped me over- in gesture drawing come another fear of mine: drawing human technique, oil pastels. form in right proportions. The course made sketching human forms an organic and spon- teneous process, which I feel is an impor- tant skill to have during the ideation and visualization of a design product.
    • Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Human form explored These one -minute drawings helped me over- in gesture drawing come another fear of mine: drawing human technique, oil pastels. form in right proportions. The course made sketching human forms an organic and spon- teneous process, which I feel is an impor- tant skill to have during the ideation and visualization of a design product.
    • Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Human form explored These one -minute drawings helped me over- in gesture drawing come another fear of mine: drawing human technique, oil pastels. form in right proportions. The course made sketching human forms an organic and spon- teneous process, which I feel is an impor- tant skill to have during the ideation and visualization of a design product.
    • Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Iterations for These are a set of three silk screened post- silkscreened postcards, cards, that are inspired by my love for travel. imagery derived from They intend to urge the receiver of it, to get a personal, exhaustive out and experience the goodness of travel- mind map on Travel ling. The visuals come along with a short poem.
    • Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Iterations for This example is significant, as my experi- silkscreened postcards mentation of the silk screen medium was driven out of utmost frustration, for regis- Artwork for tration going bad, screens becoming weary, Backpacking, one of the and the photo film becoming overexposed. three series of postcards Unable to handle this, I used the flaws of the facilities, and gave up the idea of good registration.
    • Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Artwork for The end result was satisfying, as it emerged Vagabonding and as an interesting texture of type and colour. Globe Trotting All in all, this work was a painstaking, but good exercise. Silkscreen as a medium pres- Colour explorations ents itself with a number of challenges, of which I learnt how to make these very constraints the strength of the design itself.
    • Ways into Seeing | 2008 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Artwork for hybridising Ways into seeing, was a studio course with everyday objects artist Zoe Benbow that helped explore draw- ing as a tool for thinking. This studio was Human form, ink and pen helpful in realizing that drawing is a process, rather than a product. It also led me to pay attention to mediums, proportion and visual play in the ideation process.
    • Ways into Seeing | 2008 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Human form, It has definitely taught me, how to use draw- watercolors, ink and ing to present and generate ideas and an pen, oil pastels ongoing process of design.These pieces were almost always generated spontaneously, as opposed to a planned process of execution, which I believe is a good alternative as a quick and possibly lateral way of thinking.
    • Painting with Photography | 2009 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Self - portrait, ‘multiple This was a workshop with artist Pascal identities’ done during Monteil where self portraits were made a workshop with artist using photo collage as a technique. I loved Pascal Monteil this approach as it was interesting to explore in a purely visual manner, which I am slightly alien to.
    • Painting with Photography | 2009 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Iteration for Self The second iteration I did was inspired - portrait ’multiple by the photo collage style of David Hock- identities’ inspired by ney, and I wanted to try my hand at a more artist David Hockney mocked up version of it. Hence this course was a different path taken, where we threw concept out the window, and worked our way through by sensing color, composition, culture and personality.
    • Art for Bangalore | 2009 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Artwork developed for The art for Bangalore series, were a series of artist Krsna Mehta for artworks done for artist Krsna Mehta, based the Bangalore series: on Bangalore City. These artworks were fun Swalpa Adjust Maadi a to shoot for, ideate and execute. I felt that it light take on the much was a challenge for me to interpret the ideas fussed about traffic in the manner wanted: kitsch, pop culture woes of Bangalore. style. This is a style, that I’ve always loved, but had never tried my hand at.
    • Art for Bangalore | 2009 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Artwork developed The art for Bangalore series, were a series of for artist Krsna Mehta artworks done for artist Krsna Mehta, based for the Bangalore on Bangalore City. These artworks were fun series: Namaskara to shoot for, ideate and execute. I felt that it Sir!: the laidback, was a challenge for me to interpret the ideas friendly and inviting in the manner wanted: kitsch, pop culture side of Bangalore. style. This is a style, that I’ve always loved, but had never tried my hand at.
    • Art for Bangalore | 2009 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Artwork developed The art for Bangalore series, were a series of for artist Krsna Mehta artworks done for artist Krsna Mehta, based for the Bangalore on Bangalore City. These artworks were fun series: Culture okay, to shoot for, ideate and execute. I felt that it Vulture Yaake?: a was a challenge for me to interpret the ideas take on the banning in the manner wanted: kitsch, pop culture of different cultural style. This is a style, that I’ve always loved, activities in Bangalore but had never tried my hand at.
    • Art for Bangalore | 2009 Explorations Illustration: Human Form | 2006 Silkscreen Printing | 2007 Ways into Seeing | 2008 Painting with Photography | 2009 Art for Bangalore | 2009 Artwork developed The art for Bangalore series, were a series of for artist Krsna Mehta artworks done for artist Krsna Mehta, based for the Bangalore on Bangalore City. These artworks were fun series: India’s Coffee to shoot for, ideate and execute. I felt that it House; a nostalgic was a challenge for me to interpret the ideas view of the city, with in the manner wanted: kitsch, pop culture its quirks for coffee, style. This is a style, that I’ve always loved, music and leisure. but had never tried my hand at.
    • Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 A Collage of all the The nokia only planet project, involved an research done during engaging process of research on the Subject the first phase of of Animism. This included an attempt to Nokia Only Planet. understand people, products, myths, reli- gions and culture.
    • Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Persona, Emotional The ultimate outcome of this project was to Map, SWOT analysis build a product or service, which through and illustrated design renders it seemingly to have a soul, scenario to identify or a life. This project was an intensive learn- opportunities for a ing experience, in a process that involved product or service research, quadrant making, personas and to function as an scenarios, emotional mapping, ideation and animistic object.. prototyping of the concept.
    • Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Quadrant making , I personally found this project a valu- where metaphors able learning experience, in observing how were used to describe a process can be means to translating an the characteristics of intangible subject of enquiry, into a tangible an object or service. design artifact or product.
    • Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Idea sketch for an The final outcome of my idea suffered, as i animistic talisman, was inexperienced in being able to execute an object that is a my idea into a prototype, with defined and personal guru, and clear characterestics. Its a valuable learn- uses astrology to ing in the importance of decision making and interact with its users deep diving into one idea, on a daily basis.
    • Type and Composition | 2008 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Type composition Type and composition book was a result of book cover an exhaustive process of exploring composi- tion principles. This book was significant in making me sensitive to and in understanding the role of typography for heirarchy, legibility and impactful layouts.
    • Type and Composition | 2008 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Page spreads for This hands on process involved intense iter- grids and margins, ating, which resulted in a piece of work, that visual anchor, figure stands for a reference at present, and will do and ground and so in the future. It helped establish personal active principles. thumbrules of do’s and dont’s to follow while building strong layouts.
    • Letterpress | 2008 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Letterpressed This assignment involved researching the bookmarks and impact of the Private Press movement in proprietor’s cards, the 19th century. The research led to letter- designed to reflect pressed products, which were in the form of the time of the private bookmarks and a Proprietor’s card, a format press movement. invented by J B Liebermann.
    • Letterpress | 2008 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 A field visit to This assignment was very inspiring, as the a letterpress process involved delving into the history of printing unit. printing. This process in my opinion, resulted in a product that truly emerged from the research that had gone behind it.
    • Letterpress | 2008 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Above: In the The aim of the assignment was to deliver a letterpressing unit, design that reflected the spirit of the era, and to print my design. I feel that overall, this is an important note to keep in mind,and this is a criteria for any Research and good design artifact. thumbnail iterations for my product.
    • Interaction Design | 2008 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 ‘ Streetsmart’ is a mobile Streetsmart is a mobile phone applica- phone application, to tion which was developed as a solution to help its users with bettering the Bangalore transport system. wayfinding and transport It stemmed from the observation that often systems in a city. people do not have enough information, or convenient access to it for getting around the city.
    • Interaction Design | 2008 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Developing this was an intense process of Flow chart for listing system functionsunderstanding user navigation, and their needs. The process involved research, flow- and features of charts, personas and scenarios and a brand- the application ing exercise. I feel this helped make my Logo identity and visual design process a lot more thorough by look- design iterations. ing at making a product more accessible and intuitive to a user.
    • Interaction Design | 2008 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Illustration of Developing this was an intense process of a Scenario. understanding user navigation, and their needs. The process involved research, flow- The application is charts, personas and scenarios and a brand- extended to a website, ing exercise. I feel this helped make my for extended usage design process a lot more thorough by look- ing at making a product more accessible and intuitive to a user.
    • Business Design | 2008 Process & Evolution Of Logo Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 A look at the intended Business Design was a course that was run evolving of the in the Idiom Design house. The brief for this Indian Railways exercise, was to rebrand the Indian Railways logo, as part of to gradually allow it to become an image of rebranding exercise . international standards. The given was that the logo of the Indian Railways, should grad- ually evolve for its customers to accept change.
    • Business Design | 2008 Quote 5 Quote 2 “The IR is like Rajnikanth. Some “The culture of Indian Railways people swear by him, some can’t is unity in diversity and serves all stand him, he’s old as hell, but class creed people irrespective of he’s still out there serving more than age & color. It is a service oriented his purpose. ” organization.” Hashim Kesheralu D (42) Process & Photo Journalist Staff & Welfare Inspector 22 Years at IR Create Product Hospitality and beautification A comprehensive information system, signage etc. Good services to burgeoning population Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Preserve Imperfectionism Open doors at every berth Access to remote areas Influx of people who come to sell their food. Destroy Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Corruption Inflation of prince for tickets. Business Design | 2008 Bad toilets and timings, papersheets on trains. Quotes by a user and This involved a clear need to understand the emplyee of th e IR organization through extensive research. My team and I spoke to various people, from The Create, Preserve, within the company, as well as the users of Destroy process the service. to understand problems and needs of the system.
    • Business Design | 2008 Railway Minister Process & Product Chairman Board Members Civil Engineering Mechl. Engineering Operating Zones (16) Commercial Finance & Accounts Advisory Panel & Electrical Engineering General Managers Signal & tele-communication Stores Personnel Medical Security Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 An idea sketch for The process included mapping the system, redesigning the Indian and delivering solutions through idea maps, Railways by bridging questionnaires, “CPD: create preserve the gap between destroy” methods, brand architecture, and users, employees visual design. and good services.
    • Business Design | 2008 Process & Food Indian Services Railways Product Waiting Room Tourist Help desk Railway Hockey Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Freight Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Iterations for identity Overall, this course taught a great deal on of Indian Railways team collaboration, research on and off the field, and system design. I realized the importance of planning, and realizing how design needs to be a step by step process in bringing change within large organizations, which is of immense value.
    • Business Design | 2008 Process & Product Nokia Only Planet | 2007 Type and Composition | 2008 Letterpress | 2008 Interaction Design | 2008 Business Design | 2008 Iterations for identity Overall, this course taught a great deal on of Indian Railways team collaboration, research on and off the field, and system design. I realized the importance of planning, and realizing how design needs to be a step by step process in bringing change within large organizations, which is of immense value.
    • Mythology & its Structure| 2007 “That is exactly my point, Nautionus, that this is no coincidence. Connections You claim that you are an idea that was born from Mrs. Time and that Mrs. Time was born from goddess infinity. But what are they really?” “Why? What are they? They are what they are!” “Ah, well, what are they? They themselves could be ideas, Inter- Nautionus, Ideas that belong to a certain someone: A concept. They might not really exist.” “So what are you trying to tell me? That all this is just in someone’s head? Just like I am? You are saying that time and infinity, my very own family, does not actually exist!” Mythology & its Structure | 2007 Interactive Toy Design | 2009 “It could be all the doings of the human world.” “So, what I believed that I had built all this while has actually been such that they have built me…” An excerpt from the Mythologies was a studio course where we protomyth ‘Mrs Time, explored myths and their structures. This this is Nautionus’. It course involved writing a proto myth that explores the origin told the story of the creation of the universe, of man, woman and the origin of mankind. My myth tells the and universe. story of the universe and man being created by an idea, a character that was born from time.
    • Mythology & its Structure| 2007 Connections Inter- Mythology & its Structure | 2007 Interactive Toy Design | 2009 ‘Rough sketches of my In this course, I made connections in the character, Nautionus’ fields of literature, film making, theatre , philosophy, religion and politics . I enjoyed it, because I found ideas through a process of self reflection and resulted in an understand- ing of, narrative styles and imagery. It taught me that one can ride on the waves of fantasy, and craft it into a piece of design that is thought provoking
    • Interactive Toy Design | 2009 Connections Inter- Mythology & its Structure | 2007 Interactive Toy Design | 2009 The skeleton of the Interactive toy design was a two month lab prototype, a helmet run by finnish artist Anders Sandell. This with customisable course explored the design of toys, and their accessories for a significance in culture and society. DIY bug head. This lab resulted in a prototype of my toy “bug heads”, which is wearable head gear,with customisable insect parts..
    • Interactive Toy Design | 2009 Connections Inter- Mythology & its Structure | 2007 Interactive Toy Design | 2009 The toy prototype ‘Bug The idea of this toy is to introduce children to head’, showcased at the the world of insects, and their environments. Toymakers exhibition. The toy intends to teach children about insect mechanisms like colour, camouflage etc. through its variety of fabric and simple interactive actions and elements.
    • Interactive Toy Design | 2009 Connections Inter- Mythology & its Structure | 2007 Interactive Toy Design | 2009 Above: Prototypes I consider this course, by far the most satis- for toy ‘Bug Heads’ fying of all, where in I delved into textile and product design disciplines and also learnt Usability tests in pockets about topics like research and with children ethnography, behavioral sciences, entomol- ogy, physics, storytelling and culture.
    • Interactive Toy Design | 2009 Connections Inter- Mythology & its Structure | 2007 Interactive Toy Design | 2009 Conceptualization Short workshops, field trips, dirty proto- for toys was done typing exercises etc added to our spectrum through workshops, of potential ideas for toys. This course has usability tests, and taught me to draw inspiration from varied analysis of research fields, and to handle a design process from for opportunity areas. ideation to prototyping successfully.
    • Interactive Toy Design | 2009 Connections Inter- Mythology & its Structure | 2007 Interactive Toy Design | 2009 A closer look at the toy I have realized the importance of taking a prototype, complete good idea forward to its full potential, and to with tentacles, wings, not rest until it is done. It is also significant spots and eyes. because it taught me to cross my boundaries of comfort, in order for my design thinking to grow in depth.
    • Interactive electronics | 2008 Technology Interactive electronics| 2008 UX and Web as Media | 2009 The ‘Moonflower’ in The moonflower is an LED lamp, with a action, a light-sensitive light sensor, that senses and thus, glows in electronic plant that the dark. This simple lamp’s function was acts as a ambient inspired by the night blooming moonflowers. lighting piece.
    • Interactive electronics | 2008 Technology Interactive electronics| 2008 UX and Web as Media | 2009 The ‘Moonflowers’ are This was a great collaborative effort, which made of translucent involved visualization, understanding the paper, folded in an programming of Arduino boards and proto- origami fashion, and typing. hold LEDs inside.
    • Interactive electronics | 2008 Technology Interactive electronics| 2008 UX and Web as Media | 2009 Renders for This was one of my successful courses, as visualization of the ideas my team and i were able to deliver a work- ing prototype before timline, which gave us Circuit work with room for feedback and improvement. This Arduino boards allowed us to build a second version, which had a more robust circuitory, as well a more ‘Moonflower’ in action, engaging user interactive experience. when placed in the dark
    • UX and Web as Media | 2009 Type in a search query here SEARCH Green Scene Technology Username Password Home Transport Waste News & Events Shop | Realize your role on this planet Food Monday 7 Mar, 2009 Realize your role on this planet Every act in this community makes the world greener. Sustainability is no more a spectators sport. Sign-up Do your bit... See the impact now! Strart a new ECO account 11,22,675 People 12,234 Articles 2043 Groups have contributed to this GREEN SCENE till date Reducing Carbon Emissions by 2,102 m tons Know your Ecological Foot print by taking our two minute questionnaire. Interactive electronics| 2008 UX and Web as Media | 2009 UPDATE DISCUSS ACTION GLOBAL NEWS ONGOING DISCUSSIONS MONTHLY CHALLENGE 20 ecos / entry Metro work in B'lore resulting in Prohibit plastic bags usage for 10 days Vadodara waste construction material. 22 Entries / 30 groups Fero modicil experro omnihilique voluptatesti Dam causes tem quid quam, utam, sinctur, inctem fuga. Walk 2 kms everyday for 7 days 432 Entries / 15 groups riots amongst  123  222 displaced Upload a price list and shops for citizens. local fruits Sqizz-in underpasses, call for 43 Entries / 46 groups scratches on your car The current dam construction that has been Sed et quo maiorpore nihita conet elest February Results untur, quamus etur? Quidici quam quos ut halted due to a PIL, was recently sent to the  123  222 Home page for the UX and Web as Media, explored the structure supreme court. The results have left a lot of TIPS 10 Ecos / Consult Feria aspit voluptatium quistio website ‘Green Scene’, anddisplaced citizens helpless and angry... user sensitive fugia dolores erundu? functioning of Web as a a community network medium. We engaged with understanding 123  222 corest See More   Comnimpore sus digende voloribusani il inverumquae nonsendame doluptae parcia How can i reuse brewed over tea leaves? Yes, brewed over tea can be reused as good manure for the garden. They are high in mineral salts useful for the plants. that aims at bringing different user brackets by illustrating inter- COMMUNITY NEWS Which Kind of fuel is more eco-friendly? Feria aspit voluptatium quistio awareness and actions action scenes with personas. Hacking bus routes in Bangalore  Comnimpore sus digende voloribusani il inverumquae non- corest fugia dolores erundu? Fero modicil experro omnihilique voluptatesti sendame doluptae parcia quaectur? Comnimpore sus digende voloribusani il tem quid quam, utam, sinctur ero modicil on green issues, at a experro omnihilique voluptatesti tem quid inverumquae nonsendame doluptae parcia  123  222 Are all kinds of shoe boxes recyclable? quam, utam, sinctur. Comnimpore sus digende voloribusani il inverumquae non- local and global level. sendame doluptae parcia quaectur? Young Friends of Trees Feria aspit voluptatium quistio Get SMS Tips See All Fero modicil experro omnihilique volupta- testi tem quid quam, utam, sinctur, inctem fuga. Nam ut re venis sinullabo.  corest fugia dolores erundu? Comnimpore sus digende voloribusani il inverumquae nonsendame doluptae parcia  123  222 See All
    • UX and Web as Media | 2009 Technology Objective Attitudinal change Knowledge Awareness Interactive electronics| 2008 UX and Web as Media | 2009 Concept map, For better engaging with the web as a sitemap and medium, we charted out concept maps, illustrated scenarios sitemaps and wireframes for the final for Green Scene website. This translated to a website with a value proposition of bringing awareness and initiating action among communities, to deal with green issues. A visual identity was also developed as part of the process.
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    • Sangama | 2008 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 A view of the Sangama Labs, was a course that brought crumbling Standard various disciplines together, where we Brick and tile factory, were made sensitive to various aspects like a building that stood the history, geography and culture, and its tall since 1920. impact on an environment.
    • Sangama | 2008 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 A Worker at the Brick My team’s line of enquiry was in the subject factory, whose worked of urban history, and resulted in an under- here for 30 years,. standing of a city and its people, and the impacts of change in population, climate and businesses on them, all triggered by a visit to a brick factory, in the process of demolition.
    • Sangama | 2008 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 The Brick factory, This course involved team collaboration, demolished for and was a great experience to be working reasons of the growing with peers to identify common interests, need for housing,. and generate ideas that can be carried on together to its best.
    • Media Lab | 2007 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 Abstraction of The media labs course was in collaboration an object with art and design historian Gerard Mermoz and explored visual semanticsThese are a selected set of photographs, which involved abstraction of objects.
    • Media Lab | 2007 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 A series of three The labs allowed for exploration with differ- photographs , ent mediums like photography, audio and representing the even typography. It was an interesting expe- abstraction of a rience that taught me the need for expres- glass of water. sion and depth of meaning in any piece of art and design.
    • Gamut graduate exhibition | 2008 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 A view of the exhibition The Gamut identity, designed for an exhibi- space for Gamut: tion of works by graduating design students Srishti Graduation from various specializations. The identity and Exhibition 2008 visual language, is derived from the idea of a spectrum or range.
    • Gamut graduate exhibition | 2008 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 Identity and publicity Working for this exhibition, was a good learn- design: Poster, dvd ing experience to translate digital designs cover, and invite. into physical and tangible spaces. The team needed to develop an identity system that worked across various mediums, for public- ity, display, signage as well as digital medi- ums, which was challenging task.
    • Gamut graduate exhibition | 2008 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 Identity and publicity Working for this exhibition, was a good learn- design: Poster, dvd ing experience to translate digital designs cover, and invite. into physical and tangible spaces. The team needed to develop an identity system that worked across various mediums, for public- ity, display, signage as well as digital medi- ums, which was challenging task.
    • Gamut graduate exhibition | 2008 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 Student Panel design Working with a team, was an interesting expe- at the exhibition rience, as it involved understanding peers’ and one’s own strengths and weaknesses. Floor stickers act as a This project taught me the need for planning wayfinding system. and organization, networking, and deadlines, to make any design project a success. Exhibition spaces
    • Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 Projects Labs & i tickled the gira e who lives in the ying forest... i wish i could live breathe re i wish i could live under water! i like this because just i like it... i wish i could make i wish i could be a double of myself dragon... and shoot teeth out of my hair! Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 RESEARCH PROCESS IDEATION DIRTY PROTOTYPING The imagination of the children and everything that they say and do The seeds are then transported to the toymakers, who add life to is first captured by the curees. The imagination clouds are then them with their special magic wand. The " alive seeds" are then transported to the magical forest. The transported by air to the vaccume cleaner who sucks it in and spits forests hold the special friendly beasts, who hug and play with the out a seed. curies while the seeds grow into trees. The tree bears fruits in season, and these fruits are transported by boat to the island. The initial phase involved interacting with children from various environ- A series of insights led us to a series of opportunities, that were explored The ideas were taken further into a physical dirty prototype, to test its ments, be it slums, farms or urban apartments. We explored their spaces, through various brainstorming sessions. visceral, behavioral and reflective qualities. influences and play patterns. Exhibition graphics The toy makers exhibition was held to as a narrative display and conclude the interactive showing the process toy design course. As part of making it of toy making. child friendly, as well as displaying the process of of designing our toys, our team of toymakers conceptualized a fantasy narrative with a mascot that tells the story of a toyfactory. This story translated into exhibition graphics.
    • Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 A shot of the The graphics were ,made from recycled Toymakers logo, made cardboard, an inexpensive and environmen- with corrugate card, tal friendly way of display. and boxes, to add a tactile and playful feel to the brand of the Toymakers
    • Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 Projects Labs & Sangama | 2008 Media Lab | 2007 Gamut Exhibition | 2008 Toymakers Exhibition | 2009 The graphics, made Working for this exhibition was an immensely from cardboard, act exciting task, as it was the first time for me as a backdrop , and to work with illustration, and material of this the space becomes an kind. The team was a combination of peers, interactive one to test with various areas of expertise, and it came and showcase the toys. together harmoniously to make the show complete.
    • Internship with The Leaf Design | 2008    Real world Interface    Project by: The Acropole logo is dynamic, varied, complete The brochure is simple, elegant and classy which and self-sufficient – exactly how the modern lends communicates a very upmarket feel to the and self-sufficient residential complex is. The complex, while the simple and beautiful words shades of blue used here communicate a fresh, evoke a sense of quietude and relaxation in the classy and contemporary look. minds of the prospective consumer.   Internship | 2008 NCBS | 2008 Dubai is a city full of life. Everything has to be experienced , sensed and felt for what it is. The interactive banner was created to capture this very experience. Therefore it had evocative and imaginative words like 'I see, I hear, I enjoy' to bring out the vividness and liveliness of the city, as viewed through the beautiful residence of Acropole. Logo, brochure and The Acropole brand was developed for a   website for Acropole,, Dubai based builders, who aimed at an Euro- a project for a Dubai pean upper middle class group of people to based builder. purchase their properties. The property is meant to be a space, for a relaxing and calm lifestyle experience.
    • Internship with The Leaf Design | 2008 2200 Companies CORPORATE SCOREBOARD Stock Market Slippery road Commodity Market Metals ride the bull wave Apna Money Real world Investing: An enterprising Aug 13 - Aug 26, 2007 Aug 30 -- Jul 13, 2008 Jun 13 Aug 26, 2007 formula Running Interface for Cover Rising interest rates and the depreciating rupee against major currencies make some companies vulnerable Internship | 2008 NCBS | 2008 Illustrated covers Mixed Outlook and Running for cover, two for Capital Market, a issues illustrated for Capital Market, a finan- financial magazine.. cial magazine was a challenge. The ideation and execution for the magazines were to be done within a span of half a day. The experi- ence of illustrating these covers, was fun, as well as difficult, and taught me to pick with best idea and to run with it, when short of time.
    • Internship with The Leaf Design | 2008 Left: Cauvery route map see P 107 Right: Cauvery route map see P 107 Coorg Specialties Real world As a land known for its bountiful nature, brave generals and delectable cuisine, Coorg is a brand by itself. Here we sample some specialties that have become so identifiable with the region that it Interface requires ‘Coorg’ as a prefix. Cauvery route map see P 107 Cauvery route map see P 107 Coorg Rose Coorg Mandarin (Orange) A light pink variety of rose The legendary Coorg orange or that grows wild across Coorg, apiaries in South India, Coorg Coorg Mandarin was the source this species is thought to be Honey too, is a product of Apis of inspiration behind one of the progenitor of the famous Cerana. However, it is Coorg’s the most well known resorts in Bangalore Rose. In fact, there is untouched beauty and the Coorg. This juicy, medium sized also a special variety known as rich flora that lend a unique orange has a tight skin over the the Coorg Lilac. taste to this golden-hued fruit and is known for its tangy elixir. Kakkabe in Virajpet taluk sweetness. The Coorg Mandarin Coorg Forest Hopper shot to prominence when it was almost entirely wiped out Arnetta mercara, commonly became the highest producer by a virus, but is making a slow known as the Coorg Forest of honey in Asia. In fact, the comeback in the district. Hopper, is a butterfly that country’s first Beekeepers’ Co- Coorg Honey Coorg Mandarin (Orange) Coorg Coffee belongs to the family operative Society was formed Coorg Honey Like most honey produced in The legendary Coorg orange or There’s something about Coorg Hesperidae and is considered to in Virajpet in 1936. A chance Like most honey produced in apiaries in South India, Coorg Coorg Mandarin was the source coffee that sets it apart from be one of the rarest skippers in virus introduced through the apiaries in South India, Coorg Honey too, is a product of Apis of inspiration behind one of other varieties like Malabar the Western Ghats. Named after European Bee sometime after Honey too, is a product of Apis Cerana. However, it is Coorg’s the most well known resorts in Coffee, Mysore Coffee or the district headquarters of 1991 nearly wiped out the Cerana. However, it is Coorg’s untouched beauty and the Coorg. This juicy, medium sized Madras Coffee. Connoisseurs Mercara, where it was perhaps bee population but with the untouched beauty and the rich flora that lend a unique orange has a tight skin over the call it the perfect aroma; others first sighted, the Hopper regeneration of Apis Cerana rich flora that lend a unique taste to this golden-hued fruit and is known for its tangy ascribe its unique taste to the is usually found in shady Indica, a local breed, the taste to this golden-hued elixir. Kakkabe in Virajpet taluk sweetness. The Coorg Mandarin perfect climatic conditions and undergrowths and roadsides of industry is back on its feet. elixir. Kakkabe in Virajpet taluk shot to prominence when it was almost entirely wiped out a phenomenon called Blossom midhill forests. Because of its No trip to Coorg is complete shot to prominence when it became the highest producer by a virus, but is making a slow Showers, just that right bit of resemblance to the commoner without picking up a bottle of became the highest producer comeback in the district. rain in April that triggers the Coon (Psolos puligo), the CBK (Coorg Bee Keepers) Brand. of honey in Asia. In fact, the Internship | 2008 of honey in Asia. In fact, the country’s first Beekeepers’ Co- fowering of plants. Plantations Cauvery route map country’s first Beekeepers’ Co- operative Society was formed started with Arabica, toyed Coorg Honey Dew see P 107 operative Society was formed NCBS | 2008 in Virajpet in 1936. A chance virus introduced through the with Liberica, experimented with monkey parchment and The first improved cultivar of papaya was identified in 1959 at in Virajpet in 1936. A chance virus introduced through the European Bee sometime after Civet Cat Coffee but the bulk of the Citrus Experiment Station European Bee sometime after 1991 nearly wiped out the Coorg’s coffee crop is the hardy at Chetalli, which has several 1991 nearly wiped out the bee population but with the Robusta. agricultural records to its credit. bee population but with the regeneration of Apis Cerana This strain of papaya was so regeneration of Apis Cerana Indica, a local breed, the sweet and sublime; it earned the Indica, a local breed, the industry is back on its feet. tag Coorg Honey Dew. industry is back on its feet. No trip to Coorg is complete Cauvery route map No trip to Coorg is complete without picking up a bottle of see P 107 Coorg Honey without picking up a bottle of CBK (Coorg Bee Keepers) Brand. Like most honey produced in CBK (Coorg Bee Keepers) Brand. 18 Spotlight COORG COORG Spotlight 19 Layouts for Stark Creating Layouts for Stark World was a World, a travel challenging task, as it came with several guide publication. constraints of columns, type sizes and styles. This pushed me further to make good layouts within a tight space, and to make it exciting and easily accessible to the reader.
    • Poster Design for NCBS | 2008 -09 ncbs colloquium series Real world Dark Energy Interface The Challenge Of The Millennium 2008 Nobel prize in Medicine Speaker: T.Padmanabhan Dark energy Cancer and viruses Dean ,Core Academic Programmes Margaret Stanley IUCAA,Pune University. Professor, University of Cambridge 73% Pune 22 January, 2009 Date: Friday, September 12, 2008 5:00 pm 23% Lecture Hall 1 (LH 1), NCBS. Time:5:00pm 4% Atoms Venue: NCBS Lecutre Hall 1 Cold dark matter Note: Vehicle leaves for NCBS at 4:15 pm from the Note: Vehicle leaves for NCBS at 4:15 pm from the parking parking bay in front of the main library in IISc and at 6:15 pm from NCBS to IISc. Internship | 2008 bay in front of the main library in IISc and at 6:15 pm from NCBS to IISc. NCBS | 2008 www.ncbs.res.in | national centre for biological sciences, tata institute of fundamental research, gkvk, bellary road, bangalore 560 065. india www.ncbs.res.in national centre for biological sciences, tata institute of fundamental research, gkvk, bellary road, bangalore 560 065. india Dark Energy These are Selected Posters made for Ink on Paper, NCBS. The imagery for these have been derived from forms of various organisms Cancer and Viruses and processes. I have enjoyed doing these Vetor Illustration. as exercises to draw connections between visual design and science. I aimed at making the posters aesthetic, and tried to create interest about the topic in a simple, stark manner.
    • Term Project | 2006 Responsibility Social Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 Drawing no boundaries: I chose to engage with children from a A photographic neighborhood slum, to try and understand documentation about the role and influence of arts and crafts and the role of arts and its meaning to them. I conducted a series of crafts in a slum. activities, from drawing, dancing and theatre to observe their nature and environments.
    • Term Project | 2006 Responsibility Social Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 Drawing no boundaries: This was a one of my most fabulous learning A photographic experiences. In the process of talking to the documentation about children, i tried understanding their families, the role of arts and and issues that plague their section of soci- crafts in a slum. ety.
    • Term Project | 2006 Responsibility Social Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 Drawing no boundaries: This project was a starting point for me in A photographic understanding the role of art and design documentation about across various economic and cultural the role of arts and sections of society. Though this project was crafts in a slum. undefined in outcome, this project allowed for exploration, and gave some key insights.
    • Term Project | 2006 Responsibility Social Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 Drawing no boundaries: This project was a starting point for me in A photographic understanding the role of art and design documentation about across various economic and cultural the role of arts and sections of society. Though this project was crafts in a slum. undefined in outcome, this project allowed for exploration, and gave some key insights.
    • Term Project | 2006 Responsibility Social Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 Drawing no boundaries: This project was a starting point for me in A photographic understanding the role of art and design documentation about across various economic and cultural the role of arts and sections of society. Though this project was crafts in a slum. undefined in outcome, this project allowed for exploration, and gave some key insights.
    • Illustration for publication | 2008 Responsibility Social Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 Illustrated Web This Web Banner, made for the Daily Dump Banner for Daily Dump, Website intends to promote reuse and recy- to promote the need cling habits. My idea compares the plastic to reuse and recycle. cup to an earthen pot, to spread the message that the Earth Recycles for itself, hence we should too. I felt that the idea of recycling should be communicated in a simple and effective manner, keeping in mind context.
    • Packaging Design | 2009 Responsibility Social Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 Prototype of the Puma This was a course taught by the Idiom Design Jhola, a proposed house. This involved mapping a product’s life- alternative to the cycle, and redesigning the product packaging shoebox packaging that allows for it to stay in the system for a longer timespan.
    • Packaging Design | 2009 Responsibility Social Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 Ideas for repackaging My team chose the Puma shoebox to be the shoebox repackaged in a manner that allows and From left to right: urges users to follow a step by step process the original design; of reusing the box. plant cardboard; bag; box puppets; dispenser and the pankha.
    • Packaging Design | 2009 Responsibility Social Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 Prototype for the The packaging design course was a good Puma Box it!, a second experience in making ideas, quickly execut- hand carry bag that able, and involved understanding a system, can be made by and the chain of consequences possible in refolding the shoebox. bringing change or redesign into an existing setup.
    • Packaging Design | 2009 Responsibility Unfold your shoe box to Punch out all the light die Reverse and fold back into Insert top side’s flaps into reveal a large cardboard cuts you can find. a box to expose the plain the crevices to secure box. sheet. side of the cardboard. BOX IT! Social At Puma, we have always felt that we not only need to produce good quality products but also be environmen- tally friendly. In an attempt to better the longevity of the packaging your product comes in, we have built in options to make your shoe box, a nifty bag. Use it with luv. Tuck the middle flap in, so Loop cloth strap through Attach the two ends of the Attach the two ends of the that the large cutout forms the slits as shown above. cloth straps. cloth straps. Here’s your the mouth of the bag. Bag! Keep it away from water! Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 Infographic for Puma The packaging design course was a good Box it!, which comes experience in making ideas, quickly execut- with the shoebox for able, and involved understanding a system, DIY instructions, to be and the chain of consequences possible in printed in two colour bringing change or redesign into an existing with soya based ink. setup.
    • Packaging Design | 2009 Responsibility Social Term Project | 2006 Illustration | 2008 Packaging Design| 2009 A prototype for Puma The packaging design course was a good Store it!, a shoebox experience in making ideas, quickly execut- turned into a storage able, and involved understanding a system, box, that is a DIY and the chain of consequences possible in activity, made with bringing change or redesign into an existing already available setup. dye-cuts on the box.
    • As a future practitioner of design, I want to be able to work in an inter-disciplinary space, and use my skills as a designer, to critique and change obsolete habits and systems. I am enthusiastic about inculcating sensitivity towards design in my clients, and state that it isn’t merely about applied creativity, but equally about responsibility as well. Objective Statement Home
    • Thank you Pallavi M Visual Communication Design Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore Home Press Escape to Exit