• 12 User Experience Questions: UX Design Education Demystified I have been teaching and mentoring User Experience Design students for a while now. Recently, Vikalp Jain, Founder, and President of AcadGild – an online learning portal based on virtual classrooms – interviewed me on camera about user experience as a vocation and a career. While the setup resembles Zach Galifianakis’ Between Two Ferns, I […]
  • What works for you? Deconstructing Harry How much do we understand ourselves? I constantly try and decipher myself through easy tools that are accessible. In my design school days, it was the popular L├╝scher Colour Test. This test deciphered my state of mind at any point. And recently it has been Myers-Briggs Personality Test. This test decodes my work profile. Go […]
  • Awakening: What does it mean to be a designer? On the 10th of February 2017 Netflix released a series about visionary designers who inspire us and define the future of this domain. I turned 49 early February this year with no real regrets. However, I thought my 50 should be a milestone. It should be a reason to rethink what I do and probably […]
  • Designweek at Target: 19 Nov 2010 Last month I was invited to present Apparatus and share thoughts on information design at the Target facility in Bangalore. Target has always been my favorite chain when I am traveling in US of A. Their consistency of brand communication and overall product mix was always compelling. When I got invited for a group talk […]