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Understanding materials and exploring its properties along with problem solving. Learning and understanding the form and styling of a product making it aesthetically more appealing for the user.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION Post Graduate Diploma - Lifestyle and Accessory Design (National Institute of Design) Bachelor in Product Design (Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune) First year, Bachelor in Science (St. Xaviers College of Arts and Science, Ahmedabad, Gujarat) 12th board (C.B.S.E.) Ahmedabad, Gujarat 10th board (C.B.S.E.) Ahmedabad, Gujarat MAJOR PROJECTS IN DESIGN Exploring material, texture and surfaces to come up with a form by creating a textured surface out of materials appropriate for the same. (Material used - Wire Mesh) Craft - Glass jewellery to create a range of glass jewellery by taking an inspiration and developing form for the same. (Inspiration taken - Bengal Tiger) Recycling - Object for personal adorment to create object for personal adornment from industrial waste which included field visits and building consumer profile. Desined a bag from felt waste from Felt Industries, Vadodara, Gujarat. Textile Jewellery to take an inspiration and come up with a jewellery set using any textile medium. Material used - Felt Form to make contemporary forms from thermocol and convert it into a product. Designed a LED lighting for homes. to create an Agarbatti stand making it better and more user freindly in comparison with the chosen agarbatti stand Visual Merchandising devised internal merchandising of a Lifestlye Store - Options. Created a shadow display for a book to increase its point of sales in any store. Designed lifestyle products from sheet metal. Luggauge Carrier designed a luggauge carrier for coolies within the railway premises for better lagguage handling. Milk Boiler Designed a milk boiler which will hellp prevent milk from spilling off without creating mess in the kitchen. Specially kept in mind the Indian housewife. (worked for a Banglore based design firm - TYCKA design) TRENDS FORECASTING Conducted by CKS and Asian Paints. Trends research for exploring future surface and textures based on Indian Texture - conducted by SAMSUNG India. Trends Forecasting showing the emerging trends for Indian Mobility - conducted by Renault Design, India. Creative Methods 1. to explore materials like wood and metal and understand the various joining and cutting techniques 2. to explore materials like Brass and Copper and create various joinery techniques used for jewellery. For e.g. - hanging, joining, enclosing, holding, ornamentation and texture 3. to create a bottle opener cum crown collector inspired from the form of a sea horse having the essence of a sharpner. Bamboo workshop - conducted by AGA Khan foundation, Netrang, Gujarat
National Institute of Design, India