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Pune Design Festival 2013:

In its 7th year of existence, the theme for Pune Design Festival (PDF ) this year was Interestingly the conference and I started our design journey in the same year in Pune.  I have attended the fest in various roles, starting from being  visitor in 1st year, a volunteer in 3rd, part of color [...]

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Inviting Papers -Designing Design Education for India Conference March 13-15, 2013, Pune

The Designing Design Education for India conference has been scheduled from March 13–15, 2013 at Pune, India. This conference is hosted by the India Design Council which is an autonomous body under the aegis of the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion; Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.

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INK Talks: Day 3

Day 3 began on a musical note. Lakshmi introduced the session ‘The Collections’ and the first speaker of the day. Vidya Shah, musician, singer, composer, producer brought to our notice the bygone era of gramophone records. During that time, women recorded more as the Ustads considered it beneath them to record a disc and ‘sell’ that [...]

Ink Talks 2012 : Day 2

Dub poets, master storytellers, wildlife conservationists, rock star designers, dancers, choreographers and more After having such an inspiring Day 1, Maitreyi and I were eagerly anticipating Day 2 at the INK Conference! The sessions and the line up of speakers like Lynda Barry and Matt Groening,, D’bi Young Anitafrika, Eames Demetrios, and INK Fellows Tanmoy [...]

INK 2012, Pune

INK 2012, Pune Oct, 11-14   Maitreyi speaks about the experience of covering INK2012 for designwala. I walked into the Marriot Convention Center on Thursday morning not quite sure how I was planning on covering the INK Conference . Just the previous day, Shagun sent me an email saying there was an amazing opportunity to [...]