I am a Product Designer, Digital Technology Researcher & Visual Thinker. My practice includes designing technologies informed by user research with a focus on the future of digital technologies and human-machine interactions with a special interest in Conversational Interfaces (chatbots and voice-bots), Wearables, Healthcare and Data-privacy. I am keen to design emerging technologies for adoption in previously unexplored scenarios. I hold a BDes in Product Design from the NID India and recently completed by MDes in the Digital Futures program at OCADU. I have previously worked with IDEO,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Titan Watches.
My earliest childhood memories are of me scribbling mountains with my grandmother. Now every time I doodle I am drawn back to those wonder-filled afternoons making me feel more like a five-year old now than I ever filling me with a child-like wonder. From working in a young healthcare startup to building a master's thesis on sociable voice user interfaces, it is this child-like wonder that has 'un-shaped' me into a Design Mutant, curious to take up new challenges and wear different hats to fills the gaps.
I see my role as that of a problem solver, one who steps in to simplify available information, decode user-behaviour and brings method to madness.
I enjoy being the occasional fly-on-the-wall observing people in their element and making talking bots. When I am not working you can find me reading, doodling, binge-watching, obsessively cleaning or making paper-planes.
/ MY ESSENTIALS
A pen, a sketchbook, chai and eggs 🍳
/ PERSONAL MISSION 🚀
How might we make technology more human and delightful, to solve for people’s unmet needs?
R.K. Laxman | Jane Fulton Suri | Dieter Rams & the people around me! 🤩
/ BOOK SHARE
Naoto Fukasawa, the book. 📕
It was my introduction to seeing Design as a practice and philosophy, a way of being.
/ SPECIAL MENTIONS