How to make the perfect CV for that perfect job

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CV or curriculum vitae is one of the most important document you will possess in your professional life. It comprises everything; your work experience, skills, and other important details. But more importantly a good CV is also an indicator of your design and presentation skills; an extremely important skill to have in today’s world of design. Khushboo Agarwal, Asst. Prof.

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Paaduks: Creating footwear out of tyre scraps

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Designers are a funny lot. They are the innovators of the highest order. Give them a piece of tyre, and they will give you an eco-friendly, trendy footwear. That is exactly what Paaduks, an enterprise based out of Mumbai is doing. The company collects upcycled tyres, and with the help of cobblers transforms those pieces of scrap into beautiful footwear.

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Takbir Fatima gets NDTV’s Emerging Architect of the Year award

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Takbir Fatima, the 32-year-old London-educated founder of DesignAware, a company that creates awareness through liveable, wearable, usable, accessible and responsible design, has been awarded the Emerging Architect of the Year 2016 by the NDTV Design & Architecture Awards. Takbir is the only woman to have received this award. The ceremony took place on Friday, 20 January, in Mumbai.  NDTV launched its

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The ARCASIA Awards: recognising the best in Asia

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The prestigious Arcasia awards (Architects Regional Council Asia) are back! And, for the first time, the same is being hosted by the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA). The award, rebranded as AAA in 2013, was initiated to acknowledge the inspirational and exemplary work done by architects in Asia.  It also recognises the efforts undertaken by architects to implement important architectural

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The Indian design industry has potential to grow over Rs 18,800 crore by 2020

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The Indian design industry has a potential to grow over Rs 18,800 crore by 2020, of which industrial design segment is expected to be at Rs 11,000 crore, according to industry body CII. The potential size of the design industry is Rs 11,681 crore and is expected to be Rs 18,832 crore by 2020, of this presently only a market

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NID Bengaluru all set to celebrate World Bamboo Day

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The largest member of the grass family, Bamboo, is slowly but steadily finding itself in the middle of debates around sustainability that has gripped the design world. The Bamboo has been all pervasive in various parts of Asia since time immemorial, quietly finding its way into Asian homes, fabrics and even food. With the sustainability debate increasingly dictating design narratives,

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Design lovers get ready for Living Edge – One Day Interactive Design Seminar by Cindrebay Nurture

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  There is, it may seem, a disconnect between students and those they would like to emulate. Today, any information relating to Interior Design or Architecture is readily available online and is being heartily consumed. In fact, this thirst for more information has also given birth to newer academic verticals like industrial design and visual communication. However, this dependence on

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