EP 125 . 29 May 19

New and Old school design

With Ashwini Deshpande

In the episode

  • Can you start by telling us, what parameters your definition of design has been changing? A brief walkthrough of how you’ve been discovering design
  • Can you tell us few milestones in the Indian Design landscape which disrupted things in the last 3 decades?
  • You speak at various events and conferences, what has been your observations if you look at PDF versus say DesignUp? New media design versus classic traditional design. What are a few pros and cons of either side?
  • Which domain according to you needs maximum design help?
  • Few things about Elephant
  • What were the early challenges for Elephant design in the 1990s?
  • Can you tell a few key social impact projects which Elephant has done?
  • Elephant turned 30. How does it feel? What is the future of Elephant Design?

About Ashwini Deshpande

Ashwini Deshpande; Co-founder and director of Elephant Design studio in Pune and Singapore. She is a 1989 graduate of NID, Ahmedabad. She is a designer, mentor, jury, and active founding member of ADI. You can find more about her and her huge body of work and lots of interviews that are documented online.