EP 220 . 21 Oct 21

About design talent in India

With Hrush Bhatt

In the episode

  1. One of your tweet read, “Designer should know code, design and communication”. That is an interesting ordering of things. Can you explain this in more detail? Why these 3 things? Specially code and communication.
  2. I’ve been following the work you and Sunit did at Cleartrip. And I’ve also noticed your love for good taste. Could you talk about what is your taste, and how did you come to acquire it?
  3. Is good design good business?
  4. We put a lot of emphasis on designers being great at design. We don’t work in a vacuum. No company can produce great designers, if everyone in the company doesn’t care about it. What according to you are few areas where India should invest in design?
  5. What are your observations about design talent in India when it comes to digital product design.

About Hrush Bhatt

Hrush Bhatt is back with us on Audiogyan. He came in episode number 47 back in December 2017. He needs no introduction in the world of entrepreneurs and Designers. One of the senior most designers in the Indian ecosystem who is responsible for shaping the Indian digital space with his simple design through Cleartrip. He is currently working on a SAAS based product for US market – Fincent. And a very old friend and a mentor.


Abhinit Tiwari is a co-host for this series. He works at Gojek.


This is the grand finale of this series – Where are the designers? with IVM Podcast. It is a 12 part series featuring few of the top influential Design leaders in India, talking about their process of hiring, challenges in finding and retaining talent and some tips for young designers to make a cut after they apply.