• NOVEMBER 1, 2018
  • NOVEMBER 2, 2018

08:00 am Informal Gathering & Registrations (Foyer, Ground floor)

09:30 am Welcome address, Director’s inaugral address, Special address and Inauguration (Auditorium, Second floor)

10:00 am Keynote Address - Mr. Ashoke Chatterjee

10:30 am Keynote Address - Ms. Preeti Vyas

Tea break

SESSION 1 - DESIGN RESEARCH IN ACADEMIC PRACTICE

Auditorium (11:15 am - 01:00 pm)

Session Chair: Shashank Mehta

  • 1. Design [Education] in a Pluralistic World: A Royal College of Art Case Study - Rathna Ramanathan
  • 2. Ethics, Values and the Teacher-Learner: Design, Pedagogy and Research - Kavita Arvind
  • 3. The Stories that Archives Tell: The Quest to Produce a Symbol Dictionary - Sue Perks
  • 4. A Suitable Methodology for ‘Wicked’ Design Problems - Rebecca Reubens
  • 5. Design Pedagogy in India: Hurdles in Practice - Shraddha Sakhalkar
  • 6. From Design by Inspiration to Cased-based Design: A Four Part Framework for Teaching Case-Based Communication Design - Jason Murdock

Boardroom 1 & 2 (11:15 am - 01:00 pm)

Session Chair: Arun Gupta

  • 1. Ergo Studio: An Experiential Approach to Teaching and Learning Ergonomics - Gourab Kar
  • 2. Design Epistemology in the Indian Context - Toolika Gupta
  • 3. ‘Kili Pola’: Research for Animated Film - A. Rohit
  • 4. Teaching Graphic Design to Undergraduate Students: An Exploratory Approach on Reflective Teaching Methodology - Susmita Roy, Abhijit Padun
  • 5. Designing for Aesthetics and Emotion in Urban Space: An Experiential Design Project on Last Mile Metro Station - Vibhavari Kumar
  • 6. A Grip on Interaction and Storytelling: A Phenomenological Approach to Design Research - Daniel Echeverri

HPV Lab - DVC (11:15 am - 01:15 pm)

Session Chair: Vipul Vinzuda

  • 1. Revival of the Traditional Card Game of Ganjifa: A Design Approach - Alishka Shah
  • 2. Using Religious Art to Represent Calmness in Senior Community -Thirathep Chonmaitree
  • 3. Music and Visual Image Making in India and West - Shekhar Bhattacharjee
  • 4. The Mind Behind the Lenses: An Ethnographic Documentary Production - Sneha Mundari, Athul SN
  • 5. Designing a New Pedagogy for History: A Pilot Study - Somya Jain
  • 6. Women Stunt Artistes of the Mumbai Film Industry: Design Research for a Documentary Film - Aniket Deore
  • 7. Investigation of Textile Designs of Siamese Chintz between Gujarat Production and Coromandel Coast Production - Sitthichai Smanchat

Lunch break

SESSION 2 - MULTI-DISCIPLINARY RESEARCH IN DESIGN

Auditorium (02:00 pm - 03:30 pm)

Session Chair: Tanishka Kachru

  • 1. Can Future Studies Help Design Shape a Better Tomorrow? - Shimul Mehta Vyas
  • 2. TIES Toolkit: Linking Academia and Business: An Experts’ Assessment of the Tool - Ana Cristina Dias, Rita Almendra
  • 3. Transdisciplinarity: A Key Factor in Applied (Design) Research - Dagmar Steffen
  • 4.Embedding Design Strategies in Craft-Based Social Innovation Project: A Challenge of Different Understanding of Craft - Bettina Minder, Sabine Junginger, Elian Grüter
  • 5. Designing Films for Change: Lessons from Supporting a Women’s Empowerment Programme - Chinmayi Arakali

Boardroom 1 & 2 (02:00 pm - 03:30 pm)

Session Chair: Shrinkhala Aren

  • 1. Sensing the Sacred in Self and Space: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Space Perception and Theory of Architecture - Aishwarya Narayana
  • 2. Colour in Design: Discovering the Functional Approaches - Amit Sinha
  • 3. Applying Multidisciplinary and Human-centred Methods in Scalable Social Innovation - Bhanu Prasad M N, Nandana Chakraborty
  • 4. Defamiliarising the Dwelling Morphogenesis in Parvati Valley, Himachal Pradesh: The Case of Grahan Village - Namrata Toraskar
  • 5. The Evolution of the Fashion Image - Shigorika Singh, Samyak Jain

HPV Lab - DVC (02:00 pm - 03:30 pm)

Session Chair: Ranjit Konkar

  • 1. Computer Simulations as Design Inspiration: Visualizing Blockchain Consensus - Vishwanath Pasumarthi
  • 2. A Call for Forging Alliances & Fostering Process: Tools May Not Be Changed but Methods Can Be Developed - Kuntal Shah
  • 3. Sound Composition, Auditory Storytelling and Communication Design - A Bhaskar Rao
  • 4. Mapping the Meaning Making Systems in Site-Specific Installation Art - Aparna Kale
  • 5. First Principles of Thinking in Design - Shruti Kale

Tea break

SESSION 3 - CONTEMPORARY AND EVOLVING MODELS OF DESIGN RESEARCH

Auditorium (03:45 pm - 05:15 pm)

Session Chair: Gayatri Menon

  • 1. Makeright: Transforming Prison Systems through Reflective Design-Led Entrepreneurial and Intrapreneurial Action - Lorraine Gamman, Praveen Nahar and Adam Thorpe
  • 2. Conceptual Framework of Typeface Applications for In Vehicle Cockpit Display Designs [Context: Global Car Brands] - Nanki Nath
  • 3. Changing Contexts in Design: The Role of Internet - Anupam Purty
  • 4. Designing Secular Spaces in Juhapura, Using the Medium of Sequential Art - Nishith Urval
  • 5. Cover to Cover: Critical Reflections of Designer as a Visual Author - Gunjan Ahlawat