In this workshop by RISD designer Malvika Vaswani, participants will learn to use design processes for problem solving. The session will take the participants through a brief introductory approach to industrial design, an approach and how to begin to get solutions. It will end with a typical critique/discussion. The workshop is open to children over 14 years, and adults. All materials will be provided.
About the teacher:
Malvika Vaswani is a designer and maker, trained in process based industrial design. She studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, and worked in New York City designing jewelry for BCBGeneration and home ware for Teroforma. Since returning to India, she has worked with architects Pinakin Patel and Rooshad Shroff. Her cross continental design journey led to the creation of Aunterra – an award winning experimental brand created to test the boundaries of design in India.
ARTISANS is a social enterprise committed to supporting India’s indigenous art, craft, and design heritage, with a sustainable marketplace that inspires conscious consumer choice. They regularly hold workshops in Mumbai, often in association with Peoli or Iteeha. They have quite a popular Facebook following, with about 12,000 followers. They also have an arts and crafts shop.