Architect Naresh Narsimhan, in his closing keynote talk at DesignUp 2017, spoke about the “Desi Design Paradigms We Don’t Often See”. Desi is the Hindi word for native. Ranging from product creation to marketing and branding, architecture and urban planning – this entertaining talk sweeps across the length and breadth of the country that is India while touching upon godmen, politicians and home-grown brands.

About Us

DesignUp started with the idea of raising the design agenda within tech companies and tech-led businesses. To make tech, businesses, products and services thoughtful, human and humane, by Design.

DesignUp is volunteer-driven and community led. There are no full time salaried employees—we all have our day jobs. For us, DesignUp is a passion and unifying force.

Core Team

DesignUp’s core team includes Abhishu, Anindita, Baisam, Dharmesh, Jay, Lucky, Manu, Nitesh, Narayan, Prabin, Saloni, Sima, Supriya & Tuhina.

Advisory Board

DesignUp Advisory board, constituted in 2018, has Katja Forbes, Vandana Abraham and V Shivakumar on the team.

 

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