Manjeet was counseling a patient with high blood pressure when another patient jostled through the crowd and asked her to hurry up. Each patient was impatient to get back to their own busy lives. …


As games fundamentally create temporary worlds within which players explore alternate realities, this article highlights the merits of using games as a medium for speculation of preferred futures amongst players. While co-designing futures with marginalised communities as seen in rural India, there exist several challenges and issues such as the…


Team B&B: Thomson Muriyadan and Mahima Chandak

The Service and System Design Studio at Srishti Institute of Design is a Master’s level class for Human Centered Design students that deals with designing for Platforms and Services. …


All illustrations for this project were done by Jahnavi Koganti from Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology. To collaborate, DM her on her Instagram handle https://www.instagram.com/j.kog/

By understanding the emerging arguments about the Western way of thinking dominating design practices, I have tried to highlight its impact on social design practices in India. Based on my experiences while conducting research in rural South India, I have outlined some of the shortcomings of applying pre-given theoretical design…


Is there a relationship between Cultures and Forms of Knowledge they excel in? An examination of S.N. Balagangadara’s work, ‘Comparative Anthropology & Action Sciences: An essay on knowing to act and acting to know’, helped me formulate a response to this question. There is a strong link between cultures and…

Mahima Chandak

Currently designing simple.org | Product designer at obvious.in http://mahima.me/

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