i help investigate, develop and communicate new ideas, by working comfortably at every stage of a project: from research and prototyping to design, engineering and production. this work is cross-disciplinary and highly collaborative, and usually involves several stakeholders.
indian institute of technology guwahati
bachelor of design
slowstudio: founder, director
an explorative design practice, instigated by this idea:
“in a fast-moving world, slow is revolutionary.”
mcdonald's: designer for human–machine interaction
design and prototype multi-modal improvements for the automated order-taking experience in McD's Drive Thru.
tata classedge: digital-product designer
design and prototype key features in the company's first consumer product: a study-companion for children, encouraging independent and regular study.
furhat robotics: designer for human–robot conversation
research, design, skill development, demos, validation for conversations between humans and social robots.
random international : creative technologist
concept development to help win commissions for critically acclaimed projects. design lead on projects outside random’s traditional mediums of expertise.
bookpad: design lead
led design for a software startup. incubated by microsoft. acquired by yahoo.
codesign: communication designer
communication, exhibition & interface design.
school of planning and architecture, bhopal
workshop (master of design): “intro to voice-led conversation design”
srishti: resident artist & visiting tutor
course (bachelor of design): expressive behaviour in intelligent machines”
school of communication, royal college of art
workshop (master of design): “manifesting data through objects”
talks & exhibits
talk: on data, information & conversation
to an audience at ha miffal, jerusalem
‘the cat is alive!’ exhibition in the crypt gallery