Hi I'm Viswak an Industrial designer and Design researcher from
Design has always been an inevitable part of my life, My projects allow me to express the diversity of thoughts and the multi-disciplinary nature of work ,I'm really passionate about experimental design and its application in real world.
I'm currently working on my Graduation Project at
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.
The project revolves around the domain of Behavior studies and
tries to bridge the gap between Human and Technology.
2016 - Current
March - August 2019
2005 - 2016
National Institute of Design,
Madras Christian College,
Higher secondary school,
Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
Exchange Semester (B.A)
Primary and High school
(Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Comp.Sc)
2002 - 2005
Kuala Lampur , Malaysia.
Dec 2019 - Jan 2021
Titan Company Ltd,
Industrial Design Intern
Mentor : Mr. Mahendra Chauhan (Head of design)
Design conceptualisation and design development of a Hybrid watch
Design Development of a watch for Visually Impaired (Production)
Co-ordinating with Internal departments and external suppliers throughout the process
Designing a framework to explain product attributes for the Design and Marketing team
Marketing and Branding
Setting up Kickstarter campaign
Co-ordinating with supplier and manufacturer
Army Design Bureau,
Design Researcher ,
Mentor : Mr. Praveen Nahar
(Director NID-A) ,
Mr. Sahil Thappa .
Conducted a five day field visit to Amritsar Army cantonment.
Developed Systems thinking and Design thinking framework
Application Design thinking tools and methods
Documented activities and livelihood of soldiers from different sectors of the army
Railway Design Centre,
Student Product Designer
(Earn while you Learn)
Mentor : Mr. Md. Naim Shaik.
Developed seating concepts for the Indian railway passenger car
Architecture and Design,
Intern - Spatial Designer
Designed layouts for a Shopping street made with shipping containers.
Designed concepts for shipping container Kiosks.
Backdrop design for Juice shop (Lassi House,Chennai)
2017 - Present
Nominee - Student of the Year,
Elle Decor International Design Awards
Entry : KAGU, a versatile multi-use furniture design.
EDIDA is a unique international event where the 25 editors-in-chief of the ELLE DECORATION international network gather to award global excellence in design in 14 categories.
The system design project with the Army Design Bureau was displayed at RSD symposium (International System design symposium)
Winner - National level
Titan Nvisage, Design for Future.
Entry : Titan Tact, Inclusive watch design for the Visually Impaired
Nvisage is organised by Titan Comapany to identify and reward new talents from design schools in India.
Design for Social Development
Mr. Srini Srinivas at NID, Gandhinagar.
Lines of Inquiry
The system design project with the Army Design Bureau was displayed at the Lines of Inquiry event help at NID, Ahmedabad.
Student Excellence Award
Awarded by Madras Christian College, for the subjects
Mathematics and German
Pasch Scholarship offers a 3 week language programme in Germany with students from different countries with different cultural backgrounds.
Sports Development Authority of Tamilnadu.
Ball handler - Point guard .
Hindu Young World quiz competition.
All India quiz competition held at Bokaro, Jharkhand.
Academic Involvements and Leaderships
Industry Interface Committee
Co-ordinate with student representatives from different disciplines. Facilitating the transfer of Placement cell management from the Admission department to the students. Inviting industry professionals for workshops and talks for the students at NID.
Student Activity Council
Organised the Placements day at NID, Ahmedabad in 2019 . Co-ordinate with company representatives and Students. Planning and allocating tasks to Student volunteers.
Maintaining digital records of the placed students.
Navratri is celebrated in grand manner at NID. This is the only time of the year where people are invited inside to celebrate with the students. I was involved in designing the Brick Temple ,which will be circled by people people dancing the traditional folk dance (Garba). I also managed the setting up of installations around the college campus.
The "Design Street" at NID showcases the work of different disciplines in kiosks , this exhibit helps people understand the nature of work in each disciplne. I was involved from Designing to execution of the Kiosk, and also the Curation of student works for the exhibit. This experience helped me improve my management skills .
Curator and Spatial Designer
Curated projects done by students during their exchange semester at NID Ahmedabad. Co-ordinated with the IT and Maintenance department to set up the Exhibits
Urban Design Collective
Conducting survey for Urban Design Collective, at Uroor Slum in Chennai.
Secretary of Science department
MCC , Chennai.
School Pupil Leader,
MCC Primary, Chennai.
Photographic Society of Madras
Adobe Premier pro
Adobe After effects
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