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Young minds at the ColourNext 2015 Creative Studio Workshop

Asian Paints in collaboration with CKS Consulting organized a Creative Studio Workshop at their Delhi office. It was an attempt to engage in fruitful collaborations, discern lifestyle trends and discuss possible outcomes as part of the ColourNEXT 2015 forecasting. ColourNEXT is an Asian … Continue reading

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Saturday workshops? Not dull anymore!

Following the field work in Myanmar, CKS hosted a collaborative brainstorming workshop on 28th June at the Vihara Innovation Campus to understand the Information and Knowledge needs of poor Micro Entrepreneurs in Myanmar, a project Shruti, Namrata, Georgy and I have … Continue reading

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How everybody met the(ir) Makers – Pecha Kucha #27

Pecha Kucha Night is always fast, eye-opening, exciting and close to an adrenaline rush in a vaguely academic (even if partially industrious this time around) sense. Keeping a track of it successfully would work if you had super-fast internet speeds, … Continue reading

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When Learning Becomes Innovative:

There are usually a lot of assumptions about Education: fixed schedule for classes, switching off mobile phones, students should learn in the classrooms, etc. These assumptions seem to remain impinged on our minds as that is how most of us … Continue reading

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How to Learn the Skills you never Knew you Needed

Last week, we held a workshop at the campus of the Adianta School, which turned out to be one of our most successful interactions with students and young professionals to date. The workshop, delivered by Dr. Aditya Dev Sood, was … Continue reading

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To Design Together: Enhance

  Traditional approaches to the design of the simple things in our everyday life — ear-rings, clothes, shoes, furniture, homes — often involve a designer staring a a page in a notebook, drawing the object again and again till it … Continue reading

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Flexible and Fun: Startup Spaces in Delhi

It’s no mystery that the space in which we work or study has an affect on our creativity and productivity. It is also no mystery that a startup often has to struggle with finding the right space where they can … Continue reading

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Classroom Design for Creativity – A Lesson from Google

Ever since I started working here at CKS and began writing about design, innovation, creativity and so on, I’ve often read and written about the physical design of spaces and how they influence creativity. You can find many an article … Continue reading

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The State of Education in India

Yesterday saw the release of the Annual State of Education Report (ASER) for 2012, reviewing the education system and the various initiatives implemented by the government to promote education in rural India. The report assesses the impact of these programs … Continue reading

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