Bits & Bobs.

This inexhaustible space is for everything that I have explored, experimented with and executed as a creative.

 

Occasional musings can also be spotted. 
 

Favorite Tool:

Pen and Paper

Favorite Design Phase:

Exploratory

Mapping everyday needs and feelings

Data viz of everyday needs & feels

SFPL

Fall 2019 "How might we help the librarians at SFPL handle issues arising due to homelessness?"

Toys from Berinag

Summer, 2016 Stayed in a remote village near Nepal crocheting toys with the womenfolk

A game to change the behaviour of introverts

Fall, 2019 Designed a social gameplay for introverts

Prototyping class- Sentient Artifact

Spring, 2019 Playing around with cables and Arduino to build a sentient artifact

Cross stitch on automatic machines

Spring, 2019 When you are the brain but not the hand for your cross-stitches

Design lead at shumee

Fall, 2016 Designing toys for toddlers, infants and preschoolers was the best use of my industrial design degree

Risograph printing

✨ R I S O ✨

Taught primary school children at Avani

Summer, 2016 Played art teacher for these curious kids

Emotional journey of a BART user

Did you feel this while taking the BART? (done in team of 4, a journey map capturing emotions at different touch points)

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Fall, 2019 Programmed a pixel display to change color based on the floral fragrance in the air

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Fall, 2015 Can build miniature models of commercial stores ✋🏻

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Fall, 2015 A collapsible badminton net stand that can fit in your palm (can build miniature ANYTHING)

Illustrating about me

Self-learnt Procreate by throwing around fingers like it was magic (swear to have never seen a tutorial)

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Exploring Cedar, Teak, Jatoba, and Elm at a Woodcut workshop

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Spring, 2014 ❤️ thread embroidery and so made a clutch for myself

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Winter, 2018 My love for 🧘‍♀️ showed in my toys too

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Proficient at containing things 📦

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Farm snap cards

Spring, 2017 Snap! I win!

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Summer, 2018 My obsession with diversity and inclusion shows up everywhere

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Nautica 🌊

Made a fabric cloth

Can spin, cut, twist, crease, knot, sew yarns

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An Ele jingle? 🐘

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Recreated nostalgia 🐱

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Fall, 2015 Fancy hair pins with shiny mirrors; read about the complete project >

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Fall, 2016 Missed my mom so carved some mommy-young one, animal stamps

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Always found ninjas mysterious 🥋

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Designed a teepee that I always wanted but never had 🏕

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Puzzling puzzles? 🧩

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Dressing fictional characters is so much fun! I give hats to females and make-up to little boys 👦

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Celebrated a food ingredient everyday and turned it into a social media ritual for San Franciscans #IOTD

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Pirates chessing out Royals #handmade

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This is where my love for food started 🙊

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A woodland travel kit for the little explorers

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Big chunky animals (again)

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Work @ Play / Play @ Work

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Summer, 2017 Infancy just got less/more noisy

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Obsessed with everything organic

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Been spilling colors on Fabriano (paper) since I had milk teeth

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