Disrupted

It is time to repurpose your skills and tools; redirect them to work for purposes that solve survival issues...

Designer Downtime

What is the best way to use your forced free time? For designers downtime is more important than working...

Transferable Value of Design

Design as an industry becomes valid only when the designers and studios start building value that is transferable and...

Designers in 2020

Designers are becoming more critical than ever. Today you will find designers working across industries, from technology, product design,...

Making ideas work

Your ideas are only as good as how well they are understood. Moreover, how well they are understood is...
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Disrupted
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Designer Downtime
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Transferable Value of Design
Blog, POOL Editorial
Designers in 2020
Blog, POOL Editorial
Making ideas work
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POOL Editorial

Collection of Editorials by Sudhir Sharma in POOL Magazine

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Me

I am Sudhir Sharma,

I am a designer, publisher, speaker and a traveler. This is my world. I am the founder of Indi Design Network, which has offices in 9 countries, I publish Pool Magazine, I host an award 'India's best Design Studio". lets connect.

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Jury

Sudhir in Indian and Global Design Jury

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Designer Downtime

What is the best way to use your forced free time? For designers downtime is more important than working time and most of us do recognize this. In fact, we spend time planning our downtime. The downtime is not called ‘recharging your batteries’ for no reason. Though the currnet downtime is not usual, since it is a forced one, it needs some extra thoughts. 

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Clarity of Concepts

One thing that designers need to be really good at is taking in various confusing and ambiguous inputs and creating clarity out of nothing. This is something that many people credit to being creative. I often find myself listening to a client, vendor, friend, fellow designer, or my staff telling me different things about different subjects in different order…and I sit there trying make sense out of it all! 

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Design Awards

We were overwhelmed by the quality of entries for IBDA this year, and also by the number of entries. I am glad we have been able to attract great inspiring work from designers, who also presented their work very nicely. Seventy-three awards this year against 37 last year speaks volumes for the reputation these awards are gaining and also clearly indicates that the awards are making a difference to the winners. 

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Creative use of Power

I believe designers without a sense of purpose – designers who do not understand their responsibility towards society, people and the environment – are as harmful as weapons of mass destruction. Creating is the ultimate power that influences, changes and directs the lives of people…and designers who do not understand the responsibility of this privilege are using their creative power for destruction. 

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