Good design is not about how it looks or even about how it works. Good design is about how playful it is. You take the ordinary and make it extraordinary. You can make the world more beautiful, more intelligent, more user-friendly, more creative and more delightful.
You don’t need any prior artistic or technical qualifications to dive into User-Experience (UX) Design. Learn how to make UX Design for:
Internet of Things (IoT)
Inspired participants at the UX Design workshop in Bangalore.
Define the creative vision and direction of your products’ UX if you are a:
Founder or a Co-founder
CEO, CTO, CIO
Vice-President or Senior VP
Upgrade your career to the next level if you are a:
Designer from any discipline
Learn a new skill which is in much-demand, if you are an:
Undergraduate or graduate from any discipline
Hands-On in Hyderabad as participants sketch mockups.
Niyam Bhushan is one of India's leading graphic-design professional with over 34 years of both national and international experience in his areas of specialization in graphic-design, UX Design, and digital creativity.
He works in various areas of design including:
Enterprise software interface design
As a consultant, He has trained highly-skilled teams of developers, and quality-assurance teams, in the field of digital design and production at Apple, Adobe, Xerox, DK, iFast, IVP. You could view more photos on http://flickr.com/niyam from a few such professional workshops.
Group photo from the workshop titled: 'Digital Color Theory Workshop by Niyam for Xerox'
As an approved vendor to Google, Niyam consulted Google on the design and technical specifications for Indian font design, and in the process solved various challenges that confront Indic font design and computing.
He conducted several design and production workshops for design professionals at • Living Media for their international projects • Dorling Kindersley, the world's largest publishing house • Thompson Press • as well as for leading ad agencies and publishing houses across India.
He has worked on user-interface projects for clients as diverse as European Union (EU), various United Nations agencies, social development agencies, a few Fortune 100 companies; Osho Nisarga; and more.
He frequently advises the Government of India on guidelines and recommendations for user-interface design, and also frequently consults with C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) in various other areas of his specialization as well.
His diverse projects include user-interface design for
Knowledge-harvesting for the European Union using learning systems
Health & Medical
Enterprise software design solutions
Mobile services and payment systems
Legal services organization
UI design solutions for sustainable development organizations
Design-Mentor for Startups
More than 100 startups mentored. Niyam also consults and is a design-mentor for several IT start-ups across diverse disciplines, both in design, and in design-think: fin-tech, health, travel, parenting, education, social-commerce, e-commerce, telecom, food-delivery, and more. If you're from one of them, get in touch.
As a trainer, he has taught over 10,000 people since 1996 in his various fields of expertise. Please check out his http://flickr.com/niyam account for photos from some of his workshops and public seminars.
He has been a visiting faculty, teaching graphic-design, photography, image-editing, illustration, typography, at:
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
School of Convergence
Invited to deliver talks across colleges and academia across India including:
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi
Thapar University, Patiala
Punjabi University, Patiala
Pune University, Pune
Asian Academy of Film & Television, Noida, UP
Asian School of Media Studies, Noida, UP
Engineering College of Bikaner, Rajasthan
Centre-Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Mohali
Homi Baba Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), Mumbai
RKG Engineering College, Ghaziabad, UP
And several dozens more
Journalist and Editor
As a journalist and editor, he has also been the
Editor of PCWorld Magazine
Editor and CEO of Chip Magazine
Contributing Editor to Hindustan Times
Contributing Editor to Mint newspaper
Contributing Editor and Columnist to Linux For You
Contributing Editor to Computer Arts Special magazine
4 hours per session, including a short 10-minute tea-break
91springboard, B wing, 5th floor, Ackruti Trade Centre, MIDC, Andheri East, Mumbai,
In the picture: Director, Co-founder, CEO, CTO, Vice-President, Project Head, Sofware Developer, UI Designer, Front-end Developer, Manager, and some other diverse people from across IT, media, and design. From the UX Design workshop conducted in Gurgaon
Disposition: Must be comfortable with using a pencil and paper for drawing simple things like flow-charts, simple charts, boxes, arrows, lines, etc. Comfortable with the English language.
Nope, skills in HTML, web-development, or app-development, or software engineering, are not required for this workshop. Good if you have them, but we will strictly focus on 'design' per se, and not on 'development'. Let's please finally put the horse before the cart.
Each participant will receive:
User-Interface design sketchpad
UI template files by email after the workshop
A massive and comprehensive reference of all things user-experience (UX) design
Subscription to an exclusive e-mail newsletter that keeps you inspired and diving deeper, week after week, long after the workshop is over
Free wi-fi will be provided. Would be nice if participants bring along their laptops, tablets, smartphones. Helpful to have these handy to understand a few topics more deeply
Participants in Mumbai to the UX Design workshop
Suggested Course Content
1. What is Design. It is neither User-Experience nor User-Interface
2. Not yet world-class: The real opportunities and challenges in UX Design for India
3. How to correct the existing workflows adopted in UX
4. MindMap as the jewel of UX Design strategy
5. Say Hello! to your User-Personas. Imagine User-Case Scenarios. Design with Empathy
6. How to make your own unique Design language. How to also define the role of color through your design language. And why if you get this, you get everything
7. UX Journey of a thousand clicks. With Emotion
8. Icons and ideograms for non-verbal communication
9. Tools for wireframing, prototyping, color-models, and more
10. Interaction design: The art and approach to micro-interactions. Visual-cues. Feedback loops. Affordance. Foggs. And more
11. Singularity: Arriving at the core-design value and essence of each task
12. Minimize interference and remove clutter
13. Design feedback: Design for a narrowing presence-of-mind
14. Design for Forgiveness
15. User-Testing: Best practises and how to maximize your testing
16. Design Life-cycle: How it impacts your revenues
This course guideline is indicative and may be tweaked further.
The workshop does not cover corporate or product branding. However, many participants have also been able to gain a solid understanding of branding through the fundamental principles of Design explained here.
Monday Morning: You get back to work fueled with knowledge and insights to revolutionize the way you think and work on projects
You will be able to handle user-experience (UX) design and user-interface for projects far more professionally. And with simplicity and world-class sophistication.
Even a newbie will be able to dive in immediately into his or her first UX Design project and handle it competently
Many participants experience a breakthrough in thinking and find their approach has become more thoughtful, meaningful, and even more playful
You come to grips with the tools and techniques required
You understand how to stay ahead of the competition through 2.5X Design
Yes. Certification of participation, co-branded with NASSCOM and SHEREOS.in will be awarded to those who attend the full workshop sessions.
Powered by NASSCOM 10000Startups
A tip-o'-the-turban to NASSCOM for helping us get there! Backed by Google, Microsoft, Intel, Kotak and Verisign, NASSCOM's 10,000 Startups is literally on a mission to impact 10,000 start-ups by the year 2023.
Nurtured by SHEROES.in
The UX Design workshop especially focusses on women professionals and entrepreneurs into the fold. That includes fleximoms, mompreneurs, work-at-homes, career women, and even those who wish to chuck a boring corporate job and explore their creative side.
Making this possible is SHEROES.in, a hugely-successful initiative from India committed towards opportunities for women and in investing in women professionals.
At the historic UX-Design Workshop for Women only, conducted in New Delhi
Community Partner: 91springboard
Question: How do you know if someone truly belongs to the startup community in India? Answer: Ask 'em if they know about 91SpringBoard. These guys have been here at the dawn of the start-up yug in India, nurturing it with their co-working, mentoring, shmoozing spaces across India long before anyone else.
Ignited by: DesignRev.in
The Design Revolution from India is all about #PureDoing.
Terms & Conditions
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Offers cannot be clubbed together.
No refunds on registrations from these offers. Neither will they be carried forward, or issued as any form of credit.
Registrations are also non-refundable and non-transferable.
The exciting world of UX Design has come.
It can not be taught.It can only be caught. By you.
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91springboard Andheri East B wing, 5th floor, Ackruti Trade Centre, MIDC, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400093
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