I lead the product design vertical at Sideways, a multi-disciplinary design agency in Mumbai, India
I do design research & strategy for brands across social, corporates and startup eco systems
I conduct sessions in design, design thinking, personal branding, improv & presentation skills through story telling
I run a community of artists across music, poetry, story telling, design, magic & more. we create meaningful escapades together
I design & perform my own magic tricks, I've performed at streets of Europe and events in India, like Pune Design Fest 2020
I explore music & free art in my free time, I sketch with both my hands & paint abstract realism on canvas, I teach it to friends over weekends
«Working with Krishan in an international creative context became a deep and encouraging experience for me. His deep empathy, compassion and openness illustrated for me how much there is still to learn about how to work with others.»
I do what I do to inspire people & brands to challenge status quo and imagine new realities for themselves so that the world becomes more magical for everyone to experience
Design as a career ensures I play at work, and that work, is play. I enthuse the same energy in my colleagues, friends, juniors & students. I believe in the idea of giving first. I'm currently writing a book that captures design directions for creative people just starting education.
All of Design has the power to be Magical. The true purpose of words & visuals together with great form & function, is to leave the experiencer with aha moments to cherish. I love creating & curating human experiences that lead to wonder!
Blink. And the game changes. Every time DiiCii lights up in green or red, the possibilities are as endless as your imagination. Built with a twist on every roll, DiiCii will always keep you on the edge.
Just a couple of months before the pandemic hit us, I was lucky to roam around the streets of Europe, as a magician!
Designing & performing Magic :)
Jan Koerbes, the founder of refunc.nl and also happens to be my great friend :)
Teaching Rural India the methods to manage watersheds in the worst draught hit times
What happens when engineers and designers sit together to envision beauty?
Can a piano be played without touching?
Milon came to us at Schlagheck Design, and asked us to redesign their fitness circuit machines.
I taught magic to my friend & world's best Theremin player Carolina Eyck, and then this happened! Love it!
The best part about Product Design, is the interactions with the consumers leading to insights that reveal as magic!
From the times of ancient Greece, trophies have seen many forms. Here's a version re-designed for creativity!
What's not changed for 1000s of years, and has remained a classic for more than 20000 games? A Dice!
It takes two to tango :)