Host, Sanjay Reddy talks to Akhil Babu who completed his M.Des in Strategic Design Management from NID. Akhil is now working as a Designer at IBM. In this episode, Akhil talks about his journey into design. Coming from an engineering background, how he convinced his parents that he wants to go for design, what strategy he used to prepare for design entrance exams, etc. He also shares some interesting questions he was asked by the jury in the Strategic Design Management interview at NID. While he was at NID, Akhil was able to go deeper into various aspects semester by semester which he explains here in detail. His master's thesis was about educating school children about Design. He talks about how to explain the understanding of design to school students.
Here are the highlights
00:00 - Introduction to the episode
01:20 - Akhil Babu Introduction
02:53 - from engineering to design
12:11 - how to choose domains
17:17 - How to prepare for design entrance exams
22:09 - How to know what you are good at/How to focus your preparation
23:36 - SDM | How to approach questions & what is expected out of a student
31:18 - SDM Portfolio
34:11 - SDM Interview
38:57 - Your mindset matters
44:26 - What is SDM
56:59 - Understanding of Design
1:12:04 - Is it important to know Design Softwares
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