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D Talks - The Design Podcast

50 EpisodesProduced by Sanjay ReddyWebsite

Welcome to my show!I'm Sanjay Reddy, an engineer turned Designer & Educator. I had a very tough transition to design, spent sleepless nights figuring out how to make my way into design, reached out to many people, visited institutes, spoke to professors and what not. All of that just to know more ab… read more


Artist to Transportation Designer | D Talks with Nikhil Sorte, Transportation Designer, Groupe Renault

Hit the feeling right and the form will be beautiful eventually.  says Nikhil Sorte, a Transportation Design at Groupe Renault who has a  Masters in Transportation Design from IAAD, Turin, Italy.   

In this conversation with Sanjay Reddy, Nikhil talks about the importance of emotions in car design and how passionate he is about Transportation design and his job. Nikhil was able to present scale models of his projects at Auto Expo in Delhi multiple times. His projects have been featured in magazines including Forbes France.   

00:00 - Introduction 

06:19 - Design Journey 

15:43 - From Artist to Designer 

23:00 - From an idea to final execution 

25:49 - Feasibility of a project  

30:15 - Car Design & Emotion 

33:30 - Emotions are an integral part of Design 

34:40 - Inside Renault Design Studio 

38:46 - Timeframe for ideation 

41:35 - Market research/Trends 

47:22 - Multiple projects at a time 

49:33 - Creative blocks 

50:46 - Source of inspiration 

55:39 - Suggestions for aspirants

Host - Sanjay Reddy  


Check out our online courses for UCEED, CEED, NID & NIFT  

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