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DSI Save The Date! Thesis 2021

Kartik Krishnan

Congratulations to our 2020 Alumni Scholarship Award Recipients

Congratulations to second year students Aditi Kapre and Kartik Krishnan, who have been granted a scholarship by the SVA Alumni Society for their joint thesis: “Un-Fair: Untangling India’s Obsession with Fair Skin”. The thesis— which aims to enable the creation of healthy, positive, and radically inclusive narratives surrounding skin color in India— was one of…

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Unfair

Unfair Aditi Kapre & Kartik Krishnan Unfair is aimed towards reimagining a more equitable future state of mainstream Indian media, by building radical inclusivity to shift the age old colourist narrative that paints fair skin as superior and more desirable to dark skin.

Kartik Krishnan on Taking DSI’s Learnings Back Home

Since graduating last Spring, Kartik Krishnan (‘20) has begun sharing his passion for social design with clients and corporations back home in India. As visiting faculty for B-Schools and a Design Researcher for design innovation consultancy firm TinkerLabs, Kartik works with students and clients to implement design thinking into their day-to-day practices across an array…

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Kartik Krishnan

Kartik Krishnan was born and raised in Mumbai, a city where the two extremes — the haves and the have nots — live in close proximity. He comes to DSI with a desire to equip himself with the skillsets required to try and leave a more balanced landscape in India, where everyone has access to…

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