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Pudi Ravi with conference attendees

Talks & Workshops

Pudi Ravi interacting with students

I speak regularly on topics related to design and art. I love engaging in a dialogue with the design community and students. I express my personal vision and share my learnings hoping to inspire young minds in their creative journeys.

I have served as a jury member for evaluating 'Interaction design' student projects.

NIFT Bengaluru
SPA Vijayawada

A promising future

Aug 2023   Digital Product Design, Jain University, Bengaluru

 

This was a short talk during the orientation to welcome the young students of design. The presentation was a walkthrough of my design journey with an emphasis on embracing lifelong learning.

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Design Thinking in IT

Oct 2022   Faculty Development Program, Impact School of Engineering, Bengaluru

 

The ask was to provide an industry perspective on the design thinking process in practice. to the faculty. The presentation was mapped to the curriculum and illustrated with real project examples drawn from my work experience.

Slide deck for the talk named Design Thinking in IT
Romancing a line

Mar 2020   Friday Funda, f1Studioz, Bengaluru

A talk on my creative explorations towards a personal vision of art. It covered my journey of experimentation with cartoons and fine arts. The broad theme was on creative courage and encouraging young designers to pursue the difficult path.

Video talk on Romancing a Line
A tribal concern

Jan 2021  MIT School of Design, Ujjain

The talk is an empathetic journey back in time to learn more about the tribal communities that I grew up around during my childhood. It was a deeper look at their life and an attempt at creating artworks that reflected their worldview.

Video talk named A tribal COncern
A hichhiker's guide to enterprise product design

Jan 2020  Dribble Meetup, Bengaluru

The presentation was a creative walkthrough of the work done at Capillary Technologies. It delved into the process to create a consumer-grade user experience for B2B clients.

Presentation named A hitchhiker's guide to enterprise product design
Design Thinking

Mar 2018  Capillary, Bengaluru

The workshop was organized for the leadership team in business, product management and engineering.

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Designing for AI systems

Mar 2017  Ripples, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

The workshop was an attempt at drawing students to think of the big picture and design using Artificial Intelligence. The intent was to encourage designers to think of the problem first and ideate on the solution to augment humans.

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Art as a daily activity

Nov 2016  The Folk Cosmos, School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada

The workshop persuaded people to shed their inhibitions and practise art. Hands-on exercises were designed to help teams work collectively on an artwork The emphasis was on the community coming together to make public art by drawing inspiration from folkways.

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