In response to the global crises currently underway, designers from Oceania and India will address what they are seeing in their home states, and what they are doing to help people feel safe, comfortable, confident, and welcome in public places. They will discuss best practices in signage, environments, digital platforms, icon making, and communication given new paradigms and behaviors. And, they will talk about the evolving market demand for experiences in urban centers, retail environments, health care facilities, and university settings.
Baarish Date, Co-founder of Graphics Beyond based in Mumbai, India. Baarish, trained as an architect, maintains a narrow focus in the firm he co-founded with Priyanka Date, head of research for the studio. It’s all about the experience of communication in branded environments, strategic identity programs, and wayfinding!