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'India Needs Design Thinkers' Says Sushant School Dean, Mike Knowles


Professor Mike Knowles, FRSA, has 40 years’ experience in professional follow and schooling. He has an interesting tackle design in India and how it can help completely different rungs of society. He Is captivated with the theme of alternate by way of design and the importance of craft folks.

Mike began his occupation in three dimensional Artwork and had a deep ardour for educating. Early tragedy destroyed that dream and he needed to move into trade, where he used to be very a hit.

Mike Knowles, Dean, Sushant School

Mike Knowles, Dean, Sushant School of Design. Picture: Smriti Jessie.

After working with many top London designers he set up his first studio; Mike Knowles and colleagues, in London, in the mid- eighties.

Aside From particular person, high end commissions, he designed and manufactured roughly a A Hundred million greenbacks’ value of product for groups just like the John Lewis Partnership and Marks and Spencer. Quite A Lot Of jobs had been created.

Stetson chair designed by Mike Knowles

Stetson chair designed by using Mike Knowles. Photograph: Smriti Jessie.

Believing in the price of design and craft Skills for society, he moved to India to enhance job creation thru export projects and helped establish the In Staff. In 2005 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and up except recently, headed the India Fellowship.

In 2008 he dependent a Talents Academy for the University of the humanities London, and used to be conferred a Travelling Professorship.



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