In today’s session of Design and Human Condition, we discussed taste and how every individual develops their taste for example music. We discussed in class how we’re not a fan of Indian classical music. Followed by we also discussed how our surroundings and our environment influences us to prefer and…


In today’s session of Design and Human Condition, we discussed interdisciplinary studies and how IVS provides a platform that encourages interdisciplinarity amongst its student body. Interdisciplinary is a collective set of ideas, that is: relating or combining different branches of knowledge to work as a team and learn from one…


On 31st October 2020 we watched Puff Puff Pak as part of Chalta Phirta Doc Festival. This documentary film is by Fahad Naveed and it begins with Naveed’s journey with cigarette that started as a teenager, and then followed him from time to time. …


In today’s session of Design and Human Condition, we discussed craftsmanship and the creativity of artists behind it with guest lecturer Arnab Chakravarty. From my understanding artists can be considered a skilled craftsman. They are masters at their practice and keep improving with time. This brings me to craft artists…


In today’s session of Design and the Human Condition we discussed a name I’ve heard before but never bothered researching about him; Donald Arthur Norman. Don Norman is an American professor and a very well known researcher. He’s an author of a collection of books but a fact that intrigued…


In our second session of “Design in the human condition” course, we were asked to watch the film “Being in the World”. Directed by Tao Ruspoli this documentary film is based on a very famous but controversial philosopher, Dr. Hubert Dreyfus who was greatly influenced by Martin Heidegger, yet another…


Design and the human condition is the new course we were introduced to this semester and we had our first session on Friday, September 4. We were introduced to design and technology upgrades throughout the years. I personally joined the classroom thinking it’s going to be just another theory class…

Ammarah Sohail

Communication Design student from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture

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