At the intersection of design and poetry

“The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.” E.F. Schumacher

“Remembering ‘first poem’ you ever heard — was a self connecting experience for me. It made me remember my parents and their love. Thanks @⁨Uday Dandavate⁩ for taking us away from the conference and then bringing us back. 🙏🏼”

“ Design is the conscious planning and meaningful action that creates relationship with humanity, spirit, nature, and time — in service of life.”

  • Creativity flourishes in the times of constraints and hardships;
  • Fear vanishes when we confront danger with creative thinking;
  • We travel inwards when we are restricted from traveling outwards to continue our journey;
  • Designers have the opportunity to use poetry to encourage in readers a child’s curiosity , poet’s sensitivity and a designer’s creativity;
  • Designers can inspire people to re-imagine their personal relationship with life through poetry.




A design activist and ethnographer of social imagination.

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Uday Dandavate

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A design activist and ethnographer of social imagination.

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