To research and discover the Design Principles & Practices which are a part of ancient Odia as well as Indian cultural traditions in order to enrich design methodologies and showcase how these can be applied in the modern Design domains.
ODC has the vision to be the Centre-of-Excellence of design and User Experience (UX) from the state, to promote and spread the awareness and education on global standards in design and contribute through the creation and teaching of advanced design methods.
To promote and conduct design events and activities across the state to promote Odisha as the hub of design education and research for the modern-day industry needs on a global scale, enriched with rich Odisha’s Design culture and practices
Design Training & Education
Organizations around the world are recognizing the potential of design. Our design training and education makes cutting-edge design-led thinking and approaches available to organisations and institutions of all sizes and budgets.
Our research provides evidence on the impact and value of design. We explore design’s role in economic development, tackling societal challenges to advance the understanding and use of design throughout the state.
Due to lack of Typographic research, The recent Font productions looks unfamiliar and loses its original characteristics and forms. ODC is determined to work on this area with the help of Government and private bodies
We at ODC believe in thorough research and design process with consideration of the usability, ergonomics and aesthetics of common mass-produced items and works to improve the design, function, engineering and marketing of these items.
Design For Social Impact
We use design as a strategic tool to tackle major societal challenges, drive economic growth and innovation, and improve the quality of life and environment. Our approach is people-centred and enables the delivery of positive social, environmental and economic change.
UX & Interaction Design
We always emphasize on ergonomics of human computer interaction. We define user experience as a person's perceptions and responses which result from their use or anticipated use of a product, system, or a service".
Design Against Cyclone: Call for Proposals
Send proposals and abstracts on sustainable designs for the systems, villages, houses, and storage equipment
that save lives and their livelihoods for a cyclone-proof world.
Our honorary members of the advisory board
Dr. Debi Prasanna PattanayakPadma Sri Awardee
Chancellor- Centurion University
Prof. Mookesh PatelProfessor Emeritus, Arizona State University, USA
Former Dean, Parsons School of Design/ISDI
Prof. Anant ChakradeoDean, MIT Institute of Design
Dr. Uday KumarHOD, Dept. of Design, IIT-Guwahati
Designer of the Rupee Symbol
Mr. Khiroda Kumar JenaNational President - OWB
Prof. G. V. SreekumarHOD, Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay
Dr. Susmita MohantySpaceship Designer
Space Entrepreneur CEO, Earth2Orbit
Sudhir SharmaCEO INDI Design, Editor Pool/DesignIndia Magazine
Ar. S.K. DasDirector at SK Das Associated Architects
Prof. Peer M. SathikhAssociate Chair, Nanyang Technological University
Ashish DeshpandeCo-Founder & Director - Elephant Design
Former President - ADI
Mr. Sachin Das BurmaEx. Executive Creative Director, Leo Burnett
Dr. Sruti MohapatraFounder & Chief Executive, Swabhiman
Kishore DwibediSenior Journalist
Former Chief of New Delhi Bureau - The Samaj
Jabin MoraProduct Design, MTA, Mexico
Samir DashInteraction Designer, Former Application Consultant to IBM
Utpal K. PatiFormer Joint Director-cum-Deputy Secretary of Odisha Tourism and eminent Historian
Prof. Mahendra PatelRetd. Principal Designer, NID
Ranjeet TayiDirector, User Experience Design at Informatica, US
Dr. Manohar DesaiHead of Department, Communication Design, Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)
Rikke HansenCreative Director, MA Wheelsandwaves, Denmark
Nima DT NamchuFormer Chief Creative Officer, Havas Worldwide
Dr. Sanjeev Patjoshi (IPS)Additional DG, Joint Secretary to Government of India
Dr. Biranchi NandaSenior Labour and Employment Adviser & Additional Secretary, Government of India
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