On his visit to the institute, Michael Foley went through the works displayed in the exhibition and shared his views while interacting with the students. In his presentation,“ Design Sensibilities in India”, he focused on the design process involved in manufacturing of products keeping Indian context in mind, though some of his designs. During interaction session, Mr. Foley clarified queries of the B. Des and B.Arch students in very simplified way. He stressed that understanding the client, user requirements and brand recognition are the key to break through designs. Mr. Foley also emphasized on importance of acquiring hand sketching skill sets and time management to make your designs conveyed properly to the clients for effieint working.
Michael Foley a design student from the National Institute of Design, Ahmadabad, is founder of design studio, "Foley Designs", Bangalore. The studio specializes in product design, packaging , graphics , environment design & brand identity. The studio has won awards like VMRD Detail Design Award 2013, CII Design Excellence Awards 2012, Winner, Industrial Design (Leisure & Entertainment Product) and many more. His some of unique works include the design of Common Wealth baton, “Pure It” water purifier, Airtel “Formula One” trophy, “Evara” platinum jewelry, Titan watch design etc.