The Strate Blog

11 UX Interview Questions and How You Should Answer Them

Posted on : June 25, 2019
11 ux interview questions and how you should answer them

  An interview is a daunting experience for any applicant. If it’s for the position of a UX designer, it’s even more so. You have no idea of the kind of questions the interviewer will ask nor can you judge their temperament when you sit across them during the interview. Whether it is your first,… Read More…

Product Design Workshop – Headed by Mandar Kale

Posted on : June 25, 2019
Product Design Workshop Headed by Mandar Kale

  The latest Product Design workshop the school was headed by Mandar Kale, Head of Product Design at Strate, Bangalore. The theme for the workshop was “Reimagine Food Delivery”. Students explored various aspects of user-centered design through the workshop. They analyzed existing scenarios and systems and created product, service, and system design solutions for tomorrow…. Read More…

A Career in Interaction Design? Where Should I Start?

Posted on : May 9, 2019
A Career in Interaction Design Where Should I Start

People today are engaging more and more with their devices. Everything is now “smart”. Smartphones, smart appliances, smart homes, smart cities and so on. So how do these inanimate, intangible entities become smart? They become so by understanding, engaging, and interacting with their users to provide a smooth and uninterrupted experience. And how does this… Read More…

Open Day at Strate School of Design, Bangalore – April 20, 2019

Posted on : April 29, 2019
strate open day 2019

  Strate, Bangalore had its first Open Day on April 20, 2019.   We welcomed parents, visitors, and prospective students to get a glimpse of all the happenings at the school and, especially, to showcase the spirit of Strate, Bangalore.   Thomas Dal, Dean and Director of the school had an interactive session with the… Read More…

Visual Designer vs Interaction Designer

Posted on : April 25, 2019
Visual Designer vs Interaction Designer

  The concept of design today is the product of an evolution determined by user behaviour and their times. Though this evolution has shaped the different branches of design, it has also created a lot of confusion.   You can often find people asking,   Is UI/UX design same as Interaction Design? Is Visual Design… Read More…

Graphic Design is Dead! Here’s How to Move On.

Posted on : March 28, 2019
Graphic Design is Dead! Here’s How to Move On.

Graphic design has died and the world is moving on. There! We said it. Thanks to templates and filters, Graphic Designers are no longer in high demand. Jobs that were once exclusive to a select few talented and innovative individuals have now been saturated to the point of nausea. Originality has been replaced by Similarity…. Read More…

10 Must-Have Skills for Interaction Designers

Posted on : March 28, 2019
10 Must-Have Skills for Interaction Designers

Interaction Design is about imagining and creating innovative systems, products, and services that communicate with people. It deals with crafting exceptional experiences for users and inventive interfaces that are both scalable and sustainable. Since the outcome of good Interaction Design is a high-level of customer satisfaction, it has become a crucial part of UI/UX design…. Read More…

Transport Design Workshop – Headed by Mike Levy, Strate, Paris

Posted on : February 25, 2019
Transport Design Workshop – Headed by Mike Levy, Strate, Paris

After five intensive days, the Transport Design Workshop with Mike Levy, Head of Transport Design at Strate, Paris, concluded with an amazing presentation by Year One students of Strate, Bangalore.   THE CHALLENGE Create a concept vehicle for their college commute   THE TEAMS 11 teams of two students each   THE JUDGES Siddharth Prakash,… Read More…

What Is Design Thinking and Why Do You Need It ?

Posted on : November 20, 2017

All the best design schools in the world include one fundamental concept in their teaching design thinking. A concept that is, today, established in every level of an organization from design to service, from finance and even to management. Design is often mistaken as merely what you see; that it is something which makes an… Read More…

Car Design as a Career in India

Posted on : November 29, 2017

Do you like cars? Have you ever filled your notebooks with drawings of cars? Do you see yourself as the next great car designer? Is your car design the one which will revolutionize the automobile industry? Car design is an exciting and creative hobby, but one which rarely materializes into a job. The apprehension about… Read More…