The Strate Blog

Portfolio or Degree: What Matters in Design?

Posted on : September 19, 2019

Are you in a dilemma about which bachelor’s degree will get you the best job with a hefty salary? This confusion is quite common, especially given the abundance of degrees in the market. Design, becoming a more popular career choice, has joined this group, with many colleges offering various degrees in the domain. You have… Read More…

Models and Prototypes Workshop

Posted on : August 27, 2019

A big part of the design process is the ability to shape objects, and this can be best learnt by DOING. Strate had a week-long workshop on making physical models and shaping ideas with Mr. Dilip Telore. Students explored various shaping techniques and showcased their models at the end of the workshop.

Materials and Process Workshop

Posted on : August 1, 2019

  A good understanding of materials, their properties and manufacturing techniques are imperative to be a good designer and create innovative yet relevant solutions.   Year 2 students dove into the details of materials over a 3-day workshop, dissecting products and understanding basic principles of materials with Amit Inamdar.  

Sketch Week at Strate

Posted on : July 15, 2019

The survival of the fittest Year two at Strate began with an intensive sketch week. At Strate, we place a strong emphasis on learning the fundamental tools and techniques of design. Therefore, during the first year, our students use their hands to do most of the designing. Doing so lays the foundation of their design… Read More…

Strate Bangalore Kicks Off Its Second Year!

Posted on : July 8, 2019

  Strate Bangalore welcomed its newest batch on July 04, 2019.     The programme started with the traditional lighting of the lamp ceremony, followed by addresses from dignitaries from Galileo, iNurture, and Jain (Deemed-to-be University).     Speakers included, Ashwin Ajila, Founder and MD, iNurture Education Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Jean-Baptist LeClere, CEO, iNurture-Galileo Shradha… Read More…

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…