Sayantani Dasgupta I am a final year student of Visual Communication Design at Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore. I believe in design being instinctive, and creating reletively stress free yet elegant designs. Most of all, I believe in delivering high quality work with minimum fuss. Most of all, I deeply believe that Google will soon rule the world. p. +91 9620922179 (Bangalore) +91 9674647326 (Kolkata) e. firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Indian Chamber of Commerce Live project
Pitch for rebranding of one of Indiaâ€™s oldest trade organizations.
Graduation Exhibition of Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology Live project
Concept, Identity and collaterals for the graduation exhibition of the 10th graduating batch of Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore. Two routes were explored, the first one dealswith shaping and reshaping, formation of a solid base and exploration of personality.
A second route explored for the Srishti graduation exhibitionâ€” exploring typography, indian identity and the cybertronic existance.
Brand Yourself Class project
A challenge to brand elements of one self and facets of personality. Final deliverables: a set of visiting cards.
2011 An Art Odyssey Class Project
Branding a packaged tour for art students to specially selected art related locations. Collaterals include a kit to include everything one might need on such a specialized tour.
Masala Petti Class project
An excercise in sustainable packaging utilizing using spent beer pints and other found objects to package spices. Inspired by old colonial spice plantations and age old indian storage practices.
Ludeo Live project
Bottle design for menâ€™s perfume aimed at upper class demographic. Form and structure inspired by playing cards, ace of spades, medieval armours and precious stones.
Classic Jujube Live project
Conceptualizing a fictitious subâ€“brand for Wills Classic cigarettes targetted at upper middle class women, social smokers inspired by the branding strategies used till the 1960s to promote Lucky Stripes cigarettes in the USA.
A Brief History of Human Sacrifice Class project
Info graphic poster cataloging ancient practices of ritual bloodshed, methods used, demographics, geographical areas as well as time line.
Experimental Type Class project
Experimental typographic illustrations composed of the lyrics of the song â€œI am a disco dancer.â€? Final form of this project was a flip book.
HottoGoal Live project
Vernacular campaign for Airtel to build association with football in Bengal similar to its competitorâ€™s association with national cricket. Deliverables included press, outdoors, contests and other branding materials. Concept was to play to the World Cup frenzy and connect it to the madness for football in Bengal. It translated to adapting the visual and poetic style of Bengali poet Sukumar Ray to current times and soccar.
Web Designâ€“ Portfolio Site Class project
Design and coding of a personal portfolio site. The overall theme was exploration of digital painting.
Aksharaâ€“ Learn As You Play Live project
A teaching aid developed to teach children of classes one through three of government and government aided schools to recognize basic vernacular script as well as english through a toy like a jig saw puzzle. The toy was developed as an exploration to combat the problem of inadequate elementary education in government funded schools. The project was selected as one of the seven finalists at the UNICEF and INDEX Design Challenge in Copenhagen, Denmark in February 2011.
Caricatures Class project
An exploratory project of caricaturing people one knows, as a prelude to a sequential art project. The work is more stylized and graphic than traditional caricatures, and accompanied by text.
Adan Garcia in Forgetting Class Project
A sequential art project following the explorations on the previous page. Its a fifteen page excerpt of the full comic. The concept for it germinated from a project of relay writing called Project 98, which i was a part of almost five years ago.
Calcutta: The Future Fantasy Personal project
Mixed media on paper. Subject came from the thought about commuting issues and further thoughts of Calcutta in the future.
Of Paint Brushs and Other Pretty Things Personal project
Personal piece. An interpretive portrait of an aquaintance done in mixed media, and trying to prove art neednâ€™t be incomprehensible.
Alter Egos Personal project
Personal piece, gouache on paper, referenced from a photostory on the idol makers of Kumartuli of my own. Exploration of the concept of avatars and how much they differ from alter egos and completely separate identities.
Puppet Master Class project
Cover illustration for a class sequential art project. The subject matter of the graphic novel was power play, and the many outcomes of it.
Belief Personal project
Personal piece. Exploration of painting and illustrating in the digital medium. Stylistical attempt at the question of belief, with a hint of Lord Krishna for taste.
Going Away Live project
Illustration of a childrenâ€™s short story by Lewis Carrol, requested by a publication house, not finally used.
Lord of Swords: Ares Personal project
Personal piece. Photo manupulation exploration exploring pagan subjects in modern contexts.
The Trouble with Jack
Personal piece. Exploration of digital painting. Part of a personal project of illustrated book of short stories, each story dependant on the illustration accompanying it.
Studies in Portraiture
T-shirt Graphics Live project
The challenge was to be able to condense 2 days worth of incidents into a static narrative to form an eight by eight block of graphics.
The story so far.....