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Google Doodle celebrates India’s Independence Day

Google Doodle celebrated India’s Independence Day with an illustrated art by artist Namrata Kumar, an alumna of Srishti.

Namrata Kumar is a Graphic Design Graduate from Srishti in 2010.

As the country celebrates its 77th Independence Day, Google on Tuesday marked the day with a special doodle illustrating textile from 21 different regions as a tribute to the country’s rich textile heritage.

An article published on The Hindu on 15 August 2023.

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Srishti Manipal students present innovative ideas on beautifying Bengaluru

As part of the 'Brand Bengaluru' initiative, the BBMP held a workshop with students of Srishti Manipal Institute at the MAHE Bengaluru Campus.

An article published online by Deccan Herald by DHNS on 08 August 2023.

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WDO Launches New Global Programme WORLD DESIGN PROTOPOLIS™ In Bengaluru, India

World Design Organization (WDO)® announced the launch of World Design Protopolis (WDP)™, a new programme that will support the creation of solutions-based initiatives to address key development issues globally.

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Mercedes-Benz AG Innovation Challenge Winners

A team of six students from Srishti Manipal Institute emerged victorious in the Mercedes-Benz AG Innovation Challenge and won the first prize  in this very prestigious international design contest, bettering some of the top design schools of the world!

Their project, Avishkar Autohaus, is designed to be a futuristic showroom for the year 2039, specifically tailored for the vibrant cities of India.

The vision was to transform the traditional showroom into a captivating experience centre that goes beyond showcasing cars. The SMI team created an environment where visitors could immerse themselves in an awe-inspiring automotive innovation and luxury journey.

Through a harmonious blend of advanced technology, sustainable design, and a deep understanding of our target audience, the SMI students managed to revolutionize the concept of a showroom. The focus was to offer an unparalleled customer experience and pave the way for the future of automotive retail.

This amazing victory would not have been possible without the unwavering dedication and collective expertise of the exceptional SMI team members:

Vidushi Garg, Mythili Emani, Naomi Karodt, Param Gandhi, Arundhuti Dey, and Shreshta Santhosh.

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Link to the project on Behance - Avishkar Autohaus- Speculative Space Design on Behance

Why the dancing frog may no longer be able to shake a leg

Behavior ecologists and researchers, identified 24 species of “dancing frogs” in the Western Ghats.

An article published on Mongabay News India by Deepa Padmanabhan on 13 April 2023.

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K.V. Gururaja, a behaviour ecologist at the Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru, and other researchers, identified 24 species of “dancing frogs” in the Western Ghats, found over years of research, in 2014. Until then, only 11 species had been discovered.


SMI PhD student among best poster presentation at MAHE Research Conference

Elza D'Cruz, SMI PhD student among best poster presentation at MAHE Research Conference held by Manipal Research Colloquium.