A Curious Case of UX Research: Re-designing the Process of Material Selection for Interior Designers

The interior design studio where I worked until March this year is a small firm comprising 13 employees. During the design development stage of each project, 2–3 interior designers and a design assistant (me) would spend at least 15 min. to locate the right material for a client’s designs by sifting through several physical bins, buckets and shelves in the library. This exercise happened at least twice a week. Per month, this easily amounted to more than 6 hours of unskilled human labor by highly…

Pallavi Patke-Mujumdar

A multi-hyphenated designer, UX researcher, design anthropologist, historian and former lecturer. I love the outdoors, biking, badminton, reading and music.