Tuhin Kumar

Product Designer @Facebook, Advisor @Helpshift, Mindcrafter @EunoiaLabs. Previously @Pulsepad.


What kind of a designer are you?

No! I said…what kind of a designer are YOU?


In the short time since I started designing, I have had a bunch of titles to…


The hype of design

A critique of “Designer Duds” but also a dialogue for design as a profession


[Originally published on Pangaea]


What kind of a designer are you?

No! I said…what kind of a designer are YOU?


In the short time since I started designing, I have had a bunch of titles to…


#nofilter


Isn’t it ironic and amusing at the same time that we live in an age when #nofilter is almost a badge of honor for a media? A sign of pride shouting this is the moment as it happened—nothing tampered. Take it for its flaws and its charm. Remember it forever, for this is how I want you to remember it.

That brings me to memory. Remember when memory was the only way to…

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Oh the places you will go

Ruminating about digital experiences

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The hype of design

The big blue network


Great Designers


Great products don't spring from great designers like Athena from the skull of Zeus; instead, they were usually the result of a lot of trial and error, missteps and blind alleys, and hard work and deep thinking. There's no secret sauce. Great designers aren't those with the most natural talent, or the smartest, or can

I am afraid…


I am afraid that I will not live long enough to see all my dreams come true. I am afraid that one day I will not be fit enough for everything that I did not do.

I fear there will come a day when I wil need help. I fear I might be alone when I take my last step.

I fear I will have enough money but not someone to spend with. All the happiness but…


Digital Scarcity


2 Billion Likes per day on Facebook. 400 Million Tweets per day on Twitter. 50 Million likes per day on Instagram.

We live, for most part, a life that is eerily being encroached by the digital. Every day we find a part of the analog being replaced by the digital. An app to replace a board game, a website to answer a question instead of asking a friend, an…


Ephemeral Apps


Which of the apps we use and love today will be around in a year from now. 5 years? 10 years?

As designers, engineers and entrepreneurs, who spend most of our time crafting digital products, how often do we pause and reflect to ask this about our work?

Now that I have a few years of work behind me, I have started thinking about this stuff a…


The joy of being amazed


Being amazed is a feeling that I hope I never have enough of. This is the story about one such moment of amazement.

About 10 months ago, just before I was about to leave India, I visited my grandparents to bid farewell. One summer afternoon, my grandmother or ‘nani maa’ as I call her (nothing special just the Hindi word for grandmother), and I were…