Kyoorius Designyatra 2017 returns to Goa with its 12th edition

Kyoorius Designyatra will return to Goa with its 12th edition this year, with the theme: “Optimism”. The event will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, over a period of three days – October 12 to October 14, 2017. The theme “Optimism” brings attention to the light beyond the gloom, and focuses on how even though the world around us has changed there is hope for a brighter tomorrow

Kyoorius Designyatra is the biggest annual conference on design and innovation. The event will include workshops, discussions and breakout sessions which will offer delegates an opportunity to gain insights and knowledge on industry trends and enable them to interact with some of the most innovative thinkers and entrepreneurs from across the globe. Every year, Kyoorius Designyatra attracts some of the biggest names in global creative and design industry from different fields. Designyatra offers the opportunity to expand professional networks while celebrating creativity.

This year the line-up of speakers includes:

o Andy Chen, Partner, Isometric Studio

o Cheryl Heller, Chair, MFA Design for Social Innovation at SVA

o Graham Fink, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy & Mather, China

o Stephen Burks, Principal, Stephen Burks Man Made

o Waqas Jawaid, Partner, Isometric Studio

o Lord Christopher Laverty,, Author, Clothes on Film

o Leeroy New, Artist and Designer, Lab New

o Jackson Tan, Creative Director and Co-Founder, BLACK and PHUNK

o Prasanna Sankhé, Founder & Creative Head, HYPHEN

o Lizzie Mary Cullen, Pen and ink Illustrator and Writer, Lizzie Mary Cullen

o Jon Noorlander, Executive Creative Director, Method Studios

o Madhav Raman, Partner, Anagram Architects

o Morag Myerscough, Founder & Designer, Studio Myerscough

o Thomas Widdhershoven, Director and Designer, Thonik

o Noriaki Onoe, Creative Director, Dentsu Inc.

Rajesh Kejriwal, Founder CEO of Kyoorius says “The 12th edition of Kyoorius Designyatra is aimed at reflecting the hope people have imbibed in today’s gloomy environment. It is acting as a platform where creativity and design will signify new hope and a better tomorrow. As a platform, Designyatra allows the participants to not only discuss the latest trends in creativity, brand, design and digital but also creates a unique pool of varied creative minds from across the world. The stimulating lectures and workshops encourage the participants to not only think innovatively but also not to be bound by the barriers of age, experience and backgrounds.”

Now in its 12th edition, Designyatra has been attended by over 16500 delegates from across Asia and has featured some of the biggest names in global creative and communications industry including Michael Wolff, Stefan Sagmeister, Piyush Pandey, Sir Martin Sorrell, Oliver Jeffers, Malika Favre, Irma Boom, Robert Wong, Ajaz Ahmed and many more

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