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Kyoorius Designyatra 2016 moves to Jaipur with the theme, ‘Why am I here?’

The event will witness experts across the world participating and exploring multiple avenues in the field of creativity

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | September 7, 2016


The 11th edition of Kyoorius Designyatra with the theme ‘why am I here?’ will be held in Fairmont Hotel, Jaipur from September 29 to October 1 this year. The theme will explore facets of creativity; whether we are chasing our passions or just doing mundane work; be it in designing, writing, shooting or exploring multiple avenues for creativity.

This year, over 1,200 delegates are expected to be present over the three days, participating in various workshops, discussion sessions and portfolio reviews providing the audience a platform for interactions. Kyoorius Designyatra attracts some of the biggest names in the global creative and communications industry. It invites speakers from all across the country and from different fields.

Designyatra offers the opportunity to expand professional networks, meet the most innovative entrepreneurs and mingle with industry professionals. Last year’s edition was held in Goa.

This year the line-up of speakers includes:

  • Alex Daly, Founder, Vann Alexandra
  • Greg Quinton, Executive Creative Director, The Partners
  • Handsome Frank, Founder, Handsome Frank
  • Michael Wolff, Founder, Michael Wolff & Co.
  • Jon Marshall, Co-Founder & Creative Director, MAP
  • Kate Dawkins, Founder & Director, Kate Dawkins Studio
  • Michael Johnson, Founder, Johnson Banks
  • NB Studio, Creative Partners, NB Studio
  • Paul Austin, Founding Partner and Creative Director, Made Thought
  • Tony Davidson, Global Partner, Wieden + Kennedy
  • Yuko Shimizu, Illustrator,

Rajesh Kejriwal Rajesh Kejriwal

Rajesh Kejriwal, Founder CEO of Kyoorius, said, “The team and all its supporting partners have worked hard to ensure that Designyatra is different but grander than ever and we look forward to seeing everyone from students, young professionals and seniors, come together at this annual celebration of creativity at Jaipur.”

Kay Khoo Kay Khoo

Kay Khoo, Co-founder and Creative Director at Kyoorius, commented, “With the latest edition of Designyatra, as much as we want this to continue to be the coolest design conference in the world, we also want to reflect on why we are here. We want every participant to ponder and be pushed to do more relevant and meaningful things for India, and be inspired and to celebrate design as a whole.”

Designyatra is presented by Zee TV, a forerunner in advocating and promoting creativity across communications in the country. Designyatra is powered by The Patrika Group and has various partners such as Absolut, Zindagi, Colorplan, Nicobar, myPaperclip and many more.

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