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 Medal of Honour

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Commendation to Professor Sudhakar Nadkarni:
5th of December 2015
Venue: VMCC, IIT Bombay

It is with great pleasure that Professor Sudhakar Nadkarni was felicitated with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his role in building institutions of design such as IDC at IIT Bombay and the Department of Design at IIT Guwahati. As well as introducing design into management at the We School, speaks of his commitment to reach design through education.

The occasion chosen to commemorate him is the international event 'Cumulus Mumbai 2015 - In a planet of our own' that celebrates sustainability in design with special focus on water. The reason to choose this occasion is because Cumulus is the only and the largest international network of universities of Design, Art and Media and the Board members were present for the occasion.

Professor Vikas Satwalekar handed over the award to Professor Nadkarni.

  Medal of Honour:

Commendation for Designers:

InDeAs bestows the 'Medal of Honour' to the following designers for their significant contribution to the field of design.

9th of February 2007
Venue: IIT Bombay

The commendation ceremony was held on 9th of February 2007 during the closing function of 'Icograda Design Week in India' to honor grandmasters from India who have done a lifetime of contribution in the field of Graphic-Communication Design.

The function was quite touching with cheers and applause from a crowd of 1200 standing and clapping in ovation to honor the recipients.

Grandmasters Prof Nadkarni from India and Mervyn Kurlansky from Denmark presented the ‘Medal of Honour’ to the following designers:

Prof R K Joshi
(erstwhile faculty at IDC, IIT Bombay- Calligraphy, Typography, Concrete Poetry, Identity Systems, etc)

Prof Vikas Satwalekar
(erstwhile faculty at NID, Ahmedabad – Publication Design, Exhibition Design, Identity Systems, etc)

3. Prof Dashrath Patel
(erstwhile faculty at NID, Ahmedabad – Product Design, Exhibition Design, Ceramics, etc.)

Prof Mahendra Patel
(erstwhile faculty at NID, Ahmedabad – Typography, Map Design, Publication Design, etc.)

Sri Sudarshan Dheer
(CEO, Graphic Communication Concepts, Mumbai – Corporate Identity, Signage Design, Packaging Design, Publication Design, etc.)