Product Designer Mukul Goyal’s home décor and lifestyle products have a simple elegance that sets them apart. The would-have-been-engineer tells POOL about his sometimes trying but always fulfilling experiences as a design entrepreneur.
His experiences and experiments have been essentially in all types of metal and metal manufacturing, though not limited to it. Mukul also had worked in leather, concrete, stone, wood, plastics.
One can never emphasize enough on understanding the medium in design. If we don’t understand the materials and processes, we will be seriously handicapped, and have to let others make the decisions for us, – Mukul says.
To define good design is difficult, but to define bad design is easier. Bad design is an outcome of design activity which fails to meet its objectives.
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