The students of DYPDC had an extremely unique opportunity to have an interaction with the Global Head of Industrial Design of Tata Elxsi, Mr. Nick Talbot. The session was one of its kind wherein Mr. Nick Talbot was interviewed by his old friend Mr. James Woudhuysen who also happened to be present at the DYPDC campus conducting week long workshop for the Final Year automobile design students. Each student of DYPDC played witness to this session where Mr. Nick Talbot talked about his point of view towards design industry and its current trends. He shared his knowledge and years long experience talking about the different evolution in the design industry and the importance of Indian market on a global scale.
After the interview, there was a one on one interaction between Mr. Talbot and the students where he answered many interesting questions asked by the students. All in all, it was a session which had a lot to learn from, for the students which can really help them channel themselves to mould into the Design industry.
About Nick Talbot:
An alumnus of Royal College of Art, London, Nick Talbot holds a Master’s degree in Transportation Design. He brings with him over 20 years of design experience in working with some of the world’s most innovative brands. He joins ID from Seymourpowell, one of the world’s leading design and innovation firms, where he was both Design Director and Director on their Board.
Nick has enjoyed a varied career and has led key projects including, the design of a production train for Bombardier, a concept show car for Ford and production of running prototypes of ENV – the world’s first hydrogen fuelled motorcycle. More recently Nick led the team that created the ‘Aircruise’ concept for Samsung Construction and trading. He has also been the recipient of the Giugiaro Award for Transportation Innovation.