Sucharita Beniwal

Sucharita Beniwal
National Institute of Design · Textile Design

M.Des. Social Design

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Introduction
Sucharita Beniwal currently works as a faculty in Textile Design, at National Institute of Design. Her research interests are in hand-weaving techniques and histories, Textile Design, Colour, Localised Design and Qualitative Social Research.
Additional affiliations
September 2016 - present
National Institute of Design
Position
  • Faculty Member
November 2011 - March 2013
National Institute of Design
Position
  • Research Assistant
June 2003 - May 2010
Neeru Kumar
Position
  • Designer
Education
August 2013 - April 2016
Ambedkar University Delhi
Field of study
  • Social Design
July 1997 - April 2003
National Institute of Design
Field of study
  • Textile Design

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Publications (13)
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Problem Framing helps designers define issues they want to focus on and make issues more focused and addressable. In Industrial design, and several other design disciplines, designers use 'pain points' or points of friction in the user experience to support problem framing, and to elucidate areas where they can intervene and improve the experience...
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The aim of this track was to question the divide between the nature of knowledge understood as experiential in indigenous contexts and science as an objective transferable knowledge. However, these can co-exist and inform design practices within transforming social contexts. The track aimed to challenge the hegemony of dominant knowledge systems, a...
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A gender difference in color preference among British participants has been repeatedly reported, in which both males and females show a preference for blue-green colors, while females express an additional preference for pink-purple colors. To investigate the robustness of gender difference in color preference in a different culture, we tested 81 y...
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The changes in a rural village in New Delhi, that has changed into an urban section of the city in the last 60 years, and the impact of these spatial changes and community composition on the women of a traditional village community.
Research
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The debate to raise questions between problem solving by communities and trained specialists.
Thesis
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Design in the embodied community practice of load bearing and tool making by manual labour in Azadpur and Daryaganj Mandi in Delhi.
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The canonical application of multidimensional scaling (MDS) methods has been to color dissimilarities, visualizing these as distances in a low-dimensional space. Some questions remain: How well can the locations of stimuli in color space be recovered when data are sparse, and how well can systematic individual variations in perceptual scaling be di...
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Colour possesses a powerful symbolic function that might predate the emergence of language and its use as a sign is prevalent in almost any human activities. The nature and the underlying structure of word-colour associations are of interest for colour theory, semiotic and aesthetics. In this study, data reduction and visualisation analyses i.e., e...
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A gender difference in color preference among British participants has been repeatedly reported in independent studies (Bonnardel et al., 2006; Ling et al., 2006, Bonnardel & Lanning, 2010). While both males and females showed a preference for blue-green colors, females additionally expressed a preference for pink-purple colors. To investigate the...
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A gender difference in color preference among British participants has been repeatedly reported in independent studies (Bonnardel et al., 2006; Ling et al., 2006, Bonnardel & Lanning, 2010). While both males and females showed a preference for blue-green colors, females additionally expressed a preference for pink-purple colors. To investigate the...

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Projects (2)
Project
Cross-cultural study of human colour preferences