LOCAL @ SVA NYC
Our founder, Roshnee ticks a big life goal by being invited to speak at the prestigious School of Visual Arts in New York where many great design stalwarts have taught! She conducted a session with with the MFA Interaction Design batch of SVA NYC on How To Design With Cultural Context.
Local Visits NID Ahmedabad
Our Founder and Creative Director,
Roshnee Desai is taking a one week long
course on Visual Culture Heritage at
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.
LOCAL launches Newsletter
On 26th January, India's Republic Day, LOCAL launched its newsletter. Signup to LOCAL Labs to subscribe.
We participated in Berlin based design exhibition Indernet which focussed on showcasing creatives from the Indian diaspora.
UAL Blueprint 2020
Roshnee Desai was invited to participate in the University of the Arts, London Alumni Association India's first online festival - BluePrint on 13th December 2020. She was part of the panel discussion, 'Mindful Insights of the Creative mind' and hosted the discussion 'The Brand and the Creative'
LOCAL Labs featured on Homegrown
One of India's leading contemporary youth culture platforms, Homegrown cover's LOCAL Labs' project 'The Indian Graphic Design Story' in an exclusive story.
Place Branding conversations with Jamiti and Placemaking India
We participated in a lively discussion about the role of design and branding in enhancing India as a tourism destination along with Saurav Roy and Firdaus Variava
Packaging of the World features LOCAL's Estee Lauder Diwali Campaign
Packaging of the World : A website which has been the design industry’s go to reference over the years for all things packaging featured our little gem from 2 years ago: our Diwali packaging for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. India.
Prayog Local, Design Global : Mumbai Times Feature
LOCAL Labs gets featured in the Local newspaper Mumbai Times - India
We held our first collaboration with Open Collabs in Germany inviting over 300 Indian designers to create one of India's biggest graphic design poster series with over 5 lakh posters on the themes of 'Local Businesses' and 'Localities.' Stoked to have our local Marathi newspaper cover it.
LOCAL launches LOCAL LABS
LOCAL has long stood for experiments, and side projects. Hence we launched LOCAL Labs a playground and laboratory for us to work on projects that pique our curiosity.
LOCAL Hosts Open House with UAL
As we have a close association with the University of Arts London, LOCAL was invited to host an open studio for its alumni. We had some happy faces visit us and we enjoyed showing them around our studio, work spaces and how we do things!
We attend the Design Indaba 2020, Cape Town
Design Indaba is the world's greatest design festival and they were holding there 20 year celebrations — we had to be there! And boy it didn't disappoint! Watch our stories to know about the fantastic lineup and what we were upto!