Hello! I am Rasagy Sharma and this is my Design Notebook.

I write about Design, my experiments with programming and lots of Sketchnotes!
Recap of Information Visualization module

Recap of Information Visualization module

On of my favorite modules at NID has got to be Information Visualization. We had this module twice (2nd & 3rd semesters), and both had an interesting set of assignments, guest lectures and enlightenment (if I may use that term!) Here is a quick recap along with the work done [...]

October 2, 2013 0 comments Read More
Visualizing 500 Days of Summer!

Visualizing 500 Days of Summer!

This semester began with a module on Narratives, and when I got a chance to pick a topic for my Information Visualization module, I just had to visualize this movie’s non-linear narrative! 

September 30, 2013 10 comments Read More
Reflections from my first year at design school

Reflections from my first year at design school

“The most fertile source of insight is hindsight.” — Morris Kline Exactly one year back, I decided to leave my job as a UX Designer and joined National Institute of Design, Bangalore to pursue Post Grad in Information & Interface Design.

June 3, 2013 8 comments Read More
Week 1: Alberto Cairo’s MOOC on Infographics & Data Visualization

Week 1: Alberto Cairo’s MOOC on Infographics & Data Visualization

TL;DR: I’m enjoying Alberto’s DataViz MOOC, and all things that are pretty aren’t awesome. :D So after missing out on the first edition of Alberto Cairo’s online course on Introduction to Infographics & Data Visualization, I was really looking forward to actively take part in the second edition.

January 23, 2013 4 comments Read More
It’s not a font, it’s a typeface!

It’s not a font, it’s a typeface!

One of my favorite ways to bug everyone, is to scream this whenever someone mixes the terms font and typeface. So much, that I ended up making this quick poster for a friend:

December 26, 2012 0 comments Read More
Visualizing T.T. Finals at NID Bangalore

Visualizing T.T. Finals at NID Bangalore

Last month, the (newly elected) sports committee of NID Bangalore organized a Table Tennis Tournament. Now I’ve started playing table tennis quite often at NID, so I happily participated. Defeated in the quarter-finals by Amal, I was watching others in awe until I got a random idea. Visualization time!

November 8, 2012 4 comments Read More
Indian Flag in CSS3 – Republic Day Special!

Indian Flag in CSS3 – Republic Day Special!

Making anything & everything in CSS3 seems to be the rage these days. So to celebrate the Republic Day of India, I decided to (finally) explore it by making the Flag of India in CSS3. Here’s the result:

January 26, 2012 14 comments Read More
Sketchnotes on Humanize the Android [Droidcon India]

Sketchnotes on Humanize the Android [Droidcon India]

Last month I volunteered for organizing Droidcon India at Bangalore – India’s first Android conference. I worked with some amazing guys from @HasGeek & @BlrDroid, made new friends, and learnt a lot about the Android platform. And I squeezed some time to sketchnote for the session: “Humanize the Android”

December 26, 2011 4 comments Read More
Sketchnotes on Web Accessibility and HTML5 Boilerplate

Sketchnotes on Web Accessibility and HTML5 Boilerplate

I recently attended a “Geekup” session on Web Accessibility by Rahul & HTML5 Boilerplate by Divya. This was a first of a series of sessions being conducted by HasGeek in Bangalore. Here are the 2 Sketchnotes I made.

December 26, 2011 11 comments Read More
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Blog!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Blog!

What better time to start a new blog, than NOW? Finally, I have one place to archive my thoughts, ideas & sketchnotes.

December 25, 2011 6 comments Read More