Nikita Desai

Nikita Desai
Nikita Desai
PhD (Design), DA-IICT Gandhinagar

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+91 9825169337


I received my M.Des and Ph.D from DAIICT, and have been teaching courses as an adjunct faculty with the M.Des program since 2017. I am also the Co-Founder and Creative Technology Director of Myth Interactives, a design agency specializing in the creation of Interactive and Immersive Experiences for Cultural Spaces since 2009.


Interaction Design Immersive Experience Design



  • A Different Freedom: Kite Flying in Western India; Culture and Tradition; published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK in 2010. ISBN-10: 1443822736


  • Presentation on “National Consortium of Tribal Arts and Culture”, International Conference on Indigenous Peoples in the Post-Colonial World, IGNCA, New Delhi, January 2008
  • Presentation on “Interactive Museums”, Autumn School, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla, November 2008
  • Presentation on “Museums and Interactive Design”, International Conference on Nomadic Communities in the Post-Colonial World, Tejgadh, January 2009
  • Paper on “Documenting Vanishing Traditions: The National Consortium of Tribal Arts and Culture”, National Seminar on Vanishing Traditions and Livelihood Systems, KIRTADS, Calicut, December 2009
  • Paper on “Fatehgunj and Sayajirao: The formation of cosmopolitan spatial identities within Baroda”, 5th Biennial Conference on (Re)Defining Gujarati Identity, Gujarat Studies Association, Ahmedabad, February, 2014
  • Paper on “Home, Neighbourhood and City: Changing residential spaces in Baroda”, International Conference on Reinventing Design Pedagogy And Contextual Aesthetics, NIT, Calicut. January 2015.


  • Principles of Interaction Design
  • Web Design: Applications, Inter-connectibility
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