Salil Parekh

I'm a versatile designer who is currently looking to explore the intersection between design thinking and technology. I currently work for Quicksand Design Studios, and have worked with organisations including UNCDF, UNICEF, Lowe's, Honeywell, British Council, Prince Claus Fund, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Humanitarian Leadership Academy and Médecins Sans Frontières.

I'm looking for opportunities to explore this intersections between design thinking and technology, potentially contextual design, design through futures thinking, healthy technology amongst others.


How do you create conspiracies in the age of machine learning?

How can we help refine fintech products to make them relevant for the B40 customer segment?

How can we use creative technology to bring people together?

What does the future of art look like?

How can we engage with the heritage and culture of Mumbai?

What does a collaborative space look like?

How can we engage with heritage and culture in an engaging and interactive manner?

How can we help entrepreneurial adolescents create social impact?


Toolkits and Dissemination

Data of Third Kind.

The Mac is dead. Long live the Mac.

Gaming Youtube's algorithms

Stealing headlines from the internet

Pain to power



Devi Art Galleries


The Busride Design Studio

Quicksand Design Studio


The Shri Ram School

National Institute of Design


MICA, Ahmedabad

National Institute of Design

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