aishwarya vardhana is a design lead at a news organization in the bay area. she is a south asian multidisciplinary artist and cultural organizer.
all work is political.
design and design thinking is a way of seeing, facilitating ideas and problem-solving.
i believe design can be applied to any sector, discipline, or social/political issue. the practice of design is everywhere and constantly in motion in our communities.
i am most interested in design as it applies to political campaigns, dismantling systems of oppression, news & journalism, climate adaptation, sustainability, free education, civic tech and urban infrastructure.
all projects for community-based organizations or unions are pro-bono.