S. Balaram

S. Balaram is one of the pioneers who commenced design education in India. His championship of Universal Design Education won him the Grand Jury Award of the International Association of Universal Designers. “Majority World”, the term he coined to replace the biased terms “Developing World” and “Third World”, is now accepted globally as appropriate. He is the only Indian to get the “Ron Mace / Designing for the 21st Century Award”. He is one of the very few designers who publishes regularly and has authored ten books on diverse aspects of design.