Hi! I'm Uttishta Varanasi, a design researcher and service designer. I'm currently working as a doctoral researcher at Aalto University, researching equity in public services in the CRAI-CIS research group.

Iโ€™m a designer with a focus on research, systems and services. I believe this focus on holistic research allows me to develop more effective solutions for a greater impact; regardless of the domain.

I've worked on designing for post-oil transitions๐Ÿ›ข๏ธ, future thinking for museums ๐Ÿ›๏ธ, digital productivity guides ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ, financial data policy ๐Ÿ’ถ, customer centric organisational design ๐Ÿข, bamboo craft development ๐Ÿงบ and a few other things that didn't quite make the cut into this portfolio.

What Iโ€™ve been upto!

Service Design

Designing Just Transitions for Post-Oil Heating

Designing for the Lagstad School Museums

Customer Centric Organisational Design

Design Research

๐ŸŽ’ย Algorithmic Literacy among Young Learners

A pluriversal dictionary for AI

Crisis Narratives

Financial Data Policy Research

Empowering Bamboo Artisans


Product Configurator for Trailer Customisation

Designing Digital Healthcare Services

Redesigning Digital To-Do lists

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You can check out my resume here:


Connect with me ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ

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