Nargis Shaikh
Designer, Design for Startups, 2021

Nargis Shaikh is a first-year MDes (Interaction) student at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. With a background in Software Engineering and Graphic Design, she is passionate about immersive technologies. She hopes to design seamless user experiences for virtual environments with an awareness of ethical and societal challenges surrounding data collection and realism in Virtual Reality. Nargis is inspired by geometric patterns that find a prominent place in traditional art, and her recent work revolves around reimagining their existence as 3D structures for contemporary adaptation.