Kyoorius DesignYatra

Kyoorius DesighYatra is a design festival in India. It began in 2006 where the most creative minds from the design world get under one roof and discuss aspects of design in various fields. Attendees include creative directors, artists, designers, founders, publishers and the entire spectrum of the creative industry.

With the UI, UI and digital design field emerging rapidly in India, Kyoorius will host DigiYatra or the digital part of the Kyoorius DesignYatra 2013 festival, on the first day of the three day festival. The next two days will feature the DesignYatra track.

Held at Grand Hyatt Goa

The previous year, Kyoorius DesignYatra was organized in Goa and kick-started by Robert Wong, the chief creative officer of Google creative lab. This year it will be held at the Grand Hyatt Bambolim Goa over three days of fun and creativity on the 29th, 30th and the 31st of August.

Hotels and Rooms

Accommodation is typically sold out around major conferences and festivals such as Kyoorius DesignYatra. Bambolim has many hotels and there are plenty more in the vicinity of Dona Paula. Make sure you book early.

Alternatively, you can also find rooms, villas and guesthouses through the website that lists rooms, villas and guesthouses in the area for holiday rentals.

These are the places you should check out while attending Kyoorius DesignYatra



Distance from Kyoorius DesignYatra


Grand Hyatt


Right there!

Vivanta by Taj


20 mins drive

Marriott Resort and Spa


15 mins drive

Sandalwood Resorts

Dona Paula

15 mins drive

Chances Casino and Resort

Dona Paula

15 mins drive

Cidade de Goa

Dona Paula

15 mins drive

International Center

Dona Paula

15 mins drive

Speaker Lineup for Kyoorius DesignYatra 2013

Several important personalities make an appearance at Kyoorius DesignYatra 2013. The list of speakers this year are:




Amy Thibodeau

Content Strategist. Facebook

29th DigiYatra

Andy Goodman

MD, Fjord

29th DigiYatra

Margaret Stewart

Director of Product Design, Facebook

29th DigiYatra

Nick Bailey

CEO & ECD, Isobar

29th DigiYatra

Simon Sankarayya (Sanky)

Creative Partner & Founder, AllofUs

29th DigiYatra

Vassilios Alexiou

Creative Director & Founder, Less Rain

29th DigiYatra

Bart Kresa

Founder, BARTKRESA Design

30th Design

Dominic Harris

Founder & CD, Cinimod Studio

30th Design

Jessica Walsh

Partner, Sagmeister & Walsh

30th Design

Karin Fong

Director & Designer, Imaginary Forces

30th Design

KV ‘Pops’ Sridhar

CCO, Leo Burnett – India & Subcontinent

30th Design

Laura Jordan Bambach

Creative Director, Dare UK

30th Design

Melissa Weigel

Creator & Director, Moment Factory

30th Design

Natasha Jen

Partner, Pentagram

31st Design

Oliver Jeffers

Artist & Illustrator, Studio of Oliver Jeffers

31st Design

Ramesh Sathiah

Partner & Creative Director, Song Zu

31st Design

Tan Yew Leong

Founder, The Storytellers

31st Design

Tim Greenhalgh

Chief Creative Officer, FITCH

31st Design


Arrangement of speakers can change at the discretion of the event organizers without prior notice.

Tickets for Kyoorius DesignYatra 2013


Working Professional  (28 yrs or below)

Educators     (Local / Foreign Institution)       (part / full time)

Students  (Educational course)                (full time)


29th August






30th 31st August





Digi and DesignYatra

29th, 30th 31st August





Registration for Kyoorius DesignYatra 2013

Log on to this link for more details

Kyoorius DesignYatra is Organized by Kyoorius

A non profit organization started by Transasia Fine Papers as a platform for the communication, creative and most importantly design community of India by providing networking opportunities will play a large role in the organizing this event.


Zee TV,  Air India, DNA  and Videocon are some of the sponsors and partners of the event.