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Automatic Ethanol Sprayer

Created a spray bottle attachment to introduce an automatic sensing/spraying unit for use in ethanol sterilization in lab settings.

Food & Stuff

My brother and I built this app at LA Hacks 2020 to increase efficiency and reduce risk in performing essential tasks like shopping for groceries and going to the pharmacy during the Covid-19 pandemic. Check it out at:

Ideo CoLab Makeathon

I was invited to IDEO's Makeathon in San Francisco with sixty other makers to use design thinking to solve human problems using emerging tech and societal trends. My group focused on the impacts of artificial intelligence.


This project was my final project for my Bio/Nano-Technology + Design class. I wanted to explore gene therapy and address people's concerns about it through typography, videography, and physical installation.

World Information Architecture Day Redesign

Another designer and I worked to redesign the website of World IA Day, an international celebration of information architecture that consists of events held in several cities around the globe with speakers, workshops, networking, and various other location-specific opportunities.

Pulse Oximeter

As part of UCLA's Biomedical Engineering Society Build Team, I built a pulse oximeter with a team of three other people.

Bruin Entrepreneurs Rebrand + Website

Moving into the 2018-2019 school year, I decided to rebrand Bruin Entrepreneurs – updating our color scheme, choosing a new secondary font, making new banners, and completely revamping our website.

Bruin Entrepreneurs Weekly Nights

Bruin Entrepreneurs is UCLA's premier entrepreneurship organization, a reflection of the rapidly expanding startup scene in LA. As the designer, I worked to create Facebook banners for each event.


As part of a studio class for my major we were to create 40 typographic single covers, a poster, and a full-sized album cover for a song of our choice. I chose the song "If This is Love" by Xavier Omär.


natasha puthukudy
University of California, Los AngelesB.A. Design / Media Arts
hello! im natasha – im a designer at ucla. I’m excited about Design and Entrepreneurial Thinking and like to build clean and simple products to address critical and complex problems.