Celebrating the Women in Architecture & Interiors
On the occasion of Women’s Day, we take the opportunity to thank all the women in decorating our spaces and minds. We bring to you these Top 10 Women who have ventured into the field of design and decor and established a brand of their own. Their journey is indeed an inspiration to all!!!
1. Priyanka Khanna – Founder & Architect, 42 MM
42mm is multi-disciplinary practice specializing in architecture, interior design, urban design and master planning. Priyanka is constantly challenging and perfecting specifications of even the smallest aspects of projects, ensuring great Value Engineering at every level that ensures high quality design. Her design approach is rooted in 42mm’s core values of design excellence, innovation and sustainability.
2. Aparna Kaushik – Founder & Architect, Aparna Kaushik Design Group
Aparna Kaushik is a leading designer of ultra-luxury estate homes in India. She is the founding principal and design director of a multi-disciplinary firm that works across architecture, interiors, furniture, lighting, product design, and landscaping. She has handled a variety of projects including residences, commercial developments, retail outlets, restaurants, spas and pubs.
3. Neha Gupta – Founder & Interior Designer, Beyond Designs
Architect, interior designer and Founder of luxury furniture, home accessories and interiors solution brand Beyond Designs, Neha Gupta is the business mind behind the growth of Beyond Designs. Multi-faceted and multi-talented, Neha with her strong sense of aesthetics and style, has designed exquisite spaces, and has also managed the business.
4. Monica Chawla – Creative Director, Essentia Environments
As one of India’s leading interior designers. Monica Chawla has been the creative genius behind some of the most spectacular celebrity homes in the country. Her work ranges through commercial, corporate, hotel and residential designs. In a field rife with change and annihilation, she has emerged as a designer who can deliver the flavor of today and has received accolades from all her clients for her creativity, integrity and professionalism.
5. Neeta Kumar – Founder & Interior Designer , Inhabit
Neeta’s retail outlet Inhabit came into being in 2004. An ISO certified company, it does everything from design, manufacture, market, distribute, deliver, and install. Today, Neeta Kumar’s services and products have become the first choice of demanding and discerning home-owners who will settle for nothing but the best to adorn their living and work areas.
6. Meenu Agarwal – Founder & Interior Designer, MADS Creations
Meenu Agarwal, the founder and principal designer of MADS Creations has been recognized as India’s leading Interior Designers. Since the establishment of her design venture in 2002 – Meenu Agarwal has focused on pivotal strength of innovation, an eye for intricate detailing and the understanding the client’s orientation for their space. A dedication to deliver a space that is artistically refined with global standards and handover work within the confined time has made Meenu Agarwal as a noteworthy name in the domain of interior design.
7. Sukriti Sharma – Partner, Plüsch
During her summer holidays, Sukriti would work with her parents and help train employees on the shop floor while learning autocad from them. After completing her graduation she shifted to India and set up the fourth showroom in Hyderabad and then re-branded the company from SIS Imports to Plusch to take it forward.
8. Ritu Gupta – Founder & Interior Designer, Pramod Group
Over the last 35 years, Pramod has grown into one of the leading designer home developers, providing luxury spaces all over Delhi. Ritu’s indomitable skill to put highly effective organisational systems in place, sets her apart. She also understands the construction and design space thoroughly and, therefore, knows what the company needs for robust returns.
9. Khushi Todi – Creative Director & Interior Designer, Cane Boutique
As a professionally trained interior designer and the youngest member of the Cane Boutique family, Khushi has a deceptively simple approach to adding life to any interior. She achieves that through her in-depth understanding and experience of colors, textures, fabrics and graphic elements.
10. Sweta Arya – Co-Founder, Ochre at Home
A handful of years ago, the idea of an haute-on-style furniture and design studio germinated in Sweta Arya’s mind. Ochre at Home (OAH) is a Kolkata-based design company specializing in bespoke furniture that is au courant with upcoming styles and trends. The start-up is headed by Sweta Arya along with Ajay Arya (having 21 years of experience in Interior & Furniture Design). The by-appointment-only Studio showcases handcrafted and made-in-India products that can be customized to create nuanced design narratives in a space. It also offers a range of design accessories that are painstakingly hand-picked from all over the world, and a well-curated art collection featuring works by renowned artists.