Top 5 Indian Interior Designers and Architects to Watch Out For
Indian architects and designers are creating a buzz with their work all across the globe.
For a land that offers myriad kinds of structures – from the old palaces of the kings to minimalistic contemporary designs, the very best of Indian architects are earning their name in the industry, through an exhibit of exceptional works.
We bring you a list of the very best – the top interior designers and architects that you need to follow.
- Hafeez Contractor
For Hafeez Contractor, ‘Architect should design for today, keeping future in mind’. This motto has been in the background of all the projects that he has executed so far. The man behind the many skyscrapers in India, Hafeez Contractor is a well-known name in the industry.
This Padma Bhushan awardee is best known for his famous Hiranandani Gardens, a township in one of the suburbs in Mumbai.
His portfolio of works includes bungalows, commercial complexes, shopping malls, townships, etc. Additionally, he is also working on providing a solution to the slum problem in Mumbai, jointly with the urban development department.
- Vivek Singh Rathore
Vivek Singh Rathore is a reputed name in the domain interiors, outdoor spaces, mood lighting etc. Take, for example, his project “Eco-Hub”, which is located in the heart of Business Park Ecospace in Kolkata.
The project acts as a recreational facility and boasts of state of the art amenities and contemporary look.
Recently, Rathore has forayed into ‘mood lighting’. Set is a 5000 sq. feet area, his store ‘Marici’ in Kolkata has envisioned a space dedicated to lighting.
Additionally, space offers automation solutions for homes as well as decorative fans for both commercial and residential buildings.
- Abin Chowdhury
Recognized as one of the top interior designers and architects of the country, Abin Chowdhury’s works exhibit experimentation.
They focus on designs that are contemporary and modern, yet they derive from the roots or practices of the past. His philosophy is to explore new thoughts and ideas, technology and materials – drawing inspiration from the mundane.
His catalog of works includes residential spaces, schools, management schools like the IMI International Management Institute Kolkata, etc.
- Karan Grover
Karan Grover, the first Indian architect to win the US Green Building Council (USGBC) “Platinum” award, emphasizes the need for sustainable practices in architecture.
Although he has many renowned projects under his belt, his fame saw an astronomical rise when he was appointed Permanent Honorary Fellow of the National Academy of Environment, by the then President – Dr. A.P.J. Kalam.
His commitment to sustainability is reflected in his many projects – CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Center, Hyderabad, Goa Assembly Building Pvorium Goa, and the likes.
- Satish Gujral
Satish Gujral – an eminent painter and architect has earned his name through many of his notable works. A Padma Vibhushan awardee, his design of the Belgium Embassy in New Delhi was selected to be one of the finest buildings of the 20th century, by International forum of architects.
In addition to architecture, he has earned many awards for his contribution in the field of sculpture, painting and graphic designer, including the National award for painting, National Award for Sculpture, Order of the Crown, to name a few.
Currently, his works are exhibited all across the world.
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