Our Contributors 

Meet Our Course Contributors

Indian School of Design courses have been created by experts in design. Our course contributors have diverse experience in practising and teaching design across the world and have received accolades from International and National platforms.

Mandeep Singh Negi

Design Director - Shades of India

Ankur Kaushik

Academician - Pearl Academy

A design researcher and believer of sustainability.

Zoe Hong

YouTube Collaborator, Fashion Designer and Illustrator

Zoe teaches subjects at various fashion schools in the US.

Sukhraj Singh

Fashion Designer & Academician - NIFT

He has 15 years of Industry experience in the field of Denimwear.

Gaurav Jai Gupta

Textile and Fashion Designer - NIFT Delhi

He founded Akaaro and showcases at London fashion week and AIFW.

Neelanjan Ghosh

Fashion Designer - NIFT Delhi

Head of Design with National Awardee Fashion Designer Anju Modi and Tarun Tahilyani.

Ayushi Pahwa

Fashion and Textile Designer

Designer from L’Institut Supérieur des Art Appliqués, and Senior Product developer at Orient Craft Ltd.

Amol Kelshikar

Fashion Designer - NIFT New Delhi, Design Manager (Div) at Shahi Exports

His expertise is in strategizing Trends for range building.

Laxmi Singh

Academician and Media Advisor

Lakshmi works in extensive roles in media agencies with diverse periodicals & publications, writing and communications.

Namrata Niasi

Fashion Designer - NIFT

Senior Category Manager with Fab India, she has over 12 years of experience in Design, Product Development, Buying and Product Management and Retail.

Soumen Mukherjee

Accessory designer, NIFT New Delhi, Sr. Visual Merchandising Manager - Apparel Group, Dubai

VM expert for category-specific activities.

Suket Dhir

Fashion Designer, NIFT Delhi

A NIFT graduate, he is the recipient of the most prestigious honor in fashion, the International Woolmark Prize, an award that has also gone to Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent.

Ajay Kumar

Fashion Designer, NIFT Delhi

Mr. Ajay Kumar has not only succeeded in creating a mark in India but also on the international runway having won the ‘Designer of the Year 2018’ Award at Harbin Fashion Week, China.


Fashion Designer, NIFT Delhi

Vice President at Madura Creative and New business Initiatives. He has earlier served as Head of Design - Colorplus and Creative Director - Design & VM, Madura Fashion.

Divyam Mehta

Fashion Designer - Graduate in Marketing from London College of Fashion

He made his debut at the Wills India Lifestyle Fashion Week in 2010 under his label Divyam Mehta.

Surbhi Jain

Fashion Designer - NIFT Delhi

Her expertise lies in product development with focus on details, innovation and commerciality. She was Head of Design at a leading export house – Madan trading company.

Sundeepa Bamval

Textile Designer -NIFT Delhi

Senior Product Developer at H&M India, she has 13 years’ industry experience of product design, Indian and International sourcing. She worked with Wills Lifestyle for 7 Years as senior product developer.

Belinda Watt

HOD fashion Whitecliffe College, New Zealand

Belinda joined Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design in 1990. She had established and developed the Fashion Design Programme and is now the Head of Department for fashion.

Ankan B

Fashion Designer - NIFT New Delhi, Design Director at Ranger Apparel

A demonstrated history of working in the design industry. Skilled in Trend Analysis, Business Planning, Business Process Design, Retail, and Fashion Illustration.

Luke Storey

YouTube Collaborator - Lifestyle Design Expert

Luke is a transformational coach, and podcast host. For the past 21 years, he’s been relentlessly exploring all corners of the earth in search of the ultimate lifestyle enhancements for top performance, health, and fulfilment.

Arjun Saluja

Fashion Designer - Philadelphia College of Textile and Science Fashion

Elle Magazine hailed Arjun as one of the hottest designers of 2006. His designs are always dealing with amazing construction and mix of colours and fabrics.

Atul Saxena

Textile Designer, NIFT Delhi

A Masters in Textile Design, he has been the Creative Head at Aqaurelle India, Donear Shirtings and Arvind Mills. His work portfolio includes offering design solutions to clients like Ralph Lauren, A&F, Levis, Wrangler, Tommy Bahamas, Celio, Landmark Dubai and Next.

Abhijeet Khanna

Fashion Designer, NIFT Delhi

After bagging the “best design collection” laurels, Abhijeet spent 4 Years with designer Manish Arora. His label has its presence at international stores like Harrods, London; Tahiti, France; Lorenz Bach, Switzerland; Allamanda, Spain; Moda In, Kuwait; and Rocco, Bahrain.

Nitin Gupta

Fashion designer, NIFT New Delhi, Executive Vice President (Technology & Marketing) at Asmara International

He is a dynamic leader with proven ability to drive creative vision to conceptualize and execute complete collections from concept to finished Collections.

Ioana Avram

YouTube collaborator - Fashion Illustrator and Art Director

A Bachelors degree in Design and Fashion Design from University of Art and Design, Romania, she has been working as Art Director at Serviceplan with clients like Lego, BMW Motorrad, Thomas Cook, Gelco, Wohnen und Garten, EasyCredit (Print, OOH, In Store, Virals, Web design).

Pooja Kapoor

Fashion Design and Instructor - NIFT Delhi

Pooja is a senior lecturer at Pearl Academy. She explores the art of application of Design and aesthetics to clothing. Her experience thrives on problem/solution approach. She has a rich experience in academics and practicing design with her own label - Rhthmix.

Amit Aggarwal

Fashion Designer - NIFT New Delhi YouTube - Collaboration

Founder and Creative director at Amit Aggarwal, deftly combining the fantastical with the mundane. His take on pretty and perfect is always a bit subversive – including the use of artificially rendered models for his lookbooks and evening dresses with sculptural volume.

Gaurav Mandal

Fashion Designer and Academician - NIFT Delhi

He is an associate professor with Pearl Academy. He has worked with Paul Smith, Calvin Klein, Armani Exchange, Wills Lifestyle, Benetton and KG denims. He cofounded a design consultancy firm – Cor de Rosa and Pinaki, an NGO for skill development. He is a recipient of 2 national awards for his work in handloom.