About The Event

We believe Good Design is needed for a Better Future, and this forms the basis of the BW Future Of Design Summit & Awards 2019. The awards recognize and felicitate the best prototype and finished designs by designers, architects, innovators and businesses. This exclusive event curated by us will cater to products from across industries that are touching human lives and making them Future Ready.

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Award Categories

Last Date of Entries SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

SPACE

Architecture

Interior

Landscape Design

Urban Design

PRODUCT

Mobility

Consumer Durables

Furniture

Healthcare

VISUAL

Branding

Packaging

Logo

Advertising

TECHNOLOGY

Gadgets

App Design

Special Effects

Animation

Short Films

LIFESTYLE

Textile

Fashion

Shoes

Bags

Watches

Jewellery

CRAFT

Wood

Clay

Ceramics

Glass

Textile

Metal

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Jury Members

Dr. Resul Pookutty

Indian film sound designer, sound editor and audio mixer

Dr. Resul Pookutty Is an Indian Sound Designer /Mixer and is the recipient Academy Award®️ of Merit for his work in the film “Slumdog Millionaire”. He also won the British Academy Of Film And Television Arts-BAFTA and the Cinema Audio Society Of America (CAS) for the same film. He is the winner of The Golden Reel Award by MPSE (Motion Pictures Sound Editors Guild Of America) for his work in the film “India’s Daughter”.

Pradyumna Vyas

Former Director, National Institute of Design & Board of Member, WDO

Pradyumna Vyas has more than thirty-six years of professional and teaching experience across different spheres of design. Prior to joining NID, he was associated with Kilkenny Design Centre, Republic of Ireland. In 2011, he was awarded for his outstanding contribution to design education at Asia’s Best School Award, Singapore. He was a jury member at the special awards screening panel at Good Design Award (G- Mark), the Japan Institute of Design Promotion, Japan from 2012-2014 & 2016.

Hafeez Contractor

Architect

Hafeez Contractor has impacted the skyline of much of the built environment of metropolitan India, with an unmistakable identifying stamp. He set up practice in 1982 with a dedication to design excellence, efficient delivery and sophistication in building technology. Today, Hafeez Contractor heads the largest architectural firm in India, with over 550 team members, comprising of architects, urban/town planners, interior designers, landscape artists, civil engineers, CAD operators and 3D and graphic designers.

Srini Srinivasan

Chairman & CEO of LUMIUM DESIGN

& President of WDO

Srini Srinivasan is a highly accomplished designer & entrepreneur in creative design and technology development, with over 25 years of work experience in the Silicon Valley, United States and India. Presently, Srini is the President-Elect of WDO (World Design Organisation), working with its global members to promote design for a better world.

Josy Paul

Chairman & Chief Creative Officer BBDO India

Josy is one of the most influential people in Indian advertising. He set up BBDO in India from the backseat of his car in 2008. He believes India needs more 'acts not ads'. This has led to movement ideas like Gillette's 'Women Against Lazy Stubble', which has won several international awards like Cannes Lions including the Black Lion for 'creative effectiveness' – the only one in Asia.

Ms. Revathi Kant

Chief Design Officer, Titan Company Limited

Revathi Kant is the Chief Design Officer, at Titan Company Ltd. She is a Design & Innovation strategist with over 15 years of experience in applying Design Thinking in diverse domains. A marketing veteran, and a multifunctional hybrid thinker, she has the knowledge and experience of transforming insights grounded at the intersection of Business, User benefits and human psychology into innovative strategies and offerings that lead to revenue growth.

Pratap Bose

Vice President, Global Design, Tata Motors

Pratap Bose has lived and worked in Italy, Japan, and is currently based in the UK where he is the Head of Design for Tata Motors Design network spread across the UK, Italy and India. He has been heading Design since April 2011. Mr. Pratap Bose has a Master’s Degree in Vehicle Design from The Royal College of Art, London, and a Bachelors Diploma in Product Design, from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.

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Speakers

Srini Srinivasan

Chairman & CEO of LUMIUM DESIGN

& President of WDO

Srini Srinivasan is a highly accomplished designer & entrepreneur in creative design and technology development, with over 25 years of work experience in the Silicon Valley, United States and India. Presently, Srini is the President-Elect of WDO (World Design Organisation), working with its global members to promote design for a better world.

Dr. Resul Pookutty

Indian film sound designer, sound editor and audio mixer

Dr. Resul Pookutty Is an Indian film sound designer, sound editor and audio mixer. In 2009, he won the Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing, along with Richard Pryke and Ian Tapp, for Slumdog Millionaire. He won the BAFTA Award for Best Sound along with Glenn Freemantle, Richard Pryke, Tom Sayers and Ian Tapp in 2009 for his work in Slumdog Millionaire. In 2010, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India.

Dr. Susmita Mohanty

Spaceship Designer and Serial Space Entrepreneur

Susmita Mohanty is a spaceship designer and the only space entrepreneur in the world to have started companies on 3 different continents. She is the CEO of EARTH2ORBIT. She has co-founded two other companies, MOONFRONT in San Francisco and LIQUIFER in Vienna. Prior to turning entrepreneur, she worked for the Space Station Program at Boeing in California and did a short stint at NASA. In 2012, she was voted into Financial Times’ list of “25 Indians to Watch”.

Pradyumna Vyas

Former Director, National Institute of Design & Board of Member, WDO

Pradyumna Vyas has more than thirty-six years of professional and teaching experience across different spheres of design. Prior to joining NID, he was associated with Kilkenny Design Centre, Republic of Ireland. In 2011, he was awarded for his outstanding contribution to design education at Asia’s Best School Award, Singapore. He was a jury member at the special awards screening panel at Good Design Award (G- Mark), the Japan Institute of Design Promotion, Japan from 2012-2014 & 2016.

Pratap Bose

Vice President, Global Design, Tata Motors

Pratap Bose has lived and worked in Italy, Japan, and is currently based in the UK where he is the Head of Design for Tata Motors Design network spread across the UK, Italy and India. He has been heading Design since April 2011. Mr. Pratap Bose has a Master’s Degree in Vehicle Design from The Royal College of Art, London, and a Bachelors Diploma in Product Design, from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.

Gauri Khan

Interior Designer

Gauri Khan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gauri Khan Designs. The furniture showcased at the Gauri Khan Design store reflects her keen eye for local and international designs. She is known for her eclectic taste in transforming spaces and has been making waves with her design sensibilities across categories. Today with Gauri Khan Designs, which was started by her in 2013 she has extended her design philosophy to interiors and commercial spaces such as retail outlets, restaurants and turnkey projects.

Abhishek Ganguly

MD, PUMA

Abhishek Ganguly is the Managing Director at PUMA India. He is responsible for driving digital transformation with a goal of accelerating the company’s growth in India and South Asia. Leading the retail business with over 360 stores across 120 cities and e-commerce platforms, he has been instrumental in the development of PUMA as the No.1 sports brand in the country

Dilip Chhabria

Automobile Designer

Dilip Chhabria, alumni of Art Centre, Pasadena, USA, heads an emerging automotive OEM coupled to the styling, prototype and customizing services business. His is a case of a designer, who left a secure job at GM design Centre Detroit to return to India with the vision of creating his own brand. A decade of manufacturing automotive accessories helped imbibe the insights of consumer purchasing behavior, and exposure to manufacturing materials and processes, a key advantage in enabling the inception of the automotive design business in 1993.

Manish Malhotra

Fashion Designer

Couturier, costume stylist, entrepreneur, and revivalist; Manish Malhotra’s prolific career spanning 29 years has seen him redefine fashion for an entire generation of India. Manish started his career as a model but his love for Fashion and Bollywood movies drew him towards costume designing. Founder of the eponymous label, Manish Malhotra is known in the Bollywood industry for his pathbreaking makeover of actors on silver screen and giving them an individual style narrative.

Atul Khanna

Founder Tooltech Global Engineering

Atul Khanna is the Founder of Tooltech Global Engineering. A risk-taking; self taught entrepreneur who is connecting people, cultures and technology, often ahead of his time. He has built enterprises in manufacturing, engineering, machine vision, life sciences and now education by building an Indian- European knowledge corridor over the years. He has been Knighted by the Finnish Government, an award for the best foreign-owned company in Sweden, and a Lifetime Achievement award from Deccan Chamber of Commerce.

Ravi Sarangan

Co-founder & Director, Edifice

Ravi Sarangan is the co-founder and Director of Edifice, currently overseeing Edifice's brand management, handles Key Clients, and the evolution of creative design process. With more than three decades of a design-focused approach, management, design efficiency, design excellence and project delivery experience, Ravi is recognized for his leading expertise across diverse typologies, extending up to the scope of masterplanning and urban design. In addition to several large-scale workspaces, residential developments, he has led the design of corporate headquarters, hotels and resorts, and institutional facilities.

Shiva Subramanian

Founder, Connect Ventures

Shiva Subramanian is at the forefront of India's emerging entrepreneurs. His primary business interests lie in infrastructure, life sciences, agriculture, renewable energy, health and food technology. His vision behind transforming health in India is to bridge the gap between Health and the Environment by creating an ecosystem to observe, research and develop the interrelations and connections between the two. This has enabled him to create a rich plethora of cutting-edge innovations, products and services that promote integrated living.

Ashiesh Shah

Architect

Architect Ashiesh Shah began his career in New York City in the mid 2000’s after graduating from Parsons School of Design with a degree in Interiors and Architecture. For the last eight years, Shah has been spearheading his own design firm Ashiesh Shah Architecture + Design, handling various high-end design projects in India and beyond. Ashiesh was invited by NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog as a Champion of Change in Transforming India through G2B Partnerships this year.

Hari Krishnan

Executive Director, TBWA India

Hari has worked for over 27 years in agencies across creative, media and digital disciplines, and has played a role in journeys of leading brands such as Samsung, PepsiCo, Nestle, Nokia and Ford, to name a few. He has witnessed the transformation of marketing, advertising and design over the past three decades - from traditional to digital and experiential. He has worked across agencies such as Zenith Media, Cheil, JWT, Grey, Ogilvy and Bates in his career.

Himani Mehta Dehlvi

Costume Designer

Himani Mehta Dehlvi is a costume designer for film and theatre for the past 20 years. She has worked on films like Bhopal Express, Monsoon Wedding, Bourne Supremacy, Dance like a Man, Outsourced and recently No Fathers in Kashmir and The Sweet Requiem. The play, Much Ado about Nothing at the Royal Shakespeare company was also designed by Himani. She is passionate about indian textiles and photography.

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