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Aastha Gohil Quetel

B.Des. - Film & vidéo communication with Specialization in films -NID 2009

Master in Screenwriting ,Edinburgh, UK-2013

Film maker & Academician with 10 years of industry experience nationally as well as internationally former senior writer for IBD Percept

VIsiting faculty at NID, Cept, DJAD

Shivraj Gaekwad

Presidents Gold Medal & Higher Diploma in Jewelry Design & Manufacture - IDI Surat 2006
15 years of global industry experience in Lifestyle Accessory Design & Manufacture & luxury retail.
Brand Creator & Director at Alto Vida Lifestyle.
10+ years of experience in design & crafts education across various sectors and institutions.

Ar. Harsh Shah

Principal Architect- Aavran architects

Masters in Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University

10+ years of Academic and Industry experience in the field Architecture as well as Interior Design

Member of Council of Architecture, India

Fellow member of GICEA, Ahmedabad

Member of Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority, AUDA

Priyanka Patel

Priyanka Patel has pursued her Master of Design from the National Institute of Fashion Technology. Her accomplishments include working as a designer in different sectors of the industry like, FabIndia, Poonam’s Designer Store, Kiara Design Store and so on. She began her journey as a design educator through FDP at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, where she developed her interest in trends and sustainable fashion. She was the Head of Department at Gyanarthi Media College, Kashipur, Uttarakhand in the Department of Fashion Design where she gave her significant contribution to the growth and establishment of the department. She worked as an Assistant Professor cum Designer at the School of Design at P P Savani University. She also worked as a visiting faculty in NIFT & PP Savani University. Currently, she is the Head of the Department of Foundation Programme at Khyati School of Design.

Vikas Sharma

Under Graduated in Soft Material Application (Accessories, fashion & Textile Design) from Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Jaipur.

Founder of Sustain Craft.

Having four years of experience in Corporate, NGOs, Academic and industries.

Having six years of experience as a freelance in graphic design.

Vikas is a textile designer by education and profession. He has worked with corporate brands such as Rays of sun Jaipur & Al Paper and NGOs such as Rangsutra Craft. He is keenly interested in vegan leather as a material and has created a wide range of products under his own craft brand by the name 'Sustain Craft'. His interests lie primarily with sustainable materials for a cleaner and greener future.

Viraj Dutt

Fashion Designer

B.Des, UID (United world Institute of Design), Gandhinagar

Deepak Kumar

Fashion Designer

Fashion designer Deepak kumar is highly skilled professional alumni of NIFT Gandhinagar and UID Ahmedabad He was awarded best creative and innovative design by NIFT in 2014 . He has eight years of experience in teaching design.He has worked with different universities as well as industries and self made brands .He educates technical subjects and design process at Khyati school of design and his practice green signal design studio respectively. He has worked extensively on silhouettes and different fashion designers with big names.

Amishi Vadgama

Prof. Amishi Vadgama is a full-time Associate Professor, and HOD of the Textile Design Dept at the Khyati School of Design, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. She is a Textile Designer, Researcher and an Academician by profession and continues to teach in the discipline of Textile Design and Foundation Programme related courses. She also is pursuing her PhD from the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, India on the subject of “Bridging the tacit knowledge of artisans to Design Pedagogy”. Her journey in textiles dates back to the year 2009 while pursuing her Master's Degree at NID and the communication with artisans began ever since she set foot on field visits to different parts of India and continues till date. Her experience constitutes Textile Industry, craft sector setup as well as research-based work for the past 10 years.

Rhoda Breeni khakhlari

Rhoda Breeni Khakhlari has pursued her Bachelors in Textile Design from National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad. As a Design Professional she has explored various forms of Textile and Fashion design by working with reputed brands and design houses like Bandhej, Love Birds and Raw Mango. She has been a Program officer for Textile Design at Antaran (Kamrup Cluster, Assam) run by the Tata Trusts, where she helped in setting up and running a Weaver Training Center. After gaining experience and skill from her work as a Textile Design Professional, she is currently working on her own brand ‘Rhoda’ and also working as a faculty at Khyati School of Design (KSD), Ahmedabad. She has also been actively involved in design education, teaching as a visiting faculty at NID Vijayawada, prior to joining KSD. Her strengths include extensive knowledge of Weaving Techniques, Crochet, Knitting, Surface Development, Embroidery, Analog and Digital Prints.

Bhavya Singh

Integrated M.Des in Industrial Design, GLS Institute of Design.

Rayna Batavia

Rayna Batavia is a Visual Communication designer based out of Mumbai. She finished her Graduation from DJ academy of Design. She has had the opportunity to work at Graphic Design studios like Kahani Design Works, Studio Anugraha, Zluri Private Limited and Pulak B design studios.

Gaurang Patel

B.Des, Gls Institute Of Design, 2016-20

Animation film making, Ahmedabad
Director of well appreciated animated short film & talk of the town.
"Gila No chhakdo" (2020)
Director of greatly admired animated short film "Ascension" (2019)

Resheph Christian

Design Entrepreneur and Educator

Fashion & Lifestyle Accessory designer with specialization in Ceramics & Home décor products
Bachelor of Design from National institute of Fashion Technology, 2015
Co-Founder and principal designer at KEPH Design Studio
Assistant professor at Unitedworld institute of Design, Gandhinagar

Sadasivan Iyer

Senior Faculty

Post Graduate in Plastic Engineering
Faculty & Program Head in Product Design, NI
30+ years in managing Technical Education in various states of India

Anali Gandhi

Interior Designer

Qualification: B.Des, CEPT University.

6+ years of Academic & Industry experience in the field of Interior Design.

Design associate at MITRA Design Studio.

Shikha Menon

Lifestyle Accessory Designer

B.Des, UID (United World Institute of Design), Gandhinagar

Keyuri Bhargava

Design Entrepreneur and Educator

Fashion & Lifestyle Accessory designer with specialisation in Handbag & Lifestyle product design
Bachelor of Design from National institute of Fashion Technology, 2015
Co-Founder and principal designer at KEPH Design Studio
Assistant professor at Unitedworld institute of Design, Gandhinagar
Designer at Baggit India, Mumbai
Interim designer at Wills Lifestyle – ITC Limited