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Ms. Rebecca Reubens

Dr. Rebecca Reubens is an alumna of NIFT Delhi and NID Ahmedabad. She completed her PhD from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands on the linkages between design, craft and sustainability. She educates and practices in the same domain, through her work at Khyati School of Design, and her practice Rhizome respectively. She has worked extensively with bamboo, and is a World Bamboo Ambassador for the World Bamboo Organization. Rebecca Reubens is a published author, and is currently working on a publication on sustainability and craft in India for Routledge

Mr. Kishen Patel

Kishen Patel has a Bachelor's in Product Design from NID, Ahmedabad and a Master's in Transportation Design from Umea Institute of Design, Sweden.

He has taught as a visiting faculty for Product design and Transportation design in various design institutes across the country including NID Ahmedabad, NID Vijaywada, GLSID Ahmedabad, The Design Village Noida, Nirma Institute of Design Ahmedabad and Parul University Baroda prior to joining KSD as a permanent faculty. Before starting his journey as a design educator, he has worked with Foley Design and Tata Motors.

Kishen has a keen interest in teaching courses related to Elements of Design, Analytical Drawing, Space, Form, Structure, Representation Techniques and Model Making which are important to build a solid foundation for any budding designer. He also teaches advanced courses like Simple Product Design, Technically Complex Products, Systems Design, Packaging Design etc for the senior semesters.

Mr. Devesh Waghela

Devesh Waghela is a dedicated educator and hard-core advertising professional. As a Communication Designer, he employs ingenious teaching methods and assignments to help students understand the academic and industrial perspectives of various subjects.

Devesh Waghela earned a bachelor's degree in Fashion Communication from NIFT and a master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Amity University. Devesh Waghela has 6+ years of experience in the field of Visual Communication and has worked with a number of well-known universities and institutes such as MSU, NIFT, INIFD, Skyblue, and Indus University

Ms. Abhilasha prajapati

Abhilasha Prajapati is an Associate Faculty in Visual Communication Department at Khyati School of Design, Ahmedabad, India. She is a Graduate in Bachelor of Design from National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad. As a Graphic Designer, her professional experience includes conducting Hand lettering workshops, working on a Publication project with IIT Hyderabad, and collaboration with brands like Nalli Silks, Kaagazi and CIS India. Her Strengths lie in Publication Design, Hand lettering, Typography, and she continues to explore different approaches in her teaching methodology to make Design education more experiential for students.

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

Ms. Ratna Sutaria Shah

Ratna Sutaria Shah is an alumnus of School of Architecture, CEPT Ahmedabad. She is a practising free-lance architect, urban designer, interior designer, colour consultant and researcher. Alongwith practising, she also has been an educator, both at undergraduate and post graduate studies and thesis guide at various design schools and universities in Ahmedabad. Her area of interest as a designer lies in design conceptualisation, detailing and interpreting cultural contexts as well as developing a multidisciplinary pedagogy in academics.

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.

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

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

Harshad Mane

Harshad Mane is a Set Designer and Interior Designer with an experience of 5 years in field of Set Design, 3years in Interior Design. 2.5 years in Design Academics. He has received Masters in Design, Degree from United Institute of Design - ID – (GLS UNIVERSITY, Ahmedabad Gujarat.)n
Harshad has a strong foundation in technical theatre and films, He was involved directly with professionals in the industry, A more practical approach to the process of concept to creation and also understands the importance of how a sketch is developed into actual live setups without losing its essence.
His experience from past 10 years which has added up to personal and professional projects for Hindi/ English/ Marathi / Gujarati Theatre - Set design for plays, Restaurant works- Amicoroum – was published in Ahmedabad Times 2017, Worked with Firms like- DDA- Ahmedabad, Square Feet Design Studio- Mumbai, Green Square Architects- Mumbai. (Qualia. Brewdog. ChinChinChu. HOM & Sassy Spoon )
He has also been involved with designing commercial projects, client coordination’s, Estimations, and executions all over these years which has led him to, set design awards / Twice Zee nominations / One State Award.
A design mind frame with execution capability helps to deliver refined services

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