Faculty

Bangalore School of Design’s strength derives from the quality, dedication, and expertise of its faculty. Our renowned faculty of designers, artists, and scholars delve deep into critical inquiry every day to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues. Using various methodologies, these community leaders ask questions that spark curiosity and open up possibilities. Our students are welcomed to collaborate with faculty, ideating together to reimagine a more sustainable future. Change begins with a question. What will you ask?

Study with scholars, creators, thought leaders and practicing designers. Imagine being mentored by the great minds you most respect. Imagine learning from Bangalore’s most renowned industry experts. Imagine participating in intensive seminars led by faculty at the forefront of research and design innovation.

At Bangalore School of Design, you’ll be surrounded by teachers and mentors who are leading their fields. They bring real-world experience on the cutting edge of thought and creativity to the classroom, fostering a dynamic and demanding academic environment. Our professors encourage students to think broadly, historically, and critically.

Our faculty creates active partnerships with students. Over the years, we have achieved the core value that we preach of inculcating the concept of #WeGoBeyondCurriculum, this helps the faculty members to impart knowledge and experience to students. Bangalore School of Design maintains a healthy Teacher : Student ratio, it helps the faculty members to closely mentor the students, and guide them on their career path.

BSD ensures and strives to bring-in the best Faculty members with a minimum of 5 Years of Experience in the field of Teaching Design and professional design practitioners. Over the years, We have achieved the Core Value that we preach of inculcating the concept #WeGoBeyondCurriculum through our faculty to students.

Lead Design Faculty

S Dineshwar

S Dineshwar

Dineshwar has been a practicing architect for 30 years while running his architecture and interior design firm – Design Studio. He has done various projects, both residential and commercial all over India and in Singapore. His passion for design and creating...

Preethi Dineshwar

Preethi Dineshwar

Preethi Dineshwar, our Director at BSD is an architect from Malnad College of Engineering, Karnataka. She has been an integral part of the architectural firm Design Studio from its inception in 1996. She has worked on various residential and commercial projects in the...

Sharan Desai

Sharan Desai

Sharan Desai is a graduate of architecture from BMS College of Engineering and then completed his masters in urban design and city planning from the university of oklahoma in the USA. He has been teaching students of architecture and design for more than seven years....

Vishvan Saran

Vishvan Saran

An entrepreneur by heart, with over 13 years of experience in the fields of design production, brand building, communication design and event management. Vishvan has played a crucial role in creating multiple brands such as Kingfisher Futsal National Championship, SPT...

Arun Murugesan

Arun Murugesan

Having a well rounded experience of 12+ years in the field of User of Experience Design, Arun is a consummate professional who heads the HCI department of BSD which serves as a forum for students to interact and learn from his vast experience on working on varied...

Pravin DV

Pravin DV

Ar. Pravin DV loves to travel around the world seeking inspiration to design & gain an abundance of experience. An adventurer who treks mountains & rides cross country is a graduate of Architecture from the renowned Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology,...

Akash

Akash

Akash is a graduate of Design from National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka. An artist by heart and a designer by profession who has deep design experience and expertise in working with some of the best brands globally. From being Creative Head...

Nirmala Keerthi

Nirmala Keerthi

Nirmala is an alumni of the malnad association of architects. She has professional experience of over 25 years in the field of architecture, interior design and real estate. She has worked on store development and design for some of the leading companies of india like...

Srikanth Rao Dandin

Srikanth Rao Dandin

Srikanth is an alumni of the malnad association of architects. He has executed a multitude of residences, hospitals, commercial buildings, offices, malls and more in his 30 years of working as an architect all over the country. His technical knowledge is beyond his...

Chhaya Navandar

Chhaya Navandar

Chhaya started as an Electronics Design Engineer and worked with the Dept of Electronics, Govt of India. She subsequently turned entrepreneur, as she set up to create innovative design solutions for custom designed space organizers for residential, commercial and...

Suresh S Navandar

Suresh S Navandar

Suresh is a mechanical engineer with a masters in product design and industrial design from IIT Bombay. He has worked as a product designer for different companies for over 35 years. His forte has been product detailing of Health care products, Consumer Durables,...

Seema Ramakrishnan

Seema Ramakrishnan

Seema Ramakrishna is an Architect with 30 years of work experience in Interior Design. She is currently Advisor – Interiors at Brigade Group, Bengaluru. Her expertise lies in the Interior Design Management of Hospitality spaces along with several Residential,...

Teaching Faculty

Mokshaa Kuttaya

Mokshaa Kuttaya

Mokshaa is an architect turned furniture designer. After graduating from BMS School of Architecture in 2018, she worked for two years at Bram Woodcrafting Studio in Mysore, thus starting her journey in Furniture Design. At Bram Woodcrafting Studio, Mokshaa worked...

Sindu Raj

Sindu Raj

Sindu is a graduate of architecture from Ramaiah University (Bangalore). She has been working in Design Studio for the last three years as aJunior Architect where she has contributed to the design and execution of various commercial projects, hospitals, luxury houses...

Aditha Varma Raja

Aditha Varma Raja

Aditha is a graduate of architecture from Thiagarajar School of Architecture (Tamil Nadu) and has worked in the profession for over eight years. He has worked on various projects like hotels, commercial buildings, hospitals, residences and high end villas. He handles...

Arun Kubasad

Arun Kubasad

Arun, a graduate of Fine Arts started his career in Web Design, Graphics Design and eventually moved to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Design. His core competency is Prototyping, Information Architecture, UX Writing, User Interface Design & User Flows. Over the 6...

Shazma Begum

Shazma Begum

Shazma did her masters in commerce in accounting and finance from St.Joseph's (Bangalore). She then worked in the corporate sector with Innovative Retail Concept PVT Ltd. She has Attended various paper presentations national and international level on GST. She now has...

Amrutha Mahendrakar

Amrutha Mahendrakar

Amrutha studied architecture from S.I.T Tumkur and has since worked in India, USA and Dubai. She has executed architectural projects like residences and hospitals. She has worked on the interiors of various residences, hotels, motels and commercial buildings. Amrutha...

Ipsita Mishra

Ipsita Mishra

Ispita has completed her Bachelor’s in Architecture from Piloo Mody College of Architecture (Odisha). She has always been inclined to the education industry, which made her join the International Youth Fellowship (South Korea) as a mind education specialist trainee....

Lakshmi Gopalakrishna

Lakshmi Gopalakrishna

Lakshmi is professionally trained in science and computer education, but as a passionate artist who spontaneously drew and painted from the age of three, taught herself fine arts and trained in graphic and multimedia design which lead her to work for disney as a 2d...

Niharika N Rao

Niharika N Rao

Niharika N Rao earned a post-graduate degree in M.ARCH in Landscape Design specialization from B.B.D University, Lucknow. She has over 5 years of experience in practicing Architecture, Landscape Design & Interior Architecture. She has collaborated with prestigious...

Vanishree R

Vanishree R

Vanishree is a lawyer by profession, She has done her BAL LLB, BEd from Bangalore University and is currently pursuing her post graduation from Presidency University. She is a practising lawyer handling Civil, Criminal and Family matters and has been in the working...

Sathkeerthi Joshi

Sathkeerthi Joshi

Sathkeerthi studied Bachelors in Architecture from University School of Design, Mysore. He has over three years of industrial experience in Architecture, Interior Design and Graphic design. Sathkeerthi has a diverse range of subject interests. His interests are...

Ritesh L

Ritesh L

Ritesh is our resident civil engineer with a passion for design. He has graduated as a gold medalist in his M.Tech (Structures) from SJB Institute of Technology where he secured the third rank. He worked as a structural engineer and published in the International...

Meera Balaji

Meera Balaji

Meera is a young architect who graduated from Meenakshi College of Engineering in Chennai and then did an MBA in Interior Designing from The Vogue Institute of Fashion Technology in Bangalore. As a freelance designer she has worked on projects like fitness centers,...

Swapnil Srivastava

Swapnil Srivastava

Swapnil completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad, and followed two years later by a Master of Arts degree in English literature from ST. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad. She has an experience spanning over 12 years teaching various degree...

Mohammed Fahad

Mohammed Fahad

Fahad has always been inclined and hooked into academic and design teaching. He did his Bachelors in Architecture from (B.G.S.S.A.P). A national award winner of IGBC story writing competition where he penned down the story of himself in conjunction with two friends...

Paromita Harsha

Paromita Harsha

Paromita Harsha is an architect and artist from Bangalore, India. She has been working at her family firm - Kumar and Swamy architects after she graduated from BMS School of Architecture. A third generation architect, she has lived and breathed design her whole life....

Dipti Dineshwar

Dipti Dineshwar

Dipti graduated as an architect from BMS School of Architecture and practiced for a couple of years in Bangalore and Jaipur. She then found her calling for teaching and has been heading the academic programs at Bangalore School of Design ever since. She works with...

International Faculty

Chiara Leonzio

Chiara Leonzio

Chiara is an architect who graduated in Architecture at Politecnico, Milan. She holds a postgraduate Master (Design Research Laboratory) from the Architectural Association, London. Chiara’s passion for architecture, design and research brought her to explore different...

Mona Fernandes

Mona Fernandes

Mona Fernandes comes from a family of passionate gardeners, this gives her immense joy to get her hands dirty, and tending to plants is therapeutic. As a graduate of Visual Arts from the prestigious Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat & an International Diploma Graduate in...

Giuseppe Morando

Giuseppe Morando

Giuseppe lives and breathes design to the hilt. He is constantly striving to raise the bar and pushing the boundaries, ensuring the product is aligned with the design aspiration. His genuine speculative approach has taken him to explore new paths with clients and...

Visiting Faculty

Nishchal Abhaykumar

Nishchal Abhaykumar

Ar. Nischal has studied the art of advanced architectural design in Germany and is now the founder of M9 studio and the co-founder of one or the other. At M9 studio he strives to impact people through spaces and creates new and exciting designs that leave a mark on...

Sushil Koshy

Sushil Koshy

Sushil Koshy Babukutten, is an architect from the Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan, who has been practicing in Chennai for over three decades. Over the years he has evolved as a designer by being involved in innumerable architecture and interior design projects....

Theerthak

Theerthak

Theerthak did his bachelors in architecture from RV College of engineering and has worked for renowned architects in India and Sri Lanka. He is now a partner at his architectural firm D.U.N.E. They work on many residential projects and commercial projects around the...

Abhishek

Abhishek

Abhishek is an architect, graduated from BMS School of Architecture and has been working at Balan and Nambisan Architects ever since. He trained with them as an intern and is now one of their junior architects. He has worked on a number of projects including...

Akshar Raj Bafna

Akshar Raj Bafna

Living life one step at a time; ‘CARPE DIEM‘; Akshar believes that the simpler your life, the fuller it is. Drawing parallels between this philosophy and architecture, he found a passion for sustainability in his college days. With constant exposure to sustainable...

Divya BT

Divya BT

Divya graduated from MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology with a Gold Medal in Architecture. She has been honoured with the Pidilite Industries Award for Excellence in Architectural Design Her passion towards environmentally responsible architecture lead her to further...

George John

George John

One of the co-founders of RCA, George is an award-winning designer and has over 20 years of experience in Design and Architecture. As a Design-Director, he is known for designs that are highly functional yet inspirational and aesthetically pleasing. His design...

Ramya Allumuri

Ramya Allumuri

Ramya is a prolific architect with over three years of experience working as a Project Architect at a top Architectural Design firm in India. Her expertise lies in creative conceptualisation and design management. She pursued her undergraduate studies from Ramaiah...

Vijay D’Souza

Vijay D’Souza

As a co-founder and Design-Director of RCA, Vijay combines knowledge with aesthetic vision while working with clients and other design professionals to develop design solutions that are safe, functional, attractive and meet the needs of the people using the space. He...

Yogesh VN

Yogesh VN

Yogesh V.N is a young and dynamic architect representing the new face of the construction industry. He completed his Bachelor of Architecture in MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore and hailed as the treasurer through his term. Hailing from a Family of...

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