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faculty and experts


teaching is a dialogue.

teachers don’t teach, they inspire.
they don’t just inspire, they help students to strive hard to experience their own eureka moment.
teachers play an important role in stimulating and activating the minds of students, and education builds upon that activation.
faculty members at tdv are driven by their intrinsic passion to change the way design education is imparted. their energy and enthusiasm is backed by strong academic credentials and professional experience.
moreover, the teaching culture at tdv is one that encourages interactive learning and collaboration. in our open classrooms, inspiration flows freely, ideas are nurtured, and the creative process is respected.

kshitiz anand
master of science in interaction design,
indiana university, usa
bachelor of design in communication
design, iit guwahati, india
kshitiz dhayani
kshitij dhyani
master of architecture in research,
jj college of architecture, mumbai
bachelor of architecture,
school of planning and architecture, delhi





jaan houg
jean haag
master of design in transcultural design,
l’école de design nantes atlantique, france
bachelor of design in product design,
l’école de design nantes atlantique, france
lena ragade gupta
lena ragade gupta
b.arch, school of architecture, cept, ahmedabad.
exchange student to eth, zurich, switzerland.





manish s lakra
manish s lakra (electronics & communications),
gnit, g.noida.
b.f.a. (transportation design), academy of art
university, california.
diploma certificate in transportation design,
istituto europeo di design, turin, italy.
lleah smith
lleah smith
bachelor fine arts/arts with honours, university of
new south wales, australia.
masters of art administration, university of new south
wales, australia.





teaching is a dialogue, and who better to have this dialogue with than professionals who have been practising your discipline of choice for years?

our visiting faculty are leaders in their fields and bring to the classroom a vital real-world learning and experience that gives our students a definitive edge. moreover, their belief and conviction in our way of life and design builds confidence in our young students to become responsible, aware, compassionate and original designers.

profiled on this page are just some of the prominent faculty visiting tdv.

subhashish mandal
subhashish mandal
subhashish is a gold medallist from the sushant school of art & architecture, gurgaon and a consummate designer who brings more than 20 years of experience to the interior design of corporate, retail and hospitality projects.
mandeep negi
mandeep nagi
mandeep is the design director of shades of india, one of india’s leading creators of home fashion.
shades of india is a successful collaboration between contemporary designers and traditional artisans that goes back two decades and explores colour, texture and contrast.
sandip paul
sandip paul
sandip is an award-winning product designer, innovation specialist, electrical engineer and cartoonist, whose passion lies in redefining everyday objects. an alumnus of the prestigious national institute of design, he translates latent consumer needs into unique products.
ishan khosla
ishan studied at the art institute of chicago before earning an mfa in design from the school of visual arts, new york. his firm – ishan khosla design – takes on diverse and interesting projects and has emerged as one of the most sought-after design studios in the country.
siddharth singh
bachelor of architecture,
cept university, ahmedabad
amit ranjan
master of design, iit guwahati
master of art in visual communication,
birmingham institute of art and design, uk
bachelor of fine arts in
visual communication design,
govt college of fine arts, chennai