WHY CHOOSE US

  • WE ARE COMMITTED TO CREATE POSITIVE & ENDURING CHANGE
  • LET US BRING TO YOU PIONEERED DESIGN IDEAS THROUGH OUR STRONG RESEARCH BASE
  • WE RESPECT TIME AND VALUES

A YOUNG ENTHUSIASTIC FIRM GROWN FROM A STRONG FOUNDATION OF 15 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Design 21 is a leading Architecture and Interiors company in India and well recognized world-wide. Their work ranges from Design Consultancy for large and small scale projects. Their specialization lies in creating bespoke designs for villas, residences and hospitality projects. They also have wide range of experience in Institutional and Commercial projects. Along with this the firm also offers project management and execution solutions.
Design21 came into being through long term collaboration of International and Indian design experts in the Industry. The company is headed by three Directors with more than 18 years of experience in Interiors and Architecture, and excelling in various disciplines of the construction industry. Having intensive Indian, American and Dutch work experiences, they have been exposed to various design philosophies and have witnessed ways these philosophies are adapted to demands of physical reality. These experiences have paved way self challenging office environment with high expectations for more informative and supportive experiences for Design21’s Indian and International clients.
The company takes up each stage of the project with great enthusiasm, right knowledge and skills. The diverse knowledge and interests brought in by the company Heads create opportunities for its clients to explore and experiment with the existing, and continue to constantly innovate at all stages of the project. Their synchronized efforts from concepts till construction along with site implementation processes and quality control help to deliver inspirational environments that work well at every level. For this, Design21 works in collaboration with clients, consultants and end users to deliver high standards of service and customised designs.
Applied knowledge of concepts of Energy and Environment sensitive architecture and opulent interiors, combined with the ability to conceive innovative design, workability and material knowledge, gives a unique edge to Design21.
Design21 is actively involved in raising awareness and educating architects and students on green trends, design and construction benefits in the construction industry. They have founded ‘lifeDraft’ which aims at building societies together, physically and biologically, outdoors as well as indoors and educating the future generation on related subjects. Design21 holds seminars and sessions and takes this opportunity to make people aware of Energy and Environment sensitive architecture and green practices.

our team

OUR STUDIO ENDEAVORS TO PRODUCE GREAT WORKS THROUGH COLLABORATION.

GAURAV PATHAK
GAURAV PATHAK

CO-FOUNDER, B.ARCH, MIA (US)

Gaurav pathak is the Co- Founder partner and has worked with Indian, Dutch and American award winning design firms on large/small scaled residential, commercial projects. In his initial five years as an architect he polished his design sensibilities by working with renowned Architects in India along with working on International projects in Holland. His six years of international experience in USA and a Masters Degree in Interior Architecture from SCAD Georgia, USA, has gained a global perspective of space and function. Besides designing, client management, and site supervision, Gaurav had been involved with marketing at RMJM, New York where he helped in establishing relationships with clients in Asia including India and Bangladesh, and continue to build strong relationships and work associations with USA, India and East Asia. His understanding of design, spacial quality, building materials and an eye for detail helps create unique design solutions on site.

NIKITA BAJAJ PATHAK
NIKITA BAJAJ PATHAK

CO-FOUNDER, B. ARCH, CAPM-USA

Nikita Bajaj Pathak is the Co- Founder partner and has experience of both large and small scale residential, commercial, Institutional and public projects. She has worked as an architect with award winning design firm in India- Mani Chowfla Architects, in her initial years and moved to USA to work on numerous independent interiors projects. Her interests in Food, Arts, Travel and Behavioral Sciences gives each project a holistic outlook. Over 11 years of professional experience in various projects from architecture to interiors and time spent in USA, gives Nikita a sharp edge on handling design and execution challenges. Her professional abilities include conceiving the space from concept to developing it for construction and executing till last detail. An out of the box thinker she brings in newness with relevance to each project. She is also a Certified Associate in Project Management from Project Management Institute, USA.

AMIT GULATI
AMIT GULATI

CO-FOUNDER, B.ARCH, LEED AP

Amit Gulati is the Co- Founder partner and has extensive project handling experience in architecture in Europe and India, taking overall responsibility for design and drawings and Client Interactions. His professional association with International firms and time spent in Holland, Delhi and Ahmadabad gives him vast range of architectural knowledge that skillfully reflect in the project running. Through years of experience in mostly large scale projects varying from exhibitions, offices to amusement parks, Amit brings with him detailed understanding of management of the project, client and consultant coordination, and vendor evaluation. His design sensibilities, technical strength in CAD Software applications allows him to provide efficient design solutions and cohesive construction drawings for every space. Amit is also an accredited LEED AP and contributes in improving each project with sustainable green ideas.

our history