Trend Forecast & Analysis
UNDERSTANDING TARGET EMERGING MARKETS
A research of Material Culture, Lifestyles, regional crafts, Architecture, Fashion Trends, consumer preferences, technological advancements predict and understand the tastes and wants of future trends.
A complete analysis of all information studied and collected was followed by application of the inferences drawn towards design strategy for a product/ service/process.
Design Team Lead
December 2011 - December 2011
i) Studio Management: Manage the Design Studio and team, Co-ordinate with the (TPCA) studio managers for ‘commercial’
design service/support. Train subordinates as and when
ii) Project Design Management: Responsible to provide
design consultancy and support to locally based international
design practioners, architects, Tai Ping distributors, and clients as and when required.
Independent Design Professsional
SURFACED designs by Meera Narula
January 2010 - November 2011
I create fresh spirited Surface Designs for all linear surfaces in all materials ranging from fabric, paper, ply board, wood, ceramics, and more.
Some of the freelance design services I can provide to help your business or product really standout in the market place are as following:
• Soft Furnishing
• Rugs & Kilims
• Prints & Embroideries
• Fashion Accessories
• Paper Products & Stationery
• Gift Market Industry
• Wallpaper Graphics
• Packaging and Promotional Merchandising
Undertook all sorts of projects, commissions, and collaborations. All custom work included the following:
* a consultation to get to know you, your business, your target, and your aesthetic.
* two rounds of edits so we can tweak, adjust, and get it “just right”.
* production ready files appropriate for your needs.
Everything was tailored for client specific needs.
Somany Ceramics Limited
January 2009 - January 2010
Primarily designing tiles for restrooms & Kitchen. designed in accordance to the forecasts, production period and market demand to name a few parameters.
Color & Trim Intern
May 2008 - October 2008
Color & Trim Designers at General Motors North American Studio create and develop new designs for automotive vehicles or other products. They work with other design personnel, following design process from the sketch form to the final release of color and trim materials. They create, develop and present original design ideas to other members of Design Center Staff. They work on studio mock-ups, as well as work with studio and prototype personnel to complete designs and stay current with industry designs and trends. Work with the supplier community to art direct and develop new color and trim materials.
Balance by Rohit Bal
June 2003 - December 2004
Designing menswear and womenswear, after forcasting for a period of three months for the domestic market. the design process involved collectively choosing a theme with the design team, and making a range there on. The range manifested print developments, surface ornamentation, texture developments, innovative embroidery techniques & motifs, interesting silhouettes to suit the average Indian body, costing to suit the right price mix to the established people mix, keeping in mind ever innovative product mix. of grments & accessories like belts, bags, shoes.
Qualifications & Certifications
National Institute of Design
National Institute of Design
Graduate Diploma in Fashion Designing