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Our strong community of designers is led by CHIEF DESIGN OFFICER – BYRAM WADIA

With a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami and a Master of Architecture from the Harvard University, Byram has worked in design firms in New York, Rome, San Francisco and Mumbai. His practice is deeply rooted in humanism. At every scale and for every condition, he designs for the individual experience.

His passion for perfection is infectious. Meet our CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER – RUPESH SHINDE

Educated and trained in India, UK and Italy, Rupesh Shinde is a prized serial entrepreneur. He gave up the commodities market in London to revolutionise the Indian marble industry with THE QUARRY. In just over 4 years, the brand is valued at millions of dollars. Today, it is the world’s most-followed natural stone page on social media.

To add a spark to every communication we have our CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER – RYAN ABRAHAM

An English Lit Honours from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, a post grad from XIC, Mumbai and FTII, Pune, Ryan has over 25 years in advertising. Along with creating campaigns for global brands like Coke, Sony, Harley Davidson, he has helmed over 300 ad films shot in India, U.S. and Europe and has been the creative force behind The Quarry, since its inception.

If anyone can ensure flawless execution it is our HEAD OF OPERATIONS – CHANDRASHEKHAR DANAVE

An accomplished Architect with a post-graduation in Construction Project Management from NICMAR, Chandrashekhar has over 16 years of experience in administering the entire Design & Execution Management Process. He is an influential and persuasive professional with strategic expertise in managing service operations and has handed end-to-end operations for a leading home interior e-com organisation.

Our brilliant team of tech-experts is led by CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER – DEV VISHWAKARMA

Meet the Head of Technology & IT Department at DesignQandy. Dev holds a post-graduate degree in Electronics & Telecom Engineering, a degree in Physics & Electronics Design from University of Mumbai & MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai. He brings 25+ years of international experience from countries like Singapore, USA, Switzerland, France, Germany, Mexico and China (Shanghai). Along with unmatched expertise from global brands like GM group, Philips SW, Capgemini, Rockwell, Cummins & most recent with TATA group.

Meet our team

Kunal Maniyar
DESIGNER

An avid nature lover and passionate designer of cosy spaces, Kunal has a professional experience of over a decade. He has worked on projects of various scales and typologies across the country. He strongly believes in a rigorous design process, uncompromising quality of work and continuous learning. His passion is aided by extraordinary clarity and the gumption to fight for his ideas.

Vaishali Kamdar
DESIGNER

Vaishali specialises in the designing of high-end residences, hospitality and retail spaces across India.She places great emphasis on attention to detail, use of space, texture and materials to create individually relevant spaces with a contemporary and eclectic aesthetic for its discerning clients. She believes in detailing out every nook and corner to give meaning to every space that she touches.

Priyanka Jain
DESIGNER

With a Bachelor of Architecture from Viva School of Architecture, Mumbai, Priyanka has worked with Byram Wadia Architects for over 4 years. She believes architecture not only affects society but also transforms life at a personal level. Everything from the layout of the space to materials, colours and more can deeply impact an individual’s health, mood and productivity.

Snehal Chavan
DESIGNER

With a Master’s Degree in Interior Designing from Italy, Snehal has worked with some of the most reputed architects and interior designers in India, gaining a wealth of experience in the industry. Her approach towards bespoke design and technical details has helped her create functional, luxurious and above all comfortable interior spaces.

Disha Zaveri
Product Designer

Armed with a Bachelors degree in product designing from the prestigious Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI), Disha boasts a stellar career trajectory that she has tastefully built through a nuanced understanding of niche design variables and sound technical knowledge of multiple hi-tech software. She believes that effective designing lies at the cusp of minimalism and extravagance; her journey and ambition are inclined accordingly.

Kunal Ahirwal
team member

Innovative and proactive by nature, Kunal is capable of handling multiple teams with great proficiency. He has qualified as an engineer, lawyer and an MBA from IIM Visakhapatnam. He brings in creativity and vast knowledge, across domains. Along with his experience in Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Digital Marketing and Brand Building. With his mastered fluency in multiple languages, Kunal has the rare advantage of working with teams across the globe.

Varsha Sharma
HR Manager

An IIM Indore post-graduate, with a knack for accomplishing even the toughest task in a structured and timely manner, Varsha effortlessly fulfils several roles at DQ. In only 2 years she has proven experience in sales and business development with The Quarry Gallery and has lead by example.

GAURI KULKARNIRegional Operations Manager

An alumnus of L. S. Raheja School of Architecture (Bandra), Gauri has worked as a Senior Project Lead and Design Coordinator on varied high-end Residential, Retail and Hospitality design projects since 2002 when working with renowned organisations like Panchshil Realty Pune, Lodha Group and Cafe Coffee Day. Approaching each Project through a lens of possibility and purpose, she loves to create transformative and highly personalised journeys that shape the user experience.