“Being  designers we are futurists — We must explore, develop and present concepts and ideas towards that which may be, but does not yet exist.    We love this unique relationship we share with uncertainty.” _ PAUL & SUHASINI (together in pursuit of excellence since 2005)

PAUL SANDIP

Product Designer | Innovation Consultant

 

Paul is an international award winning product designer, alumni of the prestigious National Institute of Design (NID), Electrical Engineer and a Cartoonist who re-defines everyday objects. His designs are led by consumer focused  innovation and refined sense of style.

 

In 2004 he created the Spherical Bulb Holder  & Angular Multi-plug for GM Modular which became the most iconic best seller designs in India and have now become a standard for the entire electrical industry. Paul had also been actively involved in New Product Developments at LG Electronics, India & Seoul for nearly a decade where he led experimental, hence “First in India” kind of projects.

 

Winner of Red Dot Award (twice!) and numerous international awards his work has been extensively published / exhibited internationally including the Triennale Museum in Milan, Ambiente Fair in Frankfurt, Red Dot Award Show in Singapore, Avenue of Stars in Hong Kong, Lite-On Awards Show in Taiwan, Design Korea Exhibition/Design Olympiad in Seoul and Alliance Francaise in Delhi.

 

Paul has been honored by Prime Minister of India Mr.Narendra Modi as a Designpreneur in 2005 & President of Taiwan Mr.Ma Ying-jeou in 2010. In 2003 he received the guidance of Prof. Ezio Manzini, a world renowned expert on sustainable design from Italy. Paul’s work is held in permanent collections of Danish Design Museum, Copenhagen since 2009, as an example of Design to improve life!

 

He has designed and liaised manufacturing of “Low Cost High Impact” Medical devices for the Indian Rural Health sector in association with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare as well as designed the luxury pens to be launched by ITC.

 

Since 2013, Paul is a Jury Member for the India Design Mark, which seeks to inspire Indian manufacturers to bring to market well designed products. He is also a registered industrial designer with the Government of India under the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Program.

 

In 2014, Paul was invited as a TEDx speaker  by Hewlett Packard (HP), Bangalore. His work shines bright for its simplicity and original design “thinking” as cited by industry experts, which led him to be featured by ForbesLife India Jan’16 edition for Re-imagining Everyday Objects! The same year he was commissioned by K-Mart  to design lifestyle products for their 191 retail stores in Australia.

 

In 2017, Paul was interviewed by NDTV Prime to share his expert thoughts on Innovation in Product Design for their show Mindspace.

 

Specialties:

Product Innovation / Consumer Insight & Strategy / Color Trends / Aesthetic Styling / Surface Graphics

 

Project Focus:

Consumer Electronics, Internet Of Things (IOT), Home / Kitchen Appliances, Electrical Accessories, Lighting, Housewares, Molded Furniture, Infant products, Plastic / Metal pens, Porcelain Objects, Stainless Steel Lifestyle Accessories and Medical Devices.

 

Signature Collection:

MY LILLIPUT ARMY-home accessories in Wood / SWEET HEART – Lovers chair / UTSAV – Home Decor accessories in Stainless Steel

 

SUHASINI PAUL 

Toy Designer | Play Strategist | Business Catalyst

 

An eminent toy designer, post graduate of National Institute of Design (NID) with her specialization in Toys and Children products. Suhasini is also an Electrical engineer and has done Management Program for Women Entrepreneurs (MPWE 2016) from IIM, Bangalore.

 

Suhasini is the brain behind many sassy board games for kids produced by FRANK and several other popular Indian companies. She has designed several surprise toys for Kinder Joy and has also designed the mascot for an upcoming product to be launched by ITC.

 

She is the first toy designer in the country to have her name imprinted on the games designed by her for Indian and global clients. In 2015, SNAPDEAL, which is India’s Largest Online Shopping Portal collaborated with her as a Toy Expert.

 

Suhasini loves exploring new materials and has spent months in factories and bamboo/rubberwood jungles in China and Thailand understanding  safety standards while designing infant products.

 

She has worked extensively on rubber wood toys, new designs of which are launched every year at various Toy Fairs across the globe. Her designs of school furniture, both in rubber wood and Blow molded plastic have generated huge revenues, thus becoming best sellers.

Her success lies in taking concepts to reality by connecting the right resources with the people she works with. Thus, been able to serve quite a number of toy manufacturers, helping them accelerate their business growth. Her services as a toy designer are sought after by toy companies in India, China, Thailand, Italy, UK, USA and Germany.

 

She has been a Young Creative Enterprenuer Award Finalist organised by British Council. Her work has been honored  by Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi as a Designpreneur in 2005 and President of Taiwan Mr. Ma Ying-jeou in 2010. She has been featured on the cover of INDULGE Magazine by Indian Express in 2011 and in the Best of FEMINA in 2012, apart from several other notable magazines. Suhasini has also been a speaker at TEDx HP Bangalore in 2014.

 

She is a visiting faculty at NID, NIFT. Jury member at NIFT Delhi. Speaker at several design events and appears on NDTV chat show, “Bringing up Baby”, to share her perspective on choosing and buying age appropriate toys for children. Also to talk about special need toys, developmental toys and toy safety.

 

In 2017, NDTV Prime interviewed Suhasini to share her expert opinion about Toy Design scenario in the country for their show Mindspace.

 

Specialties:

Consumer Insight & Strategy  / Toy design & Manufacturing / Color, Material & Finish /  TV programs for kids / Design awareness program for industry.

 

Project Focus:

Infant Products, School Furniture, Stationary, Puzzles, Activity & craft kits, Wooden / Plastic / Fabric Toys and Board Games.

 

Signature Collection:

MONSTER HUGS-plush toys / VERONICA-cocktail jewelry

 

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS : EXHIBITIONS / LAUNCHES / WORKSHOPS / SEMINARS

May 2017

Alliance Francaise & StudioIF invite Paul Sandip to share his thoughts and works at Design X Design Expose’33 , Delhi

Paul Sandip invited as a keynote speaker on “Design to Compete” at Conference on Next Stage Manufacturing organized by CII, Jaipur

 

Mar 2017

Paul & Suhasini interviewed by NDTV Prime for their show Mind Space. 

 

Feb 2017

Decorative Ceiling Fan Design by Paul Sandip launched by POLYCAB, Mumbai.

 

Jan 2017

GO Pen designed by Paul Sandip for CRESCO, Poland launched at Paper World Exhibition, Frankfurt

Crystal Bowl by Paul Sandip selected by Art Besel, Hong Kong for their exhibition “Design with Charachter”.

Paul Studio invited to exhibit at Venice Design 2017

Paul Sandip nominated for “Influential Leaders of India Award” by ERTC

 

Dec 2016

Paul Sandip  invited as a panel speaker at the First National Workshop organized by Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME).

 

Nov 2016

Paul & Suhasini invited by Korea India Trade Association at IITF’16, Delhi

 

Sept 2016

WOW Taj Collection by Paul Sandip launched by Consortium Gifts, India.

 

May 2016

Suhasini Paul completes her Management Program for Women Entrepreneurs (MPWE 2016) from IIM, Bangalore.

 

Apr 2016

Decorative Ceiling Fan Design by Paul Sandip launched by POLYCAB, Mumbai.

 

Mar 2016

Suhasini Paul invited by YourStory for Start Up Conference on Womens Day Celebration, New Delhi

 

Feb 2016

Wooden Toys designed by Suhasini Paul launched at Nuremberg Toy Fair, Germany

 

Jan 2016

Paul Sandip invited as a guest speaker at BNI Prudent Meet, Kolkata

Utsav : Stainless Steel Home decor Signature Collection Exhibited at National Inditute of Design , Ahmedabad

Wooden Toys designed by Suhasini Paul launched at Hong Kong Toy Fair

 

Dec 2015

Paul Sandip nominated for Power Leaders of India Award’15 by World Consulting & Research Corp. (WCRC)

Paul Sandip  successfully completed  a Solar powered LED Torch /Lantern design project for Instapower Ltd. India.

Paul Sandip  selected as Jury Member for the India Design Mark 2015.

 

Oct 2015

Teethers designed by Paul Sandip, launched at the ABC Kids Expo, Las Vegas

Design for Day After Tomorrow- Innovation workshop hosted by Paul Sandip at Design Week, TDV India.

 

Aug 2015

Disposable Toilet Mug Nominated for World Design Impact Prize 2015-16 by ICSID | Montreal, Canada

 

June 2015

Paul Sandip & Suhasini are Special Invitees at the “Make in India: Making it Happen by Design” Conference | IDC-CII, Delhi

Pepperfry launches furnitures designed by Paul Sandip. Now available online at www.pepperfry.com

 

May 2015

Paul Sandip & Suhasini invited as Panelists in the National Selection Process Committee of Welingkar Institute of Development & Research, Delhi

Look…don’t see! – A contextual Innovation workshop hosted by Paul Sandip at Design Week, TDV India.

 

 

April 2015

Paul Sandip & Suhasini proposed a Policy Amendment (New Category Inclusion) at the National Intellectual Property Rights Conference 2015, Delhi

Paul Sandip & Suhasini invited at the Launch of Plastic Housewares designed for PMD Pvt. Ltd.

 

Feb 2015

Utsav : Stainless Steel Home decor Signature Collection Exhibited at Indian Handicrafts & Gift Fair, Greater Noida

Paul and Suhasini shared their views about “Color and its impact on everyday life” at ColourNext’15 by Asian Paints, New Delhi

Rubberwood Toys Designed by Suhasini launched in Nuremberg Toy fair, Germany

 

Jan 2015

Paul Sandip & Suhasini invited as speakers at the 8th Indira International Innovation Summit, Pune

Wooden Toys designed by Suhasini Paul launched at Hong Kong Toy Fair

 

Dec 2014

Paul Sandip invited as a speaker at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing , Jabalpur

in collaboration with Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

 

Oct 2014

Paul Sandip invited as Panel Member at Annual Technical Summit, IIT Gandhinagar.

 

July 2014

Paul Sandip & Suhasini invited as TEDx speakers by Hewlett Packard, Bangalore.

 

Feb 2014 

Paul Studio hosts a discussion “Indian Insights” with Design Strategy team from Renault, France

 

Dec 2013

WAVE~Premium Switch Plates, Launched in Dubai.

 

Nov 2013

Paul Studio hosts a discussion “Design in India” with senior designer from Renault, France

Paul & Suhasini, Judge and Panelist at “Fire ‘n Wheel Design Festival”, Gurgaon

 

Aug 2013

Paul Sandip, Speaker at Design Clinic on Engineering Goods, MSME, Ghaziabad

 

Mar 2013

Paul Studio Works exhibited at India Innovations Summit, Nagpur

 

Feb 2013

Signature Collections exhibited at Triennale Design Museum, Italy

Wooden Toys Collection launched at Nuremberg Toy Fair, Germany

EDiOTS : T-shirts exhibited at Design by Design, Alliance Francaise, New Delhi

 

Jan 2013         

Doodle Creativity Set exhibited at Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong

Kids Villa – Dollhouse for children launched Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong

 

July 2012

Paul & Suhasini as design experts at Asian Paints Workshop, New Delhi

Innovative sport toys for Disney launched at Toy Biz International, New Delhi

My Lilliput Army and Monster Hugs Exhibited at Alliance Francaise, New Delhi

Monster Hugs showcased at Toy Biz International, New Delhi

 

Mar 2012

FRAChair Exhibited at Thailand International Furniture Fair, Bangkok

 

Feb 2012   

PLAY : Bulb Holders & Monster Hugs exhibited at Pune Design Festival

Suhasini, Speaker at Pune Design Festival, India

Paul shares his Clip story at MIT, Pune

 

Jan 2012 

Planet-G / e-book Exhibited at ELECRAMA’12, Mumbai

 

Dec 2011             

Exhibit at Design by Design, Alliance Francaise, New Delhi

Grado-90 and Curve exhibited at ACETECH 2011, New Delhi

EDiOTS : T-shirts exhibited at Design INK Conference, Jaipur

 

May 2011             

Disposable Mug in permanent collection at Design Museum, Denmark

 

Feb 2011 

Young Talents at Frankfurt Ambiente Fair, Germany

Disposable Mug exhibited at INDEX: Exhibition at IIT, Mumbai

 

Jan 2011 

Disposable Mug exhibited at INDEX: Exhibition in Bangalore

 

Dec 2010     

Useful Art displayed at Elle Décor Awards, Mumbai

Useful Art at Design Korea Exhibition, Seoul

Disposable Mug-INDEX:  Exhibition, Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong

 

Nov 2010

Clip exhibited at Red Dot Museum, Singapore

Clip displayed at Design Mile Exhibition. Mumbai

 

Sep 2010

Paul & Suhasini conduct a 3 day Workshop: Creative Methods at NID, Gandhinagar

 

Aug 2010       

Wind Tree displayed at Lite-On Awards, Taiwan

 

May 2010

Suhasini, Speaker at Design sensitization seminar, TOY BIZ International, New Delhi

 

Apr 2010

Paul & Suhasini, Speakers at Annual Design Exposition, IIT Kanpur

 

Dec 2009

Paul, Speaker at 9th CII Design Summit, India

Paul, Guest jury at IILM Design School, Gurgaon, India.

 

Nov 2009      

Mug displayed at INDEX: Award Exhibition, Ishoej, Germany

Mug at INDEX: Award Exhibition, Hilleroed

Mug at INDEX: Award Exhibition, Singapore

 

Oct 2009   

Mug displayed at INDEX: Award Exhibition, Seoul

Mug displayed at Seoul Design Olympiad, South Korea

 

Aug 2009 

Mug exhibited at INDEX: Exhibition, Copenhagen

 

Apr 2009

Paul & Suhasini, Speakers at Design Connect – IILM Design School, Gurgaon.

 

Feb 2009         

Educational Board Games & Puzzles launched at Nuremberg Toy Fair, Germany

 

Dec 2008

Paul’s “Brainstorming” session at EDII, Ahmedabad

 

Nov 2008

Suhasini, invited as a Guest Speaker by NDTV on the chat show -‘Bringing up baby’

 

Feb 2008

Suhasini, invited as a toy design expert by NDTV on the chat show -‘Bringing up baby’

 

Dec 2007 

Useful Art at 7th CII Design Idea Fair

 

Nov 2007

ATE – pencil sharpner, exhibited at the Red Dot Award show, Singapore

 

Oct 2007

ATE – pencil sharpner, displayed at Jindal Stainless Award show, New Delhi

 

Feb 2007

Water Cycle & Space Travel board games launched at Toy Fair, Nuremberg

 

Jan 2007

My 10 Rules Puzzles launched at Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong

 

Aug 2006

Paul & Suhasini, “Our Philosophy of Design” at NIFT, New Delhi

 

Jan 2006

Nature Cycle Puzzles launched at Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong

 

July 2005

Paul talks on “differential thinking” at ITPO, New Delhi

 

May 2005

Suhasini conducts Design workshop at NIFT, New Delhi

 

Feb 2005

Mug & Chakla – the rotimaker exhibited at NDBI – NID, Ahmmedabad