“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)
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.
He has designed over 300+ iconic everyday objects in 121 product categories for clients across 14 countries. His Design Thinking workshops/lectures are most sought after by business leaders seeking creative methods to innovate and empower their teams with the creative spark!
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.
In 2010, Paul Sandip was awarded with 100% scholarship by Domus Academy, the home of Italian Design in Milan.
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 medical devices for the Indian Rural Health sector in association with the Public Health Foundation of India as well as for an inventor from the National Health Services of the United Kingdom.
Since 2013, Paul is a Jury Member for the India Design Mark. 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.
March 2018 dawned an opportunity to showcase his works at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, office of the 14th President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind.
Product Innovation / Consumer Insight & Strategy / Color Trends / Aesthetic Styling / Surface Graphics
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.
MY LILLIPUT ARMY-home accessories in Wood / SWEET HEART – Lovers chair / UTSAV – Home Decor accessories in Stainless Steel
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.
She designs the surprise toys found inside Kinder Joy for Indian / global market, sport toys for Disney, India and break-time play things for ITC Foods.
Suhasini was approached by the creators of the charachter Chota Bheem to build the strategies for promotional toys and merchandise. She is the brain behind many sassy board games for kids produced by FRANK and instrumental in setting up a new board games company for Brijbasi Art Press Ltd., a renowned printing press in Delhi.
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.
March 2018 dawned an opportunity to showcase her works at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, office of the 14th President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind.
Consumer Insight & Strategy / Toy design & Manufacturing / Color, Material & Finish / TV programs for kids / Design awareness program for industry.
Infant Products, School Furniture, Stationary, Puzzles, Activity & craft kits, Wooden / Plastic / Fabric Toys and Board Games.
MONSTER HUGS-plush toys / VERONICA-cocktail jewelry
CALENDAR OF EVENTS : EXHIBITIONS / LAUNCHES / WORKSHOPS / SEMINARS
Paul Sandip invited as Guest Speaker on Design Thinking at AMWIN Conference by Apollo Munich Health Insurance at Taj Vivanta, Faridabad
Paul Sandip & Suhasini special invitees to the India Intellectual Property Convention scheduled on 26 April 2018 at Hotel Le-Meridien, New Delhi
Knight Dessert Cooler designed for Orient Electric Ltd. launched in the Indian market
Utsav Collection selected for exhibiting at Festival of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (FINE) at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi
Futuristic Concept Products “Shapes of the Future” designed by Paul Sandip for Fybros Electric were exhibited at Elecrama’18, Greater Noida.
Paul Sandip invited as panel speaker on “Surface Design & Furniture Trends” at 6th International Conference on Laminates, organized by ILMA, Gurgaon
Paul Sandip appointed as International Jury at the Pocket Seat Design Competition 2018.
Modular Switch Plates & Accessories designed for Orient Electric Ltd. (CK Birla Group) lauched in Delhi.
Creative process of Paul Sandip documented for a web series on Innovation by a video production house from Hyderabad.
Digital Satellite Receiver designed for Catvision launched in SCaT India’17 at World Trade Centre, Mumbai.
WhatsApp Group Just SAP (with over 100+ SAP professionals) invited Paul & Suhasini for a Q&A session on innovation.
Paul Sandip shares his design journey at Studio Pepperfry, South Ex-II New Delhi
Rubber wood Toys designed by Suhasini Paul, exhibited at ASTRA’s 2017 Marketplace & Academy | Philadelphia, U.S.A.
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
Paul & Suhasini interviewed by NDTV Prime for their show Mind Space.
Gourmet Kitchen “Role Play” Toy designed by Suhasini Paul, exhibited at Australian Toy Hobby and Licensing Fair 2017 | Melbourne, Australia
Decorative Ceiling Fan Design by Paul Sandip launched by POLYCAB, Mumbai.
Rubber wood Toys designed by Suhasini Paul, exhibited at Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair | Nuremberg, Germany
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
Rubber wood Toys designed by Suhasini Paul, exhibited at Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, China
Paul Sandip invited as a panel speaker at the First National Workshop organized by Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME).
Paul & Suhasini invited by Korea India Trade Association at IITF’16, Delhi
WOW Taj Collection by Paul Sandip launched by Consortium Gifts, India.
Suhasini Paul completes her Management Program for Women Entrepreneurs (MPWE 2016) from IIM, Bangalore.
Decorative Ceiling Fan Design by Paul Sandip launched by POLYCAB, Mumbai.
Suhasini Paul invited by YourStory for Start Up Conference on Womens Day Celebration, New Delhi
Wooden Toys designed by Suhasini Paul launched at Nuremberg Toy Fair, Germany
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
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.
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.
Disposable Toilet Mug Nominated for World Design Impact Prize 2015-16 by ICSID | Montreal, Canada
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
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.
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.
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
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
Paul Sandip invited as a speaker at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing , Jabalpur
in collaboration with Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
Paul Sandip invited as Panel Member at Annual Technical Summit, IIT Gandhinagar.
Paul Sandip & Suhasini invited as TEDx speakers by Hewlett Packard, Bangalore.
Paul Studio hosts a discussion “Indian Insights” with Design Strategy team from Renault, France
WAVE~Premium Switch Plates, Launched in Dubai.
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
Paul Sandip, Speaker at Design Clinic on Engineering Goods, MSME, Ghaziabad
Paul Studio Works exhibited at India Innovations Summit, Nagpur
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
Doodle Creativity Set exhibited at Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong
Kids Villa – Dollhouse for children launched Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong
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
FRAChair Exhibited at Thailand International Furniture Fair, Bangkok
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
Planet-G / e-book Exhibited at ELECRAMA’12, Mumbai
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
Disposable Mug in permanent collection at Design Museum, Denmark
Young Talents at Frankfurt Ambiente Fair, Germany
Disposable Mug exhibited at INDEX: Exhibition at IIT, Mumbai
Disposable Mug exhibited at INDEX: Exhibition in Bangalore
Useful Art displayed at Elle Décor Awards, Mumbai
Useful Art at Design Korea Exhibition, Seoul
Disposable Mug-INDEX: Exhibition, Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong
Clip exhibited at Red Dot Museum, Singapore
Clip displayed at Design Mile Exhibition. Mumbai
Paul & Suhasini conduct a 3 day Workshop: Creative Methods at NID, Gandhinagar
Wind Tree displayed at Lite-On Awards, Taiwan
Suhasini, Speaker at Design sensitization seminar, TOY BIZ International, New Delhi
Paul & Suhasini, Speakers at Annual Design Exposition, IIT Kanpur
Paul, Speaker at 9th CII Design Summit, India
Paul, Guest jury at IILM Design School, Gurgaon, India.
Mug displayed at INDEX: Award Exhibition, Ishoej, Germany
Mug at INDEX: Award Exhibition, Hilleroed
Mug at INDEX: Award Exhibition, Singapore
Mug displayed at INDEX: Award Exhibition, Seoul
Mug displayed at Seoul Design Olympiad, South Korea
Mug exhibited at INDEX: Exhibition, Copenhagen
Paul & Suhasini, Speakers at Design Connect – IILM Design School, Gurgaon.
Educational Board Games & Puzzles launched at Nuremberg Toy Fair, Germany
Paul’s “Brainstorming” session at EDII, Ahmedabad
Suhasini, invited as a Guest Speaker by NDTV on the chat show -‘Bringing up baby’
Suhasini, invited as a toy design expert by NDTV on the chat show -‘Bringing up baby’
Useful Art at 7th CII Design Idea Fair
ATE – pencil sharpner, exhibited at the Red Dot Award show, Singapore
ATE – pencil sharpner, displayed at Jindal Stainless Award show, New Delhi
Water Cycle & Space Travel board games launched at Toy Fair, Nuremberg
My 10 Rules Puzzles launched at Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong
Paul & Suhasini, “Our Philosophy of Design” at NIFT, New Delhi
Nature Cycle Puzzles launched at Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong
Paul talks on “differential thinking” at ITPO, New Delhi
Suhasini conducts Design workshop at NIFT, New Delhi
Mug & Chakla – the rotimaker exhibited at NDBI – NID, Ahmmedabad