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I am an Indian-born, American designer and illustrator based in New York. Before pursuing illustration, I worked as an art director for magazines such as Martha Stewart Living, Brides (Conde Nast) and Dwell while frequently collaborating with illustrators and photographers on various editorial projects. I worked for a decade as an Information Technology Analyst and programmer prior to that and decided to make the long dreamt about change in my career to pursue a more “creative” path. As part of that process, I moved to New York City to study graphic design at the School of Visual Arts. I live in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn with my husband, Greg, a still life photographer. I was born in Calcutta, India and also have a  Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University (Calcutta).
Credits: Portrait  by Greg Marino


Clients & Collaborators

Across The Pond ‧ AARP ‧ Buzzfeed News ‧ Bandcamp ‧ The Baffler ‧ Bon Appetit ‧ Chicago Magazine ‧ Clinique ‧ Dwell ‧ Enroute Air Canada Magazine ‧ Flower Beauty (Drew Barrymore) ‧ Frog Design ‧ GoogleGrazia UK ‧ Jewish In Seattle Magazine ‧ Johns Hopkins University Alumni Magazine ‧ Life & Letters Magazine ‧ Lyft ‧ Lufthansa Womans World Magazine ‧ Martha Stewart Living ‧ MIT Technology Review ‧ Money Magazine ‧ Monocle Magazine ‧ The New York Times ‧ New York Magazine Brand Studio ‧ Onward Magazine (Charles Schwab) ‧ Portland Monthly ‧ Positive News ‧ Print All Over Me (PAOM) ‧ re:Porter Magazine ‧ Story Worldwide ‧ Sagmeister & Walsh ‧ Samsung ‧ Saveur ‧ Stacy’s Pita Chips (Frito Lay/Pepsico) ‧ Surface Magazine ‧ Sunday Times Style Magazine (The Times of London - UK) ‧ Stanford University Alumni Magazine ‧ T Brand Studio at The New York Times ‧ Wolff Olins ‧ Wine & Spirits Magazine ‧ Windermere Living Magazine ‧ Women's Wear Daily


Networks

Ladies, Wine & Design ‧ Working Not Working ‧ Women Who Draw


Press

Random Acts of Creativity (2020) ,  Stacy’s Rise Project (2019) , Communication Arts Fresh FeatureGoogle Doodle for Holi (2018)Verve India ‧ Ladies, Wine & Design InterviewWolff Olins x PAOM People of Print ‧ Pitch Zine ‧ Geometric Graphics book (published by Sandu) ‧ Bezar popup shop


Education

School of Visual Arts
New York, NY
BFA Graphic Design

Jadavpur University
Calcutta, India
BEE Electrical Engineering



Links et al.

Mahesh. Short story (translated version) by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.
Nayak. Film by Satyajit Roy.
Satyajit Ray Society.
The (illustrious) life of Satyajit Roy.
Sirens, a film by John Duigan. 1994.
Kiosk shop.