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A 1989 graduate of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India Ashwini is the co-founder of Elephant, India's largest independent integrated design consultancy with offices in India & Singapore.
Ashwini is part of the core group that steers the Design Alliance Asia consortium. She is also an active founding member of the Association of Designers of India.
She has done award-winning work for global brands in automobile, engineering, FMCG, food service, healthcare & personal care segments.
Ashwini was invited by Rockefeller Foundation to participate in a global Social Impact summit and by Danish Design Foundation to partner with Copenhagen Co-creation Agenda. She has lectured at the icograda Design week in Vancouver & Istanbul, Business of Design week in Hong Kong and International Design Congress at Mexico as well as in South Korea more recently. She has been a jury member on Global ReBrand 100 (USA), Spikes Asia (Singapore), Design for Asia (HK), Cannes Lions (France) & Design for Change (India) Awards.
Ashwini is an active founding member of the Association of Designers of India.
As a key member of The Design Alliance Asia consortium, she edited Colours of Asia book that was published in Hong Kong. This project was awarded Design for Asia Special Culture Award by the Hong Kong government.
Most recently, Ashwini was awarded a place among 50 Most Influential Women in Media in India by Impact magazine in 2016 for the second consecutive year.
She mentors start-ups as a member of advisory board of Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad)-CIIE programme. She is also a metor to Creanara community & Vedica Scholars Programme.


Elephant

Elephant is India's largest independent integrated design consultancy with offices in India & Singapore. Founded in 1989 when design profession was nascent in India, Elephant was instrumental in establishing the “business of design” with their user-centric approach & systematic problem solving processes.

Some of the most leading & innovative companies in FMCG, Entertainment, e-commerce, Pharma, Banking, Automotive & Healthcare partner with Elephant for developing brands, products & experiences. They include Axis Bank, Britannia, Chola MS, Cipla, Daimler, Emami Group, Gillette, Godrej Group, ISL Football League, MTR Foods, Nirlep Cookware, P&G, Paper Boat, Symphony Coolers, Tata Group, Unilever, Wipro etc.

India’ leading financila daily The Economic Times – Brand Equity has ranked Elephant as India’s No 1 Design Agency consistently for the past 4 years.
ORGANIZATION:
Elephant Design Pvt Ltd

EDUCATION:
1989
Visual Communication
Professional Graduate Program
National Institute of Design
Ahmedabad
India

EXPERIENCE:
1989 onwards
Co-founder Director
Elephant Design Pvt Ltd
Pune, India

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2013, Colours of Asia, Hong Kong Design Institute Gallery, Hong Kong as part of The Design Alliance Asia

AWARDS:
2012, No 1 Design Agency, The Economic Times - Brand Equity, India
2013, No 1 Design Agency, The Economic Times - Brand Equity, India
2014, No 1 Design Agency, The Economic Times - Brand Equity, India
2015, No 1 Design Agency, The Economic Times - Brand Equity, India

BOOKS:
2013,
Editor, Colours of Asia
The Design Alliance Asia & Hong Kong Design Institute
Published by Create HK

ACCOLADES:
2015, IMPACT 50 Most Influential Women in Media, Marketing & Advertising, India
2016, IMPACT 50 Most Influential Women in Media, Marketing & Advertising, India

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2010,
Association of Designers of India
Pune, India

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
2010, Global ReBrand (USA)
2012, Spikes Asia (Singapore)
2015, Cannes Lions (France)
2015, Design for Asia (Hong Kong)
2015, Design for Change (India)

WEB SITE:
www.elephantdesign.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2016-04-03 07:27:21

COUNTRY:
India

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

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