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Sushir Kadidal

Sushir Kadidal

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I'm a designer who is intrigued by the connections between the various scales of design – architecture, transportation, furniture, print, and the systems that govern them all. Born in Bangalore, India he received a Bachelor’s of Architecture from the School of Architecture, R.V.C.E., Bangalore, and went on to work in a number of areas of architecture ranging from commercial spaces, private residences, institutions, religious spaces, landscaping and interior architecture. Sushir has recently graduated from the masters program of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Yabu Pushelberg, New York, NY, US, Designer

Nov 2011 - current
 

TYTHEdesign, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Manager

TYTHEdesign's mission focuses on the goals and needs of agencies working in the social sector. From non-profits to social venture to community agencies, design-based approaches can be applied to support the communication and organisational needs of groups serving the public good. Drawing on our multidisciplinary team, TYTHEdesign utilizes social design principles to significantly enhance an organization's impact and help create practical, appropriate, affordable, and sustainable solutions.
These solutions may be in the form of products, graphic collateral, website development or the design of systems to organise and efficiently combine many components of the organisation.

May 2009 - Nov 2011
 

West Elm, Freelance Designer

West Elm is a subsidiary of Williams-Sonoma Inc. and has been developing well designed, simple and affordable products with sustainability in mind since 2003, with 37 stores in 18 states as well as outlets in Canada and Puerto Rico. I was part of a 7 member team developing indoor furniture and household accessories for their Fall 2012 line.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Pratt Institute, Lab Manager

The Rapid Prototyping lab consists of a Universal X-660 Laser cutter, Dimension BST-1200 3D printer, Roland MDX-540 CNC machine and blade cutters serving, mainly but not limited, to the Industrial design and Interior design departments. With a staff of 15 my responsibilities revolve around the overall functionality, coordination, organization, administration and maintenance of the lab and its machines.

Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
 

Object Inc, Industrial Designer

A multidisciplinary office dealing with exhibit design, interior architecture, graphic design, branding, product design and furniture design. As their only industrial design intern at the time I worked on all projects dealing with furniture, displays and product ideas. Also, with an architectural background I was also involved in most exhibit and interior architecture projects.

Feb 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Architecture Paradigm, Architect

As an architect at the well established firm with over a 100 completed projects since 1992 my responsibilities included; design conceptualization, client meetings and presentation, design development, developing construction documentation, site coordination, site supervision, etc. Having had the opportunity to work on over 12 projects, including a few competitions, during my time there I had the fortune of seeing 4 projects through from inception to completion and client hand over.

Jan 2007 - Aug 2008
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Masters, Industrial Design

Aug 2008 - May 2011
 

R. V. College of Engineering, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2002 - Apr 2007
 

Awards 

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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