Rishav Jain

Rishav Jain

Ahmedabad, IN



Rishav Jain completed his Master’s in Interior Architecture and Design with specialization in Craft and Technology from Faculty of Design, CEPT University, Ahmedabad with a Gold Medal and a Best Research Award for his Post Graduate Research Thesis. He also has to his credit a Gold Medal and Academic Excellence Award for his Bachelor in Design (Interiors) from Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar. He has been a contributor to various national and international journals, magazines, blogs and forums through his research papers, articles and essays. Currently, he works as an Assistant Professor at Faculty of Design, CEPT University, Ahmedabad. He is also a Senior Researcher with Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre (DICRC), CEPT University where he is involved in research, innovation & development, education & training and resource building & dissemination. He also works independently as a writer and research associate on various projects. His research areas largely focus on various approaches in interior architecture as related to space making crafts and the changing role of craftspeople and their position in the society.


CEPT University, Ahmedabad, IN, Assistant Professor

Jun 2013 - current

Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, Ahmedabad, IN, Senior Researcher

Contributed with drawings (largely 3-d and 3-d exploded views) for various publications. Involved in Research Projects, conducting and organizing workshops, Writing for web Journals, Magazines, Newsletters. Also involved in Graphic design and making research plates, panels for the centre.

Jan 2011 - current

Premnath and Associates, New Delhi, IN, Interior Designer

Handling Interior Deisgn projects, making presentations for the clients and developing 3-d models for presentation drawings.

Mar 2010 - Jun 2010

Dimension Designers, Jalandhar, IN, Assistant Designer

Sep 2009 - Mar 2010


CEPT University, Ahmedabad, IN, Masters, Masters in Interior Architecture and Design

Jul 2010 - Jul 2012

Apeejay, College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, IN, Bachelors, Bachelor of Design (Interior Design)

Jul 2006 - May 2010


Best Performance in first year, 1st Place

Awarded Best Student in 1st year In Masters in Interior Architecture and Design, CEPT University for the Academic year 2010-2011


Best Research Award, Award

Awarded for the Post Graduate Thesis by SID Research Cell, CEPT University


Gold Medal, Award

Awarded for the overall performance in the Post graduation and for the Post Graduate Thesis. Awarded by CEPT University


Gold Medal, 1st Place

Recipient of Gold Medal for distinction in Graduation and standing 1st throughout the course, awarded by Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India.


Pidilite Award for Excellence in Interior Design Studies, 1st Place

Awarded Pidilite Award for Excellence in Interior Design Studies 2009-10 by Pidilite India Pvt Ltd


Best Exhibit Prize, 1st Place

Won the Best Exhibit prize in Installation category at an exhibition ‘Apeejay art fest 2009’ organized at Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi


Best Interior Designer, 1st Place

Awarded Best Interior Designer 2009-10 at Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar


Dr. Satya Paul Award for Human Values, 1st Place

Won Dr. Satya Paul Award for Human Values, awarded by Apeejay Education Society, New Delhi


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