Left to himself, Janil wouldn’t mind being on the road every single day of the year. Having honed his skills at the National Institute of Photography, he is always in search of that perfect wide landscape shot. It’s a quest that has taken him from the stark stretches of Ladakh to the coast of South Africa. And he’s still not done looking. His current favourite photographers are Michael Shainblum, Jan Erik Waider and Lukas Furlan. He’s based in Mumbai where he works as an Art Director.
Sajid is a self-taught visual artist who’s been experimenting with shapes, forms and colours since the age of seven. With music and fine art as his biggest sources of inspiration, Sajid has forged a body of work that’s prolific, inventive and, in his own words, vicarious. Constantly merging traditional drawing techniques with digital technology, his abstract and surreal-themed creations find expression in a wide variety of media – from some of the world’s most popular Google stickers to the walls of India’s biggest corporate houses. In 2017, Sajid hosted his first solo show at Blue Tokai, Mumbai.
Ramesh Nannware earned his BFA from the J. J. School of Arts where his portraits brought him numerous awards and accolades. After being a part of several award-winning ad campaigns, he is now back to doing what he does best: portraits that capture the various hues of India. Ramesh’s work has been featured in numerous shows and venues all over the country, including the prestigious Jehangir Art Gallery. He considers Russian realist painter Ilya Repin as one of his biggest inspirations.
Aniruddh Mehta is a visual artist based in Mumbai. A self-taught illustrator who went on to train in Graphic Design from the London College of Communications, Aniruddh is inspired by the space where the fine line between analogue and digital blurs. Constantly seeking a balance between art and graphic design, his style ranges from bold minimalism to intricate geometric forms and disruptive pattern work. His notable projects include art direction and design for Qilla Records and...
An Applied Art graduate from the L. S. Raheja School of Art, Bandra, Prashant is one of the most promising new voices in India’s graphic design scene. Inspired by dreams, failures and nature, Prashant prefers using vectors and watercolours to bring his bold yet minimal designs to life. When not working on his next project, he’s usually found in the neighbourhood park working on his cover drive – just like his icon Rahul Dravid.
Praveen Yarramilli is an artist and designer based in Mapusa, Goa. He considers his work to be a statement against the information overload that has come to disrupt and dominate every aspect of our lives. Through his minimal style of expression and his love for rich colours, he brings to the fore only what is essential - without compromising its aesthetics or originality. Holder of a Master’s degree in Design Thinking, Praveen’s other interests include history and the evolution of humankind.