The stage is set for the awards to begin

John Michael Kohler Lifetime Achievement Award -Arun Rewal collects the award on behalf of Raj Rewal. Presented to him by President and Chief Executive Officer of Kohler Company, David Kohler

Tasneem Mehta, KBDA Jury Member Kamal Malik with Commercial category winner Smaran Mallesh

Daniel Brohn, President-Global Faucets for Kohler Company, Ketan Jawdekar (Winner for Hospitality category) and Raja Aederi

Residential category winner Verendra Wakhloo with an associate, Jaideep Mehrotra, KBDA Jury Member Sharukh Mistry and Residential category winner Saurabh Pradeep Malpani

Public Institution winner Dhananjay Shinde, American architect Andre Kikoski, Public Institution winner Karan Grover and Pheroza Godrej

Winners of Retail category Krishnan V, KBDA Jury Member Paola Navone, Parvez Charania

Winner of Rebuild & Revive category Ankur Choksi, Lary Yuen Group President – Kitchen & Bath for Kohler Co, architect Premnath and Winner of Rebuild & Revive category Swarup Dutta

Architect Krishnarao Jaism, KBDA Jury member Jimmy Lim, and Abin Chaudhri's design associate

KBDA Jury member Chitra Vishwanath, Hafeez Contractor and George Seemon, who collected the award on behalf of Tony Joseph, Winner of Environmental Conscious category

KBDA Jury member Sunita Kohli, Brinda Miller, Winner of Material & Skill Adaptation category Samir Raut

Ayesha Puri (daughter of Sanjay Puri and also the winner of The Big Idea category), KBDA Jury member Fabio Novembre

Emcee for the evening, Roshan Abbaz; Photography by Kedar Nene

Kohler Bold Design Awards 2018: The Big Reveal!

by Nitija Shastri Dec 03, 2018 The second edition of the Kohler Bold Design Awards 2018 was celebrated in a grand ceremony held at the iconic The Royal Opera House, Mumbai. The coveted Golden Pencil recognised trailblazing new designs and innovative projects from a design, aesthetic, sustainability and conservation perspective across several categories. While the crème de la crème from design and architecture fraternity graced the red carpet, the prestigious jury comprising of design stalwarts such as Fabio Novembre, Paola Navone Abha Narain Lambah, Chitra Vishwanath, Jimmy Lim, Kamal Malik, Pankaj Vir Gupta, Shahrukh Mistry and Sunita Kohli marked their presence to commemorate the fabulous evening!

Here are the winners…

John Michael Kohler Lifetime Achievement Award
Raj Rewal

Smaran Mallesh

Ketan Jawdekar

Saurabh Pradeep Malpani
Verendra Wakhloo

Public Institution
Dhananjay Shinde
Karan Grover

Krishnan Parvez Architects

Rebuild & Revive
Studio Lotus + GPL Design Studio
Swarup Dutta

Community Harmony

Abin Chaudhuri

Environmental Conscious

ony Joseph

Material & Skill Adaptation
Samir Raut

The Big Idea

Sanjay Puri


Emcee for the evening, Roshan Abbaz; Photography by Kedar Nene