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The Park ELLE DECOR Student Contest: And the winners are…

MAR 16, 2016 | By Aditi Gaitonde
Nandha Ravichandran of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad won for Lumi, an outdoor seater made of Corian that also lights up. Neha Gahlawat of RV College of Architecture, Bengaluru won for her Sarc lamp, a task light that doesn’t take up desk space. Sakshi Taplu of IILM School of Design, Gurgaon won for her teak wood and stainless steel coffee table that is inspired by the square nut. Nandha Ravichandran of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad won for Lumi, an outdoor seater made of Corian that also lights up. Bhavana Brindavan of RV College of Architecture, Bengaluru won for her Camouflage light fixture that entirely embeds into the desk.
In its fourth edition, The Park ELLE DECOR Student Contest crowned five budding designers across three product design categories in a ceremony at India Design ID 2016. The annual competition aims to promote young designers in the country and give them a platform to display their works.
Judged by Priya Paul, Chairperson, Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels and Pramiti Madhavji, Editor-in-Chief, ELLE DECOR India & Content Development Director, Ogaan Media, the initiative also includes a special showcase for the winners at India’s definitive design event. Here’s a roundup of this year’s awardees.
Lighting (Joint Winners): Bhavana Brindavan and Neha Gahlawat
Bhavana of RV College of Architecture, Bengaluru created the Camouflage light fixture that easily embeds into a desk. The foldable light takes up less space leaving the desk neat and uncluttered.
Also from RV College of Architecture, Bengaluru, Neha’s Sarc fixture is a giant task light. The semicircular floor lamp is made of mild steel box and LED strips.
Furniture (Joint Winners): Hemachandiran B and Sakshi Taplu
Hemachandiran of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad envisioned Triun, a three legged stool made of teak wood and MDF. The contemporary seater with rosewood finish can be used in any part of the house.
Sakshi of IILM School of Design, Gurgaon imagined the Square Nut Table inspired by metal nuts. Made of teak wood and stainless steel, this coffee table takes cues from a small industrial component to craft an aesthetically pleasing product.
Outdoor: Nandha Ravichandran
Nandha from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad is responsible for Lumi, a unique outdoor seater that lights up. Inspired by form of a tree stump, it is made of Corian and transmits a warm glow from within.
Also read: All about EDIDA India 2015 winners