Top 15 Interior Designers of India in 2023

Top 15 Interior Designers of India in 2023

India is home to some of the world’s most brilliant and imaginative interior designers. These designers have created a reputation for themselves not only in India but also abroad.

They have revolutionized the Indian interior design business with their outstanding vision and expertise, producing places that are both useful and visually beautiful. In this post, we will showcase the top 15 Indian interior designers who have had an impact on the business.

1. Phi Designs

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Phi Designs, with its network across the country, specializes in designing all sorts of workspaces. It is one of the leading design practices in this niche. They started off in 2019 when commissioned to design a coworking space that turned out to be a golden ticket and since then there has been no looking back.

Their concentrated expertise has been recognized and acknowledged widely by big companies. They have been designing for Zomato, Horizontal, Schneider Electric, American Express, Persistent, and many more.

“PhiDesigns – A design studio to excel at Office Space Designing!” as they like to call it, they work with keen details to give you the best of the workplace experience.

It currently has projects across India and UAE. Their teams are well equipped to provide an end-to-end service. 


Lalit Nagrani


+91 999 800 1667,


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Mumbai – Metro Station, A Wing, 7th Floor, 701-713, Dynasty Business Park, Nr, Andheri – Kurla Rd, J B Nagar, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400065

Delhi NCR – 10th Floor, Tower A, Logix Cyber Park Plot C-28 and 29, Sector 62, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201031

Hyderabad – 4th Floor, Purva Summit, Whitefields, HITEC City, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081

Pune – 606, Wing A & B, ICC Complex, MCCIA Trade Tower, Senapati Bapat Rd, Laxmi Society, Model Colony, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411016

Ahmedabad – 2nd Floor, The First, C-201, Nyay Marg, Behind Keshav Baugh Party Plot, Near Shivalik Highstreet, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015

Vadodara – 10th Floor, Notus IT Park Sarabhai Campus, Vadiwadi, Vadodara, Gujarat 390023

Rajkot – 3rd Floor, A wing, Om 9 Square 150 Feet Ring Rd, Circle, Nana Mava, Rajkot, Gujarat 360003

Jaipur – Mall Of Jaipur, B Block, Vaishali Nagar, Gandhi Path W, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302021

Pune – 13 Floor, B Wing, Swati Park, Veerbhadra Nagar, Baner, Pune, Maharashtra 411045


Hardeep Singh – Getting this office built was a challenge, thankfully I had a great team and partner in the form of PhiDesigns.

They have a great listening capacity, they listen to your ideas, they listen to your thoughts, very cool and calm and patient people, which I really appreciate.

Would absolutely recommend PhiDesigns for any office build work that anybody would want to do, you should work with them great people, good ideas, good implementation & they achieve things on time!

Nilesh Gandhi – With this new Pune office, we envision to provide our team a surreal work experience, be it in terms of ergonomics, non-monotonous work environment with flexibility and to also enable them to refresh & re- energise with amenities like Yoga and Meditation Areas.

With PhiDesigns we got just that, a really good customised office solution with exceptional branding and the best office environment.

2. Essajees Atelier

Essajees Atelier Interior Designer

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Chique and glamorous are two words you would use for Sarah Sham’s interior design practice, Essajee Atelier. Sham, the fourth generation of the 110-year-old Essajees family, a leading luxury furniture brand.

She has worked on prominent projects like Ambani House, Gautam Singhania’s house, and Taj Downtown in Dubai. Her interiors have the most high-end materials and upscale designs.

Her projects are a series of multiple luxury properties ranging from a whooping 20,000 sqft penthouse to holiday homes to high-end show flats.

They currently have projects in Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Surat, Goa, Dubai, and others. 


Sarah Sham

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Mumbai – 83 C, Mittal Court, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021

3. Iram Sultan Design Studio

Iram Sultan Design Studio Interior Designer

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Iram Sultana is, inarguably, one of the best interior designers in India. Covered in AD100 The 2022 list Sultan is a designer that strives to create environments that are obsessively detailed, one-of-a-kind, intimate, rich in art and history, and speak to the individuals who live in them.

The design studio works on projects both within and outside of India.

Iram Sultan is known for his luxury residential and hospitality settings. She has over two decades of design experience, combining the old with the contemporary and giving it her own modern-day touch.

Her designs are a beautiful harmony of textures and details with bold and aesthetic color pallets. 


Iram Sultana

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Mumbai – 83 C, Mittal Court, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021

4. The Orange Lane

The Orange Lane Interior Designer

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Shabnam Gupta is another big name in the industry and is quite common among celebrities and other prominent people. strong entrepreneurial spirit and passion for design led her to establish The Orange Lane in 2003.

Since then, the design firm has grown into a major force in the industry, offering interior design projects as well as holistic design solutions.

With a repertoire of esteemed projects across India that includes farmhouses, residential projects, corporate, hospitality, and retail, The Orange Lane caters to a diverse range of clients, including corporate honchos and businessmen.

The firm leverages the expertise of its principal designer, Shabnam Gupta, and her team of designers to create chic and artistic interiors that appeal to those with diverse design sensibilities.

To further pursue her passion for the ‘different,’ Shabnam created Peacock Life, a reservoir of offbeat furniture and quirky décor that has garnered multiple awards


Shabnam Gupta

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Mumbai – 31 N, Laxmi Industrial Estate, Suresh Nagar, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053

5. Atelier Ashiesh Shah

Atelier Ashiesh Shah Interior Designer

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Finding a connection between art, architecture, and design, Shah founded his own design firm, Ashiesh Shah Architecture + Design, which handles luxurious design projects in India and abroad. 

Ashiesh Shah’s portfolio is wide and diversified, from office spaces and penthouses to high-end concept stores and restaurants.

His artistic sense has made its way into the houses of celebrities such as the likes of Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, and others. 

His practice is deeply grounded in the Japanese concept of Wabi-Sabi, which influences his vision of space and material selection, harmonizing with his architectural tastemaker status. Ashiesh Shah is the first Indian designer to receive this honour.

Ashiesh Shah was the first Indian designer to debut in The Invisible Collection.  He was nominated Elle Décor Designer of the Year 2016 and has been designated one of Architectural Digest’s 50 most significant personalities in the architecture and design industry in the country since its debut in 2014.


Ashiesh Shah

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Mumbai – Nos. 3 & 4, Ground floor, Kailash Nagar CHS, Forjett Hill Road, Near, Bhatia Hospital Ln, Tardeo, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400007

6. Prism

Prism Interior Designer

Source: Vinita Chaitanya

The design firm Prism, established in 1988, has flourished under the leadership of its founder.

With a mastery of her craft, she is known for creating livable art by blending her clients’ requirements with her artistic vision, resulting in bespoke and sublime spaces. Her travels serve as a wellspring of fresh inspiration and inventory.

Her style is best defined as “contemporary classic,” with an eclectic mix of luxurious silks, traditional paisleys, and magnificent Indian antiquities.

She masterfully overlays diverse cultures and time eras, producing a magnificent mixology that distinguishes her. The ultimate result is a unified design experience.

She is deeply involved in the design process from conception to completion, with a holistic vision that includes everything from empty shells to finished homes, including furniture, fittings, art, and accessories, all picked with a connoisseur’s eye.


Vinita Chaitanya

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Bangalore – PRISM, 14/1 Miller Tank Bund Road, Bangalore – 560 052, Karnataka, India

7. ZZ Architects

ZZ Architects Interior Designer

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Led by Principal Architects Krupa Zubin and Zubin Zainuddin, ZZ Architects is a highly regarded design firm that has won multiple awards. The firm’s design philosophy revolves around thorough study and research, technical knowledge, and artistic judgment.

Attention to detail, proportions, scale, and common sense are crucial for ensuring the full development of the potential within each concept.

ZZA’s portfolio includes a diverse range of past and current projects in commercial, residential, health clubs, spas and salons, hospitality, pharmaceutical, exhibition, institutional, mixed-use, and high-end residential interior design.

Zubin’s expertise spans all fields of design with a focus on building trust with clients and conceptualizing projects. On the other hand, Krupa’s design approach emphasizes the use of materials, technology, and refined sensibility.


Krupa Zubin, Zubin Zainuddin

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Bangalore –  4B Temple Trees Row,1st Cross Srinivagilu, The extension (Landmark Behind Mantri Classic Apt.S.T. Bed Extension 1st Cross Viveknagar P.O, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560047

8. Stapati

Stapati Interior Designer

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Tony Joseph founded the architecture firm Stapati in 1989.  Stapati’s architecture arises from a careful awareness of the location; one in which design evolution is firmly entrenched in the region’s traditional narratives while interpreting the elements in a modern context.

The design approach has an underlying sharpness that responds to the location specifically, making it relevant and timeless.

Stapati’s hospitality projects have been recognized for their original and regional architectural interpretations, and they are among the most successful in their respective fields.

To mention a few, the Kumarakom Lake Resort in Kerala, one of the top five resorts in India, the Alila Diwa in Goa, and the Enchanted Island Resort in Seychelles have all received international recognition. 


Tony Joseph

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Bangalore –  #356, 2nd Cross Road, Koramangala 4th Block, Bengaluru – 560034, Karnataka, India

9. Studio Bomb

Studio Bomb Interior Designer

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Unlike the others on the list, they might not be on the AD list, but do not underestimate them! Rising at a bomb speed, Studio Bomb has amazing projects under its wings.

Their work is rooted in the expression of empathy, harmony, and balance, which are fundamental to every project they undertake, whether it be in architecture, interiors, or design.

Their designs embody simplicity, which serves as a conduit for greater ideas, while their thoughtful approach imbues their architecture with resonance and grace.

Minimalism is one of the hallmarks of their style, lending their creations an air of sophistication and elegance. Their designs showcase unique characteristics, brought to the fore by the visual elements they employ.

Their preference for pure and tactile materials results in designs that are clear and timeless.

They take a holistic approach that considers context and tradition, with a focus on the sensory and physical experience of spaces, materials, and light. The user is at the core of their design, and they strive to maintain the integrity of that experience.


Shankar Kallutla

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Bangalore –  11, aum regency, 96 south end Rd, Bangalore, India – 560004

10. Studio Lotus

Studio Lotus Interior Designer

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Studio Lotus, established in 2002 by Ambrish Arora, Ankur Choksi, and Sidhartha Talwar, is an architectural and spatial design thought leader in India.

The firm is renowned for its work based on the principles of Conscious design, which celebrates local resources, cultural influences, attention to detail, and an inclusive process.

They take a deeply contextual approach to their work and emphasize the tactile and sensory qualities of the space.

Sustainability is an important component of their design approach, which considers the cultural, social, and environmental consequences.

The design practice is dedicated to combining local talents and resources with cutting-edge materials and technology, actively participating in the process of developing sustainable solutions.


Ambrish Arora

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Delhi –  F 301 First Floor, Chaudhari Prem Singh House, Lado Sarai, New Delhi 110030

11. Chalk Design Studio

Chalk Design Studio Interior Designer

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The Chalk Design Studio is a design practice based in Gurugram, established by interior designer Priyanka Singh. She’s been featured in Elle Decor, AD, FOAID, and Good Homes Magazine. 

Their design process is heavily driven by research, and they meticulously evaluate each aspect of the design before execution.

Operating on a turn-key project basis, they have cultivated a habit of scrutinizing each execution method, replacing redundant ones with innovative and new solutions.

Their inspiration stems from the desire to create something unique with each project, akin to drawing new things on a slate. They draw inspiration from revered designers such as Carlo Scarpa, Charles & Ray Eames, Arne Jacobson, Eero Saarinen, and Hans Wegner.


Priyanka Singh

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Gurugram–  CX4W+WX9, Southern Peripheral Rd, Sector 74A, Gurugram, Haryana 122004

12. Studio Mumbai

Studio Mumbai Interior Designer

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Bijoy Jain, an architect and a designer of sorts with a keen eye for details and an uncompromising approach to design, established his design practice, Studio Mumbai, in 2005.

Jain is a designer celebrated across India for his mastery in blending traditional Indian craftsmanship with modern designs and materials, resulting in architecture that is both contemporary and rooted in tradition.

The design practice has a unique style that incorporates both Indian and Western cultures.

Studio Mumbai’s work explores the convergence of design, art, and material.  Water, air, and light are viewed as key components of materiality that are synthesized to form their designs.

The studio’s distinct approach emphasizes the significance of process in their work, leading to original and creative design solutions.


Bijoy Jain


Mumbai –  561, 563, NM Joshi Marg, Byculla West, Jacob Circle, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400011

13. Wallmakers

Wallmakers Interior Designer

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Wallmakers is an out-of-the-box design practice based in Kochi, established by Ar. Vinu Daniel. They consider nothing as “waste”. They firmly believe that everything generally considered waste can be put with the correct thought process.

With the idea of sustainability at its core, the design practice is known to experiment and innovate with Rammed Earth, mud bricks, and other locally sourced materials. 

Daniel devoted his practice to mud and waste as the primary components of designing his structures and interiors that are utilitarian, alluring, sustainable, and cost-effective.

His interiors have a natural and rustic feel that gives a breath of fresh air from plastered white-washed walls. Exposed bricks, rammed earth walls, Shuttered Debris Walls, and oxide finishes, all have charm of their own.


Vinu Daniel

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Kochi –  34, 633, Edappally, Kochi, Kerala 682024

14. Ceebros Design works

Ceebros Design works Interior Designer

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The founder of CDW, Sruthi C Reddy, serves as the principal architect and creative director. Ceebros Design Works (CDW) is an interdisciplinary design practice based in Chennai, India.

The firm was founded in 2013 and is known for its ability to blend contemporary influences with historical heritage. Reddy draws inspiration from everyday life, as well as her passions for travel, adventure, food, art, music, and nature.

CDW’s portfolio encompasses large-scale projects, private residences, and hospitality spaces, and covers all aspects of the project from material selection to custom furniture design and sourcing.

The firm’s focus is on creating a functional interface between nature and the built form, with an emphasis on environmental awareness and living in harmony with the spaces we create.


Shruthi Reddy


Chennai –  19/1, III Cross Street, R. A. Puram, Chennai

15. Ravi Vazirani Design Studio

Ravi Vazirani Design Studio Interior Designer

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Ravi Vazirani Design Studio is a boutique practice based in Bandra, Mumbai, founded and headed by Ravi Vazirani, who has established himself as a significant figure in the design industry.

A self-taught designer, Ravi’s design process is profoundly personal, and he draws inspiration from his environment and travels. He prioritizes his customers’ demands, aesthetics, and life experiences, resulting in each of his creations bearing a distinct mark of skill and flair.

The studio created a collectable furniture collection called Qit.A in 2020, which was enthusiastically appreciated by the industry and clients alike. In Urdu, “Qit.A” refers to a stanza and a collection of numerous that form a qitab, which means “book.”


Ravi Vazirani 

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Mumbai –  First Floor,  Green Gables, Next to AVM School, St. Cyril Road, Bandra West, Mumbai, 400050


The Indian interior design industry has come a long way in recent years, thanks to skilled and imaginative designers that have transformed the way we look at interior spaces.

The top 15 interior designers in India have shown their individual styles and design sensibility, producing some of the most stunning and imaginative environments, ranging from modern and contemporary to traditional and eclectic.

These designers’ enthusiasm and dedication to their work have solidified their place in the business and encouraged countless others to follow in their footsteps.

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