Mandeep Nagi

Mandeep Nagi of Shades of India talks about her basic love for things and how it led to a career in product design.


What made you foray into product/textile design?
Basic instinct and love for things.

What do you think is the essential element found all across your work?
Surface treatments, unique colour combinations plus the kind of fabrics used.



What is lacking in Indian textile design?

A product designer you admire?
Marcel Wanders.

Your dream project would be…
To do up my own home.

If you could be a superhero, which one would you be?
Gautam Maheshwari, the marketing director of Shades of India!w

You unwind after a busy day by…
Spending quality time with my four-year-old daughter.

What is the one product in the world that you wished you had designed?

A song you are humming…
My Beloved by Kari Jobes.

If you could choose any city to live in, which one would it be and why?
Goa — quiet and beautiful.