Sandeep Sangaru is a multidisciplinary designer, educator, entrepreneur and a nomad by nature. He studied Industrial Design, specialising in Furniture Design, from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad with a background in Mechanical Engineering. He received the British Council’s Young Creative Entrepreneur Award - Design for Social Impact in 2012.
Sandeep runs Sangaru Design Studio, a research-based multidisciplinary design consultancy firm since 2004 and founded Sangaru Design Objects Pvt. Ltd, a manufacturing company based in Bangalore in 2010, that designs, manufactures and markets furniture, products and accessories for contemporary urban homes, by bringing together traditional knowledge & skills in crafts with design and modern tools to make objects of daily use invaluable, accessible and enjoyable .Since inception, his studio has been actively involved with the craft sector, working with local communities and materials to create global products. Presently, Sandeep works with crafts communities from Tripura, Kashmir and Channapatna. His work has won many design awards and has been exhibited at various design and craft museums and events across the world.