Bengaluru ByDesign is a festival to celebrate creativity, encourage design thinking and explore the innovations in design today. We are setting out to demystify design and make it more accessible to public with our extensive program. From large-scale installations to intimate pop-ups, we are infusing Bengaluru with design for a period of 10 days to get conversations rolling. Local arts and global traditions, modern innovations and reconstructed classics, the exemplary and the everyday, Bengaluru ByDesign is bringing everything design, together.

Everybody is invited to to be a part of our immersive experience and look at the world through the lens of design.




Suprita Moorthy - Founder

A design enthusiast, curator & historian, Suprita Moorthy is an arts aficionado with a deep-rooted passion for culture, design and contemporary art. A post graduate in arts administration and cultural management from University of New South Wales, she has worked with organizations like Sotheby’s Australia, The Victoria & Albert Museum (Theatre Museum) and Art Dubai for over a decade.

She has worked on several private art collections in London and Dubai, and added to the Daniel Birnbaum 53rd Venice Biennale, The Indian Highway exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery, UK and many other international projects. For the last six years, Suprita has also been the Programme Director of India Design Forum. She has received the Dr. Gene Sherman Award for her exceptional curatorial work.

Suprita loves dance and the theatre, and is an ardent collector of dolls.



Priyanka Shah Bhandary, Co-Founder

A branding and design professional, Priyanka’s expertise lies in Design Thinking, Business Transformation, and Culture led research and Workshops. A post graduate in design communication management from Mudra Institute of Communication(MICA), she is responsible for conceptualizing and conducting several workshops, and solving brand problems for leading organizations like Cadbury/ Mondelez, Bacardi, Unilever and Pepsico.

She was the Branch Head at DY (erstwhile DMA Branding), a brand & design consultancy. She is considered a naming expert, and is responsible for conceiving the brand name model–Identikit She has received Godrej Superbrand Award and Brand Equity Award.

Priyanka is also a national- level tennis player and considers sports as a metaphor for life.




Rajshree Pathy - Director

Mithika Gaekwad - Director

Athmika George - Consultant & Curator Design Trail

Sarayu Hegde - Curator, The Maker’s Market

Anupama Gowda - Consultant & Advisor

Varsha Suman - Content & creative Consultant

Kashyap Murali - Design Consultant

Alpa Machado – Design Consultant

Roopesh Mavichery – Design Consultant

Shrutika Hegde – Executive Admin

Aruna Tangaraj – Website Design



Kshitij Shah - Investor at 3one4 Capital

Devita Saraf - Founder & CEO, Vu Technologies

Anupama Gowda - Founder & Director, Workbench Projects

Sonia Manchanda - Creative Director, Spread Design

Madan Padake - Entrepreneur, MD & CEO, Head Held High Services,
Director & Co-Founder Sylvant Advisors

Naresh Narasimhan - Principal Architect, Venkataramanan Associates

Sujata Kesavan - Designer, Founder, Ray & Kesavan; Varana

RK Misra - President, Yulu

Adarsh Narahari - MD, Primus by Mantri