About us

The Design Chapel is a multidisciplinary design studio which creates inspired works in the fields of Interior Design, Architecture and Art. The motto of our design practice is to create and curate bespoke spaces which touch, move and inspire its occupants. We are passionate about creating spaces which are thoughtfully designed, beautifully crafted and artistically inclined. Through a continuous and careful dialogue with structure, details, art, material and order, we seek a holistic and tectonic approach in realizing design ideas.

The Design Chapel was established by lead Interior Architect Preshita Shah Gupta (B.ID) in 2014 and specializes in commercial, hospitality, high end residential and retail interiors. We provide our architectural services for individual residential bungalows, hotels, and institutional design projects. The studio provides complete end to end solutions to our clients right from the conceptual design, thorough planning to onsite execution, finishing and handover.

We help you turn the perception you have for your space into a reality. You can just sit back and relax while we design and craft the spatial solution best suited to your choice and requirements.

WHO WE ARE

The Design Chapel team comprises of dynamic, young, enthusiastic individuals with a keen knowledge and understanding of spatial aesthetics, creative processes as well as material and finishes. The team works in close harmony with the client to ensure that we create spaces that do not shout out, but have a design solution that comes across as understated, yet powerful and with soul.


Preshita Shah GuptaB.ID

Principal Designer

Preshita Shah Gupta the founder of “The Design Chapel” studio is an alumini of the Centre of Environmental Planning and Technology, (C.E.P.T University), Ahmedabad. She graduated from the School of Interior Design (SID) with a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Architecture and was awarded the Vastu Shilpa Foundation Award for the best graduating student in the year 2009 – 2010 from the University.

She was also awarded the Baden- Wuttemburg Scholarship to study design at the Hochschule Fur Technik (HFT), University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart, Germany as part of the student exchange program. She did her graduate research thesis on ”Cross Cultural Interactions and Identity : An enquiry into the evolution of domestic built form and its interiors in Goa through Centuries”which helped her understand how it is important for architecture and design to be rooted in its region, vernacular, culture and environment.

Being an accomplished artist and painter herself, Preshita is extremely sensitive to her socio – cultural influences and believes that everything around us in nature can inspire design and art. This had led her to fuse Indian art, crafts, graphics, color, textiles and motifs with contemporary sensibilities. She believes that built form and interiors are always evolving and it is important to adapt to the present influences and design for the future.

Awards :

Gold Medal and Certificate: Awarded the Urmika Award for the best graduating student in Art Based Courses of Cept University in the Faculty of Design for the academic year 2009 – 2010

Gold Medal and Certificate: Awarded the Parvatishankar Bhaishankar Award for the best graduating student with consistent five years performance of Cept University in the Faculty of Design for the academic year 2009 – 2010

Certificate of excellence: Awarded the Gujarat University of Civil Engineers and Architect’s Award in Interior Design for the year 2010 at the hands of the education minister of Gujarat.

Kajal KamathDip. I.d.d

Associate Designer

Kajal graduated from L.S. Raheja College of Architecture in 2015 and immediately dived into the professional ocean of Design where she quickly realized that Interior design was more than just coming up with simple concepts and making complex drawings. She joined the studio as a junior Interior Designer and through her sheer hard work and dedication, rose through the ranks and is now a Senior Designer at the studio. Her pursuit for perfection, quest for learning and experimenting with details and her eagerness to take up responsibilities make her grow every single day. Whether it is coordinating with contractors, vendors or discussing material choices with clients she is always at the top of her game. She loves to chit chat, can’t do without her evening cup of tea, holds her playlist dear and has a soft spot for dogs (pets and strays alike). She is the sunshine of the studio, its joy.

Dhvani ParekhB.Arch.

Junior Architect / Interior Designer

Dhvani is a Bachelor of Architecture from Dr. Baliram Hiray College of Architecture in Mumbai. She joined the studio as a Junior Architect and Interior Designer after doing her internship in Mayuree Consultants. A keen observer and a quick learner, she is not averse to exploring new ideas and details. Her eagerness to take up responsibilities and her interest in asking the right questions will definetly make her grow as a designer. She loves her evening cup of green tea, and is eagerly waiting to adopt a dog.

Ali Ahmed

Project Manager

Ali is our project manager and site Superman. He is responsible for transforming our flights of imagination into reality. His on-field experience of 10 years comes in handy when site glitches and hitches arise as often they do. We all rely on him to come up with ingenious solutions to everyday site problems. He is the one who coordinates between all execution teams, vendors and labour to make sure we glide through the project smoothly and adhere to the strict timelines.

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