Text: Anu Verma
Welcome Generation X. Pune is a city that’s growing fast every day and slowly becoming a centre for business for a lot of young and driven individuals from all fields. Meet the creative trendsetters that are remaking Pune today!
Harshvardhan Kadam, Inkbrushnme Studios
Converting reflections of mind into illustrations, this talented Pune-ite set up his company almost nine years ago. In a short span of time Harshvardhan Kadam has collaborated on animation, game design, advertising, restaurant design, graphic novels and publication projects. He loves to travel and is known for his street-art projects, specially the one in Pune!
Pooja Shah, Opiatum’s Rolling Canvas
Meet this young, vibrant artist who mixes her passion for street art with silhouettes to make custom-made paintings. Having started in 2014, her brand is relatively young. She has been a part of many memorable birthdays, parties and anniversaries, all thanks to her unique skill.
Kunal Seolekar, studioHAUS
Leading a creative studio, focusing on architecture, interior and product design, Kunal Seolekar is creating great value for himself in this market. His experience in art and design is a pure reflection falling on studioHaus, known for its beauty-drives-functionality theme.
Karuna Laungani and Gauri Verma, JODI
Aesthetically Indian at heart, amalgamated with modern design techniques, JODI has become a staple in every fashion lover’s wardrobe. As a concept, the label is initiated and developed by designer-stylist duo, Karuna Laungani and Gauri Verma- formally known for their editorial work and tasteful sensibilities. Their style start-up is based in Pune, while most of the hand work and fabric sourcing is done from Gujarat.
Karan Gopal, Garden Studios
Give a relief to your service apartment nightmares with Karan’s concept, which is to create a beautiful and surreal space that helps travelers relax when they are in Pune. The idea is to create a great vibe, surrounded by greenery and peace. This also makes a strong case for a weekend getaway!
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