JANUARY DESIGN / Design Consultant
With more than 30 years of experience in the field of design, Balasubramaniam loves to teach. An academician and design educator, he is a regular as a jury member at renowned design thinking platforms.
The Founder/Director of January Design, he is a member of the Board of Studies, M Des (Industrial Design) Programme at School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. He is also a consultant for Design Education at NIIT Limited, and Product Design at Telekonnectors Ltd.
Balasubramaniam has served as a design consultant to various organisations such as Craft Design Institute (Srinagar), Office of the Development Commissioner-Handicrafts, Cottage Emporium, Nagaland Handloom & Handicrafts Development Corporation, Anagram Systems, Hero Motors, Usha International, Oxfam, National Small Industries Corporation, Eveready Industries India Ltd., and Eicher Research Centre. He has also served as a Dean at IILM School of Design at IILM Gurgaon, and has been a visiting faculty at National Institute of Fashion Technology. He is a member of the Executive Council at Association of Designers of India.
He graduated in Product Design (Industrial Design) from National Institute of Design and has also authored ‘DESIGN & MONEY: HOW MUCH?’ in the year 2013.
In a nut-shell, Balasubramaniam is a networker, avid reader, design evangelist, design blogger and a Change agent.