Design Consultancy

Design is a practice based discipline and SID has established "Symbiosis Design Cell" within the institute to encourage industry to collaborate and seek consultancy services from our esteemed faculty members. Design cell at SID is a consortium of faculty members which provides consultancy and training to the corporate. Projects are led by individual or a group of faculty members and collaboration is made with external professionals, technical staff and students, based on the requirement of specific project. The facilities at SID have been planned in such a way that it can function as a large design house.

The revenue generated by this activity is shared with the team that works on these projects. This is an important part of SID and is a revenue generating enterprise.

This activity is run as an independent profit centre with its own annual budget.


Following are the specific interest areas for various faculty members:


Sr.No. Name Designation Area of Consultancy
1. Sanjeevani Ayachit Dy. Director Collection development, Design Research, Pattern development surface creation
2. Manohar Desai Associate Professor Calligraphy, Identity & Brand Design, Publication, Environment Graphic
3. Prasanna Khamitkar Assistant Professor Basic Design, Society Environment & Design, Performing Arts
4. Keyur Sahasrabudhe Associate Professor Photography, Product photography, Fashion Photography, Commercial Photography
5. Pranita Ranade Assistant Professor Digital Graphic Design, Publication Design, History of Art & Design, Design Research, Digital Typography, User Interface Design
6. Niranjan Mhamane Assistant Professor Publication design - Illustration, Sculpture, Fine Arts
7. Vijay Shah Assistant Professor Calligraphy, Typography, Advertising Campaign, Branding & Stationery Design
8. Neetu Singh Assistant Professor Merchandising, Marketing, Information collection & Garment Manufacturing
9. Priyadarshini T Assistant Professor Pattern Making, Collection Design, Draping, Handloom and Handicraft
10. Millie Thakur Assistant Professor Media, Advertising, Copy writing, Promotion and Various media
11. Anuja Ambekar Assistant Professor Design Research, Ceramic and Glass Industry product development, Lifestyle accessory product development & Craft sector, Space Design
12. Mrudul Mankame Assistant Professor 2D Animation, Character Design, Drawing, Fine Arts
13. Vishal Wadaye Assistant Professor Painting in various media, Sketching, Product Design
14. Tushar Amin Assistant Professor Automotive Design, Architectural Design, Interior Design
15. Sandip Deore Teaching Assistant Animaton, Backgrounds, UI/UX Design, Interactive Design, Interactive E-Books, Graphic Design, E-learning, Games