Based in: Bangalore
Saif represents a new breed of bold Contemporary Indian designers. He completed his training as an Architect from RV School of Architecture in 2010-11, alongside he was designing and participating in Formula SAE-Racing with the Mechanical engineering students at the college, where he acquired the diverse experience in design, manufacturing and technical know-how. After college he went on to learn wood working. These diverse formative explorations gave him a polymathic learning experience.
His work draws heavily from his understanding of Anthropology, Processes and Technology. The deep appreciation he cultivated of ‘Essentialism’ from racing is revisited in his Design and Architecture. From a very young age he been drawing and making things with whatever he could lay his hands on. With his fascination for geometry, his design is characterized by strong shapes, that render a certain formal rigor to visual and functional attributes.
He is involved in guest lecturers and talks at design and architecture schools. Advises Businesses, Organizations and Institutions. Apart from being an avid motorcyclist and an aficionado of cafe racers, is into boxing and pursues his culinary interests rather seriously.
He has vested interest in Sociology, Philosophy and Cultural -Anthropology, which is very integral to his creative explorations.
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