Ashrita Advani is passionate about good design. She
Intern, Designs NM under Shirin Neterwala Malkani, Mumbai, 2012-present
Design NM is a creative design studio based in Colaba, Mumbai, headed by Shirin Neterwala Malkani, who started it after graduating from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and working at the New York office of Deplano, an Italian boutique design firm. Clients include Procter & Gamble and ITC. www.designsnm.com
Ashrita is mentored one afternoon a week by Shirin, to hone her Adobe Illustrator skills, typography and discuss the firm’s ongoing projects. She also completes weekly assignments from home.
Intern, Indo-European Software Solutions, with Suresh Jagtiani, Mumbai, 2012- present
Under the guidance of Suresh Jagtiani, founder and CEO, Ashrita has been improving her photography technique, designed flyers for Cool Chef Cafe in Mumbai. She has worked on template driven business cards and photo collages.
Intern, Sidney D’souza, professional photographer with O&M Advertising, Mumbai, 2011-2012
Ashrita learnt the basics of lighting and photo composition with Sidney, who has over three decades of experience in photographing advertising campaigns.
Intern, Creative team, London based luxury goods start-up, Mumbai, 2013-present
Ashrita assisted photographers during look book photo shoots, archived heritage images and contributed to the creation of inspiration Pinterest boards and mood boards.