Kritnam Atelier

Kritnam Atelier


  • Practice: Kritnam Atelier
  • Firm Location: Surat, Gujarat
  • Country: India
  • Year: 2021

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Interior Designer – Maher Desai

Name –  Maher Desai

Designation – Interior Designer degree holder 

Academic –  Bachelor of Interior Design 

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University [VNSGU]

School of Interior Design [SID]

Academic Achievements – 2015 – Gold medal in Best overall academic performance, 2015- Gold medal in Best Thesis in Interior Design.

Professional Career

2013- 8 months internship at Samira Rathod Design Associates [ SRDA], Mumbai

2015-20201_6 Years experience with Thesis guide cum Mentor Ar. Snehal shah , Essteam design service Llp, Surat.

2021- established Kritnam Atelier.

Practice Ideology

Kritnam’s word originated from Sanskrit ‘ Kritnu’ means skillful person or an artist.

Kritnam’s vision – The aim is to bring each space alive with the artist’s touch.

Kritnam Atelier, founded in 2021, is a skill-based firm in the multidisciplinary product, interior, and architectural atelier in Surat, specializing in delivering interior, art, furniture, and product design aspects. Throughout the year, the firm accomplished numerous projects such as furniture design, calligraphic product design, residential apartment, diamond manufacturing project, and much more upcoming. Kritnam Atelier award in the category of commercial and residential interior projects,  1.‘Best Young Designer of India 2022’ and  2.’Outstanding and Creative Interior and Architectural Firm of the Year 2022′ a national award from Design Award India.


I am motivated by a good cultural film from a foreign country and the Indian film festival art industry because each space is a legend in its own way and brings it alive by only the fluidity of emotion, art, and context. 

Goals –

As a designer, I wish to explore infinite possibilities utilizing my abilities and design practice. In other words, I won’t break stereotype boundaries in my design practice.

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