Rajesh Dahiya is the founding director of Codesign—brand identity & communication design practice. With over 15 years of professional experience Dahiya balances the strategic role of design in businesses and craftsmanship in design execution through his creative leadership at Codesign. He founded Codesign as an independent practice to create a vibrant environment for ideas, people and culture, that collectively creates original design that is rooted in and responsive to the new India.
Under his stewardship, Codesign and its work have been featured and awarded on Indian and international platforms including D&AD, Eye Magazine, Domus, Creative Review and CII. In 2006, Rajesh was featured in CNBC TV18’s Young Turk—One of India’s most acclaimed shows on entrepreneurship and the spirit of enterprise.
Rajesh learns by teaching, and maintains an obsessive love for finer details.
Mohor Ray is a designer, alumnus of the National Institute of Design (India) and the co-founder of India-based brand & communication design practice, Codesign. At Codesign, Mohor drives ideation around brands and content, and together with her training in design, steers sense-making towards ideas for visual communication. Mohor shares her insights on design in India via both practice and observation, through her writing. She is the editor of Codesign’s award-winning book on design in India—Dekho, and has written for Kyoorius Magazine, Bloomsbury and What Design Can Do, besides intermittent writing at the Codesign blog. She was a founding member of Unbox—one of India’s first interdisciplinary festivals, and has more recently co-founded Rising—an independent knowledge platform to explore the potential of visual communication design for change, with a focus on India