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Nikhil Paul

Master in Business Design
Year of Graduation: 2007
Current role: CREATIVE DIRECTOR of Paul Matter Studio


Nikhil Paul is the creative head of New Delhi based Paul Matter Studio.

Paul has won numerous accolades and awards in product design. His first collection of lights at Paul Matter established him as one of world’s premier lighting designers and was featured in the book ‘100 Objects of Desire’. Paul’s work has been placed in residences and properties across the world including some of the most inspiring spaces in Brussels, London, Los Angeles, Seoul, India and Australia. Paul’s work has been showcased at numerous exhibitions and has featured in leading publications and journals.

He lives and works in New Delhi. Paul earned a BA in Design and a Master’s in Business Design from Domus Academy, Milan in 2007. In 2017 he won Domus Academy Best Alumnus Award. His work has covered many fields ranging from the design of small objects such as toys and jewellery to furniture and interior arrangements, from craftsmanship to industrial scale.


“Domus Academy is a melting pot. You meet with people from different ages, culture and background. You share the experience and merge ideas into form. What I have seen, who I have met, what I have felt, what I have absorbed. My life there was beyond studying design in Italy.”

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