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Interview with Anjali Srinivasan - ChoChoMa Studios Director

We interviewed Anjali Srinivasan, who talked about what is important to her in a product design, how the creative process is carried out in her studio and how she perceives the present and future of design.

She also shared her vision about the close relationship between design and architecture, and explains how one discipline cannot live without the other.

Anjali Srinivasan

Anjali Srinivasan is a full-time artist, the creative director of ChoChoMa Studios and member of the international jury of the seventh edition of jumpthegap®. 

She studied Accessories Design at the National Institute of Fashion Technology in New Delhi and holds a BFA Cum Laude from the Alfred University in New York. She completed her graduate studies at the Rhode Island School of Design in 2007 with a keen interest in glass and digital media. 

Her background in creative practice is the collaboration with traditional craft artisans in India since 1996, on research and design initiatives aimed at socio-economic empowerment. 

She trained women in glass in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, supported by the American Association for Univeristy Women Educational Foundation in 2011-12 and she received the Swarovski Designer of the Future Award 2016

Currently, she works out of India at the UAE and she is Creative Director of ChoChoMa Studios based in Dubai, a glass studio which focuses on the development of ways to discover, access and restructure information held in a material or situation.