sk designs established in 2010 by keyur asarawala and sharvari bhagat is an upcoming architecture and interior design firm with diverse work which have a range of specialized practice areas – residential, commercial, retail and hospitality interior. we have a varied experience of more than 20 years working both national and international level (10 years in usa and 10 years in india). our aim is to provide clients the best balance of design and functionality. we believe in blending the structure and discipline in design that we have learned abroad with indian sensitivity and sensibilities to form the right combination for each project. our approach towards each project with a similar enthusiasm as our first and try to give it our 100 percent. we have a team of contractors who have worked with us over the last 15 years and are capable of standing true to the rigid quality control requirements we have for them.
a key to a successful project is in getting personally involved in every aspect of the project and building a comfort level with our clients, where they can trust us to get the job done. our strength is in the way we approach each project. after initial meetings with the client we formulate a complete set of design drawings for the project and on basis of this we get quotations from our contractors and provide the client with a detailed estimate for every element in the project. this helps tackle a lot of cost related issues upfront and gives the client a better hold on the final cost of the project. our goal is to provide the client not only a beautiful end product but a good overall construction experience.
keyur graduated as an architect from university of mumbai in 1999. before moving to the usa for post-graduation he worked with ag consultants as a project manager and received the oppurtunity to oversee a number of projects including the samartha buldings in lokhandwala. after completing his master in architecture in 2002, he worked for 10 years in california, usa, on a vareity of projects ranging from commercial office interiors to being the lead design manager for a high end retailer.
working for williams sonoma inc gave keyur the oppurtunity to work on the client side and as an architect helped him grow into a more thourough individual who could balance the flow of design with the nuances of practical requirements of a coorporate use.
since starting sk designs in 2010, keyur has worked on a variety of interior projects including the offices of samartha developers. he also worked in collaboration with alshaya developers (middle east retail giant) to help design and visit the site to oversee quality control for the williams sonoma inc. projects in dubai, kuwait and bahrain. keyurs strengths are his ability to see the larger picture and his commitment to excellent design and service.
sharvari graduated from architectecture in 1999 and went to work as an intern in phiroze kudianawala & associates, she moved on to working for shilpi architects where she got a better hands on experience in managing and designing both residential and commercial interiors. she strongly believed that to grow in architecture you need international exposure so chose to pursue her masters in architecture from the university of denver, co, usa.
post graduation in 2002, she worked for 10 years in california, usa, on a vareity of projects ranging from custom design homes to 12 screen movie theatres. she gradually rose to being the lead project manager for a number of projects including the tamalpais bank @ corte madera that won the woodwork institute award for excellence and the drakes way larkspur housing project that go the leed for homes silver rating.
since starting sk designs in 2010, sharvari has worked on a variety of interior projects. she teamed with aakar architects, usa to design and manage western unions offices in mumbai and thane.
sharvari’s strengths are her varied experience that helps her balance the form and function to achieve a superior design.
As a team united by architectural innovation, we bring our diverse expertise together to form a collaborative working environment.
A broad range of disciplines support our architectural work; including resource management strategies, model making and digital technologies, landscape architecture, interior design. Our wider team include a mix of new graduates and experienced architects who have been at SK Design for over many years.
The team structure has relatively few layers of hierarchy with the whole team contributing to the design process.