The work Kirath Ghundoo does is exciting, surrounded by geometry and colors, the patterns she design attract me and also her color mixing. She will tell us about their work, their goals …
How do you define your work?
Challenging, bold, quirky and fun!
How did you begin? Was it hard? Have you ever discouraged?
I’ve always loved design from a being a child. Studied it through education. Setting up my company has been hard work, however worth the rewards decorating client’s spaces with my work.
Which would be your ideal project?
There are lots of different projects I would love to be involved within regarding commercial fit outs. I’d love to design a series of surface prints for car interiors like the Fiat 500.
How your ideas come up? Which ones are your sources of inspiration? Are you influenced by anyone?
Influenced by anything and everyone I encounter. Very much by fashion, architecture, colour plays an important part with my designs. I’ve just travelled back from India which will play an important part within my next collection.
Have you fabricate someway your designs? Or everything goes directly to the printer?
I design and then my wallpapers are manufactured in the UK with my printer.
Do colors mean something for you? Do you need color in your designs?
Colour is very important part of my work, they represent different times/places/moods and its important to get these right. I enjoy working with contrasts.
Why geometrical designs? Is a stage, and it will take you to nature prints?
I like clean cut, simple and angular and this comes out in a geometric form. Depending on inspiration I may explore other forms and designs.
Do you think to adapt your designs to be printed in fabric for clothes, even bedclothes?
I do design for other surfaces and always looking to take on new challenging projects.
Which ones have been the best and the worst moments of your professional life?
Best has to be my nomination for the ELLE Decoration British design awards 2012 – that was a big personal achievement. Hmmmmm worst?!…i’m not sure, but have days where balancing the jobs I have to do can get to much, that’s as bad as it gets though!
Have you ever had a mentor that has supported and guided you?
A wonderful mentor at university where I studied my MA, Sophia, she was a great support that year.
What is beauty for you?
Simple, clean, elegant and effortless.
Which is the best advice that you have received? And the advice that you will give?
Follow the yellow brick road!