In her career spanning 20 years, the multi-talented, three times Limca Book World Record holder, and Creative Genius Award winner for 4 consecutive years since 2013, Kanika Bawa has used her expertise in conceptualising and designing spaces as diverse as residential, industrial, exhibitions, retail ,Hospitality and commercial for clients ranging from Bollywood celebrities to industrialists. According to Kanika,” THE WORLD IS NOT BLACK,WHITE OR GREY ONLY”; she deftly uses intense colors and delicate patterns to create a layered sensibility with equal panache. The resulting designs are bold, evocative, and inventive.
Be it Eclectic, pop art or contemporary, intimate or gigantesque, Kanika is at ease with all styles.
Her projects reflect a collaborative relationship between design, architecture and furniture, function and form, client and designer. Her signature style juxtaposes raw with refined, melds sophistication and spirited spontaneity woven together.
Since 2013, she has extended this passion for art into the public sphere by doing Product installations across a wide swath of areas with astounding results and intense appreciation. (ART-I-TECTURE)
She has provided countless advice ON NDTVS PROFIT’s PROPERTY ITS HOT SERIES for 2 years, and, has given her inputs in a RADIO series too.
She also contributes to the larger purpose of bringing design and art to the masses by engaging in outreach programs with various institutes.
She also conducts design training workshops for corporates, and serves on many Advisory panels. In 2001, She designed researched and mentored INDIA’s FIRST COURSE IN COLOUR + FURNISHING.
As a INTERIOR TREND FORECASTER,she has written many articles on colour,interior future trends and projections for several publications-Better Interiors,Society Interiors n India Today home.
Kanika is the EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR in INDIA for THE AMERICAN CHARITY COLOUR CARES since 2015. She is involved also in the CSR projects for women using Indian Crafts and designs. Recently she worked with the tribals of Bastaar in creating LAUKI LIGHTS N HOME ACESSORIES.
She is also a founder member of WE CELL – A Women Entrepreneur chamber, and a member of INTACH, ADI, IIID and SDC.
Her designs have always incorporated art as an inherent part of the built environment. She strongly believes that the interaction of art, Interiors and architecture creates spaces where spontaneity and magic are the rigueur. She is recognized for her eclectic and emblematic interiors, and designs in a multiplicity of repertoires. Kanika prefers neither minimalism nor excess; her projects show balance and a vision of refinement, comfort and openness.
She has won many Awards….
Society –Magna publications Award 2019 for ‘Creative achievement in Interior Design”
Decoramas TOP 100 DESIGN DIVAS 2019
EXCELLENCE N CONTRIBUTION IN INTERIOR HOSPITALITY 2018 –INDIA HOSPITALITY SHOW.
Decowoods Top 100 Design Divas-2019,2018
3 world Records 2016,2017 n 2018. two for PRIME MINISTERS SHOW N 1 FOR TEXTILE UNION MINISTER personally unveiled her design of CUSHIONKARI-Largest Cushion in the World, among the recent awards.
at WORLD ART DUBAI,WORLD TRADECENTRE,DUBAI. as among popular.
WADE ARTIST FINALIST 2018.
FINALIST FOR INTERIOR LIFESTYLE AWARDS 2017
YOUNG ACHIEVERS AWARDS BY YOUNG ENVIRONMENTALISTS 2016CREATIVE GENIUS AWARD FOR 2013,2014 N 2015 FINALIST FOR SMALL SPACES AWARD 2000.She has been successfully featured in all Indias n a few of International publications