Aarish believes designers can lead the way in the creation of successful products, services, and systems through strategic innovation and human-centered design. He has a passion for uncovering and developing new and innovative opportunities that add value to users and the business.
Currently, he works at the award-winning design firm, fuseproject in San Francisco as an associate design strategist; helping identify and define product opportunities for businesses. Previously, he worked as an industrial designer helping bring to market products in Singapore and India. Having worked in several cities globally, he brings with him, a strong understanding of different consumer markets, cultures and human behavior.
Aarish holds a masters degree in Industrial Design from the ArtCenter College of Design along with an MBA from the Claremont Graduate University.
Aarish been awarded the Red Dot Best of the Best, SPARK Gold, Core77 Student Notable and Fast Company Innovation By Design Honoree awards.
His projects have been published by Fast Company, Dezeen, Design Milk, The Future Laboratory, WGSN, Stylus, Concept Kicks and Yanko Design.
Beyond design, his interests include entrepreneurship, photography, travel and reading up on history.