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At Studio IF we believe, everyone is experiencing, interpreting and attempting to make sense of the universe, through stories that we tell, share and preserve!

About Studio IF :

Studio IF is a boundary-pushing studio dedicated to crafting immersive transmedia experiences that captivate, engage, and inspire audiences worldwide. A collective of architects, researchers, designers, artists, makers, historians, craftspeople and technologists who brings together diverse perspectives and expertise to explore the future of cultural and natural heritage. Our studio's work extends beyond just the digital realm to encompass architectural interventions and conservation efforts that honor and protect our heritage. With a passion for preserving heritage and a dedication to innovative design, Studio IF stands at the intersection of tradition and technology, weaving narratives that bridge the past, present, and future.

Our skills :

Fieldwork, Ethnographic Research, Transmedia Storytelling, Interactive Experienc Design. We work across mediums to explore fusion of traditional and new media. We love to work with people and organisations dealing with exhibitions, museums, craft & rural communities, arts & culture, environment and wildlife conservation. We are open for other open ended exciting collaborations that are just a conversation away.

Core Team :  

Bhargav Padhiyar

Computer Engineer, New Media Designer (NID) & Archaeologist
Bhargav is a visionary new media designer and archaeologist, seamlessly blending cutting-edge technology with the timeless intrigue of archaeological exploration. With a background in both digital media design and archaeology, Bhargav brings a unique perspective to his work, leveraging innovative tools and techniques to uncover, interpret, and share the stories across fields. Bhargav is an alumnus of National Institute of Design India, University of Southampton, UK and a Chevening Scholoar of the batch 2022-23. Bhargav has been working on multiple projects from across India and also in collaboration with international organisations. 

Maitri Sheth

Architect, Designer & Conservation Specialist 

Maitri is a distinguished architect with a specialization in heritage conservation and a innovative designer known for her commitment to preserving and revitalizing architectural treasures. With a multifaceted background in architecture, historic preservation, and design, Maitri brings a unique blend of expertise and creativity to her work, seamlessly integrating traditional craftsmanship with contemporary design sensibilities. From working on multifaceted architectural and heritage projects to curating immersive art installations, she approaches each project as an opportunity to challenge norms and ignite imaginations. Maitri is an alumnus of University of Edinburgh, UK and has experience of working on wide range of projects in India and UK.

Past clients & collaborators :
  • Living Waters Museum, India  |  2018 - 2022*
  • SRIMAD Koba Ashram } 2022
  • Global Network of Water Museums endoresed by UNESCO IHP Italy | 2022
  • OxFam | 2021
  • Wildlife Trust of India | 2020
  • Pugmark Qumulus Consortium | 2020  
  • Wildlife Institute of India |  2016, 2019
  • Ramkrishna Mission Trust | 2017
  • National Institue of Design India | 2017 
  • Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre(DICRC) at CEPT University | 2018, 2020
  • Khoj Museum Ahmedabad for Manthan Educational Program Society India | 2017, 2018  

Workshops delivered :
  • Interactive Media for Exhibition Design at National Institue of Design India, 2021
  • Augmented Reality Books, Open Studio Course, Anant National University | 2021
  • Smart Living, studio course at Anant National University
  • Introduction to Accessibilty and Inclusion for Interaction Design, short field based course at Anant National University
  • IN:SPACE - Interactive Exhibition Design at Interaction Design department at Anant National University, Ahmedabad
  • Multiple Projection Mapping for new media design students National Insitute of Design, India
  • MappMix : storytelling through interactive maps, workshop for students of School of Design at CEPT University | 2020
  • Interactive Storytelling Workshop for children age group 10-13 at Khoj Museum Ahmedabad  | 2019
  • Presentation ( exhibition design )  Workshop for design course for artisans at Somaiya Kala Vidya, Kutch | 2019

let’s connect : 
Let’s connect, collaborate and co-create ideas!

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