Formally trained in graphic design (NID, Ahmedabad) & interaction design (Ivrea, Italy), Rajesh Dahiya is the founder of one of India’s leading independent brand design practices—Codesign ( www.codesign.in ). As creative head at Codesign he has led projects for iconic Indian brands like Royal Enfield, Tata Motors, Wildcraft, Godrej and dynamic startups, developing deeply strategic and impactful brand identity systems.
Rajesh has represented Indian design & Codesign at numerous national and international platforms including, What Design Can Do (Amsterdam), London Design Festival, Sri Lanka Design Festival, Kyoorius Design Yatra India, he is considered one of the most significant voices in Indian design industry, and has founded several independent projects like Dekho, Rising & Unbox design festival to build active dialogue around design practice and innovation in India.
Under his stewardship, Codesign and its work have been featured and awarded on Indian and international platforms including Design Museum London, D&AD UK, Eye Magazine UK, Domus Italy, Creative Review UK, Kyoorius India and CII India. In 2006, Rajesh was featured in CNBC TV18’s Young Turk—One of India’s most acclaimed shows on entrepreneurship and the spirit of enterprise.
Rajesh is a member of prestigious organization- AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale). He learns by teaching and maintains an obsessive love for finer details.