A graphic and brand identity designer with clients around the world.

My goal is to help build your brand’s visibility and make your business more profitable. As a creative consultant, I offer services to businesses that require identity, design and creative advertising support.

With a degree in Advertising & Marketing; I factor in technical expertise to actualize creative concepts keeping in mind the demands of the consumer and the challenges presented by markets the world over.

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Shakti did a great job for me. I love my logo. It is unique and sharp looking. He was very creative and provided many good choices to work with. Shakti is very professional and he provided anything that I asked for in a very timely manner. I would recommend him.

He has also recently updated my website with graphics and his ideas to make the site better. He did this in a timely manner and I enjoyed working with him and seeing what he would come up with next. He works with integrity and a fair price.

Greg MVoiceover artistGreg Melton Voiceover

Shakti is just an amazing designer! He is quick with incorporating feedback, clear when communicating his advice and came up with a well executed logo design! His prices are excellent, as is his product.

I will surely use his services moving forward and recommend him to anyone looking for unique identity designs and creative branding collateral!

Victor PerezProcurement DirectorOmni Arms (Military Consulting Firm)

Shakti is a consummate professional who has helped me immensely as I have worked to launch my business. He is intelligent, thoughtful, creative, and genuinely concerned about providing the absolute best customer service to his clients.

I highly recommend his services to anyone who is looking for an excellent web designer.

Scott FrahlichChuckling Juggler Media

Shakti has a knack of drawing out what you visualize in your mind. I was amazed to see how quick he was in understanding what I wanted when I approached him to design the logo for my Bespoke Tailoring label HP Su Misura. The result was a sharp and crisp looking monogram… and that’s precisely what I wanted!

His work for my Loungewear label Holma has been outstanding, the brand placement he managed to achieve for the brand was brilliant. He also took care of the digital media marketing for the same, which was very high quality work with words that hit all the right notes. We needed to create a new fashion statement using Pajamas in the outdoors and the creatives achieved that. The best part about his design work is the precision and the attention to detail… I can go so far to say that sometimes I feel his work could pass a microscope test!!

Hitesh PahujaFounder & Director, HP Su Misura Mumbai, India

Shakti did a great job of creating my label’s logo, business card template, letterhead, and is an active consultant in all art and graphic design related aspects of my operation. He also put together an amazing website, designed the Collective Confusion Blog and Store pages.

For a unique approach and one of a kind designs, contact Shakti.

Michael ColleranCollective Confusion RecordsNew York, New York

Working with Shakti on this design was so organic and natural! Shakti helped me come up with the name as well as the tagline on this project. It’s like you understood the mother brand well and were able to translate my thoughts into the design perfectly, and so we didn’t have to spend as much time moving back and forth between iterations. I like the way you share your inputs and find a way to incorporate your suggestions without imposing on your clients. Thanks for helping create Body Mantra!

Aditi Almal DeClinic Director Diet Mantra + Body MantraKolkata

I had a great experience working with Shakti! Grasping the business’ frameworks, and delivering creatives with thorough professionalism make Shakti an excellent resource to work with. He cooperates along with his feedback and suggestions, which assists in getting quality results. Responsiveness to concepts, attention to minute details and punctuality are his greatest assets. Our best wishes for all his future endeavors, and we definitely look forward to a long association with him!

Krishna ParekhAssociate Vice President - MarketingAlchemy Capital

Shakti’s inputs and work have been on point for us! He takes genuine interest in the work, and usually has design insights that always keep the brand’s objectives in mind. He has been a good resource for us and I am sure we will continue to work with him in the future!

Just after our first long meeting over coffee, Shakti understood exactly what I wanted out from my poster to match the Indian context. But it wasn’t going to be easy to implement – owing to strong technical parameters and legal constraints – of using only official colour schemes, licensed media, fonts, sizing and approved content.

Shakti brilliantly used a strong idea, creatively designed workarounds and applied with great care and rigorous attention to detail – within the heavy constraints and parameters – creating the perfect poster for the product to match the Indian context.

Yash JhotaCEOWaveex India (Nivena Industries & Exports Ltd.) Mumbai

“Shakti is a hardworking and creative writer whose work is clear and concise. He is someone you can depend on to give you well thought out work on time and I would highly recommend him for any job.”

DaVe LippCEO & Managing EditorShort and Sweet NYC

Equipped with professional expertise to develop ideas into creative, highly functional, & well-communicated design pieces, I am looking to work with clients that value a good design aesthetic.

I’d like to think that my aesthetic for all things beautiful has something to do with the fact that I’m in the creative business, although I do understand it has more to do with just having good taste!

As a creative person, I am always on the look out for interesting opportunities and look forward to working with fresh and exciting projects! To keep my skills sharp, I also undertake projects in other creative avenues, be it working on theatrical productions, photo-shoots or writing scripts, always trying to bring something fresher to the table.

I also run a small independent writing and music website project (DownrightFiction.com) where I interview and feature independent writers and musicians from all over.  I also love to travel and share some of my experiences in the photo gallery section here.

Like my style? Feel free to get in touch with me and we can started on something new! Say hello at : hello [at] designbyshakti [dot] com or use the contact page to instantly get in touch!

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My friend and guitarist Silman Marak wanted to get a few new shots for an album he is putting together. One thing led to another and this discussion about taking a ‘few stills’ turned into a full blown shoot with outdoor locations and styling by yours truly! It was a …

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