Rakesh Kumar is an industrial designer; at NID he teaches courses such as Materials & Methods, Elements of Form and Combination of materials.
He comes with graduation degree along with gold medal in sculpture from Jammu University. He studied Ceramic & Glass Design at NID from 2009 to 2012 where he explored various aspects of design & other possibilities in this field.
After completing his Post graduation from NID he joined Dileep Industries Pvt. Ltd. Jaipur based company which has its own design department as well as production and prototyping units for variety of materials. Working in home decor section he got opportunity to handle a number of projects for international clients. He worked there for five years, his design inputs helped company to synthesize new design language for the global market.
His areas of interest include Photography, Horticulture & Spirituality.