Susanth C.S. is a faculty in the Industrial Design discipline. He graduated from NID in 1998 in Industrial Design; he specialised in Furniture Design. He started his career with NID’s Outreach Programmes and Consultancy Services in 1998 and joined as faculty member in the Furniture and Interior Design discipline in 2002.
Susanth has worked on many projects in the areas of school furniture, coir composite furniture, bamboo products, and with various craft clusters in different parts of India. One of his core areas of interest is bamboo and its applications. He also heads the NID Centre for Bamboo Initiatives. He teaches in various disciplines, especially Design for Retail Experience and Furniture Design. He takes courses such as Design Representation, Retail Furniture and Fixture, System Design, Packaging, Materials and Process, and Model Making.
He has participated in various national and international programmes such as the India Show in Ethiopia in May 2011 and AOTS-ENAI programme in Japan. He was an advisor at the International Design Workshop at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan and had participated at the toy design workshop held at London in November 2010 and October 2011.