Susanth CS

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.

cssusanth[at]nid [dot]edu


  • Discipline Lead, Design for Retail Experience
  • Activity Vice-Chairperson, Integrated Design Services [Bengaluru]
  • Head, Centre for Bamboo Initiatives