Suman Sharma is Principal and Head of Business at Mangrove Collective, an award-winning design-and-build workshop that develops bespoke furniture, millwork, and accessories for contemporary living.
Design has always appealed to Sharma primarily due to her childhood memories of growing up in English bungalows adorned with tall ceilings, fireplaces, and verandahs.
As a woman in a male-dominated field Sharma juggles roles as a designer, entrepreneur, curator, and academician with aplomb.
The pandemic has meant that the community is on the verge of a massive change, and homes have become almost sacrosanct, protecting, and nurturing us in these difficult times. Homeowners have now realized that domestic spaces need to be reinterpreted for personal growth, satisfaction, and well-being rather than as a space that meant entertaining and flaunting material wealth.
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