Integrating Creativity & Entrepreneurship: The perspective of an Art Director

Aug 28, 2021, 10:30 – 11:45 AM

We proudly bring to you our next fireside chat, a session on art, startups, and entrepreneurship with Aaquib Wani. Our main focus in this fireside chat would be Aaquib's beautiful choreography between art and entrepreneurship and building one's personal brand from scratch.

Virtual event
Fireside Chat

About this event

  • Who: Aaquib Wani, Art Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, Forbes 30 Under 30
  • What: Fireside Chat
  • Where: Virtual (link will be emailed)
  • When: Saturday, August 28th, from 4:00-5:30 pm(IST)
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In this fireside chat with Aaquib Wani, we'll be having a discussion about the skills required by the art director and experimental designer in building and managing a successful startup. We'll also be talking about how to brand your project and provide end-to-end solutions in the field of design, including strategy, production, and execution.

Speaker Bio:-

Aaquib Wani, Forbes 30 under 30 for Design ’21, is a self-taught experiential designer & art director with creative expertise in spaces, sets, interactive installations, weddings, visual, and graphic design, blending the aesthetic palettes absorbed through his Kashmiri heritage and upbringing in New Delhi. He has no formal training or education in design. From working as the art director for a music magazine to learning the boundaries of space design under renowned spatial designer Sumant Jayakrishnan, he has mastered the art of not just 2D but also 3D design.

Startup Bio:-

Aaquib Wani Design, the premium design studio has worked & collaborated with a variety of brands including United Nations, Adidas, Coca Cola, Red FM, Phoenix malls, Gas, Levi’s, Fastrack, Superdry, Bacardi NH7 Weekender, PVR, etc. Aaquib Wani was also the Art Director for Isha Ambani's sangeet at Udaipur & Akash Ambani's wedding in Mumbai.

Check out what happened


  • Aaquib Wani

    Aaquib Wani Design



  • Aayush Vats

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar

    Chapter Director




Saturday, August 28, 2021
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM UTC


Pre Call and Introductions
Fireside Chat
Q&A Session
Networking Session


  • Aayush Vats

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Prachi Arunima

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar

    Chapter Co-director

  • Deepank Saini

    Event Manager

  • Nandini Mishra

    StartupGrind Bhubaneswar

    Director- KIIT

  • Aastha Vij

    Social Media Manager

  • Pradeep Pal Singh Negi

    HR Lead

  • Swati Kapoor

    Startup Grind Bhubaneshwar

    Research Lead

  • Shreyas Pande

    Co-director - KIIT

  • Aashish Singh

    Operations Manager

  • Harsh Vardhan

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar


  • Satyaprakash Sahoo

    Startup Grind Delhi NCR

    Community Manager


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E-cell IIIT Bhubaneswar

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