Valay Gada applies his thoughts and concepts equally to both, creating installations sculpture and organic functional works of art for diverse spaces. Born in 1980 he graduated from NIFT in 2008 , after completing a BA in English Literature. As a sculptor and product designer , Valay s inspiration stems from preserving and adapting India s craft tradition in harmony with nature. His work reflects his concerns with the impact of urbanisation and climate change eroding the natural world. He seeks to beautify internal landscapes with form over function , based on organic shapes. He works primarily in metal alloys and sustainable materials including recycled renewables.
He participated in several international art exhibitions in London , Frankfurt , Manchester and in Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai.He was awarded the ‘Elle Decor ‘International Design Award (EDIDA) young talent of the year 2014 and “Trends”Excellence in Architecture and Design Award 2016. He lives and works in New Delhi.