Ratna Kalluri is the founder and creative director of Rad Studio, which she founded in the year 2010. Her forte lies in putting together the contrasting elements of design – line, shape, space, value, colour and texture, and balancing them beautifully in making them speak for themselves. She has worked on a variety of projects across residential, commercial and retail spaces over the years.
Born and bred in Hyderabad and studied in Hyderabad.. she loves to be called a ‘Hyderabadi’. A Gold medalist in Literature, she started her career a decade ago by doing a course in Interior Design, where she excelled by getting a distinction and got trained with some of the design experts in this industry. She is a strong believer of ‘Attitude of Gratitude’, which kept her grounded and also made her a better human being.
She has in the past decade of practice won both National and Regional Awards for Excellence in Design including the India Architecture Award 2021 for best in Traditional Interior Designing and Space Planning. She has been a speaker at the prestigious i5 Series organized by IIID (Indian Institute of Interior Design) and also been featured in their magazine, INSIDER. She has won many more credits such as the Best Support Ambassador, for Hyderabad Region of BNI (Business Network International) for the term 2019-2020, and many more.
She loves to discover her clients ’vision and approach each project with an open mind to create something unique. Her interest in global and local trends in lifestyle, travel and design is reflected in her varied palette of retail spaces, and residential projects.
Ratna Kalluri strives to develop interior spaces with an underlying principle of sustainable living that survives the passage of design trends in today’s world.