Komal Porecha

Komal Porecha has been a part of the design industry since 1996. Starting her career with an internship at Pinakin Patel Associates, Mumbai; she went on to become the CEO for the furniture brand PINAKIN in a short span of eight years.

Her career has encompassed a broad spectrum of exposure and experience in various fields of design, making her versatile in her approach to her work. She conceptualized and executed residential and commercial Interior projects, visual merchandised for stores and took a keen interest in furniture design. A two year stint with Elle Décor, India gave her the opportunity to style and write on a range of décor related topics. She has also sourced high end furniture and accessories from across the globe.

In 2003 she started Komal Porecha Associates, a design firm dealing in Interior design projects. Her understanding of design and space; and the need to convert design into a way of life, reflects in her hands on involvement on each project. KPA also has skilled manpower for the implementation of these design ideas. Beyond this Komal also spends time understanding clients’ preferences and style which allow her to customize designs as per their sensibilities.

The love for writing continues to give her the opportunity to contribute as a free lance writer for ELLE (India), ELLE DÉCOR (India), Retail Plus, a supplement of the The Hindu (Chennai), Ritz (a lifestyle magazine), and Ability (a magazine targeted at issues on disability) amongst others.