Established in 2009, our award-winning team of architects, project managers and interior designers have built up a reputation for outstanding designs that stand out from the crowd. We work in in a range of sectors including commercial, residential, hospitality and community projects. We also undertake space planning, signage design, product sourcing and much more.
Meet the Team
BA (Hons) Arch, PG Dip Arch, PG Dip Mgmt, ARB, RIBA
Sanjay gave birth to the company in 2009 and has more than 20 years experience in the industry. He is not only a Chartered Architect but also an Architectural Ambassador, student mentor and has been a RIBA Awards judge. Outside of work, Sanjay enjoys DIY, playing squash, is a qualified diver and is working towards a private pilot’s license.
BA (Hons) Arch, PG Dip Arch, PG Dip Prac, ARB, Joined: 2009
Kaushal is part of the office furniture. He happily takes on large industrial projects as well as private residential work. He is a loyal Liverpool FC supporter, attending games as often as possible. Kaushal can usually be found at the gym in his spare time, but also teaches kickboxing to the younger members at his local club.
BA (Hons) Arch, PG Dip Arch, PG Dip Prac, ARB, Joined: 2010
Minal started at SKM as a Part 2 Architectural Assistant, qualifying as an architect in 2012. She is also responsible for maintaining the office’s architectural library. Developing a keen interest in designing bespoke one-off housing, Minal would like to visit all the stately homes and castles in the UK. Her wild side beckons her to go sky diving too…
BA (Hons) Visual Communication, Joined: 2010
Vandana is vital to the company. From a junior graphic designer to practice manager and now Associate, she’s the ‘go-to’ person for problem-solving and keeps the office running. She loves logo design and corporate branding, visiting new places, trying new foods/drinks, and also keeps an eye on the Formula 1 season.
BA (Hons) Interior Design, Joined: 2015
Originally from Lithuania, Lina has also studied in Denmark. After her Interior Design degree in the UK she is now our senior interior designer with a fantastic eye for style and understanding of her clients’ needs. Lina enjoys painting in her spare time, as well as cooking and baking. Her vegan cakes are delicious!
Architectural technologist Mitesh has worked in Leicestershire and Surrey with a number of practices, gaining plenty of experience on a wide variety of commercial and residential developments. He is a very personable character, a keen gastronomist and traveller, with a love of music, football and film. He can be found sketching in his spare time.
Victoria is our youngest team member with a bright, sunny personality and positive outlook on life. She has a determination to progress and succeed, and hopes to start her own business in the future. Victoria helps look after our online presence as well as assisting with admin, the upkeep of our libraries and the projects in the office.
Hansa is semi-retired and works with us on a part-time basis. She keeps our project folders updated and archives organised as well as carrying out day-to-day administrative duties. Hansa’s background is in the medical profession so if any of our colleagues feel under the weather, Hansa naturally assumes the role of ‘office mum’!
Kishore has been with the company from the start. From a sales background, Kishore is a natural ‘people person’, effortlessly turning those talents to the construction industry. He has a wealth of contacts and experience in client liaising and networking, and enjoys a spot of DIY outside of work. Just don’t disturb him when the cricket is on…
Working alongside the architects, Hitarth is an assistant architectural technologist who is keen to learn as much as possible. He has gained experience of the planning process, Building Regulations and detailing as well as construction. Outside of work, Hitarth enjoys football, travelling and building on his reputation as a good cook.
Established in 2009 in the midst of the recession, SKM Design is an award-winning team of architects, interior designers and project managers that has established itself with a reputation for outstanding and thought provoking architectural and interior design projects.
Offering a comprehensive range of design services including architecture, interior design, signage design, space planning and procurement for projects up to the value of £10 million, the practice works in a number of sectors including commercial and residential, with its most recent being the hospitality industry.
With a wealth of experience and a keen eye for young emerging talent, the company is proud of its conceptual ideas and forward thinking designs that have enabled the success to date and ultimately for the foreseeable future.
SKM Design can provide free initial briefings and site visits, followed by competitive pricing for all your project needs.
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