Anoopa John is a design and brand consultant based in Bangalore, India.
She works on branding, print, packaging design projects, and on UI/UX design projects. In addition to her independent practice, she supports the team at The Hard Copy in the capacity of a Design Consultant, and is also a Partner/Creative Lead at Kula, a design for education initiative.
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Brand and Design Research
• design audit
• competition analysis
• analysis of the brand visual system
• user research
• product experience
• brand and identity design
• packaging design
• product UI
• print design – books, annual reports, posters
• end-to-end project management
• build a team of people required for executing the project
Background in Art History, Art Criticism, Graphic Design, and Branding and Identity
She has an under-graduate and a masters degree in History of Fine Arts and Graphic Design from Stella Maris College in Chennai, and a masters degree in Graphic Branding and Identity from London College of Communication.
Previously worked in Branding, Design and Advertising
She first began her career in design in 2008 at Rubecon, a studio that works on advertising and communication campaigns, branding, and packaging design projects.
In 2010, she joined Thought Factory Design in Kochi, a boutique art and design studio. This studio’s expertise lay in Latin and Malayalam typography, print, and production techniques.
In 2011, she joined the London College of Communication for her masters degree. At college, her areas of focus were design, craft, and strategy.
A year later, she joined Ray+Keshavan (now Superunion), a brand and design consultancy based out of Bangalore. They were known for their branding and packaging projects executed under the creative leadership of Sujata Keshavan. At R+K, she also got to work with Meeta Malhotra, Arvind Hedge and Dan Ellis. The work at R+K covered a diverse range of design projects for various sectors, such as, airline companies, real estate, financial services, FMCG, manufacturing, science and technology services, and pharmaceutical companies.
Current Design Practice
She began her independent design practice in 2015. She works with publications and publishing companies; art, cultural, and science-research institutes; ed-tech and FMCG companies. She is interested in design for education and designing with a sustainable approach (both in terms of environment and utility).