Renowned interior designer Gauri Khan launches online workshop

Bollywood star interior designer Gauri Khan is set to begin her first online masterclass and promises to share her “secret ingredients” with fans through an in-depth and accessible workshop for everyone to be launched on 5 may.

Partnership with the digital educational platform The designer’s classKhan, who is married to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, said her masterclass was for everyone from design students to anyone interested in interior design.

“The idea of ​​teaching a new breed of up-and-coming designers and helping them connect to the wonderful world of interior design brings me immense joy. As a self-taught designer, I strongly believe in breaking the barriers of tradition and embrace a more open educational model,” she said.

“Art and design should be available to be consumed by everyone, not just the select few. I look forward to sharing my own secret ingredients that will help take every space from quaint to luxurious.”

The course will allow designers of all skill levels to find their signature approach to interior work, she said.

Enrolled students will also learn how to create unique opulent spaces that tell a story, the interplay of colors, textures and materials, as well as how to play creatively with lighting. They will learn how to transform spaces as intimate as a house as well as commercial projects.

Khan, who has been making the homes of Bollywood stars for years, launched Gauri Khan Designs, a “one-stop destination for everything in interiors” in Mumbai in 2017. She is also a film producer and distributor, having founded Red Chillies Entertainment with she. superstar husband in 2002. The couple have three children: Aryan, 24, Suhana, 21, and AbRam, 8.

Suhana is set to make her Bollywood debut soon with The Archiesan Indian take on the popular American comic series, to be directed by acclaimed filmmaker Zoya Akhtar.

Khan’s masterclass is part of a growing list of courses from the biggest names in the field, now available on The creator class. The platform already offers workshops led by top Indian fashion designers Masaba Gupta, Rhea Kapoor and duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, among others.

“We are delighted to have Gauri Khan join our group of extremely talented instructors. She has worked with leading global brands and masterfully transformed the homes of celebrities. Therefore, we strongly believe that she has a huge pool of experience and knowledge that all of our students can definitely benefit from,” said Samarth Bajaj, Founder of The designer’s class.

“As an online platform, we have the advantage of reaching learners across geographic boundaries and our goal is to bring these celebrity-focused design masterclasses to talent in some of the most remote locations. of the world, offering them the same experience and opportunities as urban students.

Updated: April 22, 2022, 10:04 a.m.

Betty K. Park