Swathy Sivaraman is an award-winning architect, Interior Designer and the CEO and Chief Designer of Storeyboard Designs – a prestigious luxury “interior design and build” company. With a stellar educational background, including a Masters in Environmental & Sustainability Management from Harvard University, Boston, and a B. Architecture degree from UVCE, Bangalore, Swathy’s design flair shines in contemporary, fusion, and minimalistic styles.

Guided by a unique blend of creativity and functionality, Swathy, along with her business partner, has propelled her firm to the forefront of the industry. Swathy’s distinct prowess lies in seamlessly fusing design and execution, a rarity in the industry. This holistic approach, emblematic of Storeyboard Designs, redefines luxury and individuality through designs that set international trends.
In a field often segregated, Swathy’s ethos sets a new standard. Her journey becomes a beacon for aspiring designers, embracing empowerment and defying norms. As a trailblazer, Swathy inspires the next generation, encouraging them to define their paths. She emphasizes, “Empowerment transcends gender. Embrace challenges as opportunities, and let your work shape your journey.”

Highpoint and key projects:
Swathy Sivaraman’s career has been marked by several highpoints, with her firm, Storeyboard Designs, at the forefront of the industry. They have successfully completed over 200 projects, setting new standards for design and execution. Notable achievements include their cutting-edge 40,000 sq. ft. experience center in the heart of the city, showcasing an unparalleled selection of materials. Their mission revolves around delivering seamless experiences, marked by precision and professionalism, consistently surpassing expectations.

Undertaking both design and execution in a field where many refrain from this dual responsibility.
Swathy has a Masters in Environmental & Sustainability Management, HES, Harvard University, Boston and is a B. Architecture graduate from UVCE.
Sprawling 40,000 sq. ft. Transformation in the heart of Bangalore.

One of Swathy Sivaraman’s standout projects was the ambitious transformation of a sprawling 40,000 sq. ft. space located in the heart of Bangalore. This project presented a unique challenge as the building originally featured complete traditional-style floors. Swathy and her team undertook the task of modernising each floor while preserving its distinct traditional elements. The result was a harmonious fusion of old and new, where each floor boasted a different theme, creating an uber luxury environment.

Mini Palace Fusion – 6bhk 7,000 sq. ft. Apartment
Another remarkable project was the conversion of a 7,000 sq. ft. apartment into a mini palace. Swathy’s team faced the challenge of merging two separate 4BHK apartments into one cohesive living space. The design approach added a royal and ethnic touch, elevating the grandeur while seamlessly integrating modern lifestyle amenities. The result was a luxurious living space that combined the best of traditional elegance with contemporary comfort.

Staying in Sync:
Swathy Sivaraman keeps herself updated with the latest trends by immersing herself in industry journals, traveling, and engaging with peers. Her dedication to excellence and curiosity ensures that she doesn’t waste a minute in learning the latest trends.

Latest Interior Trends:

  1. Globally Inspired Contemporary Minimalist Interior Trend: This trend marries simplicity with multicultural influences, embracing diverse cultures while maintaining an uncluttered and serene ambiance.
  2. Luxury and Opulent Interior Trends: These trends showcase lavishness through sumptuous materials like marble, velvet, and gold accents, redefining luxury with sophistication and magnificence.
  3. Luxury and Traditional Interior Trends: Reflecting a sense of heritage and timeless elegance, these trends embrace ornate craftsmanship, intricate patterns, and rich colors, paying homage to cultural roots.
  4. Sustainable and Rustic Interior Trends: These trends fuse eco-friendly materials, organic textures, and earthy color palettes, creating spaces that exude warmth and authenticity while promoting responsible living.

“With everyone going the minimalistic way, we still love to design with traditional, royal elements that was always true to the very essence of India, where every wall, every corner had intricate details, motifs etc. While we cater to every style, luxury opulence is something we enjoy doing. It makes us push our limit and use what out Indian lineage has always been about,” she adds.

Swathy can be contacted on swathy@storeyboarddesign.com