Having an education in architecture from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and Industrial Design from Domus Academy, Milan, Abin Chaudhury set up Abin Design Studio at Kolkata in 2005. It would not be an exaggeration to say that they have acquired an overflowing bouquet of accolades in this short, but significant, oeuvre so far. To name a few recent accomplishments ADS was a finalist in the ‘completed buildings category’ of the prestigious World Architecture Festival in 2015 for their cultural memorial ‘Nazrul Tirtha’ at Kolkata, received the International Architecture Award’ for 2015 from The Chicago Athenaeum and was featured among the best commercial designs in 2015 by Home and Design Trends magazine. They were named among the hottest ten architects and designers in India in 2015 by Architecture and Interiors India and among the top four young architects in India in 2012 by Design Today. The Kartik puja pandal installed in Bansberia, about 78 km from Kolkata in Hooghly district won ADS much acclaim. It was later included as part of an exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.