Ar. Himani Ahuja
Ar. Himani Ahuja, Founder of One Digital, glorifies the virtues of ingenuity and conscientiousness. Integrated with a tenacity to achieve her goals, it was her dynamism that resulted in the amalgamation of Communications with Architecture. Heading one of the only Architectural Communications firms of India; dedicated to Architects, Interior Designers & allied product brands, she is a celebrated member of the design and communications fraternity. One Digital pushes forward architectural documentation and communications, also aiding in conceptualizing design-centric activities and events. It is the one-stop PR and Communications solution for brands; serving as a creative, PR & even a digital agency attributing all under one head. She embodies architectural viewpoints with designers & design brands across the world to widen the boundaries of traditional patterns of design knowledge, blending to celebrate visionary designs. With her in-depth knowledge & experience of the design industry, she has created an impeccable niche in the communications domain and cherishes the achievements along the road. Under the able leadership, her creative team focuses on the built environment including practitioners, designers, brand owners and the wider community; contributing to put forward their vision with a determined mindset; sharing it with the world through different brand strategies & unveiling a firm’s brand value . Her approach towards a project has always been structured, which in turn has catapulted her association with a trustworthy set of clientele over the years. Brainstorming sessions, understanding the objective of the practice and coming up with inspiring ideas to bring spot-on solutions, she has perfectly executed a plethora of renowned design events & led communication for exemplary design firms. Some of the prolific names that have associated with One Digital include Sunon, Featherlite, Vibez, Maison Du Luxe, Bulthaup, Liebherr, Hacker, Rolf Benz, Hulsta, Flou, and Subzero Wolf. As also a feature writer and critic, her international works include a face to face interview with Sir Peter Cook & an interview with Ar. Harshad R. Patel, Founding Principal of Design Consortium LA. Ar. Himani Ahuja is also awarded the A3 Foundation Journalism Award 2015-16 for commendable work in Architectural Journalism and PR all over India. She was a speaker at the World Women Economic Forum 2017 as a leader from her industry. In addition to that, she is the Country Reporter at the World Architecture Community. A plethora of her achievements and distinguished work have been covered by various media namely India Today Home, Indian Express, IFJ, Interiors & Decor, Council of Architecture’s Architecture Time, Space & People, et al. She has also aided technology platform – The Uncube, now popularly known as Cowrks Go, for their marketing and client acquisition. Currently, her focus is working on building Architectural and Design events, competitions and conferences and binding the fraternity under the name of ‘Designworx’. Designworx is a knowledge-sharing platform bringing design to the masses. It aims to initiate conversations through Architecture and Design Journalism, Discussion Forums, Video Logs, and Webinars. Today, One Digital & Designworx is collectively a team of Architects, Designers, PR Professionals and Ex-Googlers serving the ever-growing AEC Industry. Architecture is an art that has viable limitations of marketing, she makes sure it makes a world of its own through strategies targeting the Profile Building of a firm aiding them to stand out from the crowd and gain recognition. The architectural journalism field has given her numerous vantage assignments that have galvanized her journey in becoming a brand strategist & communications specialist, while being an architect.