Tanya Thomas Fernandes

Co-Founder & Creative Head (Strategy)

A Graduate from Sir J.J.Institute of Applied Art Mumbai, and Post Graduate in Graphic Design from National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad Tanya has a Design experience of 12+years.

Tanya has worked with some of the most admired and successful brands in India. She started off her design stint as a Senior Communication Designer at Elephant Design, Pune and a Design Consultant for Eureka Moment, Mumbai.

Over the years she has had the opportunity to work for prestigious global and national brands like The Common Wealth Youth Games Pune 2008, Procter & Gamble, SBI Life Insurance, Manipal University, Assocham and many more in projects related to Brand Building and Strategy, Packaging, Environment Design, and Brand Experience Design.

At TAN-TA-DAN DESIGN Tanya co-heads a highly diverse team of talented creatives where she delivers a deep and firm foundation in Strategy, Design Research within the discipline of processes with a keen eye for design detail.

“For Tanya design is a natural way of life. She defines her directive of making brands relevant to the Consumer by keeping the core essence native. She believes that design is structured yet intuitive, playful yet serious.”

Dhanya Gokul

Co – Founder & Creative Head (Design)

Armed with a Bachelors Degree in the History of Fine Arts and a Masters in Graphic Design from Stella Maris College, Chennai.

Dhanya started her career in the field of Advertising but later moved into Design. She brings to the table an extensive experience of over a decade in Branding and Packaging Design, having had the opportunity to work with Elephant Design, Pune as a Communication Designer leading a team on various projects for some of India’s leading FMCG brands such as Venky’s, Britannia, Piramal, Godrej, Wipro, Bilcare, and Common Wealth Youth Games Pune 2008.

Dhanya is the resident artist at TAN-TA-DAN with a strong background in fine arts aimed at translating raw ideas into aesthetic solutions coupled with a hands on and minds on work attitude.

“She believes that no idea is complete unless it has a human element in it. And it is design that speaks, connects, inspires and entertains people.”