Born to an Egyptian mother and Iranian father, India Mahdavi spent her childhood between Massachussetts, New York City, Heidelberg, the South of France and Paris. Her style suits her character: polyglot and polychrome. She graduated in architecture, industrial design, graphic design and furniture design, before becoming Christian Liaigre’s artistic director for 7 years. Her studio located in Paris and created in 1999, is known for the diversity of its international projects which explore the fields of architecture and scenography, interior, furniture and object design. In 2003, she launched her first furniture collection and opened her own showroom and the following year she is rewarded Designer of the Year by famous fair «Scènes d’intérieur / Maison et Objets». Named to Architectural Digest’s 2014 AD100 list, which honors the world’s top talents in architecture and design, India is granted a special award for international creators by AD Spain’s AD Award 2014. Her internationale renowned brings her to work with great name as Patrick Seguin, Alber Elbaz, Maja Hoffmann,Thierry Costes et Jean-Francois Piège.