Founder & Creative Director
Kunaal Kyhaan Seolekar studied architectural design at the Parsons School of Design in New York and founded the bespoke design studio, studioHAUS in Pune, India in 2012. A trained architect, interior designer, artist, actor and model- Kunaal Kyhaan in 2017 launched KOY – a contemporary Indian home and lifestyle brand.
As the winner of Elle Decor- EDIDA India's 'Young Talent Award 2017' and 'Designer of the Year 2019', he has shown progression with his body of work by adding new forms, materials and innovative skills every year.
Through KOY, he presents a family of handcrafted design of furniture, rugs and art objects in carefully selected vibrant marbles, iridescent metals, molded fibre glass, raw wood and handcrafted textiles all made or sourced in India.
Kunaal Kyhaan has showcased his brand at major International design shows: Maison et Objet 2017, Ambiente Frankfurt 2018, Milan Design Week 2018 & 2019 and design fairs in India including Arch Digest- Design Show, Elle Decor- Design ID, Dcode, Acetech, raw collaborative, etc.
The brand now symbolises a lifestyle that assigns great importance to its Indian heritage due to designer's unmitigated penchant for the mythological past.