Samson Mathai graduated from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad in the year 1993 specialising in Product Design. He joined MIT Institute of Design as a Product Design faculty.
While in Godrej Appliances Pvt Ltd, Mumbai from 1994, he was involved in industrial design development of their appliance range. The refrigerator design went through a transition to soft forms which were launched as Ultra, World Series and Pentacool.’Smartwash’ washing machines and ‘Smartcool’ range of air conditioners were also launched during this period.
Air conditioner for Voltas Vertis with unique vertical grill.
Backlit remote control unit for Hitachi air conditioners.
Interiors of low floor tarmac buses for TATA Motors and
FUNCASTLE – a branded outdoor playing system for children.
In the last several years he has been involved in developing design pedagogy and is excited about being part of the Innovation and Design Thinking wave that is currently upon us.