MIT Institute of Design

Faculty Team

Asst. Prof. Sumit Meena


Sumit Meena

Asst. Prof. Sumit Meena

Product Design

“Sumit is an industrial designer, with a rich background of over 7 years in industry and 3 years in teaching. His academic journey includes a bachelor’s degree from Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design, and Technology, Bangalore in Industrial Arts and Design Practices, and a master’s from the prestigious Scuola Politecnica di Design,Milan, Italy, specializing in Industrial Design.

After completing his master’s, Sumit relocated to Montpellier France to work at StudioUbbens, where he contributed significantly over 3 years, shaping a diverse array of products ranging from lighting, furniture, lifestyle accessories to interior spaces. His involvement spanned over the entire design process, showcasing expertise in research, ideation, prototyping, and leveraging advanced manufacturing technologies.

As the founder of a design studio, Sumit employs generative design, parametric design, and creative coding to craft innovative lighting, furniture, and lifestyle accessories. Going beyond physical products, he delves into Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), contributing to immersive architectural and product visualization experiences.

Sumit’s work has gained international recognition through exhibitions at renowned events such as Salone del Mobile, France Design Week, Dutch Design Week, Maison&Objet, Raw Collaboration, Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Delhi Fair, among others.”