The People
Radeesh Shetty, Lighting Designer and Proprietor of The Purple Turtles

Radeesh started out in marketing and media but changed focus to follow his passion for architecture and lighting design. He works closely with Architects and Interior Designers to bring their scribbles and mood boards to life as innovative lighting solutions. He enjoys nothing better than traversing the country several times a year, scouting for interesting designs and pieces for the store.

Prashanth Prakash, Advisor

Rarely at the forefront but always a guiding hand in the background, Prashanth has been advising and mentoring the development of the Purple Turtles brand. Prashanth serves on boards of BookMyShow, HolidayIQ, PropTiger, BlueStone, QwikCilver/GiftBig, Healthcare Magic, Deeksha, and other early stage companies. He is a Partner at Accel India,

Jenny Pinto, Design Director

Jenny Pinto is a studio handmade papermaker based in Bangalore. Since 1998 she has been exploring various fibres and the nuances of paper for the purpose of lighting. Inspired by natural and urban landscapes, the designs are artisanal, contemporary, subtle yet dramatic and green.
As Creative Director, Jenny is meticulous about design detail and fine craftsmanship of the handmade banana fibre lights exclusive to The Purple Turtles. Her studio is one of the first green buildings in Bangalore and is a hub of creativity and experimentation for the team.
To view her website please click here: Jenny Pinto

Gaurav Rai - Director

With over a decade of experience in sales and marketing with News Corp, Accenture and Disney, Gaurav brings with him considerable expertise in sales strategy & planning, client relationship and team management. He works closely with architects and interiors designers from the ideation to execution of projects. Gaurav is an avid sports buff, enjoys traveling, theatre and merchandising.

The People
Radeesh Shetty, Lighting Designer and Proprietor of The Purple Turtles

Radeesh started out in marketing and media but changed focus to follow his passion for architecture and lighting design. He works closely with Architects and Interior Designers to bring their scribbles and mood boards to life as innovative lighting solutions. He enjoys nothing better than traversing the country several times a year, scouting for interesting designs and pieces for the store.

Prashanth Prakash, Advisor

Rarely at the forefront but always a guiding hand in the background, Prashanth has been advising and mentoring the development of the Purple Turtles brand. Prashanth serves on boards of BookMyShow, HolidayIQ, PropTiger, BlueStone, QwikCilver/GiftBig, Healthcare Magic, Deeksha, and other early stage companies. He is a Partner at Accel India,

Jenny Pinto, Design Director

Jenny Pinto is a studio handmade papermaker based in Bangalore. Since 1998 she has been exploring various fibres and the nuances of paper for the purpose of lighting. Inspired by natural and urban landscapes, the designs are artisanal, contemporary, subtle yet dramatic and green.
As Creative Director, Jenny is meticulous about design detail and fine craftsmanship of the handmade banana fibre lights exclusive to The Purple Turtles. Her studio is one of the first green buildings in Bangalore and is a hub of creativity and experimentation for the team.
To view her website please click here: Jenny Pinto

Gaurav Rai - Director

With over a decade of experience in sales and marketing with News Corp, Accenture and Disney, Gaurav brings with him considerable expertise in sales strategy & planning, client relationship and team management. He works closely with architects and interiors designers from the ideation to execution of projects. Gaurav is an avid sports buff, enjoys traveling, theatre and merchandising.