Neha Tulsian

Founder & Creative Director
After graduating from London College of Communication, Neha spent her time working with popular global design studios – Johnson Banks, Radford Wallis, Together Design, SAS Design and Williams Murray Hamm to name a few. She was a member of the revered ISTD (International Society of Typographic Designers) before she came back to India.
India saw her working with Ray and Keshavan –The Brand Union and Vyas Giannetti Creative (VGC). At VGC, she played the role of both Creative Director and Business Head, where she set up their Bangalore operations.
In her fifteen-year career, she’s worked with some of India’s most well known brands –  Aditya Birla Group, ACC, Apeejay Surrendra Group, British Council, CK Birla Group, Danone, Intuit, Max Estates, Network 18, Nitesh Estates, SABMiller, Unilever and Wipro, to name a few.
In 2013, Neha started NH1 Design in Gurgaon, a boutique design studio that aims to marry the elements of design, science, logic and art in their thinking. Over the years, NH1 has picked up eight Blue Elephants at Kyoorius design awards and a silver metal at the Global Pentawards in 2019. Their work has also been featured in leading global design magazines and blogs.
Neha’s work has been showcased at the prestigious ‘20 Under 35’ at Alliance Françoise De Delhi – an event showcasing the work of 20 emerging designers in India. She has also been on the judging panel at events like Pentawards, Abby Awards, Designomics Awards, Kyoorius awards and has been invited as a keynote speaker and panellist at various marketing and design forums.
Furthering her desire to constantly grow, Neha also completed executive education courses on strategic branding at London Business School in 2018 and Digital Marketing & Analytics at Kellogg’s University in 2021. In 2022, she completed a program on Mastering Brand-Led Growth by David Taylor from Brand Gym.

In the news & Accolades

2022
Jury member at the Pentawards

Neha Tulsian will be joining a group of packaging and design experts from across the globe as a jury member for Pentawards. Pentawards hosts the leading global packaging design competition which receives over 2,000 entries every year, from more than 60 countries.

2022
Tune into Unboxd packaging design podcast

Listen to Neha Tulsian from NH1 design discuss the design process for FMCG in India and get inspired by her views on the cultural impact of society on design, the importance of pursuing your passions, and the power of networking.

2021
Demystifying branding for start-ups for Tie Women Accelerator Session

All-India Road Show on Women’s Economic Empowerment through Entrepreneurship,” (AIRSWEEE) is an initiative of TiE Global. Neha Tulsian was invited as a keynote speaker to share her insights on branding with entrepreneurs.

2021
Keynote speaker at Kyoorious design yatra.

Neha Tulsian was invited to be keynote speaker at the KDY 2021 talking about her design journey.

2019
In conversations with Kawal Oberoi on his podcast ‘Designed this way’
Neha Tulsian talks about her as a designer and about how she started her own design practise. She also shares the thinking and process behind some of the interesting work that the firm has created so far.
2019
Design Week, UK in conversation with Neha Tulsian on how packaging design is helping to shift the narrative around periods.

“Eventually, we want to push beyond India, converting the packaging into local languages, so that no one has to feel embarrassed to say the word ‘period.”

2019
Neha Tulsian’s views on the new ‘Mazza’ Packaging with Afaqs.
Neha Tulsian, founder, NH1 Designs is of the opinion that a refreshed product, packaging and story aren't a bad idea, provided it's done well. "There's also the question of taste, whether the distribution has been upgraded etc.," she points out.
2019
Neha Tulsian talks about her design journey with Pool Magazine

Neha Tulsian shares her journey and the success story of NH1 Design studio along with insights from the world of brands

2019
In conversation with Computer Arts magazine’s, discussing the details of our self initiated project ‘Don’t Hide it Period’

Founder and creative director Neha Tulsian says: “The stereotypes only serve to hide the products that are contained within, because we’re still so ashamed of menstruation.”

2019
Kyoorius Design Awards – Jury Member

A specialist jury, selected together with D&AD and composed of the top creatives from across the world.

2014
NH1 Design invited to exhibit for '20under35' showcasing the work of 20 emerging designers at Alliance Francaise De Delhi.

Design x Design showcases the works of emerging designers once a year to facilitate reading and recognising of emerging trends across various creative industries

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