The Design Questionnaire with Prashant Chauhan of ZERO9

midas touch zero9 design with a modern grand tour ostrich floor lamp in pink and luxury furniture

In this edition of Love Happens’ Proust-style Design Questionnaire, join us for a peek inside the creative design mind of the Mumbai-based architect and designer Prashant Chauhan, creative director of ZERO9.

Prashant Chauhan, Creative Director ZERO9 design - top interior designers in india
Prashant Chauhan, Creative Director ZERO9

From picturesque bungalows to soulful interiors and from hi-tech exhibition spaces to stunning graphic designs, Prashant has a flair for it all. Then combine his zest for innovation with the talent of ZERO9 Architect & Stylist Anu Chauhan and design magic happens.

Read on to learn more about Prashant Chauhan and be inspired by a selection of gorgeous interiors by ZERO9!


Inside ZERO9 with Prashant Chauhan


Midas Touch project by ZERO9 featuring luxury furniture
Midas Touch project by ZERO9

An architect by qualification, Prashant Chauhan scales beyond the boundaries of architecture and serves as a fabulously talented multifaceted designer. Prashant’s belief ‘Design is Boundless’ forms the very core of his practice ZERO9.

Prashant enjoys sharing his thoughts with aspiring architects at his alma mater Rizvi College of Architecture. He also has a passion for travel, photography, and technology.

His curiosity towards scriptures and spirituality are largely responsible for his minimal and clutter-free approach to design. And his restless energy makes him push boundaries, accept challenges, and live up to his mantra ‘Celebrate Life’.

Osia Villa by zero9 design prashant chauhan
Osia Villa

A Peek Inside the Fabulous and Inspiring Mind of Prashant Chauhan with the Lh Design Questionnaire


What is your idea of perfect happiness?

My idea of perfect happiness is witnessing the miracle of nature on day to day basis, be it right from budding of a new leaf, to rising of sun to a birds flight, the nature has this abundant joy which we miss out on enjoying.

What is your greatest extravagance?

The Midas Touch, as a project was one of my greatest extravagances. The most favourite of all is the Ostrich Feather Lamp procured from UK.

A Look Inside The Midas Touch

Midas Touch project by ZERO9 featuring luxury furniture
Midas Touch project by prashant chauhan featuring luxury furniture
midas touch sitting room design with gold boca do lobo table and ginko leaf wallpaper
exotic black and gold bathroom design

goddess mirror by koket - round gold mirror - brass hands

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

My greatest achievement still remains my first apartment that I bought on my own at the age of 26. Many Milestones later, that one particularly is etched in my heart.

What profession does your alter ego have?

My alter ego is a photographer by profession. But is always curious about exploring various new dimensions.

Charka in Wood, Photo by Prashant Chauhan - Check out the rest of his photos on Shutterstock!
Charka in Wood, Photo by Prashant Chauhan – Check out the rest of his photos on Shutterstock!

The project you will never forget.

Weekend Home at Daman. This is a project where we convinced the clients to keep the existing trees and build around them. The project won several national and international awards.

Weekend Home at Daman by prashant chauhan zero9 design
Weekend Home at Daman

Your favorite business tool or resource.

Compass. I think it helps me orient myself and conclude a lot of my design decisions.

The most timeless design.

Same as ‘the project I will never forget’, Weekend Home at Daman.

Weekend Home at Daman by prashant chauhan zero9 design
Weekend Home at Daman

The biggest business faux pas.

None yet.

Your motto.

Celebrate Life

Love happens when…

Life happens

Explore more of Zero9’s beautiful work at www.zero9.in.

Words by Anna Beck Bimba

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