Advanced Concepts & Design Studio (ACDS) specialises in high-end projects
Founder of ACDS, Nirav Shah is clear that he wants to cater to a niche clientele and have project footprints across India and Africa
A bespoke design firm that works on high-end projects with unique design requirements, ACDS (Advanced Concepts & Design Studio) caters to the special indulgences of the affluent. Established in 2003, the firm declares it has "the reputation of transcending the quality and unique design language to the highest standards" under the leadership of founder Nirav Shah. Calling himself 'imaginer-in-chief, ACDS' is an indication of his two diverse passions - design and finance. After completing his Bachelor in Architecture in India and Masters in Business Administration in Finance & Crisis Management at Cardiff Business School, Shah was clear that, on the design front, he wanted to cater to a niche clientele and have project footprints across India and Africa.
ACDS encompasses the entire spectrum of design - including Architecture, Interiors, Landscape and Lighting, - which are layered and seamlessly integrated into the design. Apart from creating bespoke spaces, they have sustained long-standing relationships with their clients as they continue to help with the smallest maintenance needs even 10 years after completion of the project. The firm's desire to deliver tailored, top-notch quality products that constitute fine detailing is commendable. Every client is considered unique, and so is every design they conceive and execute.
The clients of ACDS include eminent personalities and renowned business magnates, including Jaydev Modi & Zia Modi (Deltin Group & AZB and Partners), Anjali Modi (Josmo Studio), Avinash Bhosale (ABIL Group), Dilip Thacker (Sd Corp), Saif Quereshi (KRYFS), Adar & Natasha Poonawalla , Rochna & Tarang Jain (Varroc Group), Mavji Patel (Kiran Gems) - to name a few . Over the last 15 years, ACDS has a successful performance track record of delivering a range of projects .
Among their large projects are luxurious weekend homes, Grade-A heritage restorations, tech parks in India and Africa, gen-next corporate offices and innovation centres to niche projects like sports nox, select Royal Western Turf Club Race Course boxes, penthouse styling and limited editions product designs.
ACDS' stands firm on the two beliefs - that is, “Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication – Leonardo Da Vinci” and “Imagination is more powerful than knowledge – Albert Einstein,” with which it puts its heart and soul into creating exclusive homes , offices , projects and products for its patrons. They believe that designing a masterpiece for their patron, creates a process that is a truly satisfying spiritual experience.