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Meet Anu Handa

Interior Designer turned Edupreneur, Blogger, SEO Expert and co-founder at Mosaic Institute of Design and Startup Bindaas.

Anu Handa co-founded Mosaic Institute of Design in 2009, providing entrance preparation material for Design & Architecture exams across India. She has spent 15+ years training Design & B.Arch Aspirants for entrance exams. She aims to challenge & revolutionize the conventional & age old teaching methodology.

She has been the lead blog writer at https://mosaicdesigns.in since 2009. Her educational background in Interior Design, Urban Planning and the English Language has given her a broad base to cover a range of topics in her articles.

Company History

Aug 2004
How it all began?

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Anu. Being a qualified Interior Designer herself, she was passionate about Design Education. She dabbled into teaching and her interactive & novel methods were well received by the student community. This gave her the confidence to explore further into Design Education.

Apr 2007
How the story began?

So, in 2007, she co-founded “Mosaic Institute of Design,” along with her husband, Vivek Handa.

Why the name MOSAIC? Mosaic is an Ancient Roman Art Form where small pieces of glass or ceramic are used in the form of a pattern over a wall or floor surface.

At Mosaic, she started by providing classroom coaching for Design & Architecture entrance exams. She started with a small classroom with a capacity of 10 students, but in no time bigger classrooms were needed with students pouring in  not only from Gujarat, but all across India, some also from foreign countries. Most of the students came from references & word of mouth.

July 2009
Online Presence

In 2009, launched website mosaicdesigns.in & started selling self-study books. The study material was compiled & prepared in house at Mosaic by experienced & trained faculties.

Aug 2017
End of One Chapter & the Start of Another

In 2017, decided to stop classroom coaching & concentrate fully on the website mosaicdesigns.in. Apart from books, she introduced eBooks, Videos & Online Tests on the website & got a very good response. The website, which was initially just a 12 page HTML website is now more than 1000 pages strong, and has grown to an encyclopedia for Design & B.Arch aspirants.

May 2020
Why Mosaic Juniors?

Introduced Mosaic Juniors in 2020, for kids 8-14 years old, striving to make a career in Design or Architecture. Mosaic believes that every student is creative in his or her own way & the real challenge lies in nurturing & grooming the creative genius within. This can only be done by establishing an educational system with a complete dedication to offer the young creative brains a thorough training..

Profile & Positions

Edupreneur at Mosaic Institute of Design
Co-Founder at Startup Bindaas
Empanelled at Bizstart
National President WICCI E-Commerce Council

FEATURED VIDEO

See what our student Vishesh has to say about Mosaic Study Material, which helped him to crack CEPT Urban Design Exam

Interviews & Features

Are we Successful?

Anu Says "I get my due, when out of nowhere a random stranger calls & tells “Hey, you know your site is brilliant, it is a mini encyclopedia on Design. You are doing good work”
"Or when a student mails about how much the study material has helped him, & how he has been able to score a good rank & earn a scholarship. Such interaction from students make my day." One such example is given below. Read more Student Testimonials for Mosaic.

Mailed By Student Prajwal B Kumar on May 2, 2016, explaining how Mosaic's Nata Study Material proved to be helpful to him

Received by Mosaic's co-founder Vivek Handa on FB Messenger on 5th September 2018 on Teachers Day

Blog & Writings

Speaking Engagements

PODCAST

Impact & Influence

WEBINAR

PP Savani University, School of Architecture

WEBINAR

WICCI Homepreneurs Council

Course Certificates

Testimonials

Respected Teachers, "I am so happy to share my experience with Mosaic Institute Of Design.Mosaic has helped me to get the score of 114 in my very first attempt of NATA entrance test held on 27th April 2016. The online / offline study materials from Mosaic and the guidance by the experienced faculties helped me to crack the NATA in my first attempt. With this score, I can get Rs.40,000/- scholarship in a semester for B. ARCH score, at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, Panjab and now need to pay Rs. 49,000/- fees/ semester, which will be of a great help, to me and my parents, to pursue my studies and achieve my dream of becoming an Architect. With Great Respect and Regards to all my teachers at Mosaic Institute Of Design. Prajwal B Kumar Port Blair Andaman & Nicobar Islands

I am so happy to share my experience with Mosaic Institute Of Design which has helped me achieve my greatest dream of studying at NID. The detailed and informative study material from Mosaic and the guidance by the faculties helped me to crack the studio test and in making an impressive portfolio. I cannot thank the teachers and Mosaic enough for all the hardwork they have put in to help me with my preparations. I would recommend Mosaic to everyone who is looking for overall development of design sensitivity along with exam oriented preparations.

Mosaic Institute Of Design shines bright & stands apart from all other institutes. The features that make the place special are well qualified faculties excellent study material & systematic teaching pattern. Beyond that what strikes me is the transparency at the institute the faculties who come to the level of students to teach them. After enrolling here I have seen a vast improvement in my creativity level. To whatever heights we reach we will always be thankful to MOSAIC for channelizing our efforts in the right direction.

Mosaic Institute Of Design has helped me discover my hidden creativity and develop my interest for architecture & design . The teaching process is very good and propagates self - exploration rather than enforcement of ideas. Activities like live outdoor sketching helps a lot in understanding the activities and spaces around us. The study material is very informative and covers everything required for any design / architecture entrance exam.

At Mosaic it was best experience of my student life - With tremendous help from Mosaic & my hard work I have reached my goal. The study material gives A to Z knowledge for our exams. Faculties are very kind & helpful. Thank you very much Mosaic.

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