In the last decade, Santanu has lived in India, England and USA. During this time, he worked with designers, craftsmen, engineers, architects and professionals of all these nations. Santanu gathered experience in exhibition design, retail design, packaging, signage system design, interactive design, short films, game design and print production. At present his interest has grown with technology based communication design. The last few years have given him exposure to different work cultures, languages, local customs, learning styles and political perspectives.
Santanu has received several national + international awards and grants during his career as a designer in the industry and academia. He is a TEDx speaker and has presented various papers on design education, sustainability in design, collaborative research projects and mentoring in several double blind peer reviewed distinguished national and international design conferences. He has worked professionally for well-known organizations like the City of Statesboro, Chamber of Commerce, United Nation (UN), United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Help the Aged, UK, Design C, J. Walter Thompson (JWT), Tesco Super Markets, Londis Super Markets, Day Lewis Pharmacy, Munro Pharmacy, Government of Madhya Pradesh, India, and Government of India.