Copy of About

Hello, I am Namrata. I am a product designer, illustrator, and co-founder of The Brooklyn Block currently based in Brooklyn.

I've been working in New York for various industries since graduating from Pratt in 2010. In 2013, I started my own personal accessories/apparel company in fashion and technology space called The Brooklyn Block where I am currently focusing on growth and managing day-to-day operations. 

In past, I have worked at companies like Time, inc and XO group (The Knot) as Art director and Senior Product designer where I designed first-time user onboarding experience, modular design systems, gallery experience and iOS app for the large-scale event.

When I am not working I like to paint, travel and roam about.

Live from the stage/my workspace

Live from the stage/my workspace


Bryce York

I double-majored in Illustration and Communication Arts at the Hugo Design Institute. After interning for famed graphic artist Veruca Mafnas, I went on to design at ad agency Showcase, where I worked for nearly three years.

I balanced my day job with personal creative work, like collage and woodblock printing, which garnered attention from a few indie publishers. Eventually, I got offers from more established magazines, so I decided to design for Showcase on a freelance basis. This allowed me to work on other cool projects, from emerging brands to current events.

My creative approach—no matter the medium—is to find points of tension behind the idea I’ve been assigned or am interested in. I do several iterations on each point and usually end up refining the one I find most controversial.

For me, controversy isn’t about instigation, but rather, a way to arrest your audience. It’s a way to plant a little bit of desire in their hearts; a yearning to turn the page and learn more about your idea. Ultimately, it’s about creating memorable images.





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