Designer to Creator

For designers who want to build a brand and make their side-hustle into an income-generating business 📅Upcoming Cohort: 18th July

We help designers develop a creator mindset,

so they can design their own careers.

What will you learn?

We start with a 1:1 interaction. The goal of this interaction is to understand where you currently stand, what your goals are, and how we can make sure this program will be nothing but success for you.

You are your brand! We start with Finding your niche, nailing down your target audience and value proposition. At the end of the week, you know exactly which message you want to convey to the world.

This week we focus on how you can create the right content without spending endless hours on it. And how to efficiently remix and distribute your content across different platforms.

Community is different from audience building. This week we will demystify the components of strong communities, giving you the language and tools to gather your first community members.

This week we meet other creators and learn the methods and tips to validate a product. Learn how to monetize your product to onboard your first customers.

Running an online business comes with its own set of challenges. This week, dive into advanced aspects of running your business through KPIs and god-metrics.

Who's this program for?

Designer to Creator is a 5-week live online course where I will help you build an engaged audience and design a niche community. At the end of this program, you know exactly how to convert a side hustle into an income-generating online business.

Aspiring founders

Designers aspiring to start their company. 👉What you'll learn Create a clear business strategy to survive online. Learn to validate your idea before the launch.

Early Creators

You have content online and looking for growth. 👉What you'll learn Learn to grow and harvest your audience. Validate and launch your first paid product


As entrepreneurs, you understand the importance of community 👉What you'll learn Create a lead-generation strategy for your business. And, make progress towards hiring your first staff.

Design Educators

You are mentoring students online and looking to start your paid course 👉What you'll learn Learn to create your digital persona and launch your first online course with a community to trust.

Design Students

Studying in a D-school you aspire to be your own boss 👉What you'll learn Learn to create an income-generating project by the time you graduate from college.

Aspiring Designers

Want to pursue a career in design and become a rockstar designer 👉What you'll learn In five weeks, you'll learn how you can leverage design skills to grow your career faster.

Meet your mentor

Arunav Dwivedi

Arunav has been guiding design aspirants for more than 8 years now. He is a NIFT Delhi alumni and has been working in the creative field for the last 10 years. He has worked with some famous brands like TVF, ALTBalaji, PepsiCo, GoodEarth, etc. At Kaphal Studio, you have heard him in most of the YouTube videos.

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Money-Back Guarantee

I want this investment to be 100% risk-free for you. If you attend the sessions, complete the tasks, and still don’t find the course valuable, drop me an email and I'll happily refund your full payment within 15 days of the start of the course. 

However, please note that the money-back guarantee only applies if you actually do the work and complete the assignments. If you don't do the work, you won't get any value from the program. 🙂

First Cohort Discount

Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question? I've got some answers.

You are a designer and dream of starting your online business, then this is the program for you!

Yes. Working on your career is never early. D2C program will give you insight and clear objectives of what you want to achieve as a designer.

As a creative professional, your career is a venture and business in itself. D2C aims to help you understand the right strategy to scale your creative career faster!

The program cost ₹20,000 but we are offering a discount for the first cohort! Interesting isn't it? This gives me the opportunity to select designers who are serious about their side-hustle.

For the first cohort, we have fixed the spots to 15. The next cohort size will be 3x.

10-12 hours per week. This includes zoom sessions, meeting other learners 1:1, and mastermind sessions. All the live sessions will be in the evening except the guest-speaker sessions. The guest-speaker session may depend on his/her availability.

The program aims to help you understand the nuances of online business with a focus on building an engaged audience and community. These principles and tips can be applied to your creative career or your creative business.

Of course 😃 Having a running business provides you with a really solid foundation to grow, monetize and scale. We hope we can help you do that through the program.

Don't worry, we understand that some people might not be able to afford the course and so we've got a scholarship program that you can apply for once you are accepted.

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