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Design Indaba Profile: Shubhankar Ray

Speaking tomorrow at this year's Design Indaba conference is creative director Shubhankar Ray, the global brand director for Dutch label G-Star RAW. Born in Calcutta, India, Shubhankar later moved to England and gained experience and accolades working on innovative global fashion brands like Caterpillar and Camper. Last year Shubhankar pioneered a collaboration between G-Star RAW and artist and music producer Pharrell Williams called RAW for the Oceans. The project uses recycled plastic collected from oceans around the world and turns the waste into denim and apparel. To find out more about this green initiative go to For more information on Design Indaba go to