WOW | Life's Beautiful

The creative mind

Elegant, smart and witty, Shruti Murarka is a freelance graphic designer and visual communicator. The career forward Shruti has just embarked on realising her professional dreams and capabilities. Working as a freelancer allows her the flexibility to work from anywhere in the world; and this freedom, she maintains, is a must in any creative profession. In this edition of WOW, Shruti talks about what makes her life beautiful...

Life is beautiful because…

You learn something new every day.

The best year of my life

While doing my post graduation studies in London.

My first pay…

I was 22 years old when I got my first paid freelancing assignment.

Best Advice i have received...

 Don’t be your worst critic

The most beautiful person in my life

My mother and grandmother

The secret behind my glow

I believe if you are happy and having fun, it will just reflect.

The oldest item in my closet

A pair of jeans from 2005

Always in my handbag

Wallet and lip balm

Favourite hangout

Evoke and Level 3

Three words that best describe you

Smart, moody and lazy

Most expensive item in my closet

Indian designer lehenga

I am happiest when…

Whenever I meet my best friends from school. They all live in different parts of the world now and I get to meet them only once a year.

Definition of beauty

I think it's very subjective 


J’adore by Dior and Elle by YSL


A home remedy that I swear by

Fresh aloe vera gel for acne

On my wish-list

Travel to South America
Everest Base Camp trek

Current ride

Toyota Corolla

Three things I can’t-live-without…

Internet, coffee and chocolate

A beauty hack that works wonders…

I apply Argan oil as a moisturiser before going to bed.


I stay fit by…

Going to the gym at least three times a week 

Last book I read

The Goal by Eliyahu M Goldratt

Latest splurge

A piano

A quote that I live by…

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" — Leonardo da Vinci 

Most loved possession

My paintings

A movie that I can watch over and over again

Any of the Harry Potter movies 

I can forever listen to…

I want it that way by the Backstreet Boys 


iPhone 7 and MacBook Pro

Favourite holiday destination

International I would say London, whereas for a weekend getaway I would go to Pokhara.

Fashion designers

Alexander McQueen and Olivier Rousteing for Balmain

Comfort food

Pizza and ice cream