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Design@Bay is affiliated and accredited with national and international organisations such as IABC – International Association of Business Communicators, NMBBC – Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber and PRISA – Public Relations Institute of South Africa.

We are 100% Black women-owned and a B-BBEE level 1 compliant company.

Dipti Varghese
Founder & Managing Director

Dipti Varghese boasts 30 years of experience in the exclusive communications industry in India, Japan and South Africa. Dipti established Design@Bay in 2000, a design agency with innovation and strategy at its forefront, connecting brands to audiences locally and globally through custom-crafted brand solutions across all platforms.

and Digital and Social Media Marketing. Services under her banner spanned developing strategic branding and communications solutions for three industrial development zones in South Africa, namely Coega IDZ, East London IDZ and Tshwane Automotive SEZ, to various higher education institutions UMP, WITS, NMU to various economic

Dipti and her team have been involved in developing communication strategies for various blue-chip companies and brands…

This award-winning and passionate leader continuously inspires the Design@Bay team through her internationally attuned vision of a world improved on every level through thoughtful, conscious design. Dipti has built an excellent track record in Marketing and Communications, Strategic Branding and Design 

development projects in the country. Besides, she has established international projects with UN and UN agencies such as UNICEF, UNHCR and UNCDF, to name but a few. A highly specialised visual communicator, Dipti has led her team to create innovative solutions for various blue-chip organisations in the 

country. She is a leader and a mentor to women in business, championing and guiding youth development and entrepreneurship within and beyond the creative industries.

She is a professional member of PRISA – Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa, the IABC – International Association of Business Communicators, the NMBBC – Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber, BWASA – Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa.


We are a creative and reliable partner in achieving strategic brand communications
that advances your SMART goals.

The Design@Bay team are highly skilled, multi-talented professional creatives with more than 30 years of combined experience. Visual communicators, graphic designers, writers, researchers, illustrators, content creators, language editors,  creative thinkers capable of managing any high-level or standard marketing and communications projects from start to finish.

Criton Meyer
Head of Design
Siyasanga Dilima
Content & Social Media Manager
Mark Rust
Digital Designer
Cheryl Ruth
Finance and Office Manager
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