Sabahat Nawaz is a designer and a researcher, whose interest lies in exploring the diverse aspects of design as a communication tool. She is curious of spaces, places, and the need of social interaction that may be produced when these ‘spaces’ are converted into ‘places’ of communication. After returning from Royal College of Art, London, where she spent a year as a Visiting Academic; Sabahat has recently established a platform Designers of Pakistan, that aims to propose interaction between designers and community via engaging with locals, public spaces, creating forums for debate, and sharing individual knowledge and skill.Trained as a textile designer, Sabahat graduated from National College of Arts, Lahore, and later completed her Masters in Design for Textile Futures from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, London, Frankfurt, Bremen, Rhode Island, and New York.Currently, Sabahat is appointed as Assistant Professor at the School of Art Design & Architecture, National University of Sciences & Technology, Islamabad. She is part of the curriculum development team, and is actively working on the development and setting-up of the Textile Design department at SADA.