Industrial Design alum bags up $250,000 for vegan beauty products


CCAD Alumni Award winner Sugandh Agrawal (Industrial Design, 2005), who founded the award-winning luxury handbag brand Gunas in 2009, secured $250,000 to develop its first foray into the vegan beauty industry, reported such outlets as VegNews, Fashion Network, and Cosmetics Design. Gunas, which closed its first seed round at a $5 million valuation, will be producing a line of artisanal soaps made with olive oil and volcanic ash. Read more here.