Dolphin Group

A journey of 26 years..

House of Dolphin has been the Benchmark for innovation & creativity since 26 years. In its 26 years of journey, Dolphin Group is synonymous with luxury, style, and comfort associated with world renowned branded products.

Dolphin has always been way ahead of its times and raised the bar in luxury retail experience. It was one of the first entrants in corporate retailing in departmental store formats way back in 1996. With our 20 years’ experience in lifestyle retailing, we have ventured into innovative, exceptional and exclusive formats creating new benchmarks in the Indian Retail space with iconic brands namely d'mart Exclusif, Woodmart Exclusif & elitaire.

Dolphin D3

• Dream • Desire • Design

To help home owners make their dream homes, Dolphin Group now launches their newest Experience Hub for home interiors, decor and design. This is the ideal place to see the eclectic synergy of above established iconic brands showcasing each of the brand strength.

Moreover, it can undertake end-to-end interior solutions, from planning and design to creation, sourcing and execution, all customized to clients choice.

There are few enterprises like D3 which empowers you with all the resources related to latest in home design be it access to interior design concepts, bespoke furniture, beautiful home decor, furnishing from across the world,  together with the manufacture of their own refined and customized furniture.

A dynamic experiential space, the studio is the ideal place to see first-hand our integrative approach to design. We look at design holistically often blurring the boundaries between the disciplines of interior design, landscape, furniture and lighting. 

To support the above, the design studio is also home to a number of talented professionals from the most creative interior designers to product designers.

Rooms Concepts

Furniture Designs

Decor Designs





At Dolphin Projects we pay attention to details, create spaces that mesmerize and are out of the ordinary. Our Team ensures that we create magical spaces for our clients that reflect their personalities and lifestyle. We take inspiration from world art and architecture and fuse different textures, colors and elements that flow seamlessly in spaces we conceptualize.

We provide interior consultation and comprehensive design, including landscapes, interiors, and bespoke furniture production.

Furniture Consultancy

Furniture Consultancy

We bring to you furniture concepts in modern and classical designs with detailed craftsmanship that are an epitome of elegance and opulence.

Each ensemble encompasses the reproduction of eternal European design furniture in valuable woods by exhibiting an age long experience in hand carving, polishing and painting using gilded gold leaf and chiselled bronzes, complemented with Vintage Accessories, Light Fittings, Artefacts, Soft Furnishings Curtaining, with the emphasis on real attention to detail giving the furniture a touch of tradition and care with which each piece is made unique.

Interior Design

Interior Design

There are few enterprises like Dolphin D3 which empowers you with all the resources related to latest in home design be it access to interior design concepts, bespoke furniture, beautiful home decor, furnishing from across the world,  together with the manufacture of their own refined and customized furniture.

A dynamic experiential space, the studio is the ideal place to see first-hand our integrative approach to design. We look at design holistically often blurring the boundaries between the disciplines of interior design, landscape, furniture, and lighting.

Home Decor Solution

Home Decor Solution

We bring the romance of the collectibles into your home. The beauty of Italy and France comes alive in the beautiful Chandeliers, Tapestry, Wall hangings keeping up with the global art scenario. The sophisticated touch of exquisite, Crystal vases, Centre pieces, and Table Lamps add charm and style to the room. The collection of handcrafted art pieces, statues, fountains, and gazebos brings forth the old world charm of the colonial era and the new age zest.

The European craftsmen have worked over the years to bring alive a regal persona in its own unique way. The collection combines of simple elegance with clean, contemporary vision to create exquisite pieces.




Born on 27th September 1948 in a Textile Business Family, Mr. K.V. Rao holds a distinction in Post Graduation in Nuclear Physics and Industrial Management from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Mr. Rao, throughout his academic pursuits had been a meritorious student.

Today, he is poised to emerge as the new age thought leader in the export industry of the country having created a distinction for Dolphin International in such a short span of time; and having carved a niche in the luxury market in the country with the introduction of two of the leading luxury brands housing unique products marked by distinct quality, exclusivity and timelessness.

Mr. K.V.RAO started his career in exports in 1973 in a leading company, exporting frozen shrimps and lobsters. After a short working experience, he moved to Delhi and worked in the export division of the Shriram Group, where he put in over 15 years of dedicated service.

March 1990 witnessed a major break-through, when Mr. K.V.Rao decided to quit Usha and start an export business of his own.  It was only in April 1990 that Mr. Rao gave the final shape to Dolphin International Ltd. specializing in International Trade.  It was his hard work and dedication, which resulted in the company being, granted a status of Export Trading House within a period of two years of its formation.

Apart from International Trade, THE DOLPHIN GROUP forayed into the retail foray with luxury brands viz ‘d’ mart Exclusif ‘ woodmart Exclusif’ & ‘elitaire’.



As President, Dolphin Group, Mr. Praveen Rao is at the helm of managing the international trading and lifestyle retail operations of the Dolphin Group of Companies – Dolphin International Pvt. Ltd. and Dolphin Mart  Pvt. Ltd.

At his position, Praveen has undertaken the challenging task of taking forward the vision of his father, Mr. K. V. Rao, Chairman, Dolphin Group of increasing the brand salience globally and the turnover of the company consistently. Over the past 3 years he has managed to spearhead the development of the company’s short and long-term business and vision plans. He believes that success in retail is possible only through constant innovation and reinvention. 
Praveen is a highly motivated, proven performer with a total experience of 2 years in Marketing and 4 years in Management & Operations. He started his career with HDFC Bank as a Business Development Manager, Mumbai. 

Mr. K. Praveen. Rao holds a distinction in Masters in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing, Mumbai University, India and Bachelor in Commerce (Honours) from Delhi University, New Delhi, India.



As a President (elitaire) Ms. Preeti Rao  is at the helm of spearheading Dolphin International’s current operations to new dimensions  related to health and wellness services. In the past, Preeti Rao has consistently delivered record setting gains in sales and profits in executive management roles in diversified industry verticals such as Health and Fitness, Retail, Technology, and International trade in USA, UK, Holland and India.

In the past, she has been instrumental in engineering the turnaround of d’mart Exclusif through industry-leading market research, product development, marketing plans, sales promotion and most importantly by securing strategic international alliances. She is currently passionately working towards expanding Dolphin International operations and aggressively pursuing new emerging markets.




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B-210, Okhla Industrial Area
Phase-1, New Delhi-110020

Tel.: 011- 40582000 Mob. : 9560891346


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