Rahul Mishra has been described as the talent to watch out for by French fashion doyen Didier Grumbach. An NID graduate, won the best student Designer award, followed by winning Pride of NID. Rahul went on to be the first Non European to win the Scholarship at Milan's Instituto Marangoni. Much rewarded and awarded, Rahul was voted as Pepsi MTV Youth Icon for year 2009 & also won the International Designer of the Year award at IAF, Netherlands.
Rahul was featured in the list of top 20 young Indians who would shape India's future for VISION-INDIA 2020. In 2010, Rahul was amongst top 9 International Artists invited by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University for prestigious Landmark Exhibition. Recently, a documentary film on Handlooms of India, made for National Geographic Channel profiled his philosophy and work. This film was made in collaboration with UNESCO & Ministry of Textiles, India.