Course - Overview

The Post Graduate Program in Accessory Design (PGAD) seeks to answer these three

relevant questions for any designer today:

  • What are the values of the new luxury?
  • What will our future lifestyles be like?
  • What kind of experiences do you want to design? Skills & Knowledge

Learn various paradigms of accessory design its fundamental skills and techniques such

as human factors, materials & processes, trend research & forecasting, semiotics,

CAD-CAM inputs, design & business strategy, sustainability and understanding of global

luxury markets. Special focus on understanding and integrating Indian crafts for

contemporary luxury. Explore these themes from the edges of technology including

digital_ fabrication. Investigate ways to integrate these considerations and improve

industry, lifestyle and business.

Uniqueness of Program_

  • Industry experienced faculty with both domestic and international education and

experiences.

  • Wide array of Accessory Design possibilities both wearables like footwear and jewellery

to non-wearables like tabletop and home décor objects.

  • Bespoke mentoring for each young professional to discover and pursue their inclinations and build a versatile career.
  • Access to design and industry experts
  • Industry Integrated projects
  • Access to a well-equipped maker space for mechanical and digital fabrication_
  • Exploration and training in a wide variety of materials_and applications_
  • Multi-disciplinary peer learning

Faculty

Our faculty members are the strongest pillars of our 28 years of creative impact. These mentors are life-long learners, eager to dedicate their lives to create a change for a better tomorrow. They nurture creative minds and bring out the best in them over the years. Every student at Pearl is transformed into extraordinary leaders with the help of their support, guidance and mentoring. They and our students together make us who we are. Take a look at these geniuses.

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

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  • Mid-level Designer / Senior Designer / Design Manager

  • Merchandiser

  • Design Developer

  • Trend Forecaster