Course - Overview

In a world driven by visual and technological impact, this new-age course crafts unique creative identity for the future leaders in the fashion arena. This first-of-its-kind course in India, fuses technical skills with traditional and contemporary arts for creating a transformative and impactful experience for anyone from consumers, industry, creative peers and communities. Students will be encouraged to frame creative surfaces in embroidery and print design by developing creative aptitude and design sensitivity to deliver original work through handmade and digital methods and draw from domestic and global trends.

This course strikes a delicate balance between traditional art and crafts practices with digital learning practices for future practitioners. Developing professional projects by combining experimentation, creativity, research technology, materials and tools in contemporary space are integral to this course.

Features: The curriculum includes interaction and training with artisan’s for understanding the strong design essence and huge landscape of Indian crafts of different states. Explorations will be thematic while learning motif development, patterns and repeat understanding to generate original surface design. Students will understand technical nuances to do prints and graphics for textiles, fashion, interior, stationary and retail packaging. The students will be able to work with a wide range of industries like the Fashion textiles, Home Furnishing, Craft sector, Handloom Cooperatives and also create their own ventures.

The course module entails fabric studies, textile craft visit, understanding the finer aspects of sketching and drawing, exploration of various surface techniques, CAD for prints and graphics, digital print development and projects.

Career opportunities: As the second largest employer in India, the Indian textiles industry, currently estimated at around US$ 108 billion, is expected to reach US$ 223 billion by 2021. Indian textile industry is at advantageous position with all government support and 100% FDI possibility in these sectors. (https://www.ibef.org/industry/textiles.aspx)

  • Entry level textile Designer for Fashion fabrics
  • Print & graphics designer for textile industry
  • Surface designer for home furnishings industry
  • Entry level textile Sourcing manager
  • Creative Embroidery surface coordinators
  • Sample coordinator for creative surfaces in design house
  • Surface design trainer in NGOs or Handloom Cooperatives
  • Stationaries & retail package designer

Career Path

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

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  • Entry level textile Designer for Fashion fabrics

  • Print & graphics designer for textile mills

  • Surface designer for home furnishings industry

  • Entry level textile Sourcing manager

  • Creative Embroidery surface coordinators

  • Sample coordinator for creative surfaces in design house

  • Surface design trainer in NGO or Handloom Cooperatives

  • Stationaries & retail package designer