Alex Velasco, Dean

With a career spanning over 35 years in the design industry, Alex Velasco is an expert in design education, product design and design thinking. He has taught design students in the United Kingdom, Turkey, Georgia and India. He attained a Gulbenkian Foundation Scholarship for post graduate study (1993) and has been awarded the South African Bureau of Standards design award (2000).


Catch a glimpse of the various on-campus and outdoor experiences at Pearl Academy.

Student Achievements

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    Aditi Vij and Nishtha Sethi on bagging the 1st runner-up position and the most innovative collection award
    Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week
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    Uttara Sharma
    Won the All India Caratlane Design Award
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    Anushka Sarawgi and Jugal Desai
    1st runners-up at ELLE DECOR Awards
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    Pashang Dadyburjor
    Majji Metro Competition
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    Akankgsha Sarmah
    Represented at Dubai Design Week
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    Shubhangi Palawat
    Caratlane Design Incubator Programme
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    School of Design Students
    Won ‘Wood is Good’ competition
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    Ishita Singal and Saanchi Madan
    1st position in zonals

Career Path

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

  • Design Offices

  • Advertising Agencies

  • Brand and Image

  • Publication Houses

  • Digital Publication Houses

  • Event Management Companies

  • Corporates and MNCs

  • Television and Network Stations

  • Online and e-Commerce

  • E-Learning

  • Gaming Industry

  • IT companies


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