New Delhi, December 21, 2017: Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution in design, fashion, business and media, hosted the Noida Design Carnival - a unique celebration of design, art and culture, as part of its ongoing 25th anniversary celebrations. The carnival was organized at its Noida campus and saw a brilliant showcase of creations designed by more than 200 students of Pearl Academy. It involved an array of innovative ideas, interesting opinions by eminent personalities and creative expressions of various fraternities of design, art and culture.
Through this carnival, Pearl Academy has put Noida on the design map of India. It created an interactive space that witnessed budding aspirants display their creative talents. There were activities like design immersion workshops, demonstration of various crafts and a gala fashion show. A series of expert talks with renowned personalities like filmmakers Meera and Muzzaffar Ali, theatre director Arvind Gaur, textile designer Peter d’Ascoli and Manil and Rohit Gupta from The Creative Network kept the audiences engaged with interesting discussions and enlightened aspiring designers about the various aspects of design.
Muzzaffar Ali, a renowned filmmaker said, “Creative wonder is possible only when you have a set of young minds. Students in India are full of talent, they just need a guiding force to help them lead towards their respective goals and I am happy to share that Pearl Academy is a leading example of it”.
Meera Ali added “In today’s world, students are lucky and unlucky both, as they have enough opportunities. I want to tell students that they should do what gives them a sense of satisfaction and not just work for money. Ultimately it’s our vision that will help achieve sustainability”.
Commenting on the success of the carnival, Nandita Abraham, CEO, Pearl Academy said, “For the last 25 years, Pearl Academy has been driving creative education in India. Noida is an important centre for design in India and we, at Pearl, work closely with the creative industries here. Noida Design Carnival is an initiative to let people experience the magic of Design. For all these years, Pearl Academy has been driving creative impact and I am proud to see so many of our students and alumni showcasing exceptional creations.”
The one-day event was packed with fun-filled activities and proved to be a great design immersion experience for students, teachers and principals from more than 25 schools and colleges from the National Capital Region (NCR).
About Pearl Academy
Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution in design, fashion, creative businesses and media studies has been a catalyst for the success of the students across creative industries for over two decades. With a legacy of 25 years, Pearl Academy offers over 30 uniquely designed under-graduate, post-graduate and professional development courses through its campuses in Delhi, Noida, Jaipur and Mumbai. Its reputation of preparing ‘Industry ready’ professionals has been recognized by leading fashion, retail and design brands, which has helped in establishing a healthy track record of over 95 per cent placement in the last three years. Its path-breaking alliances with renowned bodies such as the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID) have ensured that its faculty and students get an exclusive access to ‘industry in the classroom’.
In 2017, Pearl Academy was ranked as the best private fashion college in India for the fourth consecutive year by India Today – AC Nielson survey, The Week – Hansa Survey and Outlook – Drshti Survey. The institution was awarded the ‘Best Design Institute in India’ 2016 and 2017 by industry body ASSOCHAM. Jaipur campus of the academy was ranked as one of the most beautiful college campuses in India by India Today. The institution was also awarded as ‘Best Education Brands 2017’ in Fashion Design Category by The Economic Times. Pearl Academy is the only Indian institute to feature in Business of Fashion’s Top 25 Global Fashion School Rankings 2017 (Graduate). Pearl Academy is a member of Laureate International Universities Network, a global network that has presence in 25 countries and is serving more than one million students globally. The Academy is also closely associated with renowned global institutions such as London College of Fashion (England), Domus Academy (Italy), Media Design School (New Zealand) and NABA (Milan) amongst many others. For more information, please visit www.pearlacademy.com
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