Pearl Academy, India’s leading Design institute and Daulat Ram College, one of the premier colleges from Delhi University came together to work on a joint project recently. The project was to redesign the Interiors of the Reception area of the administrative Block of Daulat Ram College. The brief of the project was given by the principal of Daulat Ram College, Dr. Savita Roy The project was conceptualized and executed by the PG Interior Design Department of Pearl Academy, Delhi. Under the leadership of Course leader Ms. Puja Anand and faculty Ms. Manpreet Kaur, the project was executed with the help of Pearl Academy students from the PG Interior Design and Styling Department as well as the PG Communication Design Department . A team of Interior Design students designed and styled the given space and the Communication Design students conceptualized and executed Graffiti on one of the walls in the reception Area. The concept of this wall was Women empowerment as both Pearl Academy and Daulat Ram college strongly believe in Women Empowerment. The Interior Design and Styling students designed and manufactured the furniture for the reception area, made installations for the vertical surfaces and also provided landscaping solutions. The students involved in this project were: Daman Deep Kaur, Sajal Gupta, Alisha Mangla, Prachi Gupta, Dhriti Shah, Muskan Chaddha, Aditi Agarwal , Adit Chopra , Vidha Solanki,Tanvi Suri, Priyansh Chopra from Interior Design Department and Alisha Prabhakar, Divya Saini, Shiva Bhushan, Munmun Aggarwal, Pragya Mukherjee, Pragya Mukherjee, Pragya Bhandari, Jigyasa Varshney from Communication Design Department The concept of the Project : Design Detail for the Daulat Ram college Project : The concept for redesigning the Interiors of the Reception area of the administrative Block of the college was to give an informal yet formal look to the space . The idea was to bring in life to the space using industrial look as the theme chosen would complement the look and feel of the space. This was done by using Industrial theme and using chalkoboard concept . The installation on the wall, the furniture were designed and executed in order to complement the theme . The brief given by the principle of the College was to redesign the space keeping in mind that the spavce will be used by students, staff &parents . She wanted the space to be designed in such a way that will make the space lively as well as functional . The Furniture was designed for a space which was at the entrance and was the main spot for students, teachers, and parents but had no energetic ambiance around. keeping look and feel in mind . The furniture piece was in continuation of the "THE FLIP-IN-CART" (furniture piece designed by Daman Deep kaur in 3rd semester) as it favored the theme chosen. The space was converted into a reception area, thus a bench and a reception table was designed for the same. The materials used were M.S Tubes which were powder coated and Pine wood. The challenge was to design a table which was at 135 degree angle using tapered pine wood members. The Installation with weaving method was executed using wrought iron Hexagonal Frames. The weaving was done by the students themselves. Before finalizing the final design of the weaving ideas were explored in AUTOCAD. In order to add a greener patch in the space a vertical garden using recycled plastic bottles was made. A graffiti wall was conceptualized and executed by the students from PGCD Department. In the meetings with the Principal She mentioned the initiatives taken by Daulat ram college towards women empowerment. So during one of these meetings we decided that the the main wall of the administrative wall will have a graffiti with this concept. After few design iterations, the layout was finalized and executed at the site
Internship at Godrej Interio
To design and develop a range of space-saving and multi-functional furniture
Student name: Aishwarya Mathur
A Three day exercise wherein first day students went and surveyed the product line by the brand , Second day they visited the store again after brainstorming and with few concepts ideas for different spaces.which were presented to the owner of the store and finalised. Third day was sourcing/selection and execution of the final setup at the site. It was a group project where entire class was divided into 7 groups and each group had 5-6 students.
Pearlites got busy on the sets of The Creative Indians with Manil Rohit, and Sameer Kulavoor, exploring what an artists's mindset looks like and further delving deeper into Sameer's journey to Forbes 30 under 30 list. Here is a glimpse of the madness and creativity on the sets of the third season in the by lanes of Mumbai. #thecreativeindians #thecreativeindians3 #thecreativenetwork #thecreativeindiansseason3 #thecreativeindianswithmanilandrohit #thecreativeindianshow #tci #tci3 #tcn #manilrohit
Inspired by the circuit board, which shows dynamism, energy, technology, advancement… the Pearl Academy, India Design space is an attempt to transmit this language; Pearl Academy, being the backbone that makes it all possible. It shows a student’s journey - a vibrant academic journey, coupled with various processes & learnings across various phases, facilitated by Pearl. The choice of pencils intrinsic to design education, portray our logo in red & white; the straight circuit lines to depict their journey, the bends in angles depicting explorations, the pathways with circuit divergence – all convey a universal language of education & knowledge. The space will also exhibit physical work/prototypes of models etc. to the design community
Students involved in Conceptualisation: Pooja Goyal and Aditi Malhotra
Students involved in Execution: Pooja Goyal and Aditi Malhotra, Prachi Midha, Aishwarya Malhotra, Shivani Jain, Daman Deep Kaur, Sparsh Singhal
Faculty: Manpreet Kaur, Ruchira Bahl, and Puja Anand
Piyush Pandey is one of the most illustrious names in Indian advertising, and his story shows that creativity truly has no boundaries. Manil Rohit get candid and chart out Piyush's career map, thought process and creativity in their next shoot. Little do people know that Piyush started his career far from the glitz and glamour of advertising. Want to know more? Tune into the third season of The Creative Indians in which Pearlites have been an integral part of designing, research, makeup and a lot more! #thecreativeindians #thecreativeindianswithmanilandrohit #thecreativenetwork #thecreativeindiansshow #thecreativeindians #thecreativeindiansseason3 #tci #tcn #tci3
Students from Pearl Academy get up close and personal with Sanket Avlani, Curator of Design Fabric with Manil Rohit at the episode shoot of The Creative Indians for its third season in Mumbai. Bright and colorful, this episode will take you deeper into contemporary art that has Mumbai's kaali-peeli taxis looking a bit more stylish and funky at the same time! You wouldn't want to miss it when it gets broadcasted in November, do you? Happy viewing... #MadeToCreate #thecreativeindians #thecreativeindiansseason3 #thecreativenetwork #tcn #tci3 #tci #manirohit #designfabric #sanketavlani
Just like the last two years, this year too a team of Pearlites worked on the sets of The Creative Indians. Students worked closely with their various teams like research, wardrobe & styling and social media promotions. While Manil Rohit led the students through an informative shoot, the artist who was covered in this episode, Bandeep Singh, ace photographer, India Today, spoke about how one can enhance their photography skills and produce flawless images. Here is a sneak peak into the shoot at Mr. Singh's home! #MadetoCreate #thecreativeindians #thecreativeindiansseason3 #manilrohit #tci3 #thecreativenetwork #tcn
Anita Dongre's humble beginnings in fashion have, over nearly two decades, culminated into five popular, successful brands. she needs no introduction. Neither do Manil Rohit need any. The three stalwarts from the creative industry come together to shoot the next episode for The Creative Indians. Pearlites give us a sneak peek to the action behind the scenes... Enjoy! #thecreativeindians #thecreativeindiansseason3 #thecreativeindianswithmanilrohit #anitadongre #fashiondesigning #thecreativenetwork #thecreativeindiansshow #tci #tcn #tci3
Pearl Academy in collaboration with The SETU Foundation (Skill and Empower The Undeserved), has taken an initiative to train the less privileged and help them become entrepreneurs of tomorrow. The convocation of the first batch of 23 students of this collaboration was held at our Pearl Academy, Noida on 8th June, 2018 under the CSR activity for the skill development of underprivileged strata of society
Pearl Alumni showcased their collections at a fashion show organized by NABA Milan - Italy on 22nd June, 2018 using the fabric sponsored by Liva (Aditya Birla Group).
Students of PGFD Y2 and UGFD L3 from Jaipur and Noida campuses are collaborative “Kurta project” along with students of FIT, New York. For the same, faculty across Delhi and Jaipur campuses made an embroidery and swatch file of traditional embroideries that were sent to FIT for their reference. While the Indian students are working on design and embroidery aspects of the project, FIT students are working on trend reports and mood boards in October 2018.
As part of the curriculum PGFD 2017 – 19 students worked on the following industry integrated projects:
“REZA” Pet Wear- PGFD students made uniform for Haryana Police using the traditional textile from Haryana by “REZA”. REZA is popular in organic cotton yarn which comes from the cotton gram in Haryana belt without using any chemical process, also the woven fabric is from the Rohtak jail inmates. They have also made garments for Pet Parents and their kids using same textile.
Pearl Academy School of Fashion Styling and Textiles students in Jaipur created a khadi Installation at Tapri - The Tea House, Near Marriott Hotel in Jaipur to commemorate Bapu's 148th Birthday. Our students have created and put up installation as a tribute to Gandhi within each of us, like a tiny pixel present within our soul. Ankit Bohra co-owner of Tapri, along with Malvika, a representative from Tapri, were present at the venue to cheer Pearlites for selling khadi products proceeds of which will be donated for a noble cause. Here are glimpses of the celebration of Gandhi Jayanti in Jaipur by our students. #MadeToCreate #GandhiJayanti
We are in an Alliance with Fashion Incubator India, who offers an Internship and exposure trip to our students for the emerging designers showcase at International Fashion Week’s. (New York, London, Milan, Dubai, Paris) This opportunity is open to all Pearl students. We are also in an exclusive tie-up with them for NYFW, only Pearl students will be offered the opportunity for New York fashion week internship at the most sought after fashion month of the year, September.
Students of School Of Media got the opportunity to interact with Padmashri Urvashi Butalia, author, publisher and media columnist, during an intriguing discussion on Feminism and Gender at New Delhi campus today. She shared insights into the history of feminist movement in India, struggles of women and the changing laws in India related to rape and sexual harassment, the changing phases of feminist movement in India and it's importance today.