Anti Ragging Committee

This is for the information that the following Anti Ragging Committee has been formed to control the menace of Ragging and to protect the interest of the freshers, to prevent all sorts of Ragging inside the IICD premises including hostels. Anti Ragging Committee (Please click the link to download)

Pothi: The Binding of Bahi Khata Notebooks

Image Source: www.webdunia.comWrapped in red color and white stitches, the Bahi Khata Notebooks are an integral part of the business community, especially in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The Bahi Khata Notebook makers customize the pages for the purpose of accounting by crimping the pages and giving a fold to the entire paper in a subtle way. […]

Craft business incubation centre – IICD

IICD Jaipur has signed an MoU with Startup Oasis for strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the crafts sector of the country and jointly work towards setting up a ‘Craft Business Incubation Centre’ at IICD.

A Sneak Peek at Ek Taar Embroidery

Image Source: ‘Ek Taar’ is one wire in Hindi and a form of embroidery that is primarily done on the garments of both men and women. It was traditionally done using a single strand of thin metal in sync with crystal work on the clothes. While in many other stitching techniques, the thread remains […]

Daboo: The Art of Mud Printing

Image Source: A mud-resist hand-block fabric printing method, Daboo printing is practiced in Rajasthan and known for its sublime look and quality. The fabric art is considered as one of the most effort consuming arts of India. It involves a lot of manual work, processes, and uses natural dyes as well as the paste […]

Design Team of Sheridan College, Canada at IICD under “CoDesign Abroad” Programme

A team of design students and faculty from Sheridan College, Canada visited IICD as part of the `CoDesign Abroad` Programme. CoDesign Abroad (CoDA) is a social enterprise based in Toronto Canada that facilitates immersive, collaborative, design-based projects across the globe between students and underserved communities. The team did a campus tour of IICD,exploring all the […]

Bandhani or Indian Tie & Dye Technique: How it all started?

The word ‘Bandhani’ traces back its origin from the word ‘Bandhan’ meaning tying up. Bandhani is an old practice of art that prevails in the Indian State of Rajasthan and Gujarat and it started around 5000 years ago. Cities like Jaipur, Bhilwara, Udaipur, Ajmer and Sikar of Rajasthan and Jamnagar of Gujarat are renowned centers […]