IICD OFFERS THE FOLLOWING DEGREES IN CRAFTS & DESIGN IN AFFILATION WITH RAJASTHAN ILD SKILLS UNIVERSITY.
- 4 YEARS UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (B.Des.)
- 2 YEARS POSTGRADUATE DEGREE (M.Des.)
- 3 YEARS POSTGRADUATE DEGREE ( M.Voc.) (for non- design graduates)
The Fashion Clothing Design course offered at IICD aims to unravel and infuse deeper understanding and appreciation of traditional craft knowledge in clothing and integrate it with new techniques and materials to serve as an inspirational resource for contemporary lifestyle and fashion design. The programme encourages students to emerge as Craft Designers having a social, sustainable and sensitive approach towards crafts.
India is a craft rich country and a traditional society providing rich cultural backdrop and context to understand the authenticity of the craft, craft practices, application and potential. This programme at IICD gives a new orientation to Fashion Clothing Design by exploring basic concepts from an indigenous approach to discover, and strengthen traditional methods and processes to co-create contemporary artisanal clothing.
The programme aims to fully exploit our location in Rajasthan, proximity to craft facilities and expertise at the institute and their network and linkages. The continuously evolving curriculum maintains a meaningful balance between theory and hands-on learning, research & application, cutting edge technology & traditional techniques.
The students learn the fundamentals of Fashion Clothing Design like pattern making, draping, garment construction and textile science. The technical strength and skill offered by these courses form the core of the program. Students also get an opportunity to develop an understanding of materials and traditional skills of surface ornamentation such as embroidery, tie and dye, creative surface development, hand knitting etc.
Fashion & culture studies, history of textiles, digital tools, and indepth study of various clothing categories such as men’s wear, ethnic wear and kids wear further augment the learning to enable the students to become confident in dealing with the dynamic world of craft and fashion. Design thinking, marketing, sustainability, professional ethics are emphasized to develop professionals who are adept at traditional and contemporary; western and Indian, making the programme one of its kind.