Vision & Mission


  • The Vision of IICD is to continue to invigorate the craft sector and to become the Centre of Excellence in Crafts & Design, encouraging research and bringing new life to the languishing crafts of India.


  • To lead our country into the future with the design programmes focussing on the future and techniques of handicrafts.
  • To keep the uniqueness and skill of crafts alive.
  • To create visibility of craftsmen in the International Sector.
  • To sensitize budding designers to the issues of sustainability and awareness of eco-system for which solutions are designed.
  • To cater to high level training in the craft sector.
  • To develop design-techno managers.