Design is a discipline that helps you get out of your comfort zone and get inspired from your surroundings. One of the most lucrative careers in India, design attracts students from all walks of life but often students choose to study design in colleges abroad. However contrary to popular belief, studying design in India is much better than studying abroad! Here is why you should study design in India than studying abroad-
The global inspiration
– As the center of the design trade and a nation to which the West looks upon for inspiration, there is no better place to study design than India. Majority of giant retailers and high street designers take inspiration from Indian textiles, architecture and design language for their collections.
– Be it textiles or other materials, India as a vast country offers various weaves and techniques of product design that is truly enriching to learn. From north to south and east to west, every region has something unique to offer.
– Beyond affecting career or educational direction, one of the most significant and intangible impacts of studying in India is students’ increased confidence and vitality. They develop a more sophisticated and matured way of looking at the world. They have the understanding and skills to navigate effectively, humanely and positively across different cultures.
India has some of the top fashion designing colleges, such as National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Delhi, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Mumbai, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Bangalore The Gurukul School of Design etc. Based in Jaipur, GSD offers premium design education by some of the most notable faculty in the world.
Nowhere in the world is the art of ‘handmade’ as prevalent as in India. By studying here, students get an opportunity to learn new skills and work towards ‘make in India’ upholding our traditional and time-tested techniques and helping them keep alive.
Studying design offers a lot of career opportunities. From the nation’s leading design magazines to working as a fashion consultant to photography there are so many streams that the students can dive in.