The inception of Indus Design School (IDS) came about to address the growing need for a well-structured and credible formal education in design. IDS is located in the Ahmedabad.
About Indus Design School
The inception of Indus Design School (IDS) came about to address the growing need for a well-structured and credible formal education in design. IDS is located in Ahmedabad, one of India's most culturally and historically vibrant cities. For centuries, the city has been a gateway to grandeur, heritage & style. The delicate interlacing of the city's art legacy and contemporary lifestyle made it a perfect host for a revered design school- IDS.
The curriculum of holistic knowledge development is structured to provide in-depth, progressive learning in design creation & effectively navigate learners through the core of the design process that varies between design disciplines. As the design is a highly skill-driven stream, IDS executes the 'learning-by-doing' approach, starting from foundation years. Indus Design School houses the best equipment and technology of professional standards, made available to students and instructors to provide the best learning experience.
The faculty at IDS are world-class academicians who share the same passion for their respective design fields as the students. They come from across the country, bringing diverse knowledge, methods, culture and outlook. The rich faculty lineup also consists of members continuing their research programs while teaching at IDS. The school maintains an apt faculty-student ratio, making the faculty more accessible and involved in the training process, becoming their mentors and advisors.
Expert Session by a Top Fine Arts Academy - NABA (Milan, Italy) Team
On August 9th, 2023, a team from Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA), a top fine arts academy in Milan, visited Indus Design School (IDS). Led by Mr. Guiseppe Abela, shared insights with B. Design students. They covered topics like Portfolio Management, Career vs. Job in the Industry, Recruitment Process, Fashion Trends, Social & Environmental Impact, Scholarships, Creative Industries, and Study/Career Opportunities. The session, organized by IDS and supported by the T & P Cell, engaged over 30 students, offering them a valuable global perspective on art and careers.
Orientation Program 2023
A week-long Orientation Program was organized for the new batch of 2023 students to familiarize them with the University guidelines and norms, with a special focus on the Indus Design School. The program included Guest Talks by Mr. Andre Vitareli and Dr. Nayna Bhandari, Academic Presentations by key university personnel, and Workshops by both faculty and industry experts. Multiple workshops, such as "Art-Istry" Creative and Cyanotype Printing, served as ice-breaking sessions to introduce students to the world of design. The Faculty Coordinators provided insights into the department and course curriculum, and interaction sessions with alumni gave students a glimpse of the design scope and their learning experiences at Indus Design School. Overall, the Orientation Programme successfully integrated the new students into the university's culture and specifically into the dynamics of the Design Department.
“Expo Unveil Design” Exhibition
Indus Design School's student has organized exhibition named "Expo Unveil Design” on May 22-23,2023. The exhibition showcased an array of stunning visual aesthetics and thought-provoking concepts. Each exhibit featured the remarkable work of talented students, who had poured their passion and skills into their projects. The meticulously crafted designs spanned various disciplines, including industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, and more.