Our five-pronged approach focuses on your individual strengths to develop your unique qualities towards making you an exemplary pi- designer.
An educational entrepreneur, Dr Jitin Chadha, is best known for his carefully conceived educational programs. He is the Founder Director of the Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD), New Delhi, which is known for its collaboration with Kingston School.
With a Master’s degree in Fine Arts and Graphics, Professor Usha Nehru Patel received a Certificate in Higher Education in the U.K. and a degree in Fashion and Styling from the Netherlands. Her diverse experience in fashion and textiles has.
An education management professional with over 25 years’ experience across the education sector Simrat specializes in start-up management for Design and Business Education including, but not limited to, strategic business planning, operations management, infrastructure planning and re-development, human capital management, corporate communication and outreach.
She has over 30 years of experience in teaching. She completed her PhD in Economics from Mumbai University and thereafter headed the Department of Economics at a college in Mumbai University. She went on to work as Dean PGDM with IILM-Management Institute at Lodhi Road.
With over 38 years of experience in the field of architecture and design, he also has over 30 years of experience as an academician. He graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. He went on to do a post-graduation as an Inlaks Scholar from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A.) graduating in 1988 with a specialization in Design & Housing.
Aarti Uberoi is a multi-disciplinary design practitioner with over two decades of experience as a consultant, academician and entrepreneur. An alumna of Massey University, New Zealand and NIFT, New Delhi. She also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) from Nottingham Trent University, UK.
With nearly 25 working years behind him, Gunjan has practiced design across the genres of mainstream Fashion, Costume design, Textile art and being an Educator . An alumna of NIFT (Delhi), he has had the privilege to parallelly tread various paths that collectively speak about his belief that “design should solve many purposes”.
A sculptor from Kolkata, Kishore Chakraborty has been a practicing artist for the last 27 years. He was a senior fellow in sculpture from the Ministry of Culture. He has participated in numerous exhibitions in India and abroad along with his national and international solo shows. Kishore is a founding faculty member at IIAD.
With 25 years of experience as a designer and educator, Saumya has advocated slow conscious living and conservation of indigenous cultures in her classroom, at global conferences and as a TEDx speaker too. As the founding course leader of the
Anshoo Rajvanshi with two decades of experience in the field of art and design has a fine arts and sociology background. She has conducted numerous workshops, solo and group shows in India, and has been a national scholar awarded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt of India. She was awarded a Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK in 2018.
Chandrika holds a master degree in Interactive Multimedia from The LCC, London pivoting the area of Retail, Financial and Travel by applying innovative and transformative thinking. She pursued her Bachelor’s degree in History and Spanish from Delhi University in 2000.
Josh P. S is a young reputed contemporary artist. He secured a Bachelor’s Degree in Painting with distinction from College of Fine Arts Thiruvananthapuram, and a master’s degree from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He has also received a Scholarship
Madhu Pandit is the Associate Professor in the Interior Architecture and Design Department at the Indian Institute of Art & Design.
Pankaj Narain is a Furniture Design Alumnus from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. He holds a post graduate certification in teaching and learning in higher education from Kingston University, UK and has a teaching experience of over 14 years at various design institutes in the country. He has also completed a certification programme in Wood Seasoning from The Forest Research Institute, Dehradun. Currently, he teaches at Indian Institute of Art and Design. In the past he has taught at Pearl Academy of Fashion, NID - Kurukshetra, IILM - Gurgaon etc. to name a few and has been an External Jury member for Product and Furniture Design at a number of renowned National Institutes.
A firm believer in the potential of Design and Creativity education, Prachi is a designer, educator and researcher. Her 20+ years of industry experience spans across product design, social design, publication design as well as the business process of design. An Accessory Design graduate from National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, she is also armed with a PG certification in higher education from Kinston University, London.
Pranay Mangrati graduated from National Institute of Fashion Technology, He is now an associate professor with the Indian Institute of Art & Design and even though he is essentially a product designer at the core, he prefers not being confined to one disciplinary box.
Rachna Imam has been a part of the Fashion industry for more than 16 years. A graduate from NIFT Delhi, she was the Head of Sales and Marketing with Tarun Tahiliani. She has been a faculty with Institute of Apparel Management, Ministry of Textiles. She was the Course Leader for PG, PR and Events Management at Pearl Academy.
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin With more than a decade of experience, Rashim has always been a firm believer and preacher of “Learning by Doing”. She is versatile and open to learning, with multiple feathers in her hat. She is an Architect, Interior Designer and a Scientific Vastu Consultant. She has worked on varied projects from the interiors of a residence to the interiors of a 5-star Hotel (Marriott), retail stores to a shopping mall, joggers park to high end villas. She has been the Head of Department of Interior Design at INFID, Jalandhar and has also worked as an Associate Professor at Pearl Academy, New Delhi. Rashim has also taught at Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar and Govt. Polytechnic for Women in the early years of her career.
Mr. Sunil Sethi, President of the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) is committed towards taking Indian fashion global by promoting the 'Business of Fashion' and has been operating for the last 11 years.
As one of India’s leading lifestyle designers, Raseel Gujral Ansal has been valued for her outstanding ability in leading architecture and interior design trends over the past 25 years. Her design philosophy emphasizes a refined use of art, magnificent objects, patterns, strong silhouettes, textures and a sophisticated color palette
Named Vice President and Managing Director in August 2011, Nikhil Arora is responsible for charting Intuit’s strategy in India. He has over 20 years’ of global experience in corporate strategy, international operations, marketing, and finance in India, Russia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe and the United States.
Leena is the curator of Couture Fashion Label Ashima - Leena, a brand known globally for it's dedication to traditional Indians Craftsmanship along with it's modern, versatile style and sensibilities. She is one of the founding members of the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), and served as its governing board member for six years.
Professor Spier was instrumental in establishing the collaboration between IIAD and Kingston University (KU) in 2014. As Head of the Design School at the time, Professor Spier was excited with the thought that the collaboration between KU and IIAD would bring international quality design education to India.
Prof. Anne Boddington visited IIAD on a number of occasions to initiate the staff development programme as envisaged in the collaboration with Kingston University. She conducted two day intensive workshops on faculty and academic quality development.
As part of a 3-day interactive session with the faculty and students, Ms. Samantha Elliot-Coles visited the IIAD campus. During her visit, she closely observed the students’ work at IIAD from the disciplines of Communication Design
Mandy Ure, Dean, Kingston School of Art, visited IIAD in 2019 as part of the Kingston team to attend the graduation of the first batch of IIAD Students. As part of deepening the collaborative relationship, she has been instrumental in giving IIAD
As the Head of the Design School, Prof. Chapman regularly visits IIAD and is actively involved in managing the day-to-day aspects of the partnership between Kingston School of Art and IIAD.
As part of the Kingston University faculty visit programme, Dr Abrams visited IIAD to interact with the students of the Communication design Dept. He conducted workshops on illustration animation, which are his specialisations.
Caroline Alexander, Senior Lecturer with the Dept of Fashion at Kingston University, visited IIAD as part of the ongoing IIAD-KU collaboration. Caroline was invited to conduct workshops on portfolio building with the IIAD students and initiate them into the requirements of a portfolio at the industry level.
Kanika grew up in Delhi and is pursuing Interior Architecture and Design. She is a Guiness World Record Holder. She loves to experiment with Design, her hobbies include listening to good music, paper quilling and problem solving. She also thrives to bring a change from within
Rashika is an ambitious and driven person from the capital city of Delhi. She is currently pursuing Interior Architecture and Design at IIAD. She has a penchant for Art and Design.
Despite having an analytic mind she finds calmness in being creative and experimental which keeps her curious with a knack for management.
Deepika has her roots from Jaipur and she is currently pursuing Interior Architecture and Design at IIAD. She is a compassionate soul working for Izhar Foundation to bring a change in society. Beside being a design student, she is also an athlete, a painter and sometimes a poet too.
Ayush did his schooling from Pilani who is bilingual in English, Hindi and Haryanvi. His love for Gaming, Photography and Artwork is being proliferated with time. He also loves to swim and travel. He is an energetic and creative soul who is pursuing Design at IIAD
Nitika is a Level-4 Interior Architecture Design student at IIAD. She is from Delhi and majored in Science in her schooling. She has been a sports enthusiast with a great interest in Roller Skating since she was 5. Her belief that Designers should stand out brought her to IIAD and to study Design as her higher education.
Sonakshi Gandhi is from Delhi. She did her schooling from Bal Bharati Public School and is currently pursuing Interior Architecture and Design at IIAD. She loves to draw, paint and sleep. Art has always helped her in expressing her thoughts to the world. She is a helpful soul who wants to learn new things and make this world a better place
At IIAD, we have built an open environment infused with creativity, a spirit of inquiry and a space to evolve and grow. Our endeavour is to attract the best talent and grow as a premier design education institution relevant for the times. We work relentlessly towards this goal and so far our journey has been rewarding.
We welcome people who have an appetite for learning and innate curiosity. We look for attentiveness, empathy and quality in our people. At heart, we are collaborators. We seek enthusiastic people who will contribute to the IIAD culture of working together while excelling individually.
Write to us at [email protected], if you wish to be part of this exciting adventure