Our five-pronged approach focuses on your individual strengths to develop your unique qualities towards making you an exemplary pi- designer.
Detail-oriented with an eye on the future, Dr. Jitin Chadha, Founder & Director of IIAD (Indian School of Art & Design) and AND Academy, brings eighteen years of experience as an educational entrepreneur to the landscape of higher education in India.
Professor Usha Patel, an esteemed academic with over 30 years of experience, stands out as a distinguished scholar in her field. Her unwavering dedication lies in the advancement of art and design education, as she actively strives to bring these disciplines to the forefront.
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.
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.
Sundeep Ramudamu is a creative professional with over two decades of experience in the apparel industry. He has led and created many successful design studios during his tenure, overcoming various challenges along the way.
With over 16 years of extensive experience in education, Alka Gupta stands as a distinguished educator. She earned her Master's degree in Commerce from Hansraj College (DU), complemented by UGC-NET (Commerce) certification, B. Com. (Hons.) degree, Bachelor's in Education qualification, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practices.
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 Kingston University, London.
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
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.
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.
Raised in Guwahati, Assam, Reetika Singh is an Interior Architecture and Design student at IIAD. She is enthusiastic and passionate about creating experimental and human-centric spaces. Reetika has also been commended by the Department of State and the Indian Embassy for her 100+ hours of community service.
Raised in Delhi, Yashika Baid is an aspiring Interior Architecture and Design student currently in the foundation year at IIAD. She has always looked up to her parents and wants to be a force for good in the world. She has an artistic spirit and enjoys working hard.
Delhi-based Rishita Bobal is a Fashion Communication Design student at IIAD who is highly ambitious, aspiring to excel in the field of creative direction and styling. With a friendly and approachable attitude, she has gained valuable experience through multiple styling internships, showcasing her dedication to the industry.
Raised in Kanpur, Avantika Tripathi now finds her creative calling in the realm of Fashion Communication at IIAD. Her dynamic portfolio spans numerous successful collaborations and achievements in styling, music, makeup, and more. Avantika is celebrated not only for her amiable and approachable nature but also for her exceptional talents in management, organisation, and creativity, all of which she passionately infuses into her work.
Raised in Delhi, Vrinda Gulati is a foundation year student at IIAD who will be pursuing Communication Design at IIAD. She is a hard-working and self-driven individual who isn’t afraid to face a challenge, with a great interest in sketching and event management.
Gauri Kashyap is a foundation year student who will be pursuing Interior Architecture and Design at IIAD. Thriving on meaningful interactions, she is on a quest to expand her network with each passing day, eager to learn and grow in her creative pursuits.
Deva Chandhana is a Fashion Design student at IIAD. His journey is marked by a profound commitment to self-expression and an abiding love for the art of clothing and design. He has also worked as a stylist for a photographer. Deva is on a mission to bring his innovative ideas to life and let his unique style resonate in every endeavour, making him a promising force in the world of fashion.
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