FACULTY AND ADMIN Faculty Fashion Design

Saurabh Deo

Saurabh has been an experienced designer and academician for twenty years,  leading fashion academic programs, with blended (online & f2f) curriculum development & teaching, International university audits – validation & examination process, academic talent-hiring, and staff training.

As a faculty member of the Fashion department at IIAD, he is committed to creating a rich learning environment and experience for students. An alumnus of NIFT (India) and NTU (UK), he has led the Fashion Design department at Pearl Academy Noida. He has rich knowledge of handicrafts, wherein he has worked with innumerable artisans from across the country. He also has hands-on industry experience in fashion and luxury product development, costume design for movies, garment merchandising,  fashion market & trend analysis, and more.

A Strong education professional, Saurabh has a Master’s degree focused on Design (Fashion & Textile) from Nottingham Trent University & a Bachelor’s Degree from the National Institute of Fashion Technology.

Teaching Interests

  • Design Process
  • Design Research – Contextual study, Client & Market (STP & VALS), Trend analysis
  • Material Design & Exploration, Laser Cutting (.ai) and 3D Printing (.stl)
  • Creative Pattern Making, Garment Construction & Draping
  • Craft research & innovation


Links: IGNOU -Wrote a book for the Certificate in Fashion Design (CFDE) program of School of Vocational Education & Training (SOVET):

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