ARCH Design Dhara is a powerful initiative taken by the Arch Academy of Design towards promoting Design Education & Design Awareness.
On16th June, 2014 Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Honourable Chief Minister of Rajasthan flagged off the ARCH mobile TRAVELLING EXHIBITION on wheels, which went all over Rajasthan.
Taking the legacy of 15 Glorious years of Design Education ahead at ARCH, the Design Dhara 2016- Design & Craft Fair took off on 29th August, with live demonstrations of different crafts where students from different schools visited Arch Academy of Design and got an opportunity to understand parts of the Design Process & learnt Craft making techniques with skilled craftsmen. The 3 day event was also aimed at the creation of fundamental awareness about Design through talks by ace designers and entrepreneurs who were present to interact with the students & to share “Career Opportunities after Design Education”
Bollywood Actor, Mr. Zayed Khan on this occasion inaugurated the event and launched Backstitch- ARCH’s Monthly Design Magazine and the poster of DesignStory Photography competition lit by Arch . He interacted with the students from different schools like MGD, Step by Step, JPIS and Mahaveer Public School.Welcoming him, ARCH founder and Director Ms. Archana Surana shared details about the event and then the students asked various questions regarding Design.
The 3 day Fair had different Artisans, Craftsmen displaying their skills related to Puppetry, Weaving, Pottery, Laser Cutting, Button Masala, etc and Designers coming in and interacting with the students from different schools and other people visiting the event. Also the campus has been decorated as a mela with Colorful banners, Selfie points and live workshops going on. The fair was a perfect example of learning with fun and was open to all !
Mrs. Archana Surana, Founder-Director, Arch Academy of Design was recently interviewed and covered by RajasthanPatrika for her exceptional work done to promote Handloom not only in Rajasthan and India but also Internationally ! The impact of Handloom can be seen in her students' work and even her own beautiful collection of outfits, be it the colorful sarees or the traditional kurtis, one can always find a blend of Great Fashion and Amazing Handloom ! Taking Handloom to All New Heights !
Arch Students & Faculty Members attended the Talk Show at Jawahar Kala Kendra on 5/8/2016 where Italian Architect Giorgio Galleani from the Triennale Design Museum Milano was the main speaker. Through his presentation and description, Mr.Galleani exposed the audience to the Triennale Design Museum, its Design, Objects and other Activities within the Museum and also related the Indian Architecture with that of Italy. The Arch Designers also presented Mr.Galleani an Arch Memento.The show was concluded with a Talk show with Ar. Ayush Kasliwal followed by a question answer round with the audience. Another great Learning for the Arch Designers !
Arch Academy of Design was the Dress Designer for Ripples - A Fashion Show organised at Birla Auditorium on July,31st 2016 wherein Super Models - charming,talented and intellectual women doctors of Jaipur city flaunted the Arch collection of Jewellery & Ensembles ranging from the elegant Button Masala,to the vibrant Aabha to Rudali and Pushkar Inveiled Collection.The Founder-Director of Arch Academy of Design-Mrs. Archana Surana was also present at the Event and walked the Ramp to motivate the Doctors. Another step towards Women Empowerment !