TEDx Jaipur and Arch Academy of Design teamed together on 23rd December, 2014 to host the first TEDx Jaipur Salon of Jaipur city along with Chr-cha event of Arch to bring the designers & exponents of art on a common platform to discuss and address the problems and challenges through design thinking for a session titled, ‘Designers – Think Big!’
This year on March 8, International Women’s Day, Ms. Archana Surana, Flag Bearer & Vital Voices Lead Fellow again hosted the Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk in Jaipur to highlight the importance of Women’s Leadership and to accelerate the impact of women leaders through mentoring. Vital Voices organized the Global Mentoring Walk in 73 cities of 55 countries on this day. 40 pairs of Mentors and Mentees walked together and discussed their professional challenges.
A team of 9 students, accompanied by 2 faculty members got the privilege of attending one of India’s most prestigious fashion and design events “The India Fashion week” which was organized by the Fashion Design Council of India. The Amazon India Fashion Week saw designers give traditional as well as modern twists through simple and sober cuts and amazing silhouettes in their garments. For students this week gave a big reality check to on what goes on in a fashion week. Meeting the designers and talking to them about their work was an amazing experience.
Two students from ARCH have taken Summer Programs in Fashion at the University of Salford. This dynamic and exciting programme has an emphasis on a creative and contemporary approach to fashion. The students will gain an awareness of the creative fashion process, beginning with the research and development of a design concept leading to making a garment and the creation of individual promotional material. They will be encouraged to consider how appropriate styling, marketing and promotion are central to the fashion industry and the role of fashion design and image making.