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Design Dhara 2016- Design & Craft Fair (29th -31st August,2016)

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 !

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