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Design Dhara is an initiative by the ARCH towards spreading awareness of critical & strategic design thinking & research based higher education pathways to raise employable skills amongst the youth.

It offered a unique experience to students through the concepts, process, and thinking of Design scenario. The main purpose of this 2-day workshop was to introduce students to original methods that enable creative and critical thinking. It engaged the newcomers to different and exciting areas of Design, while the facilitators provided physical activities, group activities, games, art discussion, critical art analysis - fun, enthusiastic and hands-on assignments that went beyond the classroom boundaries. During this experience, the students experienced creative Design-Thinking process, developed critical analysis, created projects with non-conventional materials had access to all of ours workshops and much more.


Class 12th student Pratiksha remarked, “Techers were also a part of activity which made it more interesting and realistic. We got an exposure of courses offered at ARCH.”

Another student Kaustubh said, “I learnt team work. It was very interesting. Activities here triggered my thought process.”

On the first day the learners were exposed to unexpected situations, during the activity they were made to understand how to analyze and interpret possibilities, deal with different perspectives & finding solution. Here they explored Design tools to solve a problem. The second day was about Understanding the Design Principles and Realizing that Design is part of our everyday life and it is present in mundane objects and situations. Learn to identifying and giving Design Solutions to day-to-day issues. 

Elected to Cumulus Executive Board

Our city's pride Archana Surana, Founder & Director, ARCH College of Design & Business has been elected for the 8th Cumulus Executive Board (2022-2025) to represent India on 356 Member Institutions- Cumulus Executive Board.

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Keynote address on Design Culture (S) for Peace

Prof. Lorenzo Imbesi, Full Professor, Sapienza University of Rome & Design PhD Chair, Cumulus Executive Board joined the confluence virtually for the Inauguration Keynote Address on Design Culture (s) for Peace..

Finale Keynote Address- Pink City Design Confluence 2022

Mr Surya Vanka, Founder & Chief Designer, Authentic Design Former Director of User Experience, Microsoft joined the ceremony for the Finale Keynote Address where he shared.

Citation of Honour to Mr. Srini Srinivasan, President, WDO

ARCH College of Design & Business presented the citation of Honour to Mr Srini Srinivasan President of World Design Organisation for his inspired leadership at the helm of the World Design Organisation(WDO) and his outstanding contribution to spreading design culture.

Award Ceremony- Pink City Design Confluence 2022

Gayatri A. Rathore, Principal Secretary- Tourism, Art & Culture, Government of Rajasthan; Pradymuna Vyas, Advisor- Confederation of Indian Industry (CIl), Board Member- World Design Organisation (WDO) & Immediate Past Director- National Institute of Design

P-R-E Workshop in association with IxDa & Cumulus

A P-R-E: Practise - Research - Education Workshop by Cumulus & IxDA was conducted by Eija Salmi, Secretary-General, Cumulus International and Alok Nandi, Managing Director Partner

21st CII India Design Summit'21

ARCH College of Design & Business as Knowledge Partner with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held the 21st CII India Design Summit, on 8th-10th December 2021. The 3-day event via the CII hive platform was themed "Design for Circular Economy".

17th JJS- Jaipur Jewellery Show’21

ARCH exhibited its Jewellery Department’s work, providing ARCH’s students and graduates the opportunity to showcase their work at such a Grand Platform. Jewellery Designers and ARCH Alumni Shrishti Bhardwaj, Label-Also and Riya Soni, Label-Inari too exhibited their work.

22nd World Education Summit'21

Ms Archana Surana sat as a panelist at the 22nd World Education Summit 2021: a premier global event on innovation in education. Organised by Elets the event was a congregation of leaders from the global education fraternity sharing their ideas to reinvent, redesign and revamp education.

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