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Chr-Cha on Design for Transforming the Future

In times of Corona (Covid-19), human society is being forced to completely reassess its fundamental structures. A Chrcha on ‘DESIGN FOR TRANSFORMING THE FUTURE’ was organized in April 2020. Brussels based Designer, Creative Director, Design Strategist, Author, Speaker, and Past-President of IxDA - Alok B. Nandi, Director at Spread Design & Architempo, was engaged in conversation with Archana Surana and Naveen Verma.

The session brought forth the fact that the Covid-19 pandemic has forced us to think deeply about Design, what it is & what it could do? We have begun wondering about the changes we need to make in the very ‘design’ of our society. From the examination of our consumer behaviour and product consumption, to the analysis of economic parameters and the overall state of functioning of government, the need of the hour seems to be to evolve innovative measures of prevention and implement them.

Alok highlighted the need for policy makers to rise up to the challenge with creative macro solutions that go beyond day to day troubleshooting. Archana pointed at the micro solutions, with little homely innovations for mask production and personal hygiene and health care, that are being applied across Indian households, leveraging their ethnic wisdom and an ancient in-built design sensibility.

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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