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CUMULUS: International Conference on “DESIGN CULTURE(s)” & IFFTI: Annual conference on “FASHIONING RESURGENCE: Our Time is Now”

Ms Archana Surana represented ARCH at the General Assembly hosted by CUMULUS - The Global Association of Art & Design. The event consisted of an International Conference on “DESIGN CULTURE(s)” hosted by the Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Architecture and School of Industrial Design, in June 2021. ARCH with it’s permanent membership with CUMULUS provides a dynamic forum for knowledge exchange and best practices to its students and a committed advocate for the positive role of designers and artists in shaping a better world.

Ms Archana Surana also represented ARCH at the 23 Annual conferences by the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI) themed “Fashioning Resurgence: Our Time is Now”. 

ARCH as a permanent member of IFFTI provides a platform where academicians, policymakers, students, industry representatives and other leaders converge for insightful conversations and discussions and make actionable plans for the future of the global fashion industry and affiliated fields. IFFTI has grown into the most comprehensive and prestigious international organization representing leading fashion higher education institutions in areas of design, technology and business. Among various Initiatives, ARCH in collaboration with IFFTI provides Travel Scholarships to Faculty and Students of IFFTI member Institutions for presenting papers at the Conference and conducting short courses of Study /Workshops at another member institution.

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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