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Design Culture Dialogue Series

 For the October edition of ARCH’s Design Culture Dialogue series two sessions were organised on the themes “Harmonious Liveability” and “ Design Leadership”. On 9th October 2021, Mr Srini Srinivasan, President, World Design Organisation, Eija Salmi, Secretary-General, Cumulus joined Ms Archana Surana, Founder & Director, ARCH and Prof. Bhargav Mistry, Dean-Design Culture,ARCH to discuss how leadership in the Design Industry can bring about substantial changes in this uncertain world. On 30th October 2021, Mr Rajesh Jain, Senior Director Programs, Swadesh Foundation, Ms Kavita Choudhary, Design & Brand Philosopher, Jaipur Rugs and Mr Amitabh Shah, Founder & Chief Inspiration Officer, YUVA Unstoppable had a conversation on “Harmonious Liveability”. The Conversation was focussed on the interrelationship between the Biosphere and the Technosphere and the importance of Design’s active role toward bringing harmonious living and its ability to bring change in this era of vulnerability, uncertainty, ambiguity & complexities. ARCH’s Design Culture initiative, motivated by the need for Circular Design Literacy, focuses on building in the students an innate need to keep circularity at the epicenter. With Design being the Driver for a culture-wide rethinking of how we design systems to handle resources and how we build networks and partnerships can solve long faced global challenges.

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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