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Design Culture Learning Series 2.0

ARCH is back with Series 2.0 of Design Culture Learning, aimed at sensitizing people to the importance of design in the field of Creativity 5.0, Society 5.0, Harmonious Livability and Design Leadership. Industry Practitioners, Designers, and Academicians. In a series designed to build
design awareness and provide insights, 12 Design industry stalwarts are invited to share their journey into the beautiful space of design transitions.

In the current scenario, creativity itself needs creativity! Especially because of the VUCA world we live in .With expert discussions and presentations on subjects like Visual Arts and Creativity' (A glance through the history) by Shail Choyal Veteran painter, printmaker and teacher; Ten tenets: an overview of 3 decades of creative research and professional practice  by Sarita Sundar Graphic artist, researcher, and foundr at Hanno, Creative evolution of jewellery in jaipur by Sudhir Kasliwal - CFO & partner, The gem palace, the series gives a deep insight into the world of creativity.

Society 5.0 is defined as a human centric society to resolve socio economic issues by integrating cyberspace and the physical space, involving enormous opportunities and challenges for the 21st century. The series discusses with experts subjects like: A craft-driven design practice to bring about a social impact by Aditi Babel Founder & Design Head at Aditi Babel Design Studio, Design thinking for Start-ups by Vaidyanathan A - Founder & Managing Director, From A leaf to a forest: An essential journey in Designing Value driven Technology by Arun Cherian Founder & CEO, Rayrise Design Lab, giving remarkable insights into the new normal we face today.

This subject delves into the various aspects of an integrated lifestyle of the new normal that we live in today. Discussing subjects like Curating spaces for attention & love by Ajay Mehta President of Vidya Bhavan Society and ex-CEO of Seva Mandir , Design for Behavior Change by Poonam Bir Founder, Designer, & Compostwali Daily Dump, Design Matters by Rajagopalan Palamadai Independent Practice design and Development mangement, a new insight is manifest for a better tomorrow.

In the final week of the series, the subject of Design Leadership for the future was discussed. Topics highlighted are Thought Leadership for design by Narendra Sharma  Management consultant, Hidden Design - how design secretly shapes our choices by Shivani Singhal - Head , Dharohar, The why of Design by Anthony Lopez - Founder and principal Lopez design experienced experts in the design leadership domain.

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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