JD INSTITUTE NOW AN INSTITUTIONAL MEMBER OF IIID
The Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID) is the country’s premier body of Interior Designers formed in the year 1972 to establish good professional and fair trade practices among the community. IIID is the only professional body of India, which is a part of ASPDA (Asia Pacific Space Design Association). The main motive of IIID is to expand the contribution of the interior design profession towards improved quality of life in contemporary and future societies by the sharing of knowledge, experience, and understanding.
JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore campus became the institutional member with IIID. The main objective of this membership is to conduct workshops, seminars, and programmes for the benefits of students on suitable subjects. One more key aspect of this association is students will be eligible to apply for various scholarships which IIID offers every year.
A critical need in interior design profession is to realize the roles, responsibilities, and methodologies that evolve according to people’s social, economic, and political culture. However, the goal of the design is to make the world and society better for all. With a view to the advancement of the interior design profession in India, the Indian Institute of Interior Designers (IIID) came up with an idea of highlighting and exchanging good design practices, knowledge and the know how’s of the industry. JD Institute of Fashion Technology is one of the pioneers in providing Design education and practices across India became an institutional member of this institution to promote excellence in interior design. JD Institute’s association with IIID gives students access to affiliated interior designers, guest speakers, and seminars. With strong alliance like these, the course promises to offer intensive opportunities to students.
The event happened on 11th October 2018 at Good Shepherd’s auditorium under the presence of top dignitaries of IIID and JD Institute. Designer Prataph Vasant Jadhav (president, IIID), Shyamala Prabhu (Chairperson, Bangalore Chapter) and Gayatri Shetty addressed our students for the same.
WORKSHOP ON WARDROBE STYLING | JD INSTITUTE
One of the highlights of is the number of activities students go throughout their curriculum. They are nurtured with the right amount of outside classroom activities, giving them the required experience and knowledge. Recently in association with Bangalore Design Week, JD Institute conducted a wardrobe styling workshop for all the jediiians and aspirant stylists which was mentored by the in-house stylist – Mr Sidhanta Das.
So often, everyone gets into a situation of wearing the same item, the same way, again and again. With this workshop, the students and participants were guided on different dynamics of personal styling, wardrobe editing, styling techniques, personal shopping and the art of clustering. The session also involved a detailed discussion on the multiple facets of Fashion styling and how it is essential into the industry these days.
Apart from this, they also had one on one session with the faculty, understanding different body types, face analysis, personal colouring etc. By the end of the workshop, students were supposed to create looks, minimal and exaggerated, keeping in mind the colour theories and elements and principles of design. They coordinated various patterns, solids, textures, fabrics, and silhouettes to create beautiful looks and styles. They also explored various props and accessories during the process of styling these dummies to elaborate the looks.
It was an insightful and interactive workshop for all students to understand the importance and relevance of wardrobe styling along with its application. Jediiians stated “It was an amazing experience to understand how styling works. The workshop also opened our horizons to think of it as a career opportunity”.