Published on August 5, 2022 Ahmedabad: Tangalia, the famed textile handicraft from Surendranagar, is undergoing a change with many traditional artisans using acrylic or other synthetic yarn for the fabric which is conventionally made from wool. Two students of textile design at National Institute of Design (NID) worked with the artisans recently and proposed cotton … Continue reading Students make cotton tango with tangalia
Proclaiming Love from Campus Wooftops!
Published on August 8, 2022 When classroom sessions and assignments wear them out and human interactions do little to quell that gnawing sense of loneliness, it is the four-legged furry creatures that offer emotiona l succour to students at premier institutes. No surprise then that caring for these selfless creatures is top priority for students … Continue reading Proclaiming Love from Campus Wooftops!
Reigning cats & dogs at premier institutes!
Published on August 8, 2022 Ahmedabad: Girls love them, they are super popular in dorms and their fan following cuts across batches. And no, class studs of the IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) do not stand a chance against the swooning popularity of the pack of 38 dogs and 15 cats that have made the lush green … Continue reading Reigning cats & dogs at premier institutes!
Co-founder of National Institute of Design, Gira Sarabhai, passes away
Published on July 16, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Gira Sarabhai (98), one of the eldest members of the Sarabhai family, breathed her last at her residence ‘The Retreat’ in Shahibaug area of Ahmedabad. She possibly died due to health-related complications, said family members. She was daughter of textile magnet Ambalal Sarabhai and sister of space pioneer Dr … Continue reading Co-founder of National Institute of Design, Gira Sarabhai, passes away
NID backs traditional toy clusters
Published on March 1, 2021 Featured image source: Pinterest Ahmedabad: The National Institute of Design (NID) has participated in a major way in the ongoing India Toy Fair (ITF) 2021 with exhibition and interactive sessions. In a conversation with TOI, NID director Praveen Nahar and senior faculty members talked about the current toy market in … Continue reading NID backs traditional toy clusters
NIDian wipes gender bias off textbooks
Published on January 13, 2020 AHMEDABAD: When Abhishek Mankotia, a master of design (MDes) student at the National Institute of Design (NID), visited an anganwadi for his project in Thaltej area last year, a dialogue set him off on the path to explore gender dynamics among toddlers. "The teacher was talking to students about being … Continue reading NIDian wipes gender bias off textbooks