The Institute of Indian Interior Designers culminates its Design Yatra on 22nd July with a grandeur finale. The motto of ‘Reaching masses’ in terms of creativity and Design has certainly been achieved.
The visit to municipal school with YUVA Unstoppable cleaned a lot of air in terms of the sanitation design, which still requires improvement. Design Yatra’s visit to the distinguished Gandhi Ashram explained simplicity and durability of designs in true form. Also an extraordinary event took place while visiting Craftroots and meeting Ms. Anar Patel. She explained how design innovation and the amalgamation of artisans’ traditional aesthetics have actually transformed our life.
The culmination evening had Architect Sanjiv Vidhyarthi, as the Key Note speaker; in his address he explained India’s influence in world economy. He also suggested that we should not adopt the western designs blindly without actually understanding our requirements.
Further the event continued with a brief discussion about the journey of IIID and also a book launch of Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre talking about the Terracotta Craftspeople of Gundiyali. Certificates were presented to the winners of Design Competition that was held as part of the Design Yatra.
To give everyone a gift of smile the session ended with a Stand-up comedy act by The Comedy Factory’s Manan Desai and Preeti Das. Overall the cluster was a splendid spree for networking and reaching masses.
CY Photographer : Marmik Shah
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