noida is very much a part of delhi ncr’s vibrant design scene.
the hub of business and industry, it provides tdv students the opportunity to interact with and work for companies of the likes of wipro technologies, cadence design systems, lg, ibm, hcl technologies, philips, honda cars, and yamaha motor india; as well as research and development labs like those of adobe systems and samsung. noida has also emerged as the country’s media center, with many national channels and production companies housed within film city, including the india today group, network 18, cnn-ibn, and zee tv.
boasting several large malls and entertainment centers such as the great india place mall, center stage mall, mall of india, and worlds of wonder, noida has become a buzzing consumer and shopping district as well.
in addition to winning the award for ‘best city in housing’ in all of india at the ‘best city awards 2015’, noida has a strong educational base with several reputable schools and universities establishing campuses here.
well-connected with metro infrastructure, and offering leisure venues such as a botanical garden, golf courses and the famous buddh international f1 track, noida is definitely a district brimming with opportunity for students from all over the country.
studying in thecountry’s capital has distinctadvantages for students of design.
the city is teeming with design studios, boutiques,
galleries, museums, cafes, restaurants, and heritage and modern architecture. there are several design events on the city’s calendar, and every day presents an opportunity to explore some aspect of design, art and functionality.
hauz khas village and meherchand market are centers of popular culture and design that provide constant inspiration to artists, shoppers and entrepreneurs. lado sarai is the city’s contemporary art hub, while shahpurjat is a delightfully chaotic maze of upcoming fashion boutiques.
dilli haat has a permanent exhibition of crafts from around the country, and mg road offers an impressive variety of furniture and home décor. there is no dearth of luxury shopping venues to choose from either, with the country’s best malls located all around the city.
delhi boasts some of the best performance and lecture venues in the country – including the lively spaces of the india habitat center, the india international center and the cultural centers of several international embassies.
the possibilities are endless!
design factory india
design factory india is the social design research and development wing of archohm. dfi lends tdv its industry-centric, socially-aligned, multidisciplinary, professional ambience. tdv students get opportunities to work on projects ranging from the redevelopment of farmers’ markets to the experiential design of museums.
gomaads is a product design label that creates lifestyle products in concrete. gomaads gives students an opportunity to explore its work-in-progress laboratory where designs are invented, experimented upon, and tested.
the ecosystem also houses a furniture and lifestyle boutique called zolijns. zolijns offers high quality furniture that is manufactured by renowned european brands and customized to the needs of a discerning indian clientele. zolijns gives tdv students access to the impeccable design and exquisite craftsmanship that go into creating international lifestyle products.
from a chair to a city, a grain bag to a hotel, everything is designed simultaneously under one roof.
the tdv campus is a thriving ecosystem in which every aspect of the design process is organically cultivated. the institute co-exists with various design organizations, where ideas manifest into objects and experiences. in addition to student projects, this ecosystem allows real-world projects and design deliverables to form a part of the curriculum. innovation through chance encounters and surprise interactions is part and parcel of tdv!
archohm is a renowned architecture and design studio, with a strong commitment to cross-cultural dialogue and value creation through design. archohm’s network in the design community within india as well as internationally has made it possible for tdv students to connect with the entire gamut of stakeholders in the design milieu. its architectural, urban and interiors expertise absorbs students for jobs and internships.