School of Design

About School

The School of Design programs are about creativity for purpose - educating students to be design leaders who address real-world challenges through balancing high levels of creativity and technical capability with contextual insight and empathy for people. The curriculum provides a platform for students to conceptualise and validate ideas by canvassing, provoking, challenging and questioning people, places, things and systems. Through team and individual projects involving external partners and tutored by practising designers and design researchers, students determine their own design culture whilst building a portfolio of work that will locate them in their desired professional context. Graduates are creative catalysts and visionaries who go on to become leaders in their respective fields.

The school offers B. Des (4 years) and M.Des (2 years) programs, which prepares the learners with technical skills through the completion of hands-on, practical work alongside presentation and pitching skills, and knowledge of the conceptual design process.

Courses Available

Product Design

4-year BDes

This flagship program of WUD gets students to understand the various approaches, processes....

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Interior Architecture & Design

4-year BDes and 2-Year MDes

Interior Design program at WUD focuses on designing and planning of interior spaces for all kinds of human....

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Industrial Design

2-year MDes

Industrial Design as a profession empowers the professional to design consumer centric products...

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Transportation Design

4-year BDes and 2-Year MDes

Mobility has always been a basic human need. The rapid economic growth of India demands a...

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Professional Automotive Modelling

1-Year Diploma

This diploma program prepare you for employment as a 3D modeler in the transportation...

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Computer Science & Design

4-year BDes

Given the growing application of digital technology across most sectors and domains, the need for digital...

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User Experience & Interaction Design

MDes/MSc 2-year

This professionally focused, design-led course equips with the specialist skills to conceive, prototype and...

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PEOPLE

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Gaurav Sharma, an architect and furniture designer from NID, Ahmedabad by training, has a rich experience of over 16 years in the field of architecture, its environment and elements. He is passionate about using design as a tool for bringing change. As a designer, he has always pursued meaningful work – projects that would affect positive change for people and their communities. It motivates him to collaborate with others on projects that are both innovative and inspiring while placing true value on the sensitivities of each community and environment.

He has directed focus on propagating sustainable built-up environment using bamboo for construction of habitable units and he’s regarded as a first few practitioners and innovators of the field. He’s been associated with national and international organisations. During this course he has functioned for technology transfer, skill up-gradation, design intervention and setting up processes for the related industries.

Currently operating as an academician, he operates in empowering the learners to function as responsible designer for the future.

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Aditi Parikh possesses vast experience in the field of Architecture and design in association with various reputed firms in Ahmedabad and New Delhi. Her formal education includes Bachelors in Architecture from SVIT, Vasad, Gujarat University and Masters in Industrial Design from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. Her Thesis project in masters, based on the design of an educational toy for preschool children, done with Playgro Toys India Pvt Ltd and sponsored by Design Clinic scheme for MSME by NID, was a highly acclaimed student design project which was manufactured and launched in Nuremberg Toy Fair ‘2013. In 2014, Aditi started her own consultancy firm, focusing on Space Design, Product Design and Graphic Design.

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He is a graduate of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati with masters in Industrial Design and bachelors in Automobile Engineering from Institute of Technology and Management, Gurgaon. He has worked with tech startups like Cubical Laboratories and Telesoft Solutions on IoT and home automation products through his own Industrial Design studio. He works on research, design and engineering of new products, vehicles and technologies. He is currently employed as a lecturer for Product Design in World School of Design, Sonepat, Haryana.

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Ankit is a graduate of DYPDC Center Of Automobile Research & Studies, Pune with masters in Automobile Designing and a gold medalist from his batch. Ankit Soni was the lead designer at GUGU Electric Bike and also worked with startups like MFable Creative Lab. His core domain is automobile designing.

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Aastha Deshpande is an Accessory Designer from NIFT. She has worked as a Visual Merchandiser & Space Planner in prominent retail companies such as Pantaloons, Fabindia & Citylife after pursuing MBA. She has 7 years of industry experience in creating window designs, space layouts, Store Designs for retail sector, integrating design with the retail , marketing & consumer experience.

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Bachelor of Design (Product Design) - Raffles College of Design and Commerce, Australia. He has devoted his skills in academic and professional fields of design. His approach towards design is process oriented and research driven. He got the opportunity to design products for fields of lighting and furniture design companies, and has been awarded as a Winner - DEW Student Design Challenge 2014 held by IIITDM, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

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Amisha Jangra is a landscape architect graduated from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi and did her under graduation in architecture from DCRUST, Murthal. She possesses good knowledge of nature, sustainability and integrated designing activities. Her focus areas are landscaping and Planting design.

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"Madhuranjan Bharti Graduated in 2010 from NIFT, New Delhi with specialization in Fashion and Lifestyle Accessories Design. He has worked with an export house Hitashi Fine Kraft Pvt Ltd, Kolkata as a Senior Designer and Relaxo Footwear Ltd. as Creative Designer.
After working 7 years with the Industry, he moved to design academies and joined NIFT Jodhpur as an Assistant Professor. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor at the World University of Design, Sonepat, Haryana."

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Kunal Dahiya is an Industrial designer from National Institute of design with specialization in Ceramic and glass design. He has extensive experience of designing lifestyle products, product design, glass design, and ceramic design and decor accessories for indoor and outdoor amongst other. In an enriching career, Kunal Dahiya has worked with ISRO museum Ahmedabad, Ekal foundation and Bollywood art project (BAP). His photography and art direction are also warmly embraced.

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