First ever 2-day Chandigarh Design Festival to commence tomorrow: The two-day Chandigarh Design Festival 2023 which begins tomorrow at Chitkara University & culminates at Chitkara International School sector 25, Chandigarh on 22nd April 2023 promises to bring the world of fashion to the city for an exciting event for design enthusiasts and professionals alike.
The festival has been organised in academic partnership with Chitkara Design School to bring together industry leaders and visionaries from the fields of UX/UI, Animation, Fashion, Gaming, and Visual Communication, thereby providing attendees with a unique opportunity to learn from the best in the business.
Design is no longer just about aesthetics. It has become a driving force in shaping our world and addressing societal challenges. According to Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro Chancellor, Chitkara University, the Chandigarh Design Festival has been envisioned and designed while keeping in mind the importance of design education and how it can empower individuals to make a difference in the world.
This year’s festival features a star-studded lineup of industry leaders, including Masaba Gupta, David Kusuma, and Azmina Poddar, drawing in the brightest minds from the design industry. The festival celebrates the transformative power of design to fashion the world and drive innovation.
Attendees can look forward to a keynote address by David Kusuma, the President of World Design Organisation on ‘Designing a New Era: India’s Impact on the Global Design Landscape’, and an insightful talk on ‘Putting Life Centricity and Sustainability at the Heart of Your Choices’ by Azmina Poddar, Managing Director, Accenture.
The most exciting presence will be that of Masaba Gupta who will participate in a scintillating panel discussion on ‘Fashion Forward: Charting the Course for India’s Fashion Design Industry on a Global Stage’ moderated by Sanyukta Shreshta, while Sudhir Sharma, Founder & Chief Executive of Indi Design will share his insights on the ‘Design, Tech, and Culture: Future of Indian Design’.
Gopal Meena, Dean, Chitkara Design School,believes that those who are part of the festival will experience the future of design at Chandigarh Design Festival 2023. The industry leaders and visionaries, he says, will inspire and enlighten attendees, providing valuable insights into how design is shaping the future of the world. With a line-up including names like Sanyukta Shrestha, Kireet Khurana, Gagan Sahni, the festival is set to be an unparalleled gathering of design luminaries.
Chandigarh Design Festival 2023 is a testament to the city’s commitment to design excellence, with a rich history and reputation for contemporary aesthetics. As design continues to evolve and shape the future, Chandigarh Design Festival aims to be a pioneering platform for showcasing the future of design, driving discussions on design’s potential in addressing societal challenges, and fostering innovation in the field of design.