Design & Innovation Academy was established in 2005
With a vision of nurturing and training design professionals with the right calibre, expertise, attitude and creative thinking skills.
Established to foster a design education revolution in India, IMS-DIA has been unique from the very start. It is the first academy to have its own production house and retail showroom. With a team of dedicated faculty from national and international institutions such as NID(Ahmedabad), NIFT, Delhi School of Art, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi, LDT Nagold, GIA (Gemmology institute of America), Domus Academy, Milan, UCA, UK. IMS-DIA has a student-friendly education system and mature focus on innovative learning, where the curriculum is carefully planned and executed to provide holistic design education.
All the programs at IMS-DIA provide international exposure to commercial, retail and industrial centres abroad along with linkages to various international institutes and universities.
DIA encourages students to look beyond class-room tutoring to participate in competitions, seminars, workshops, exhibitions, events, conferences, research projects and student exchange programs. Master classes by industry experts, exposure to the market, trade fairs, and industry are all organized to broaden the student’s horizons. The academy has set up a Million Dollar Idea Club, an initiative to encourage start-up ideas, motivate and provide support to pursue students’ entrepreneurial ambitions.
IMS-DIA is the eighth venture of the IMS Society – a premier society dedicated to providing multidisciplinary holistic education. IMS-DIA believes in providing a unique contextual design curriculum, emphasizing creativity, innovation, curiosity and exchange
of ideas, through diverse achievable plans, projects and strategies. At the same time our mission aims to identify and develop each student’s personal styles and strengths.
GLOBALLY BENCHMARKED INFRASTRUCTURE