Head of the Departments
Mr. Anaik Singh, HOD, Foundation
Prof. Anaik Singh is a passionate and accomplished artist with a deep-rooted love for creativity and expression. With a Master's in Fine Arts and an unwavering passion for artistic exploration Prof. Anaik continues to push the boundaries of creativity in the field of design as well. He has been awarded with B.C. Sanyal Award by College of Art, Delhi University Prof. Anaik Singh possess 20+ years of experience in the field of art and design. During his career he has worked in the Computer Games industry for the companies like Microsoft projects, Code Masters, Dhruva interactive Bengaluru, Lakshya Digital Gurugram and Escort technologies Faridabad. He has taught and shared his experience in many eminent design and art schools.
Ar. Rohit Bharti, HOD, Interior Design
He is an architect, academician and a designer by heart who specializes in translating the thoughts and ideas into his design projects. He is a Ph.D. Scholar from Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi in the domain of architecture and Interior Design. He did his M.Arch. in the domain of Recreation Architecture from Jamia Millia Islamia University and finished his B.Arch. from USAP, GGSIPU. He has worked in the industry for 8 years and has been involved in academics for more than 7 years. He has presented his research papers in National and International conferences such as DFB conference in IIT Gandhinagar.
Ms. Ritu Lal Director,Fashion Design
Accomplished, dynamic, and versatile Academic Director with 25+ years of enriching experience as an academic head and senior faculty in several premier fashion institutes of the country. She holds a M.Sc. in Fashion Technology from Punjab Technical University and studied in NIFT, Hyd. She is also a recipient of the Sarojini Naidu International Award for Women, awarded by ICMEI. Her expertise lies in conceptualizing, and developing short-term and long-term long fashion courses. She has successfully organized events, and conducted workshops to drive holistic growth of the students.
Ms. Jyotsna Raghunathan, HOD, Communication Design
She is a screenwriter/ filmmaker with over 25 years of teaching and industry experience. Her areas of expertise include film studies, film production, storytelling and screenwriting. Jyotsna has written, directed and produced over 25 documentaries and corporate films while being constantly involved with academics. In addition to teaching and mentoring her students, she has created content and designed curriculums for many educational institutions.
Ms. Ritu Gulati, HOD, Jewellery & Accessory Design
As an educator, Ritu Gulati has led institutions such as the National Institute of Jewellery Technology (NIJT) and the Vishnu Samad Design Academy (VSDA). She is also the founder of ICAN Global and is associated with the Quality Council of India (QCI). As a designer, she has helped reposition prominent jewellery brands such as 'Izaari' to increase their visibility. Recognized in the jewellery design industry and academies, she has played a key role in introducing new and innovative styles and techniques in jewellery design.
Ms. Apoorva Vijh, Program Leader Luxury
Post-graduate from MIP Politecnico di Milano Business School / S P Jain Global School ( International Masters in Luxury Goods and Services Management).
She completed her graduation from NIFT Hyderabad, specializing in Lifestyle and Accessory Design. A decade of work experience in the design industry, she has worked with brands such a P C JEWELLERS, (SRK GROUP), IMAGINARIUM, AND TITAN. Her teaching experience includes connect with NIFT- Mumbai, Lemark School of Art ( Mumbai ), GIA – MUMBAI and ARCH COLLEGE OF DESIGN AND BUSINESS.
Ar. Himani Agarwal
She is a passionate and a skilled COA registered architect. She has completed her M. Arch. From Chandigarh College of Architecture and done her B. Arch. From Manipal University, Jaipur. She has been successfully teaching various subjects in Interior Design and finds special interest in teaching indoor spatial planning. She has worked as a senior architect in Alliance Architects. She has assisted in government projects under the team of Chandigarh College of Architecture.
Mr. Prasanta Mukherjee
He is a renowned sculptor and an artist. He has done his M.F.A. in Sculpture in 1990 from M.S.U. Baroda, India. He finished his B.F.A. Sculpture in 1988 from M.S.U. Baroda, India. He holds an experience of more than 30 years of experience in the domain of arts, sculpting and academics. He has been part of many exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, such as a solo show in Bhil Haus Gallery, San Antonio, USA in 2007, “Promise of Life” a solo show at Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2008 etc. He is also a recipient of Fulbright Grant for Senior scholar program to work as a resident artist at Chicago, 1999.
Ms. Ela Mukherjee
She is a senior ceramic artist and sculptor. She has an experience of more than 30 years in arts, sculpting and teaching. She has been a visiting resident scholar in ceramics at Newcastle University, UK, 2008. She has also been a visiting research scholar in ceramics at Kansas State University, USA, 2005-06. She has a Master Degree in English literature, Calcutta University, India. She has been part of many exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, such as a solo show at Square Gallery, Newcastle, UK, 2008, Water, group show at Delhi organized by Delhi Blue Pottery Trust, in Feb., 2002 etc.
Ms. Shruti Dudani
Masters in Fashion Design from Nottingham Trend University, UK is a practicing fashion designer with 6 years of academic experience, closely connected with the Fashion world. Shruti comes with an expertise in design process and fashion technology.
Mr. Brajesh Kumar
He is a Fashion graduate from NIFT, Delhi and comes with a decade of experience in fashion Industry. He has developed his skills by working with Designers like Rajesh Pratap Singh and has worked on various projects including uniform design for different domestic Airlines.
She is a NID textile’s graduate with over a decade of experience in the industry and runs her own brand. Her expertise in textiles and Fabrics adds value to the fashion design program.
Mr. Gurmeet Singh
He has over 26 years of Industry and Academic experience. He is visiting faculty at NIFT, Delhi. His expertise lies in designing for print media and digital media. He specializes in Computer Aided design software
Ms. Neerja Palisetty
She is a founder of Sutrakaar Creations Textile Innovator with o Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan India over 22 years of experience and she have been successful in setting up a trend to use hand woven paper textile products in India and Abroad. Years of experience with the Industry and Education Sector. Taking ahead my research on Paper weaving I have refined my Skills and Knowledge in Weaving and Design Development while working with Artisans at various levels. My keen interest lies in promoting handloom textiles, weavers and Sustainable Design.
International Visiting Faculty
Ms. Prof. Cindy Millman
She is a seasoned academic and business leader, is a driving force at BSCI, UCA. With a robust academic background, including a PhD in international entrepreneurship and innovation, she brings over 20 years as Associate Director at Birmingham City Business School and extensive industry experience in international business. Her influential research, comprising 25+ published papers, focuses on international entrepreneurship, innovation, and SMEs.
Mr.Prof. Neil Bottle
He is an academic and has been an established fashion textiles specialist for over thirty years, with extensive international experience in design, product development and education. Neil has a wealth of international recruitment experience and worked as Programme Director for Fashion Textiles, Digital Fashion and Photography at UCA, before he joined LL Global as Academic Director.
Dr. Paul Yuille, Managing Director
Dr Paul Yuille has over two decades of experience within the creative industries, with expertise in sustainable fashion and international development. Paul runs a multidisciplinary consultancy where he drives positive change through utilising sustainable design solutions and educational development. His research into sustainable consumption theory, investigates ways in which consumers can recognise their own agency and contribute to help solve the global challenges we now all face. Paul is also the Program Leader of the MA in International Retail Business, Sustainability and Technologies at Goldsmiths University of London.
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