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Lifestyle & Accessory Design (UG)


Expeditious globalization has given impulsive charismatic trends, the vibrancy and variety in jewellery market has given rise to the style quotient of fashionistas. We focus on the enlightenment of global cultures and lifestyles, which will nourish them with innovative aspirations with blending of cultures and lifestyle into contemporary designs.To enjoy the success in this industry, one needs to be full of intense flow of creative skills and innovative thoughts. Opportunities are endless from small boutiques to large lifestyle houses and accessories designers.


  • Drawing, rendering, form studies and product development are the core subjects in Lifestyle & Accessories Design studies.
  • History of body ornamentation is aimed to understand the relation between body and ornamentations and create deeper understanding for body adornment.
  • Material and technical studies, orthographic & autoCAD are aimed to get exposure to different materials and technical aspects in order to implement design into reality.
  • Craft development and research are integral part of design education to understand socio-economy trend of craft heritage and ornamentation.
  • Trend study, market opportunities and strategies, fashion forecast and range development are the core factors for students to make their special presence in the field of Lifestyle & Accessories Design.


Students graduating from this course are professionals who can become product designer, brand manager, design manager, product development manager, toy designer, stylists, visual merchandiser, design of costume jewellery, leather goods, giftware, tableware, watches, bags, footwear and handicrafts researchers for government projects/ boutiques/entrepreneurs or individual / freelance designers.

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At UID, students of jewelry design are encouraged to think creatively and develop their own style using materials and alternative materials to create rings, neck pieces, earrings, bracelets and more. Students are encouraged to learn every step in the process of jewelry making—right from designing to the final production. The course involves lessons on the concepts, planning and the practical aspects of jewellery design.


The course on Ceramic Design will give you a solid introduction into the core ceramic techniques and materials. The course provides a design-led creative experience of ceramics with a broad subject context and brings a culture of responsible design to the study of ceramics. Students get the opportunity to learn about an ancient craft while applying their unique, contemporary designs to the process. They also discover ways to integrate their designs into the humble clay and mould it into products of their liking and expression.


As part of this course, students acquire knowledge of the working phases of leather as a product, with hand and the use of machines. Students are expected to learn the entire process of leather design and production, including cutting, drilling, assembling, sewing and finishing. The course is designed to teach students the elements of the leather crafts.  UID’s learning approach teaches students the basic framework of knowledge that is very practical.