JD International Design School Collaborates With Accademia Internazionale D'Alta Moda E D'Arte Del Costume Koefia
BANGALORE, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The two renowned institutes have collaborated in the field of Haute Couture and Luxury Management
JD International Design School, which is a part of JD Educational Trust, has broken all barriers to expand art and design education in the country. The collaboration with Accademia Internazionale D'Alta Moda E D'Arte Del Costume Koefia, one of Italy's oldest fashion schools, is for seamless integration of global perspectives and best practices applied into art & design education. The MoU was signed by Mr. Nealesh Dalal, Managing Trustee, JD Educational Trust and Antonio lo Presti, Academic Director.
Following the MoU, a faculty exchange program was initiated by Koefia . Mr. Sergio Milioni, top Fashion Designer and Director at Koefia imparted knowledge and conducted a basic session on techniques of Haute Couture, during his week-long stay in Bangalore, India.
Based on the principles of mutual benefit, the two institutions will encourage exchange of students and information, adoption of cutting-edge techniques and cultivating styles to match the changing dynamics of the global market. JDIDS will develop and expand international interaction with Koefia through various collaborative projects, including one-month international module as a part of the one-year International Diploma in Haute Couture and Luxury Management.
Nealesh Dalal, Managing Trustee, JD Educational Trust said, "This experience will enrich our students and give them a glimpse of international design. During the tour, our students will have the opportunity to experience historical and contemporary architectures. Guided visits to museums and design exhibitions will expand their knowledge in the field of art and design. We have bridged the gap between international methodologies and trends in our industry by integrating and collaborating with Accademia Internazionale D'Alta Moda E D'Arte Del Costume Koefia for Haute Couture and Luxury Tailoring. The students, who are a part of JD International Design School are learning the Haute Couture patented Moulage technique at Koefia. The aim is to introduce more and more global institutions to India and disseminate global education to the students."
The haute couture designers have completed an intensive course of Haute Couture at Koefia, Rome for three weeks. The designers ideated and created ensembles with Indian fabrics and Moulage technique. The aim to highlight the concept of 'Make in India' was a grand success as the event was acknowledged and appreciated at the Embassy of India, Rome by Honorable Ambassador, Anil Wadhwa.
About JD International Design School:
JD International Design School is a part of the JD Educational Trust and is based in Bangalore, and a new leap into the global direction to bring together a culture of international learning, cutting-edge techniques and diverse platforms to showcase one's creativity. The school will take account of present and future opportunities, challenges, changing dynamics and demand of the global market. The international level programs will help aspiring and passionate students to bridge the gap between world-class design thinking and the dynamic demands of modern-day entrepreneurship.
Koefia is one of Italy's oldest fashion schools founded by Toni Alba Koefia and situated in the centre of Rome. A fusion of tradition and avant-garde is the guiding philosophy of Koefia's fashion education. The prime focus is on the methodology of 3D paper pattern making called 'Moulage'. Pattern making, tailoring and creations are the three steps through which the students at Koefia learn the secrets of Italian excellence in Haute Couture.
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