Displaying exceptional creative maturity and imagination power, approximately 850 graduating students of Pearl Academy’s Delhi campus showcased their outstanding work during Portfolio 2019. The two-day event witnessed a diverse range of innovative projects being displayed before the industry guests, media personnel, design intenders and parents.
This was in continuation to the spectacular showcase by fashion design students at India’s most coveted platform India Fashion Week earlier this year in March. Personalities like Ashwini Deshpande, Co-founder, Director, Elephant Strategy & Design; Madhav Raman, Architect and Urbanist; Niladri Mukherjee, Co-founder, Glue Design and Heena Handa, Founding Partner & Creative Head, EDC Space and Design board and many others present on the occasion appreciated the students’ work.
Driven by the passion to create an impact on the society, students of Pearl Academy developed creative solutions to challenging problems to present their work using different modes of communication like animations, films, podcasts, Instagram, AR, VR, and Artificial Intelligence.
With the aim to remove the stigma attached to Leprosy, communication design student Alisha Prabhakar’s project Lepremation is a campaign to change the mindset of people that still linger around the stigma of leprosy. Another Communication Design student Vedika Khemka developed a podcast on parent-child communication.
Commenting on the occasion, Professor Nandita Abraham, President, Pearl Academy said: “For the last 26 years we have provided our students with a culture of innovation, design and creative thinking along with the right mentors to make them successful in their chosen fields. I am amazed to see the creative potential of our students in finding solutions to real-world problems. I wish them the very best for their future endeavours. I would also like to congratulate the campus director, Alok Baraya, Deans of schools of Design, Fashion and Media and all the faculty members of Pearl Academy Delhi for bringing out the best in students.”