CREATING LIGHTS TO IGNITE

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INDIA – Providing students with a holistic and quality education is not just what Raffles does, but we also equip them with professional development skills that prepare them to be industry ready. With the latest practice and know-how injected into our curriculum, Interior Design students from Raffles Bangalore had the opportunity to participate in a live industrial project. Led by their faculty’s creative practitioner, Dr. Neena Jaju Pingaley, the … Read More

BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS

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INDIA – Raffles Mumbai held its graduation show on the 10th October 2015 at The Lalit, Mumbai. Close to 600 guests including parents, students, and a range of esteemed guests including industry partners and diplomats attended the event, to mark the completion of a beautiful journey of our design students. Encompassing both a student exhibition and a fashion show, ‘Bright … Read More

Disassemble, Assemble

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India – In modern world, technology advances rapidly and whatever that is of the past becomes obsolete in due time. Even as we move on to newer technologies, the earlier mediums still hold certain value and such is the recent case for the typewriter machine. Dubbed as the world’s last batch of manual typewriters, these machines were transformed into a 13-foot-tall … Read More

When Mumbai Meets China

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India – Students from Raffles Mumbai were recently given the opportunity to experience eastern oriental culture in a China field trip from 20 to 27 July, 2015. The travel itinerary consisted of hotspots like Beijing and Shanghai, the capital and industrial hub of China respectively. As Raffles Creative Practitioner Yvonne Merkt had collaborated closely with the Interior Design faculty team to … Read More

Embroidering With Fashion

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India – An embroidery workshop that was recently conducted in Raffles Mumbai by highly respected embroiderer Elisabeth Roulleau saw 6 of our own students learning from the best in the industry. Such outing is one that has seen Elisabeth providing students worldwide the opportunity to discover her world of Haute Couture Embroidery. Her collection spans from works amongst renowned brands like … Read More

Storycity: A Cultural Initiative

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INDIA – Raffles Mumbai was recently privileged to have prominent communication design studio ‘Kahani Designworks’ on-campus, for an intriguing industry talk with our budding Raffles Designers centered around the launch of their latest project ‘Storycity’ – a publishing initiative to promote cultural engagement across Indian cities. Through a team comprising designers, writers and storytellers passionate about the exploration of urban heritage, inspirational stories were … Read More

FBI: A Designer’s Makeover

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INDIA – At Raffles Mumbai, in addition to grooming designers in their respective professional fields, a strong emphasis is also placed on the development of their leadership and entrepreneurship potential. And today, we’re proud to share the successes of Kahan PATIL, who undertook his first independent interior re-design of a resto-bar named ‘FBI – Food and Bar Industry’, under his label ‘Kahan Patil Design … Read More

Inspiring Women with Art

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INDIA – Inspiring women to speak up against harassment, and to help spread awareness among the masses against the cultural and social stereotypes of women – that was the unique conceptual goal of Raffles Mumbai’s Graphic Designer Jheel GORADIA’s street art themed studio project ‘Breakingthesilence’, which was featured on BBC News, and has garnered substantial international attention. With graffiti and painted advertisements … Read More

Design Redefined

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India – Industrial Design is a discipline that concerns every human being on this planet, as we are surrounded by different type of goods that makes our daily life easy and convenient. Industrial designer develops aspects of a product that creates emotional connections with the user. They also create visually appealing designs that can stand the test of time and ensure … Read More

Achieving With Innovation and Leadership

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India – Raffles Bangalore was recently honoured with the National Education Achievers 2015 award for “Best Fashion and Design Institute in Bangalore” by leading media and marketing group, Praxis Media Private Limited. As a significant symbol to identify and honour the achievers, innovators and leaders of the education sector, the endeavour celebrates and felicitates excellence, reputation and exemplary work in a spectacular style. 40 winners … Read More