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Product Design

Introduction

Product design is a part of Industrial design. To design a new product designing skills and technical knowledge is required. It also involves improving the way that existing products look or work. The product is designed by keeping in mind the consumer market.

Work Roles

  • Depicts the Initial design ideas.

  • Connect with clients to discuss design briefs and make samples for the same.

  • Follow the current design trends and influences

  • Correct the Product faults, be accurate and pay attention to detail

  • Coordinate with engineers and marketing department to discuss and negotiate appropriate production processes, costs and commercial issues

  • Review the safety and functions of the product

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Advantages

  • Creative field to work

  • Demanding and highly paid career

Career Opportunities

  • Exhibition Designer

  • Furniture Designer

  • Product/ Industrial design researcher

  • Consulting Firms

Important

  • Candidates from the Science Stream are eligible to apply to only IIT Bombay and IIITDM Jabalpur.

  • Creative Aptitude & Skills are necessary to pursue Design Education

  • Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the scores of CEED or GATE exam.

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Disadvantages

  • It is a stressful job as it needs perfection

  • A high level of study and skill is required

Career Paths

XII in Science Stream

Pursue B. Des in Product designing

Class XII with any stream

Pursue B. Tech in Mechanical/ Electrical engineering

Pursue Diploma/M. Des in Product designing

Jewellery Design

Jewellery Design

Introduction

Jewellery Designing is a very rewarding career but a rare one. An individual who is interested in this domain of designing needs to have a good sense of fashion and accessories. One has to pay great attention to detail for a career in jewellery design. They can practice and create new and unique designs by working with boutiques, retail chains, or jewellery manufacturers. Once experience is gained, many jewellery designers go on to work independently, either freelancing or launching their own collections of designer jewellery.

Work Roles

  • Discuss the designs with clients

  • Produce a design by hand or through computer-aided design (CAD)

  • Design models of jewellery which is further manufactured in bulk by machinery

  • Create a custom design according to the clients requirements

  • Source and study gemstones, precious metals and other jewellery parts

  • Engrave gemstones or other materials which are used in jewellery designs

  • Also involved in business activities like financing and marketing

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Advantages

  • The job profile allows you to express 

  • Offers an opportunity design for the top brands.

  • Freedom to start your own business

Career Opportunities

  • Boutiques

  • Retail Chains

  • Television and Film Industry

  • Accessory designing houses

  • Jewellery Designing firms

  • Goldsmiths

  • Gemmologists

  • Independent Jewellery Designers

  • Freelance jewellery designing

Important

  • Practical experience is a must which is achieved via internships.

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Disadvantages

  • High competition in the area, especially for the self-employed designers.

  • Need to follow the demands of the clients, which may restrict your creativity.

Career Paths

XIIth in any field

Pursue B.Sc. Fashion Designing/ B. Des. Accessory Design

Pursue Masters in Fashion Design/ M. Des. Accessory Design

XII in any field

Diploma in Jewellery Designing

Advanced Diploma in Jewellery Designing

XII in Science Stream

 B. Des. Accessory Design/ B. Des. Jewellery Retail and Export Management

 B. Des. Accessory Design/ B. Des. Jewellery Retail and Export Management

Interior Design

Interior Design

Introduction

Customizing homes as per needs and choice has become one’s interest. The Interior designer helps in designing and decorating the houses and offices. They are responsible to utilize the space to the optimum level. Both aesthetic and technical skills are applied to get the best result. To have an enriching career as an interior designer creativity and good spatial intelligence is required.

Work Roles

  • Draft preliminary designing plans, including electrical layouts

  • Explain the design and ideas to clients 

  • Design the layouts using designing software

  • Estimate the cost of the associated project 

  • To determine how interior spaces will be furnished, communicates with architects, structural & mechanical engineers 

  • Monitor the progress of the entire project

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Advantages

  • This is a creative field that gives immense pleasure when your customers will appreciate your designs.

  • Offers tremendous opportunities to meet different people.

Career Opportunities

  • Architectural firms

  • Construction Firms

  • Town and city planning bureaus

  • Hotels and health resorts

  • Design Studios

  • Real estate companies

  • Independent, self- employed interior designers

  • Teaching in an institute that offers courses in interior designing

Important

  • Practical experience is a must which is achieved via internships or upon getting a job.

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Disadvantages

  • Freshers are expected to set their cost at a lower level.

  • Irregular working hours to meet the deadlines.

  • Need to understand every individual's taste and customize accordingly.

Career Paths

Class XII in Any Stream

B. Des. Interior Design 

M.A. Des. in Interior Design

Pass Class XII in Any Stream

Diploma in Interior Designing

Post Graduate Diploma in Interior Designing

Fashion Design

Introduction

A glamorous career domain fashion designing has provided opportunities for anyone with a passion for creativity. It has given the freedom to choose from the sub-fields of fashion such as Apparel designing, Jewelers designing, Accessory designing. The fast moving creative world requires a fashion designer which is involved in dealing with workers and managing a team effectively meeting daily deadlines, and traveling dusty roads to reach the local markets for procuring material. A person with skills and creativity can enjoy glamour, success & high compensation from this domain.

Work Roles

  • Creates/ visualize a design by hand or through computer-aided design

  • Plans and evolve wardrobe

  • Works along with general trends concerned with colour, fabrics, and shapes

  • Work together with sales, and production teams to ensure the item suits the market and price

  • Explore, select, and buy fabrics

  • Supervises the production

  • Negotiate with the involved parties.

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Advantages

  • Watching your design displayed will give a sense of satisfaction and achievement

  • Easy to start your own small-scale business.

  • Opportunity to travel in this job

Career Opportunities

  • Garment and textile export houses

  • Textile and fabric manufacturing units

  • Branded fashion showrooms

  • Television and Film Industry

  • Boutiques

  • Retail Chains

  • Independent, self-employed fashion designers

  • Teaching in an institute that offers courses in fashion designing

Important

  • Practical and industrial experience can be achieved via internships for better job opportunities

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Disadvantages

  • Irregular working hours in order to meet deadlines.

  • The job is stressful to harsh criticisms from the customers.

  • You will be required to deal with the clients' patience especially in the case of the difficult customers.

  • Lots of patience and hard work is required to prove your worth and build your reputation and name in the market.

Career Paths

Class XII in Any Stream

B. Des. Interior Design 

PG-Diploma in Fashion Designing

Pass Class XII in Any Stream

B.Sc. Fashion Designing

M.Sc. Des. in Fashion Design

Fashion Design
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