To disconnect was to connect with myself.

May 22, 2017

What happens when we withdraw from our phone, and all other forms of technology? When the students were told about this, their initial reaction was one of disbelief, and utter shock. “ Its about disconnection” they were told, and after much hesitation and apprehension, there was a positive response. This was the first learning. When […]

A career in design

December 7, 2016

There is often a misnomer that “ design “ is an artistic endeavor, non-scientific and non-technical. Nothing could be further from the truth. Design encompasses subjects at large. Influences from history, culture, sciences, anthropology, all form critical content, which forms a part of a design curriculum. As a designer you imbibe information, you observe and […]

tdv foundation year

August 8, 2016

The design village was ideated to bring the multidisciplinary design discipline under a single umbrella; aimed to nurture the budding designers and design enthusiasts in a collaborative, industry-centric ecosystem and bring a significant and progressive change in the society through design. For a tdv alumnus design is not a career choice.”It has to be embraced […]

tdv induction and orientation

August 6, 2016

The graduation from school to college is a huge milestone with young adults getting a flavour of freedom coupled with huge responsibilities of a long journey ahead. This transition, a subliminal mix of uncertainties and unprecedented opportunities in the young adults’ life, requires a mature counselling and orientation to steer the intriguing minds into the […]

wet paint exhibition

May 31, 2016

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” So does design thinking! The quote beautifully explains the experiences of the foundation year students at The Design Village. The foundation year of B.Des batch 2015, which focused on the learning about the fundamentals of design and creation, was exciting in every possible way. The entire […]

The Rural Immersion Program 2015– “Parivartan”

November 20, 2015

Design is not just an urban phenomenon. TDV’s philosophy implores you to observe design and the need for it in every space and experience. TDV founders Navneet Garg and Sourabh Gupta believe that spreading design awareness is the key to unlocking the vast potential of design and making it the preferred tool for social change. […]

Ladoo Some Love

November 5, 2015

The bonfires are lit and the trees are swaying to the winter breeze. Delhi is finally feeling the onset of winter. But the winter gloom isn’t going to deter the students of The Design Village. This Diwali, we the students, wish to ignite the light within, by sharing sweetness and goodwill through the humble means […]


April 23, 2015

Façade is the outward aspect of a building and many a times, it has been judged superficially as creators have exploited it for self-expression quite radically, where the “form” becomes synonymous with the façade hinting at the ignorance and neglect of the function altogether.   Fundamentally, a building needs protection from weather conditions, it can […]

Institutional Architecture

April 23, 2015

The design of institutes has always been one of the best playgrounds for architectural skills. Globally, architects have expressed themselves commendably, through educational projects. Institutional projects are great platforms to explore and exhibit ideas of built form and space making. A sense of scale and a play of character potentially define the nature of the […]

 Design Industry

April 23, 2015

Design has the power to influence a nation’s development, infrastructure growth, economies, and hence the quality of life. It is the tool which can elevate, celebrate and incubate the diversity, chaos and cultural mix that our country represents. Design drives innovation and helps enhance competitiveness of our industries, manufacturing as well as service- based. Thus, […]