tdv the design village is one of the leading design institutes in noida ncr. being an interdisciplinary, industry-centric institute, tdv thrives on its network of promoters and supporters, offering its students a gamut of work opportunities and industry experience. being engrained in an established design eco-system, students have a direct reach to its network, both nationally and internationally.
from production facilities to product development labs, design labels, brands, houses and studios, lifestyle stores and branding firms, the tdv ecosystem encompasses it all. this interesting mesh gives enterprising students a fair chance of getting absorbed into internships and thereafter converting their internships into full-time employment.
research and consultancy
through design factory india, the design village, noida has done multiple design and design research projects with students and mentors from the industry. the projects range from various design faculties and therefore brings together an interdisciplinary team. tdv students will be a vital part of these projects at the design factory india.
some projects of our recently concluded projects are:
food production and distribution is a vital and an important aspect of every country and greatly affects a nation’s gdp. the mandi is a platform in the distribution chain where sale and purchase of wholesale products takes place. this study aims to understand in depth the requirements of a mandi with respect to its location, context, movement, morphology, functions, services, users/activities, ecology, and functioning systems.
luxury bus design
the term luxury has different connotations for different people. in order to define the term ‘luxury’ for the indian context, jcbl pvt. ltd, asked dfi to design an intercity-long distance luxury bus for the indian market. the biggest challenge was to create modular solutions that are flexible enough to work with different chassis.
furniture design for school
zolijns , a furniture boutique and design house, presents award winning european furniture with contemporary design to authors and influencers of living spaces. design factory was asked to design and develop a furniture range for institutional and office spaces.
l&t idpl are engineers in infrastructure development and hold a leadership position in india. the l&t inspiration book aims to document l&t idpl’s operation and maintenance division along with sharing their experiences over the years.
luxury bus seat design
msl asked design factory india to design luxury seats for their overnight city busses. this will redefine the notion of luxury travelling and create a new option for the traveling classes. the seat design will combine the design needs of ergonomics, aesthetics and user psychology.
the project involved designing a pesticide treated grain storage solution for vestagaard which could be implemented within their existing production line. the final design was presented at the 6th india international design innovation and ux conference held at iim bangalore where, it bagged the runners up title in the academic showcase. members of the team also visited the vestergaards factory in vietnam where they were exposed to international working techniques.