CODE @Young Designers Fest at Rajasthan International Centre, Jaipur

The Young Designers Festival, a prestigious event organized by the Indian Institute of Interior Design (IIID) at the esteemed Rajasthan International Centre (RIC) in Jaipur, India, took place on Friday, April 12, 2024, starting at 07:00 am and extending into Saturday. This groundbreaking festival was tailored exclusively for interior designers and architects either studying or practicing interior design, aiming to honor the artistry of interior design while providing a platform for young talents under the age of 35 to exhibit their creativity and expertise.

The event comprised design competitions, installation competitions, on-the-spot competitions, technical sessions, material exhibitions, and cultural activities. Students from across India participated in all categories and excelled, with some winning prizes. Design project competitions were conducted in two phases, where students were shortlisted based on their submission work and then appeared before the final JURY.

In the realm of design, recognition, and appreciation for exceptional talent and creativity play a pivotal role in motivating individuals to push the boundaries of innovation. It is with great pleasure and pride that we acknowledge the remarkable achievements of our students in various design competitions, where their skills and dedication have shone brightly, earning them well-deserved accolades.

Below is a comprehensive list of the talented individuals from our institution who have excelled in recent design competitions, showcasing their prowess and creativity in the field of design:

Student Name Award Category Prize Amount
Pratishta Lighting and Colour in Interiors 15,000
Mukesh Residential Interior 15,000
Ashley Residential Interior 10,000
Shreyas Chandekar Office Interior 10,000
Sehar Colors in Interior 10,000
Harshit Futuristic Studio Design -
Kritika Futuristic Studio Design -
Shreyas Sarkar Futuristic Studio Design -
Shrishti Futuristic Studio Design -
Ridhi Futuristic Studio Design -
Anshika Futuristic Studio Design -
Sanjana Futuristic Studio Design -
Divya Futuristic Studio Design -
Divyanshi On-the-Spot Poster Making -
Mansi On-the-Spot Poster Making -
Manushika On-the-Spot Workshop - Lighting Design -
Kritika On-the-Spot Workshop - Lighting Design -
Chavi On-the-Spot Workshop - Lighting Design -
Manan On-the-Spot Workshop - Lighting Design -
Vidhi On-the-Spot Workshop - Lighting Design -

Every student has demonstrated exceptional talent, creativity, and dedication in their respective fields, showcasing the high standards of design education at our institution. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the winners and runners-up for their outstanding accomplishments and wish them continued success in their future endeavors.

Under the visionary leadership of Ar. Sarosh Wadia, the President of IIID, the recent exhibition showcased a diverse array of innovative designers, weaving together design and creativity into a vibrant tapestry of innovation. The inauguration, graced by Ar. Sarosh Wadia marked the commencement of an immersive experience that transported attendees into a realm where imagination soared and architectural structures narrated compelling stories.

A series of captivating talk shows, spearheaded by acclaimed Architects such as Yatin Pandya and Radhika Jhamaria, illuminated the significance of innovation in architectural design through lively discussions. These sessions kindled a flame of inspiration within the hearts of the audience, emphasizing the pivotal role of creativity in shaping the architectural landscape.

In a deep dive into the technical facets of architecture, Sir. Nitin Poddar's enlightening session on acoustics, titled "Design Beyond Limits," unveiled the intricate interplay between thermal and acoustic insulation. Attendees were enlightened on how meticulous insulation design not only enhances comfort but also influences the overall ambiance of a space, showcasing the seamless blend of science and art in architectural practice.

The spotlight on sustainability shone brightly during a workshop led by Flexible, emphasizing eco-conscious design solutions. Attendees were exposed to innovative honeycomb-based products, showcasing the potential of swift student-driven ideation and implementation. The workshop underscored the critical importance of integrating sustainability into every aspect of architectural practice, from reducing environmental footprints to promoting resource efficiency.

As the exhibition drew to a close, the anticipation for the cultural evening ahead permeated the atmosphere. The evening unfolded as a vibrant celebration of diversity and heritage, where music, dance, and art converged to pay homage to the rich tapestry of human expression. Amidst the backdrop of architectural marvels, attendees were reminded of the profound link between architecture and culture, underscoring the pivotal role of design in shaping our collective identity.

The Young Designers Festival at the Rajasthan International Centre in Jaipur stood as a testament to the boundless creativity and innovation thriving within the realm of interior design and architecture. It not only celebrated the present talent but also sowed the seeds for a promising future where design continues to shape and enrich our world.