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About Department

Department of Design established in 2012 at Sharda university, as a multi-disciplinary department has been working tirelessly towards creating global design citizens.Holding their hands, driving them towards innovation through future aligned design thinking & design process, with continuous industry interactions through experiential project based learning.Its aim is to establish Sharda as a premier centre of Design education, where Students are surrounded with an environment of design intuitively based on strenuous research with an aim of developing a new generation of designers, who not only fill the gap of creative entrepreneurs but integrate social and environmental concern to become responsible designers with a mission of

  • Industry-based learning within the classroom projects as the core of practical teaching, which will include continuous interaction with industries and industry experts to train students as confident Professionals for the future who are initiators & leaders.
  • RSP as research projects based on complete business model by studying, analysing crafts, connecting business with social impacts while exploring to the maximum and putting them on the forefront of the competitive design industry. Create craft-based design patents from RSPs as well as convert craft documentation into Publications & sources of innovation, combining craftsmanship with technology.
  • Sharda Design centre, used as a vehicle to connect industry with students, business with fresh minds and an instrument to establish Sharda as a multi-disciplinary design interaction centre.


  • To be at the Centre of Excellence in Art & Design Education to shape future-ready professionals catering the needs of the design industry and the society


  • To create a global center of innovation and excellence in art and design industry.
  • Promoting in-depth research in art and design studies for sustainable practices.
  • To inculcate critical, analytical, cognitive, speculative and creative problem-solving skills.
  • To develop a sense of social and professional ethics and values.
  • To develop the essence of craftsmanship, future technological and vocational skills.

Programme 2023-24

Awards & Achievements

Seminars & Workshops

  • Webinar on ‘Creative Opportunities in Fashion’
  • Webinar on 'Business Development and MSME Opportunities'
  • Panel Disucssion on 'Sustainability in Fashion- an Indian perspective'
  • Alumni meet for Pass out students
  • Alumni Interaction-Expertise Connect 
  • Alumni Interaction – Placement Connect
  • Virtual Lecture on Gender Acceptance & Beliefs
  • One- day training program for teaching staff on “Communicate to Connect: code of conduct”
  • Virtual Teachers day celebration
  • One- day training program on “Advanced Excel training” for non- teaching staff of the Design & Architecture Department,
  • Sustainability standards & certification in Fashion Industry 
  • Ideation and Innovation Camp
  • Gandhi Ji ki Khadi 
  • World Student’s Day and Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s Birthday with Ideation and Innovation E- Camp
  • Orientation Programme “Aagmann – a hands on experience” 
  • Virtual Interactive webinar on  Building a brand by Himani Mantri, Founder CHICORY CHAI 
  • Virtual Interactive webinar on Design Education Bindulikasharma
  • Virtual Interactive webinar on Understanding Crafts Somesh Singh, Co-Founder Craft Village New Delhi
  • Virtual Interactive webinar on  Patenting  by Patent Expert Kumar Tushar Srivastava
  • Virtual lecture on ‘Communicate to Connect: Spreading Cultural Harmony’ 
  • Sustainability: Creating a sustainable future in the architecture industry 
  • 5 Days -Hands on Workshop with Moonj artisans
  • UI & UX workshop for Digital & Communication Design with Virtubox Company | SAP
  • World Student’s Day and Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s Birthday Celebration | SAP
  • Master class & motivational session by start-up founder- On Getting started in the Design Industry and learning the Professional Code of Conduct | SAP
  • Virtual lecture on ‘Communicate to Connect: Spreading Cultural Harmony’ | SAP
  • Virtual Walk-Through to National Gallery of Modern Art | Department of Design, SAP
  • Workshop on ‘Unveil the Brilliance of You’ creating an inclusive environment to overcome the inner inhibitions and spreading harmony’ for faculty & staff | Department of Design, SAP
  • An Extension Activity by SET and Department of Design/ Architecture On the celebration of 71st Foundation Day of Uttar Pradesh and “UP Diwas” in collaboration with Greater Noida Authority |
  • Wacom Workshop on Digital Art | Department of Design, SAP
  • Virtual workshops by Department of Design for ‘India Craft Week’
  • Department of Design, SAP, Sharda University in collaboration with India Craft Village is participating in ‘India Craft Week’ to celebrate craft diversities of the country
  • Training program on Soft Skills with Mastering the art of effective communication skills for Teaching staff
  • Training program on How to stay Motivated Post Covid-19. for Non-Teaching staff | SAP
  • Visit to India Craft Week at British Council and Bikaner House | Visual Art & Digital and Communication, Department of Design, SAP
  • A Training program on How to Stay Motivated Post Covid-19 for Teaching staff | SAP
  • Department of Design, SAP is organizing a training program on Professional Ethics and Problem Solving Skills for Teaching staff
  • Training Program on Communication Skills for Non-Teaching Staff
  •  ‘Celebrating Womanhood’ to celebrate International Women's Day in collaboration with Federation of Buying Agents
  • Heritage Photo Walk: A related Study Program to Archaeological Sites of New Delhi
  • Intellectual Property Rights-Design
  • 5-Days hands on weaving workshop for Design students


  • Fashion Lab
  • Computer Lab
  • Material Workshop
  • Interior Workshop
  • Foundation Lab
  • Product Design Lab
  • Departmental Library & Lecture Room
  • Laser Cutting Lab
  • Carpentry Workshop & Garment Construction Lab
  • Textile Lab
  • Photography Lab
  • Visual art studio and gallery

Research & Publications

  • New Media and Business Communication
  • Innovation of a new Adaptive functional clothing for Muscular Dystrophy.
  • Empowerment through upskilling and design interventions of Moonj craft by tribals of Utttrakhand
  • Evaluation of Design Education for Design Practice in Online Mode of Teaching
  • Empowerment of rural women with the use of new model charkha in terai,garhwal region of uttarakhand