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School of Leather Goods and Accessories design (SLGAD) cordially invites to a book launch event on Study On Indian Handicrafts: An Art, Craft and Design Scenario (ISBN: 978-93 83729-32-6) held on 25th September, 2023.


Chief Guest: Dr. Narasimhugari Tej Lohit Reddy, IAS, Executive Director, FDDI (Footwear Design & Development Institute), Hyderabad Campus.

Dr. Narasimhugari TL Reddy is a medical doctor by qualification with a MBBS degree from the prestigious Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. He belongs to the 2013 batch of Indian Administrative Service of Kerala Cadre. He has served for 10 years in various positions in Government of Kerala before joining FDDI.

After completing training as Assistant Collector in Kottayam district of Kerala, he worked as Sub Collector in Idukki District, Secretary to Thiruvananthapuram Municipal Corporation, Director Food and Civil Supplies Department, Registrar of Cooperatives, District Collector Pathanamthitta and District Collector Kozhikode.

About the Book:

This comprehensive research study introduces students to the study of fashion accessory design, including Indian handicrafts, art, craft, and design. It gives the aspiring designer an overview of the present scenario after reviewing the history of fashion accessories, including a look at important contributions by art and craft products in both classic and contemporary designs.

This book introduces professionals, academics, experts, design students, and research scholars to various methods and places such as Tamilnadu Aruppukottai Handloom, Telangana Narayanapet Handloom, and Textiles, Pochampalli Ikat Cluster, Nirmal Craft Design, Folk Handicrafts of Telanagana, Kolhapur Chappals, Etikoppaka, and Kondapalli Toys and Leather Puppetry in Andhrapradesh, Gujarat, and the Wall Paintings of Bhuj, karntaka Surpur Painting, Study on Leather Craft (Jammu and Kashmir), Hot Wax Metal Craft in Himachal Pradesh, The Physical Properties of Recycled Fibers, Varanasi Toys in Uttar Pradesh, and Baroda in Printmaking in India Colors of Life: The Influence of Interior Design on Customer Retention with Special Reference to Ikea brand Many designs in this book, including a look at important contributions by brands and retail design marketing, promotional things, and both classic and contemporary forms, followed descriptive methods.

This chapter benefits from research. It should be helpful to sustainable art and craft designs. Our research book revolves around artisans' livelihoods, designs, methods of preparation, and techniques of community art, craft, and design to revive for future generations this sustainable design intervention, which will elevate the design.

Date: 25 September, 2023, 4:00 PM onwards.
Venue: FDDI Hyderabad, Auditorium

For more details please contact:

Mr. Rambabu Muppidi, Ph.D Scholar, PSTU &
Faculty, School of Leather Goods and Accessories design (SLGAD)
FDDI Hyderabad
Mobile: 9441701667