B.Design Lifestyle Accessory Design

Any non clothing merchandise classified within the domain of lesser dimension on scale with a seasonal dash as compared to products like furniture etc. is considered to be an accessory. It could be adorned on human form or utilized as a decorative or functional entity. With fashion & lifestyle, it becomes a composite with different variables such as trends, forecast, behavioral, spatial, demographic, psychographics .Students majorly learn to design various accessories made from stone, leather, metal, wood, glass, ceramics, acrylics etc.

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Lifestyle accessory in terms of body adornments is exploring jewellery, watches ,scarves, belts, footwear, bags, eye wear, head accessories etc. also space for home décor for living space or study or even kitchen products varying from lighting, cutlery to crockery and various other categories employing the benefits of combinations and fusions of so many different conventional and trending materials and summarizing all the previous mentioned ranges and collections with absolute functionality and aesthetics.

Why study Lifestyle Accessory Design at UID?

  • We the Lifestyle Accessory Design Department at UID have been committed since our conception in the year 2012, to constantly upgrade and formulate for academic pinnacles.
  • In the pursuit of the same along with the design as sole ganglion, we constantly modulate within our curriculum sensing the market, dynamic modules with faculties from within and the industry experts invest their energies tutoring individuals the aspects of design and retail dynamism in latest market trends.
  • The ones inclusive of all the aspects that have been continuously evolving globally to influence market share of our brand merchandise. With globalization this aspect of impact marketing, our design academia re-evaluates and re-invents itself regularly and develops its course to keep making itself relevant for the current millennial context.

Course Structure

  • Design & Cultural Studies - 1
  • Communication Skills - 1
  • Drawing
  • Basic Design - 1
  • Material Exploration
  • People & Environment
  • Design & Cultural Studies - 2
  • Communication Skills - 2
  • Representation Techniques - 1
  • Photoshop
  • Basic Design - 2
  • Material Manipulation
  • Solid Geometry
  • Digital Inputs CorelDRAW
  • Design Methodology
  • History of Accessories
  • Communication Skills - 3
  • Representation Techniques - 2
  • Rhinoceros
  • Material Studies - 1
  • Marketing Management
  • Form Studies - 1
  • Typography
  • Ergonomics
  • Accessory Design
  • Elective - 1
  • Communication Skills - 4
  • Representation Techniques - 3
  • Keyshot
  • Material Studies - 2
  • Form Studies - 2
  • Brand Studies
  • Range Design - 1
  • Communication Skills - 5
  • Representation Techniques - 4
  • CAD CAM - 1
  • Material Studies - 3
  • Nature and Form
  • Packaging Design
  • Range Design - 2
  • Elective - 2
  • Representation Techniques - 5
  • CAD CAM - 2
  • Material Studies - 4
  • Product Detailing and Hardware Design
  • Kinematics
  • Range Design - 3
  • Industry-Internship
  • Design Management
  • Design Collection
  • Graduation Project


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Career Prospects

With the growing viabilities in the global market economic tangents we are looking upon newer opportunities .We are eyeing domestic & global steep in opportunities in metal ware, jewellery & kitchen wares in silver ware, ceramic, wood steel and aluminum ware industries, Leather industry bags and footwear. we are expecting emergence of many more buying house with new vacancies in design, merchandising, branding, managerial and other vendor based entrepreneurship establishments.

Learning Model of B.Design Lifestyle Accessory

The learning model at UID is incubated to create and adapt to an appropriate environment of learning that facilitates our students with new experiences. We make sure our learning model engages the learner into new dimensions of work. This model provides an environment for interactive student engagement and enhances the system thinking ability.

At UID, we believe that the experiential knowledge gained while developing and implementing this unique learning model is transferable to other disciplines as well.


Fashion Styling & Communication

Marius Janusauskas

Assistant Director - Fashion Design Dept

Ph.D.(pursuing) in Gender and Diversity M.A. Fashion (Honours) B.A. Fashion (Honours)

Sandhya Srinivasan

Associate Professor

Graduate Diploma in Fashion Design, NIFT, New Delhi

Manish Patel

Associate Professor

M.Des. (Fashion Design), Domus Academy , Milano, Italy B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar

Rebecca D’Souza

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Pursuing), Fashion Business Management LIGS University, Hawaii Advanced Diploma (Fashion Design & Technology), Middlesex University, London

Ranjan Kumar

Assistant Professor

B. Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar

Anahita Suri

Assistant Professor

Bachelor in Fashion Design (Otago, New Zealand) (Collaborative Learning & Laureate Faculty in the 21st Century, Laureate International University)

Pritam Saha

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Integrated Textile and Apparel Design), NID, Ahmedabad

Kriti Srivastava

Assistant Professor

Master in Fashion Management (NIFT, Bangalore), Bachelors in Fashion Technology (NIFT, Chennai), PG Diploma in Consumer Law & Practice (NLSIU, Bangalore)

Badal Kumar

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIIFT, Punjab

Deepak Kumar

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar


Assistant Professor

Master of Design (NIFT Mumbai); B.Tech. - Fashion & Apparel (MDU Rohtak); Diploma in Fashion Design (GPW Faridabad)

Priyalakshmi Kanotra

Adjunct Faculty

Master of Design (NIFT); Bachelor of Knitwear Design (NIFT)

Textile & Knitwear Design

Dr. Kumar Venkatraman


Ph.D. Technology; M.Tech., Textile Technology; B.Tech, Textile Technology; Diploma, Textile Technology

Dr. Vibha Kalaiya

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Master F.C. Sc. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Bachelor F.C.Sc. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Designer Teachers Development Program at NID, Ahmedabad

Pritam Singh

Assistant Professor

Master of Design in Apparel Design (NID) , Bachelor of Design (NIFT, New Delhi)

Alfa Ghoghari

Assistant Professor

Diploma in Fashion Design – INIFD, Ahmedabad

Lifestyle Accessory Design

Ajay Chaudhary

Head of Department

M.Des. (Textile Design), NID

Sudeep Rawat

Associate Professor

Masters in Leather Garment Design & Technology, NIFT, Delhi B.Com, University of Pune

Manu Joshi

Associate Professor

B.A., Lifestyle and Accessory, NIFT Delhi Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (P.G.C.H.E.), Nottingham Trent University (U.K.)

Shweta Rai

Assistant Professor

Bechelor of Design in Jewellery Design (Pearl Academy)

Sunil Kaliha

Assistant Professor

PG in Mass Communications Bachelor of Arts, Delhi University UG Diploma (Jewellery Engineering), Indian Institute of Gem and Jewellery

Aritra Roy

Assistant Professor

M.Des. – Ceramic and Glass, NID B.F.A. – Ceramic and Glass, Shanti Niketan, Viswa Bharati University



Bachelor of Design in Fashion and Lifestyle (NIFT)


Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Design in Lifestyle Accessory Design (UID Gandhinagar)

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UID organises a number of workshops on a regular basis to help students connect with and expand their creativity.  The workshops introduce students to the concepts of design and provide a strong grounding and encourage personal and artistic growth through innovative self-expression. All the classrooms are equipped with unique modern facilities and state-of-the-art equipment that provide an extensive experience in art and design. The workshops offer insights into topical themes in the field of design along with practical exercises that come with a high level of professionalism.