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NIIFT Students Showcase Design Collections

Suvyan 2017 showcased designs in furnishings by the graduating batch of textile design

Not just for the students of Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) but the textile industry in the region as a whole keenly look forward to Suvyan, the annual design collection show of home furnishings and apparel put together by the graduating students of textile design department of NIIFT, Mohali.

NIIFT Students Showcase Design Collections, Lifeinchd

The final presentation is an integration of the learning that the students imbibe during their three years at the institute. Looking to put forth their creative best, this edition of Suvyan rolled out at Hotel Shivalik View on Thursday. Through the media of colours, materials, finishes and techniques, students expressed individual statements as design solutions for fabrics, home furnishing products, stoles etc.

NIIFT Students Showcase Design Collections, Lifeinchd

While appreciating the hard work of the students and inaugurating the annual exhibition, the chief guest on the occasion, Mr Rakesh Kumar Verma, Director General, NIIFT and Commissioner cum Director, Departmen of Industries and Commerce (Punjab) said, “The work of textile design students is par excellence and the textile students have a wide scope in the market.”

NIIFT Students Showcase Design Collections, Lifeinchd

Suvyan 2017 showcased 54 collections by graduating students. Each student worked with an industrial client for five months before coming up with their collections. Students created various products as scarves, stoles, range of home furnishing products as bedsheets, cushions, duvet covers etc. The students were guided by their mentors; Ms Deepti, Ms. Shweta Sharma and Ms Indeep.

An eminent jury made up of textile designers, industry experts and art proponents were invited to evaluate the collections for the awards. The jury included Mr Ravi Sharan, CEO, Ananta Exports, Ludhiana, Mr Sanjay Kulshreshta, Assistant Vice President, Nahar Fabrics, Lalru and Mr Arun Grover, Director, Innovative Knits.

NIIFT Students Showcase Design Collections, Lifeinchd

“Suvyan plays an important role for our students to uncover their best creations. The collections are very creative, original and visually pleasing. The 3-year degree programs are conducted in fashion design, textile design, fashion design knits and 2-year masters degree programs are for garment manufacturing technology and fashion marketing technology. The degree course is for 10+2 pass outs,” informed Mr Inderjit Singh, Director, NIIFT, Mohali. Also present on the occasion was Dr Poonam Aggarwal, Deputy Registrar, NIIFT, who was all praise for the students.

“Keeping up its commitment for nurturing and promoting new talent in the Indian Textile Industry ‘Suvyan 2017‘ is a platform for our students to reveal their best creations and each design presented  is inimitable and  reflect student’s reverence for art, culture and nature,” said Ms Shweta Sharma, Course Co-coordinator.

NIIFT Students Showcase Design Collections, Lifeinchd

Prominent among the students showcasing their talent included Shrishti Gupta, Ravita Kohli, Piyush, Himani and Tulika Sinha. Students worked with renowned companies as Somendra textiles, Swami Textiles, Kavset Exports,Vardhaman, Arvind Mills, D Décor, Trident, Nahar Group etc.

NIIFT Mohali, established in 1995, is affiliated to PTU and offers degree programs at its three centres located in Mohali, Ludhiana and Jalandhar. The Institute has grown with each passing year, thereby adding new courses and continuously evolving strong relations with garment industry.

Applications are now invited for the degree programmes. The last date is May 25, 2017. The entrance test will be held on  June 4. The entrance test is followed by the situation test/ interviews and counseling respectively. Details are available on the website:

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