Ceramic and Glass Design discipline at NID imparts multiple design approaches through extensive engagement with materials, people, technologies and work cultures.

The discipline provides opportunities to learn from the craft traditions of the country and global art practices. While recognizing its potential in future technologies and applications in emerging domains, the discipline offers tremendous expressive and creative possibilities in the realm of craft, architectural spaces, healthcare, hospitality, home décor, hi-tech products and lifestyle product categories. 

Following NID's core pedagogical approach of 'learning by doing', the discipline supports students to develop their skills and conceptual thinking in material and its technology. The discipline creates opportunities to enquire, study, experience and conceptualise meaningful products, services and design strategies for various sectors. Through their engagement in social development, entrepreneurial ventures, industrial production, material research and other domains, graduates of the discipline have been able to enhance user-experience, address social and environmental issues and encourage inclusive growth for diverse collaborators.

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Anju Pawar


Neelima Hasija


Rakesh Kumar


Swagata Shrivastava Naidu






Ahmedabad Campus


Industrial Design

Student Works

The overall understanding of technology, production techniques, material skills enable the students to work within a variety of industry, producing tableware, tiles, sanitary ware etc,. Graduates are also well equipped to work with NGOs, design studio set up’s, craft sector or else set up their own enterprises and generate wealth and employment for the times to come.