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Archana I Patil
Architect and Lifestyle & accessory Designer
I have done my graduation in Architecture from NIT trichy. Currently, I am pursuing post graduation in Lifestyle Accessory Design, from National Institute of Design, Gandhinagar, India. Right now, looking for a job .
Archana I Patil
Mobile no.: 08378066160
English, Hindi and Marathi
2010-2012 PGDPD – Lifestyle Accessory Design
National Institute of Design, Gandhinagar.
2005-2010 Bachelors of Architecture (B. Arch.),from National Institute of Technology ,Trichy (NIT trichy ) Tamil nadu
Ability to handle different materials
Analytical thinking and conceptulisation
Trend analysis and research
Capability to work proficiently, both, in a team as well as independently
Strong verbal and articulation skills.
Design Intern At UPASANA DESIGN studio at auroville ,India.
Working on the socially responsible design and utilising waste fabrics produced during clothing design to make accessory out of it .AND compiling the product range report of aurovile which are naturally or organically made and designed.
Shashikant Chavan & Architects , Pune
June’08 to Nov’08 (5 months)
Got an exposure to practical way of dealing the projects. Got acquainted with working drawings, detail drawings, site work, electrical and plumbing drawings. Learnt to deal with clients, contractors and various consultants. Worked on various projects liked residential, apartments, Industries, Conservation of fort and regeneration projects .Learnt basic design principles and learnt various presentation techniques.
Footwear construction held by Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai. Learnt the technical step by step process of the construction of footwear.
Creative Methods I by Mr. Parag Vyas of Graubar Design, Indore.
Introduction to silver ,brass and copper as a material and the techniques involved in crafting jewellery.
Creative Methods II by Mr. Dipendra Baoni
Worked on translating small product ( a sharper )as inspiration to a other utility product salad maker-bowl.
Trend Forecasting on ‘Mobility and Progress’ with the automobile company, Renault, India.
“Colour-Next 2012” with Asian Paints
“Future Surface Textures” with Samsung
‘Light painting ’ workshop held by Pragyan.
Learnt the light painting can be used to enhance the presentation and edit the picture to add visual value.
Pottery ,by craftsmen of Dakshin chitra ,Chennai at nit trichy .
Entrepreneurship Development , with Prof Muthu Singaram
EXPLORING MATERIALS ,STRUCTURES AND SURFACES :
Created surfaces and then a structure from a polythene bags waste inspired by a image and then acquiring same feel and visual look of image in texture and surface .
3D STRUCTURE -BRAIDING AND CROCHET (atNID): techniques used to create structures made up of threads and chords .Guide Y N Vivekananda.
Studied “bidriware ” of Bidar . Visited places like bidar and hyderabad and analysed the changes in crafts and market requirement of both places.
This involved living with the craft community for a fortnight observing, understanding and documenting the craft while getting interesting insights into their lives.
Mini project - Glass jewellery:
Worked with artisans from ferozabad and designed a range of jewellery with glass, inspired from “Chaos of mumbai ” ,the chaos of traffic,crowd and buildings at mumbai were depicted and arrived at the form with chaos but at the smae time having its own harmony within i.e aamchi mumbai .A range was designed for a trendy and experimental persona.
Personal accessory with eco-friendly material and waste produced in industry.
Designed a fold-able hand bag with Veneer by experimenting with its properties .
Exploring and using "Screw "as object and combining with metal sheet and wires ,creating jewellery out of it .
VISUAL MERCHANDISING :
Comfortable exploring and working hands on materials.
Acquainted with techniques of pottery ,Huge posters and graffiti .
Design Presentation: Concept generation, Research and Analysis, Design thinking, Sketching, manual rendering, various material modeling, Prototyping, Visual value and Aesthetics, styling.
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Microsoft Office, Photoshop element Sketchup and Auto Cad
Photography,writing, Creating collages and scrapbooks, Using scrap and small wastes to create gifts,travelling .
Mr. Amresh Panigrahi
Coordinator, Lifestyle Accessory Design
National Institute of Design
Ms. Shimul Mehta Vyas
Lifestyle Accessory Design
National Institute of Design
National Institute of Design, India
Swarovski design elements contest -11 ,semi finalist .( final jury in Jan -2012)
Appreciation for Architectural design in HUDCO Book for year 2009.