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I am in a high school and interested in design. What can I do now to prepare for more education and a career in this field?

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Designing , be it aproduct of necessity , technology , beauty or any other accessories is going through a phase of change and innvation due to increased consumer demand of preferred utility and comfort. Deswigning can be manily divided into following fields:-
fashion designing
interior designing
textile designing
communication designing
apparel designing
graphic designing
leatherdesigning
footwear designing
jewellery designing
product/ industrial designing

Whichever field of design one chooses to specialize in , there are specific area related work that are done. But in heneral, designers through the use of color, image ,type, chouces, complexity , and flow, reflect the essence of thta particular subject, be it an advertisement for service, a portrait of a person that allows a glimpse into their soul, awebsite for abusiness, adress for a special event or a stage layout for an occasion. Designers work towards making a visual impact with their product, presenting a message to a particular audience- making the ideas clear and memorable. There is no need to be genius at art, but you must be able to sketch clearly and precisely to show adesign. You must be artistic, creative and possess the ability to translate your ideas i sketches and then be able to present the same. Be proficient at combining colors, shades and tones. Have visual imagination and an eye for detail.




To make a career in design , you can study any subjects upto clas 12. But it is higly recommended to study maths as one of the subjects as it will really be an aid during aptitude test . You will have to sit for an examinations such NEED or other aptitude test conducted by prominent institutes .

Some of the colleges ofering design courses are :-

National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
Pearl Academy of design , New Delhi
Toonz Academy
SID, Pune
NIFT, New Delhi
JD Institute of Fashion Technology , Delhi
Apeejay Institure of Design , New Delhi
Food Design & Development Institute , Noida
Central Footwear Training Centre, Chennai
MIT Institutw of Design, Pune
Arena Animation, Mumbai
Srishti school of design & technology, Bangalore
Sir JJ School of Arts, Mumbai
Indian Institute of Gemmology , New Delhi
Institute of Apparel Management , Gurgaon

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