Textile Designing

Textile designers create designs for woven, knitted and surface ornamented fabrics.

Career Options

  • - Design studios - Textile mills - Export houses - Textile dyeing and printing units - Fashion garment houses - Export units - Freelancing for government and private firms - Cottage industries
  • small scale industries - Entrepreneurship

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualification- 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - Creative imagination and flair - Self-belief and self-motivation - Manual dexterity to use tools such as chisels with precision - Good networking skills to help promote their work - Physical fitness as the work is often strenuous - Self-discipline to meet deadlines - The ability to work alone or in a team

Courses to be pursued

  • Bachelor of Arts in Textile Design - Master's Degrees in Textile Design

Top Colleges

  • Indian Institute of Science Address: CV Raman Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560012 Contact No.: 080 - 2293 2359 Website: http://cpdm.iisc.ac.in/cpdm/
  • Indian Institute of Design Address: 6-A, 3rd Floor, Indian Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, Lodhi Estate, Delhi 110003 Contact no.: 011 2469 2846 Website: http://www.nid.edu/education/master-design/transportation-automobile-design/p-overview.html

Working Conditions

A Textile Designer works in co-ordination to their deadlines.Usually the working hours are between 37-40 for a week.

Top Companies

  • Sabhyasachi Address: Kutub Serai No. 6-8 One Style Mile Kalka Das Marg Near Qutub Minar, Mehrauli, Delhi 110030 Phone: 098103 11155 Website: https://www.sabyasachi.com/
  • House of Anita Dongre Address: Plot No 847,TTc Industrial Area MIDC Ravale, Navi Mumbai Maharashtra , 400701 Phone: (022) 61907100 Website: https://www.anitadongre.com/

Successful Persons

Anita Dongre

Anita Dongre who is a well known Indian fashion designer and is the founder of House of Anita Dongre, an Indian fashion house.

Manish Malhotra

Manish Malhotra is an Indian fashion designer who often works to design the costumes used in Bollywod films. He launched his label in 2005.

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