IIID Design Showcase InsiderX 2016 Gala Nite at N Convention, Hyderabad
The Institute of Indian Interior Designers –Hyderabad Regional Chapter is celebrating its 20th anniversary celebrations called the ‘Jashn-E-Design’ that literally translates as a Carnival of Design. The week long jamboree was organised between the 1st and 7th of February and featured design related events and a plethora of activities.
Said, Chairperson, Sona Chatwani, “As thought leaders of the Interior design fraternity, we are seeking to engage the different verticals of the Design industry. For our interior designers and architects, we have eminent speakers like Ar. Shimul Jhaveri Kadri, Ar. Zubin Zainuddin, Ar. Kasim Ali Khan and Ar. Mahesh Iyer sharing their Design journey. Award winning architectural firm Bark Design of Queensland, Australia are international speakers who are a part of this eminent forum.”
In other events, the Chapter introduced a novel platform called I-5 where 5 Chapter members presented their work in 15 minute capsules. An early morning Heritage Walk through Charminar and Old City followed by a drive through the emerging Gachibowli and Hitec city taking in the new architectural landmarks of the City; both these events were presented by leading Hyderabadi architects, Ar. Yeshwant Ramamurthy and Ar. Manoj Wahi. Student competitions were conducted at JNA&FAU by nationally acclaimed Quizmaster Ar. Gita Balakrishnan followed by movies on iconic architects and design trends.
A designer trader interaction called the ‘Design Wrap Street’, inspired from the famous Milan Fair’s, was envisaged to be a series of events that took place across design showrooms on the elite and happening Banjara Hills Road No. 12 with technical sessions, talks, a live collage workshop and demos.
The IIID Design Showcase InsiderX 2016 was the highlight of the week. Smt. K. Kavitha, TRS MP and Chief Commissioner of Bharat Guides and Scouts inaugurated the exhibition in the presence of Guests of Honour, IIID President Pratap Jadhav and award-winning architect Sanjay Puri. This exclusive expo has been especially tailor-made for the interior design industry including industry specifiers, decision makers, project managers and other verticals related to the design industry.
The Gala Nite organised by the Institute of Indian Interior Designers Hyderabad Regional Chapter was held at N Convention Centre on the 6th of February. It was a glitzy evening which featured the felicitation of all the Past Chairpersons of the Hyderabad Chapter and the presentation of awards and appreciation to exhibitors and the support teams for the InsiderX expo. IIID President. Shri. Pratap Jadhav, members of the National executive and several chairpersons from across the country who made it to the Hyderabad event were overwhelmed by the scale and magnitude of the InsiderX Design showcase. The evening also saw a high powered performance by Bollywood and Oriya film industry playback singer Krishna Beura.
About the IIID- HRC
The Institute of Indian Interior Designers or the IIID is the apex body for Interior Designers in India and comprises of architects, interior designers, trade members and educationists; on a single platform with a view to share ideas about emerging trends in the design industry. The IIID-HRC is a voluntary organization of practicing interior designers and architects that meets regularly for fellowship events, workshops, seminars, factory tours and technical workshops, out-bound events and heritage walks that seek to push the frontiers of the Design domain.