UA-30304864-1
Published On: Wed, Dec 4th, 2019

JD Institute of Fashion Technology conducts seminar on adaptive clothing

New Delhi, December 04, 2019: On the eve of International Day of Disabled Persons, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, a pioneer in the field of design education for the past 30 years, organized a seminar on adaptive clothing for physically disabled people under the supervision of well-known fashion designer Varija Bajaj, who runs the Varija Life Trust.

The theme of the seminar was colour therapy, aesthetics and usage of material, construction of the outfit, aesthetics and comfort with special emphasis on unassisted usage for hand or leg amputees, whether on wheelchair or crutches (also covering old-age disability), the visually impaired, those with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and ADHD.

Ms Rupal Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, said, “I am very proud of the project that we have taken up with Ms Varija Bajaj. Students are mentored to use reasoning and logical thinking to create solutions that respond to accessibility and Universal Design. It is an awareness mission to push social boundaries that regards all people as human beings, and an attempt to give a new meaning to inclusive, and flexible garments for a very broad definition of users.”

“JD Institute of Fashion Technology has been associated with us for many years, and the students have been actively involved in enlarging the concept of universal design. It is a privilege to encourage young students to practice inclusive design at the beginning of their design career,” said, Ms Varija Bajaj, Founder of Varija Life Trust.

Recent Posts

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey urges Central PSUs to increase participation in Apprenticeship programme

December 5, 2019, Comments Off on Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey urges Central PSUs to increase participation in Apprenticeship programme

Anushka Sharma launches #HappyTweets campaign to inspire positivity on Twitter

December 5, 2019, Comments Off on Anushka Sharma launches #HappyTweets campaign to inspire positivity on Twitter

Pankaj Kapur joins son Shahid in ‘Jersey’

December 5, 2019, Comments Off on Pankaj Kapur joins son Shahid in ‘Jersey’

MG Motor India launch India’s First Pure Electric Internet SUV – the ZS EV

December 5, 2019, Comments Off on MG Motor India launch India’s First Pure Electric Internet SUV – the ZS EV

AnSem, a Cyient Company, Joins the Arm Approved Design Partner Program

December 5, 2019, Comments Off on AnSem, a Cyient Company, Joins the Arm Approved Design Partner Program