Vidhash 2018

Vidhash 2018 commenced with a grand opening inaugurated by the Kollam District Collector, Dr. S Karthikeyan IAS. This creative inauguration ceremony was lit up with a bit of glamour and glitter from the celebrity side. Smt. Cuckoo Parameswaran actor from the Malayalam film industry and designer launched the activities of Vidhash. Baby Anavadhya, Asian record […]

Shri. Renjith Koshy John, Program Lead, General Motors Design (India) visited KSID

Shri. Renjith Koshy John, Program Lead, General Motors Design (India) visited KSID campus to deliver a session on “Automotive Design and Careers” on 27 December 2017. The session covered insights into how automotive design teams work, various job profiles in automotive companies and how aspiring automotive designers can hone their skills to suit the demands […]

Two days classes to the 3rd Sem Textile Design Students by – Prof. Sukumaran Nair (Rtd) IIHT Selam

Prof. Sukumaran Nair (Rtd) IIHT Selam conducted a two days classes to the Third Semester Textile Design Students in the course traditional indian textile as part of the course curriculum introduction to indian textile apparel heritage. Prof Sukumaran Nair is a living legend in Handloom Technology. He has been helping the state handloom societies to […]


Nikon Corporation one of world’s largest manufacturer of optical products, camera and photography accessories conducted a digital photography workshop at Kerala State Institute ofDesign (KSID), at its campus in Chandanathope P.O, Kollam-691014 on Saturday, 23rd September, 2017. The workshop on ‘Essentials of Photography’ was attended by KSID students and selected photo ...

Introduction to Indian Culture: Chapter 2 – Chenda

In the series of events titled ‘Introduction to Indian Culture’, KSID hosted the latest installment called ‘Chenda’ where renowned chenda artiste Shri. Kalabharathy Rajeev took a session on the basics of the traditional musical instrument. The session covered the basics of the art including the history of chenda, construction and technology behind the instrument, ...

KSID sparks light to a new association with the creator of the world’s largest bird sculpture

KSID sparks light to a new association with the creator of the world’s largest bird sculpture, Mr. Rajiv Anchal, a renowned film director of the Malayalam movie industry, and the creator of Jatayu Earth’s Center, Chadayamangalam. Mr. Rajiv Anchal visited KSID, for an interactive session with the students, and shared experiences with live projects at […]

KSID’s tribute to Eames: An Eames Lounge Chair with Coir

Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID) signed a collaborative Research Agreement with National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, which is a lab under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on 8th March 2016 to create various products based on coir composite material. CSIR-NIIST is engaged in research and development activities ...

KSID Design Fest KX’16 Concludes

KSID hosted the design summit, KX 2016 on 23 August 2016 that included design talks by senior designers like G Sathiya Seelan, GM-Styling at Ashok Leyland and C S Susanth, Senior Designer, NID Bangalore and exhibitions by students and local crafts. Shri. T P Ramakrishnan, Hon’ Minister for Labour and Excise inaugurated the design summit […]

Copenhagen School of Design and Technology visits KSID

KSID is hosting Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA) this week at Kollam as a part of developing associations with international design schools and to collaborate on developing solutions for our community. KEA is based in Copenhagen, Denmark and is an independent autonomous institution under the Ministry of Science, Technology, Information and Higher Education, […]