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Discovering success by following your dreams

Discovering success by following your dreams

Interview with Senani Wickremasinghe, AOD fashion graduate whose decision to pursue her dream lead to a successful design career Fashion is an expression of individuality and culture which connects an industry beyond borders. The Fashion Design industry fuses innovative design with production, distribution and retail to create a form of artistic collaboration. AOD is a pioneer in the Fashion movement in Sri Lanka and has been actively engaged in creating a global design community which drives young fashion designers to create their own unique form of self expression. What was the turning point that made you decide on becoming a...

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Taking on the World with Interior Design

Taking on the World with Interior Design

AOD's BA in Interior Design, combining both Interior Design & Interior Architecture continues to deliver Interior Designers for Sri Lanka, featuring AOD alumni Chamika Wickremasinghe, founder Canvas Interior Design Studio AOD Alumni Chamika Wickremasinghe is one such Interior Designer making waves in the Sri Lankan industry contributing to the space of corporate & retail interiors to residential, hospitality & the leisure sector. She started her career in Design by completing her education at AOD with the BA (Hons) First Class Degree in Interior Design, offered via a powerful partnership with the prestigious Northumbria University UK, rated one of Europe’s top...

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Fashion Entrepreneur, AOD Alumni Peronie Stefel

Fashion Entrepreneur, AOD Alumni Peronie Stefel

Interview with Peronie Stefel - Fashion entrepreneur behind the successful retail brand ‘Stefel’   Q: You've got a successful career as a designer with her own label. Where did this journey begin? I was always creative, since I was a child. I studied at the Colombo International School, and even back then, I knew I wanted to do something creative even though I didn’t know it was fashion exactly. When I lived in Rome, I did a short course on art and design which was very basic but it made me realise that I liked fashion and textiles. I’m from...

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A career in building an International Style with Fashion

A career in building an International Style with Fashion

Interview with AOD alumni Fashion Designer Sajee Seneviratne Fashion is a mirror of its culture and world view, a form of artistic expression; an international language. Simply stated, fashion has no national boundaries. It is a potent declaration of how one sees and represents oneself. The fashion industry is a complex, multi-billion dollar business encompassing design, production, distribution and retailing.  AOD has been at the forefront of developing a new fashion movement in Sri Lanka, rooted in a unique ‘Design and Made in Sri Lanka’ Vision that’s globally marketable. Sajee is one such designer who hails from Lindsay Girls’ School...

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