A Graduate of Design Foundation and the Interior Design Degree programme at AOD, Theji Ekanayake hails from Mahamaya Girls’ College in Kandy, where AOD just opened their latest education centre. Theji’s introduction to Interior Design came about on a turn of events that she considers quite accidental. Her initial goal was to follow in her mother’s footsteps, who was a doctor who later became a lecturer at the Peradeniya Medical Faculty. ‘Life has a way of being unpredictable, so during my advanced level exam I had to stop my studies for a while, my aunt who’s an architect and knew...
Embassy of Germany backs AOD’s International Fashion Prodigy, Amesh Wijesekera for Berlin Fashion Week
Amesh Wijesekera represents Sri Lanka at Mercedes-Benz, Berlin Fashion Week 2019, strengthening German-Sri Lankan design collaboration spearheaded by AOD and DIMO A powerful international collaboration between Sri Lanka and Germany was initiated by AOD in the recent past through creatively fueled ventures backed by the German Embassy of Sri Lanka. As a part of this international relation and its potential to collaborate and share new opportunities with local businesses and talent, AOD’s international award-winning alumni Amesh Wijesekera has been nominated to showcase at Berlin Fashion Week in January 2019. AOD, a dynamic nucleus for design and innovation, has spearheaded many fruitful...
Video highlight by Thijs Adriaans, of the Knowledge exchange roundtable on design and innovation held at Sri Lanka Design Festival. The discussion took place between design experts across industries, Dutch delegation hosted by Embassy of the Netherlands in Sri Lanka & Maldives, young design talent and innovation leaders. #aod #innovationisland #srilanka #sldf
AOD fashion graduates exposed to global networks and major career prospects at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
AOD class of 2018 gets premiered at the Graduate Fashion Showcase at MBFW Sri Lanka, connecting the young professionals to the most influential apparel companies, international fashion names and powerful job opportunities that can jumpstart their careers The freshly graduating fashion designers and fashion marketing professionals of AOD were the young talent highlighted at Sri Lanka’s biggest fashion business and industry event—Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2018. The ‘Graduate Fashion Showcase 2018’, which is an annual showcase of the most cutting-edge fashion talent that Sri Lanka has to offer, was incorporated into Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week as an integral part of the event,...