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AOD graduate Rukshika’s Rum Punch swimwear brand partners with Asia’s largest online fashion store

AOD graduate Rukshika’s Rum Punch swimwear brand partners with Asia’s largest online fashion store

Rum Punch, an exclusive brand of resort wear founded by AOD graduate Rukshika Fernando Seneviratne and partner Binara Seneviratne, was the first Sri Lankan brand to be retailed on Zalora - Asia’s largest online fashion store.  "I have to thank AOD, which is where I found my way to become an all-rounder designer. AOD has not only helped me with international opportunities but also the education at AOD is what prepped me for this career in design." Rum Punch was launched as a catwalk collection in 2014 in Colombo at AOD's Sri Lanka Design Festival and internationally at the London Graduate...

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AOD Graphic Students Design Spa Ceylon’s Brand New Packaging Range

AOD Graphic Students Design Spa Ceylon’s Brand New Packaging Range

Graphic designers are the creative and strategic professionals who cater to some of the most critical needs of today’s industries from brand identities, corporate promotions to packaging design. Creating such young professionals for Sri Lanka is AOD International Design Campus that trains its students with hands-on industry required skills and the world renowned academic curriculum of Northumbria University UK. As part of this practical, industry relevant exercises that go hand-in-hand with world-class design theoretical training, AOD’s graphic students recently succeeded in designing the new range of packaging for Sri Lanka’s leading luxury Ayurvedic brand Spa Ceylon. Students’ work was selected...

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Interview / AOD’s Programme Head of Graphic Design, Alain Parizeau

Interview / AOD’s Programme Head of Graphic Design, Alain Parizeau

Graphic Design is a vast sector that makes up for the backbone of publishing, industrial packaging, branding and corporate identity design, advertising and several other large industries. As a promising career path that provides qualified designers with lucrative, stable and rewarding careers, there has been increasing demand for graphic design education in Sri Lanka. Among many beginner level diploma and certificate programmes in the country, AOD remains to provide the only complete UK graphic design degree in Sri Lanka. This internationally recognised degree programme is conducted in partnership with Northumbria University UK through an internationally qualified faculty. Leading this faculty...

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Interview / Lucy Marlor -Senior Interior Design Lecturer at Northumbria UK visiting AOD

Interview / Lucy Marlor -Senior Interior Design Lecturer at Northumbria UK visiting AOD

In order to reach the optimal potential as an interior designer today, your education and professional growth need to be internationally relevant for a start. In this exclusive interview, Lucy Marlor – Senior Interior Design Lecturer at Northumbria University UK, speaks about their award-winning interior design degree conducted at AOD and how it plays a critical role in creating globally relevant interior designers from Sri Lanka.      "The opportunities for AOD graduates remain as open and flexible as their UK counterparts." Q: The Northumbria curriculum in the UK and at AOD is pretty comprehensive and seems to prepare students for many...

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