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AOD School of Fashion: Creating tomorrow’s Designers & Future Fashion Tech Professionals

AOD School of Fashion: Creating tomorrow’s Designers & Future Fashion Tech Professionals

Bridging multidisciplinary creative education to become the most innovative school in the region in an innovative space at the Colombo innovation Tower with collaborations in a place where design, tech and industry are interwoven , AOD is set to equip its graduates to face the future with confidence and responsibility, placing the challenges and opportunities of the creative sector at the centre of its teaching, AOD is setting up for creating future proof professionals’ who are well prepared for successful careers for a very different future  AOD SCHOOL OF FASHION  The intersection between fashion and tech has presented some of the most powerful business opportunities in the last...

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The future of jobs and how AOD is preparing its future graduates

The future of jobs and how AOD is preparing its future graduates

AOD Founder and Chairperson of Design Corp Group of Companies— Dr. (Hon DCL) Linda Speldewinde talks about the education disruption that AOD is heralding in with the move to create extraordinary minds that go beyond a traditional education model & singular thinking. AOD recently announced a radically futuristic series of degrees where students will have the opportunity to study design, Future Tech and Creative Business in convergence with one another. This interdisciplinary higher education offer is the first of its kind in Sri Lanka and responds to the emerging contours of a complex new world with constantly shifting markets with a new generation...

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AOD launches 'Extraordinary Minds' Campaign to share its vision of the ultimate creative professional of tomorrow

AOD launches 'Extraordinary Minds' Campaign to share its vision of the ultimate creative professional of tomorrow

AOD campaign speaks to future designers, aspiring technology leaders and tomorrow’s business groundbreakers as enrollments open for 2019 intake in design, tech and creative business degrees with a groundbreaking focus on innovation The big business of tomorrow is no longer in larger product volumes or more lavish service; it’s about breaking boundaries to warp our reality. Every single industry out there is being reshaped to cater to this shift in consumer thinking. Responding to this transformation, Sri Lanka’s design thinking and innovation catalyst AOD focuses on design education and the kind of skills that are needed by future professionals. ‘Extraordinary...

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AOD Visual Communications students at Cannes Predictions.

AOD Visual Communications students at Cannes Predictions.

On the 13th of June 2019, Leo Burnett Sri Lanka held Cannes Predictions at their office premises with a list of attendees comprising of Sri Lanka’s finest creatives. The event was produced by ARC Worldwide and supported by the IAA, 4A’s, and PIMA. With the initiation of AOD’s lecturer, Chani Perera, students from all three levels of the Visual Communication Programme attended Cannes Predictions where for some of them, it was their first taste of Sri Lanka’s, quite eccentric, advertising world. Cannes Predictions is an evening where participants will choose from 20 contenders which campaign or advertisement will win at...

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AOD presents Design, Technology, Engineering and Business education from South Asia’s latest innovation ecosystem

AOD presents Design, Technology, Engineering and Business education from South Asia’s latest innovation ecosystem

- An ultra-modern approach to business, tech and engineering education integrating design thinking.- A place for future designers, tech experts, engineers and business minds striving for the extraordinary.- Powered by a global faculty and unrivalled facilities to work and study in.- Set in Sri Lanka’s latest innovation catalyst space ‘Colombo Innovation Tower' as part of an exceptional community of industry players, investors and future employers. “The future of learning is interdisciplinary: the professional of tomorrow can no longer be unidimensional or a master of one thing—they need to have a combination of super-skills that allow them to navigate through diverse...

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Advertising and the Graphic Designer – Insights by Chani Perera

Advertising and the Graphic Designer – Insights by Chani Perera

‘I’m still a graphic designer; I’ll always call myself a graphic designer. I entered advertising with the identity of a graphic designer. I exited advertising with the identity of a graphic designer.’ Above is a quote by Chani Perera, one of the first ever AOD degree programme students, who stepped into the advertising industry with a First Class in BA (Hons) Visual Communication Design in 2010. After working at Leo Burnett she started her own design based zine, Riot House. She also worked as a consultant at Dentsu Grants (former Grant McCann Erickson), and is currently a visiting lecturer at...

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