Industry testimonials

"On behalf of MAS Holdings, I would like to recognize AOD for playing an important role in the education and development of design competency as the center for South Asian Operations to Northumbria University – School of Design, UK. Design will play a crucial role in the future of the Sri Lankan Apparel industry and MAS Holdings recognizes the importance of instilling creativity in young minds through design education." - Deshamanya Mahesh Amalean / Chairman, MAS Holdings
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"I commend AOD for its continued efforts in the development of the creative industries and administering internationally recognized Design Education from the prestigious Northumbria University - School of Design in the UK. I am certain that these efforts will lead to the development of the next generation of fashion graduates with the requisite skills that the market demands to support the growth of the industry." - Ashroff Omar / CEO, Brandix Lanka Limited
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"A lot of the time there is not much visibility between professional organizations and academic institutions. AOD Reveal shows the good work AOD is doing and nurturing the talent by giving them a platform to expose them to the industry." - Channa Daswatta / Architect
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"AOD is doing a great job in developing the design industry and what is most interesting as an architect and a designer is the multi-disciplinary influences that every graduate from AOD has that adds value to the industry." - Ruchi Jeyanadan / Architect
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"AOD has been able to cultivate amazing talent in the Motion Graphics and Animation Design department. The student projects are quite up to industry standard and specially in gaming and animation they are above industry standard. This is a really good sign for Sri Lanka and the animation industry." - Janeeth Rodrigo / General Manager, Digital Media-Derana
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"AOD has always produced outstanding young talent and the diversity of thinking of the students and work is different. Above else I feel there is a new design language that is evolving from the work that is produced by AOD students." - Ranil De Silva / Managing Director, Leo Burnett Sri Lanka 
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"I think design will play a big part in taking local products and brands to the next level by enhancing their value with good brand identity, packaging and so on. As someone in the design service sector, this is very encouraging. It is great to see that Sri Lanka has the correct design education and training, especially with industry forward educators like AOD paving the way ahead." - Varuni Amunugama Fernando / Managing Director, Triad
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"We believe that today’s young creative talent must be nurtured and encouraged to meet their growing aspirations. The creative and design industries are also constantly looking to hire bright young individuals in the creative and design fields and the opportunities for employment are growing every day. As the leading communications group in the country we are encouraged with the role that AOD is playing in helping to meet this need by joining forces with the Northumbria University-School of Design of UK. No doubt this will be a great boost not just in Sri Lanka." - Neela Marikkar / Chairperson, Dentsu Grant Group