Top Careers in Designing 2011




Creative minds are the producer of great designs. If you have ability to create something new which is valuable also, then you can opt for a career in designing. But, one question arises in mind that which field of designing is suitable for you as it is very vast. Through this post, we are trying to resolve this problem by providing brief description of different fields of designing. Let’s have a look on these fields.

Graphic Designing

Graphic designing is an art of combining text and graphics and communicating an effective message in the design of logos, graphics, brochures, newsletters, posters, signs, and any other type of visual communication. Under this, students are taught how to use computer for the purpose of designing. They are taught to use various softwares like CorelDRAW, Photoshop, Pagemaker, 2-D and 3-D animation, 3D Studio Max etc. Graphic designing job consists making the layout of advertisements, poster designing, banner designing, cartoon designing, film production related designing and web page designing etc.


Fashion Technology

Fashion designers attempt to design clothes which are functional as well as aesthetically pleasing. They sketch their ideas and creativity on paper and turn them in the form of attires. In the present scenario, fashion market of many countries has broken the domestic boundaries and flourishing at International level. Its credit goes to workmanship of fashion technology professionals.

Some famous institutes for pursuing fashion designing course are Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, USA, Technikon Pretoria – Pretoria, South Africa, National Institute of Fashion Technology, India, Queensland University of Tecnology, Australia, Koefia Academy, Italy etc.

Ceramic and Glass

It involves the creation of useful and attractive products by using non metallic and inorganic materials with the help of ceramic technology. The ceramic designers are concerned with designing various types of ceramic wares used in industries, households, institutions, corporate houses and other places. There are various industries related to consumer goods which are totally dependent upon ceramic material. It is used vastly in bricks, cement, tiles, glass, pottery etc. and also in electronic industry. Bachelor’s as well as Master’s level courses are available in this field. One can also pursue the diploma after Intermediate.

Automobile Designing

As its name suggests, this field is concerned with the designing of automobiles. For this field, an individual must have creativity, ability to design automobiles according to the market requirements and the capacity to work for long hours. There is much competition among the automobile companies as they are trying to come up with new and useful models and capture top position in automobile sector. So, there are good opportunities for automobile designers. Automobile designing courses include training in Aesthetics, Clay Modeling, Design and Styling, Design History, Interior Car Design, Computer Aided Styling (CAS) etc.

Footwear Designing

In present lifestyle, there is a large range of footwear available in the market. Not only leather, but also plastic, jute, rubber and even cloth are used in making footwear. Footwear designers are responsible for making footwear the brand name. This field demands foresight with creativity. The demand of footwear designers is increasing as the people are looking forward for global brands throughout the world.

Some Institutes for Footwear designing are Istituto Europeo di Design,Spain and Italy, The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising , USA, London College of Fashion, UK etc.

Jewellery Designing

Women are always crazy for jewelry but now a days men are also getting influenced by its charm. The craze of designer jewelry is also increasing like designers clothes. People are not only wearing it but they are also using it for house decoration purpose. Jewellery designing has emerged as a good career option in the present scenario. Jewellery designing consist of designing and making jewellery, stone cutting, engraving and polishing etc. A Jewelry designer does new experiments and tries to make remarkable jewelry designs.

Interior Designing

In this field, creative and technical solutions are applied to build an interior environment within a building, house or structure. An interior designer uses systematic methodology, does research and analysis and applies creativity to improve an interior space according to the client’s need. If have ability to utilize the space with limited budget and resources then this field is right for you.

Burg Giebichenstein College of Art and Design and the University of Interior Design in Darmstadt, Germany, University of Cincinnati, USA, University of Salford,  UK etc are well known institutes for Interior designing courses.

So, all these were the fields related with designing. You can choose any one of them according to your interest and ability.

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Wishing you all, success!!!

Sheelu Singh

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