Bachelor of Design

Department of Ceramic and Glass Design

In 2016, PIFD introduced a 4-year bachelor degree programme in Ceramic and Glass Design discipline. As 7th department of PIFD, Ceramic and Glass Design Department offers a unique opportunity to its students to apply innovative ideas in the form of functional and ornamental designs in ceramic and glass mediums.

PIFD pioneers in art and design education institutes in Pakistan with the introduction of glass design education, in its fully equipped glass workshops. With the focus of industrial process of manufacturing, ceramic and glass design education at PIFD allows its students to develop an original design approach to conventional perceptions of design, supported by its reliance on a material point of departure.

The courses taught in the degree programme focus knowledge of materials, learning of techniques and application of forms with function and ergonomics, with experimental approach. In particular, at the level three and four of the degree programme, the combination of diverse courses offer students to develop understanding of the character and theory of design in Ceramic & Glass to an elevated level within the framework of analytical, practical and critical evaluation.

This highly skilled educational experience with the help of quality processes yields a contemporary spirit to designed products in ceramic and glass material, which is believed to establish a bright future of this field in Pakistan.

Career Path

Graduate ceramic and glass design professionals can apply their knowledge of glass and ceramic material with multidisciplinary approach into different fields yet to be explored in Pakistan. The future graduates can pursue their career in various directions including product design, tableware, furniture design, jewellery design, interior design, exterior design as well as industrial design. This skill set positions the graduate designers in highly desirable situation to be employed as professionals in the industry to cater the needs and demands of emerging market. There is a great gap to fill for designers to be employed in the industry, i.e from small manufactories to mega scale industries producing tableware, sanitary ware, tiles, functional and nonfunctional objects.

Bachelor of Design

Department of Ceramic and Glass Design

In 2016, PIFD introduces 4-year bachelor degree programme in Ceramic and Glass Design discipline. As 7th department of PIFD, Ceramic and Glass Design Department offers a unique opportunity to its students to apply innovative ideas in form of functional and ornamental designs in ceramic and glass mediums.

Semester III
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-201 English-III (Compulsory) 1
DES-202 Design Studio-I 3
HST-203 History-I (Art and Architecture focusing Ceramic) 1
DRW-204 Drawing-I 2
ORN-205 Ornamentation-I (Surfaces and Structures) 3
DGD-206 Digital Design-I 1
CHE-207 Chemistry-I 2
CTE-208 Ceramics Techniques-I 4
Semester IV
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-251 English-IV (Compulsory) 1
DES-252 Design Studio-II 3
HST-253 History-II (Art and Architecture focusing Ceramic) 1
DRW-254 Drawing-II 2
ORN-255 Ornamentation-II(Surfaces and Structures) 3
DGD-256 Digital Design-II 1
CHE-257 Chemistry-II 2
CTE-258 Ceramics Techniques-II 4
Semester V
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-301 English-V (Technical Writing) (Compulsory) 1
DES-302 Design Studio-III 3
HST-303 History-III (Art and Architecture focusing Ceramic) 1
DRW-304 Drawing-III 2
DGD-305 Digital Design-III 2
CTE-306 Ceramic Techniques-III 3
MKT-307 Product Marketing and costing-I 1
MSC-308 Material Sciences (Glass) 2
GTC-309 Glass Techniques-I 3
Semester VI
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-351 English-VI (Business Writing) (Compulsory) 2
DES-352 Design Studio-IV 3
HST-353 History-IV(Art and Architecture focusing Ceramic) 1
DRW-354 Drawing-IV 2
DGD-355 Digital Design-IV 1
GTC-356 Glass Techniques-II 4
MKT-357 Product Marketing and costing-II 1
RMT-358 Research Methodology 1
MTH-359 Mini Thesis ( Collection/ Project) 3
Semester VII
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-401 English-VII (Dissertation Writing-I) 2
DES-402 Design Studio-V 3
PRT-403 Production Techniques-I 4
HST-404 History-V(Art and Architecture focusing Ceramic) 1
DGD-405 Digital Design-V 1
RMT-406 Research Methods 2
Semester VIII
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-451 English-VIII (Dissertation Writing-II) 2
DES-452 Design Studio-VI 4
PRT-453 Production Techniques- II 4
FTC-454 Finishing and Techniques 4

Mr. Muhammad Umar

Assistant Professor / Course Coordinator

MCAE (Masters in Contemporary Art for Educators) (Studio: Jewelry and Objective Design) University of Sydney, Australia.

B. Des, NCA.

Ms. Ayeshaa Ehsan

Deputy Course Coordinator

M.phil in sociology, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
BS (Hons) in social and cultural studies, University of Punjab, Lahore.

Mr. Usman Khalil

Lecturer

B.Des in Ceramic Design, National College of Arts, Lahore.

Ms. Shehneela Jehangir Suri

Lecturer

Bachelor in Design (Ceramic Design) from National College of Arts in 2015

Ms. Syeda Sinha Fatima

Teaching Associate

B.Des in Ceramic and Glass Design, PIFD.

Ms. Huma Tanvir Lonne

Lecturer

B.Des in Ceramic Design, National College of Arts, Lahore.

Mr. Iqbal Rasul

Professor

M.Sc in Chemistry, University of the Punjab. BS.c Government College. Lahore

Ms. Namra Javed

Lecturer

B.Des Jewellery Design and Gemological Sciences, PIFD Lahore.

Ms. Aroosha Khalil

Lecturer

M.phil in Art & Desgin Education, “in progress” Pakistan Institute of Fashion & Design Lahore.
BFA(hons) , Fine Arts(Painting) ,National College of Arts, Lahore

Mr. Ali Ahsan

Lecturer

Bachelor of Architecture, National College of Arts, Lahore

Mr. Gopal Das Shrestha

Foreign Consultant,

Bachelor in Fine Art, Lalit Kala Campus, Bhotahity, Kathmandu, Nepal. Trainer/Instructor: Ceramic Promotion Project, Ministry of Industry/HMG, Nepal & amp;