Bachelor of Design

Department of Leather Accessories and Footwear

PIFD is the only University offering Leather Accessories and Footwear (Design and Manufacturing) programme in the country. Pakistan is one of the leading leather producing countries and it is no doubt that our leather accessories and footwear manufacturing industry has an immense scope for the local sale as well as export. With properly trained and qualified professionals, not only will the quality of products be enhanced, but workmanship will be improved too. Leather Accessories and Footwear is an intensive skill-based programme emphasizing the crucial relationship between designs and manufacturing needs of the modern footwear and leather industry. The course is based on two core areas “Design & Development” and “Production Techniques with Operational Management”. Teaching methodology includes formal lectures, group seminars, tutorials, presentations, practical workshops, and studio-based activates. The programme includes market/ trend research, visits to various tanneries and shoe manufacturing facilities as well as different exhibitions. The internship is a compulsory requirement of student’s training and professional learning at PIFD which takes place at different footwear and accessories industries/ brands. The programme offers the expertise in Leather Accessories and Footwear Design and Manufacturing technology, required by industries worldwide and includes training, supported by the Pakistani Leather and Footwear Industry. Students are provided an opportunity to attend two weeks training programme at ARS Sutoria, Milan, Italy/ Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, U.S.A/ London College of Fashion, U.K. during summer break.

Career Path

The programme leads to a successful career in Leather Accessories and Footwear Designing and Manufacturing. By the end of the programme, the student can pursue an array of careers in Footwear & Accessory field as an Entrepreneur, Designer, Buyer, Brand Manager, Product Manager, Product Developer, Marketing Manager, and Merchandiser or Planner. Graduates can also work in academics or pursue further higher education.

Bachelor of Design

Department of Leather Accessories and Footwear

Semester III
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-201 English-III (Compulsory) 1
DES-202 Design Studio-I 3
PTS-203 Production Techniques and Sewing-I 3
DVP-205 Digital Visualization and Presentation-I 1
DDD-206 Design Details and Drawing-I 1
LTC-207 Leather Technology-I 1
HAF-208 History of Leather Accessories and Footwear-I 1
HAT-209 Human Anatomy-I 1
MTH-210 Mathematics (Introduction to Drafting) 3
ADR-211 Anatomy Drawing 2
Semester IV
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-251 English-IV (Compulsory) 1
DES-252 Design Studio-II 3
PTS-253 Production Techniques and Sewing-II 3
DRF-254 Drafting-I 3
DVP-255 Digital Visualization and Presentation-II 1
DDD-256 Design Details and Drawing-II 2
LTC-257 Leather Technology-II 1
HAF-258 History of Leather Accessories and Footwear-II 1
HAT-259 Human Anatomy-II (Orthopedic) 1
PMT-263 Principles of Marketing 1
Semester V
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-301 English-V (Compulsory) 1
DES-302 Design Studio-III (Leather Garments) 2
PTS-303 Production Techniques and Sewing-III 3
DRF-304 Drafting-II 3
CAD-312 Shoe CAD/CAM-I (2D) 2
SEW-314 Sewing (Leather Garments) 2
PAT-315 Patterns (Leather Garments) 3
RTM-316 Retail Management and Entrepreneurship 2
Semester VI
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-351 English-VI (Compulsory) 1
DES-352 Design Studio-IV 3
PTS-353 Production Techniques and Sewing-IV 3
DRF-354 Drafting-III 3
CAD-362 Shoe CAD/CAM-II (3D) 2
ORN-367 Ornamentation-I 2
PPC-368 Production Planning and Control 1
QSM-369 Quality and Supply Chain Management 2
Semester VII
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-401 English-VII (Dissertation Writing) 2
DES-402 Design Studio-V 3
PTS-403 Production Techniques and Sewing-V 3
DRF-404 Drafting-IV 3
CAD-412 CAD/CAM-III (Portfolio Development) 1
ORN-417 Ornamentation-II 2
CPD-420 Collection Process Development 3
INT-421 Internship 1
Semester VIII
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-451 English-VIII (Compulsory) 2
DES-452 Collection: Design Studio-VI 3
PTS-453 Collection: Production Techniques and Sewing-VI 3
DRF-454 Collection: Drafting-V 3
ORN-467 Collection: Ornamentation-III 1

Ms. Fareeha Sardar

Assistant Professor

MS Textiles, Bachelor of Design (Fashion Design), PIFD.
“Accessories Design: Footwear and Handbag Workshop” at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) New York, U.S.A.
The Art of Traditional Shoemaking, FFANY, USA, (Conducted by ARS Sutoria Consultants).
International Competition for Young Fashion Designers, France (With students).
Training in Fashion Design, Ecole de la Chambre Syn¬dicale de la Couture, France.

Mr. Rehan Javed

Lecturer

Master in Fine Arts, University of the Punjab.
Bachelors in Fine Arts (Talent Scholarship Holder), University of the Punjab.
Shoemaster CAD, PLCIP by European Union. Advanced Shoemaster CAD, PLCIP by European Union.
Certification in Matrix 3D Jewellery Design CAD from Marriala Consultants, Authorized Consultant by Gem Vision International.

Mr. Muhammad Zeeshan Naseem

Faculty Member / Consultant

MS/ M. Phil Management, UMT. MBA Marketing & Management UMT.
Shoe Designing & Pattern Making, T.S.C Singapore.
Certified Shoe Designer & Modelist (1st Position), Institute of Leather Technology.
Certifications from European Union under PLCIP; Product Design of Footwear & Leather Accessories, Shoemaster CAD (2D & 3D) and Shoe Last Design & Development.

Mr. Usman Rafiq

Technical Assistant

MS/ M. Phil Management, UMT. MBA. M.A. English.
Certified Shoe Designer & Modelist (1 st Position), Institute of Leather Technology.
Certifications from European Union under PLCIP;
Leather Goods Making & Paper Pattern Development, Shoe Last Design & Development and Product Design of Footwear & Leather Accessories.
Certificate in Fashion Patterns & Drawing, PIFD.
Leather Gloves Manufacturing & Designing Training at LPDI.

Ms. Saman Shireen

Lecturer

Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD, Lahore.
Short Course in Bag Making, London College of Fashion, London.

Ms Amna Butt

Lecturer

Enrolled in M. Phil Art and Design Education, PIFD, Lahore.
Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD, Lahore.
Short Course in Bag Making, London College of Fashion, London.

Mr. Haris Bin Zia

Lecturer

Enrolled in M. Phil Art and Design Education, PIFD, Lahore.
Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD, Lahore.

Ms. Sana Shameen

Teaching Associate

M. Phil in Art and Design Education, PIFD, Lahore.
Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD, Lahore.

Ms. Farina Sohail

Teaching Associate

Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD, Lahore.

Mr. Anfas Yunus

Visiting Faculty

B. Sc Engineering Chemical Engineering, University of the Punjab.

Dr. Tayyaba Shakeel

Visiting Faculty

Bachelors in Dental Sciences (BDS, RDS), Institute of Dentistry, CMH Lahore Medical College, Abdur Rehman Road, Lahore Cantt. B. Sc, University of the Punjab, Lahore.