About Payal

Personal Profile

Alumni of NID with over fourteen years of experience in the functional areas of:

  • Apparel, Costume & Accessory – Design, Production for Entertainment, Retail Industry
  • Retail outlet set up for International chain of furnishing stores
  • Visiting Faculty for Design Fashion Institutes
  • Consultancy for Functional Wear
Academic Profile
  • 2001’ Postgraduate diploma in Apparel Design, National Institute Of Design, Ahemedabad
  • 1997’ B.Sc. Hon. (Home) in clothing and textiles , MS University, Baroda
Vocational Training

Diploma project for apparel design course NID
Duration: Eight months
Project: Saraswatichandra, a historical television serial by director Ketan Mehta telecast on Tara Gujarati channel Research, costume and character design and documentation

Industrial training

Apparel Design course at NID
Duration: Eight weeks
Training at Texport Garments, Mumbai
Research & development, merchandising and production

Special Projects and Research Work
  • Millennium Show at London sponsored by Marks & Spencer UK and Mafatlal Group. A women’s semiformal western wear collection for Spring/Summer 2000
  • Craft documentation for the Jodhpur royal family, The Rathodes. Research and documentation of 300 years of royal costumes
  • Systems design project for Ahemedabad Fire Brigade; Specialized uniform design for fire fighters and fire brigade employees
  • Tenali Rama, a short film by NID students. Costumes and production design.
  • Natural dyes workshop with various resist dyeing techniques
  • Film appreciation workshop
  • Workshop on kite design