Faculty members at the School of Design have expertise in diverse fields including architecture, textile and accessory design, urban design, visual communication as well as art, architecture and design history. Adjunct faculty members bring in varied expertise in data visualisation, ecology, service design, social entrepreneurship, sustainability, systems thinking and user interface/user experience.
The Futures Lab at the School of Design has been initiated to undertake sponsored and self-initiated projects to demonstrate the efficacy and value of design in emerging areas of social relevance. The lab has been engaged with two projects on Last Mile Connectivity and Urban Farming as part of a Design Innovation Centre funded by Ministry of Human Resources Development. Currently, it is conducting a design audit of Mohalla Clinics, the Delhi Government’s community-based healthcare initiative.
The School of Design has been associated with Royal College of Art (London) and the Glasgow School of Art, (Glasgow and Forres) through faculty exchange initiatives and continues to explore future tie-ups with other institutions internationally and nationally.