Thomas Abraham, perhaps India’s leading design personality in fields as varied as furniture, interiors, fashion and architecture, now runs his own design college, IDeA Worldwide in Bangalore. With sparkling new campuses in Cunningham Road and Hormavu, IDeA has positioned itself to be among the world’s best design colleges with ambitions to have students from Europe, Japan and the U.S. studying here.
It runs acclaimed degree and a diploma program in fashion design affiliated to Bangalore University and also offers a dual certification from the Las Vegas Fashion Council, USA.
But its special distinction is the rare opportunity to work under Thomas Abraham himself, helping produce his international design in fashion.
As designer to Femina Miss India 2018, Thomas Abraham, (an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur) is known as a trailbrazing innovator creating the most scintillating and romantic collections showcased in the recent years.
IDeA Worldwide gives its students the unique opportunity to meet and interact with the who’s who of the industry and their practical-oriented training makes them among the most avant-garde design schools in the world. Recent visiting faculty have included the world famous Julian Roberts from London Fashion Week and the Royal College of Art, (London), ace photographer Waseem Khan and Prasad Bidapa
In fact, fashion icon and textile designer Prasad Bidappa who has guided some of India’s most glamorous people step into the design, film and glamour world as confident professionals, now specifically mentors students of IDeA Worldwide, conducting special programs for them.
IDeA’s three and a half year degree program includes a 6 month paid internship, where students work in some of the country’s leading fashion houses. They also conduct weekday and weekend diploma programs which are so distinctive that students travel from Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh daily, just to participate in them.