Lifestyle Accessory Design;Eligibility;Criteria;Admission Process

The Lifestyle Accessory Design is Designed to program for Upcoming students to learn and  to visualize and create lifestyle accessories and systems using different materials, processes and technologies. The course curriculum of Lifestyle Accessory Design on personal accessories, space accessories and comfort products, which opens never-ending opportunities for students.

Top Colleges:


  • The programme addresses the entire spectrum of accessories and lifestyle products, precious and costume jewellery, leather goods, footwear, watches, giftware, tableware, silverware, crystalware, office furniture, consumer interface design, automobile accessories design, and retail environment design.
  • With Lifestyle accessories such as home furnishings, architectural accessories for indoor and outdoor as well as personal accessories, we can improve our way of living. Lifestyle accessory design course is one can learn to design furniture, decorations, and other accessories such as artistic objects, Jewellery, etc.
  • Lifestyle and Accessory Design has a well-defined curriculum for developing integrated expertise in design methodology, materials and production process, consumer behavior, market dynamics trends, forecast interpretations, business practices and project management in the field of fashion and lifestyle accessories.


B.Sc3 years
  •  Must have completed their Class 10+2 level education from recognized schools affiliated to national/state education boards
  • There is no restriction of stream and students from all stream i.e. Science/Commerce/Arts can pursue an undergraduate

UID Design Aptitude Test

NITF Entrance Test

Pearl Academy Entrance Test



B.Des4 years
  •  Must have completed their Class 10+2 level education from recognized schools affiliated to national/state education boards
  • There is no restriction of stream and students from all stream i.e. Science/Commerce/Arts can pursue an undergraduate

UID Design Aptitude Test

NITF Entrance Test

Pearll Academy Entrance Test



Mody University Scholarship cum Admission Test

FDDI All India Selection Test

GLS Institute of Design DAT

M.Des2.5 YearsMust have a degree from the respective fields from a recognized University NID Entrance Test

Top Recruiters

  • Adidas
  • Ganjam Nagappa & Sons
  • Amrapali
  • Gitanjali Jewellery Pvt. Ltd
  • Arvind Brands
  • Honda Cars
  • Bholasons Jewellers
  • Hidesign
  • Carbon
  • ITC Wills Lifestyle
  • D’damas
  • Li & Fung
  • Development Alternative
  • Liberty Shoes Ltd.
  • Episode
  • Magpie
  • FabIndia
  • Matti Design
  • Frazer and Haws
  • Michael Aram
  • Nokia Design Research Studio
  • Pantaloon
  • Ravissant
  • Reid & Taylor
  • Reliance Retail
  • Shoppers Stop

Admission process

  • The students who have successfully completed their schooling are eligible for the Bachelor of Design course. It has a duration of 3 or 4 years
  • For admission in Bachelor of Design, different colleges have different pattern, but the basic pattern that is followed more or less in every college is as follows:

1.Fill in the Application Form

2.Clear the entrance exam 

3.Clear the GD/PI round 

4.Admission to the Program 



  • Introduction to world art and culture
  • Material study and material manipulation
  • History and Philosophy of design
  • Footwear and handbag design and construction
  • Fabric structure and design studio
  • Introduction to victor graphics digital design and Photoshop
  • Indian constitution and ethics
  • Fashion media and culture
  • Basics of illustration and rendering
  • Belts, Scarves, shawl and wraps design
  • Environmental studies
  • Traditional and experimental headwear
  • Lifestyle accessory design introduction
  • Lather Technology
  • Introduction to fashion Photography
  • Fashion Forecasting and product development
  • Introduction to CorelDraw and adobe illustrator
  • Applied ergonomics and production process
  • Design thinking and creative/design processes
  • Hardware design and Range design
  • Line building and line development for accessory
  • Creativity and problem solving
  • Craft based design
  • Packaging design and graphics
  • Jewellery design and product detailing
  • Consumer interface design
  • Technical studies and auto CAD
  • Product collection development and research methodology
  • 3Ds max
  • Professional practices
  • Fashion Styling
  • Portfolio development
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship

  • Design fundamentals
  • Product Representation: 3D product sketching, technical drawing, model-making (digital/physical)
  • Aesthetic principles
  • Design Research
  • Creative processes
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Introduction to Design Tools & Techniques
  • Design process
  • Design Context
  • Sustainability
  • Visual Vocabulary
  • Live Industry Project
  • Ideas and Innovation in Design
  • International Experience
  • Material manipulation and construction techniques
  • Advanced Production Processes
  • Use of hand and machine tools

Skills Required:

  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Artistic skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Knowledge of raw materials
  • Visualisation skills
  • Precision
  • Drawing, sketching and graphics
  • Core knowledge of Fashion Industry
  • Persuasiveness
  • Understanding market and consumer demands for trendsetting
  • Patience for long hours of detailed work
  • Consistency and adapting dynamics

Top Entrances

  • NIFT Entrance Exam
  • Design Aptitude Test of Centre for Design Excellence
  • NID Entrance Exam
  • Mody University Scholarship cum Admission Test
  • Pearl Academy Entrance Exam
  • FDDI All India Selection Test
  • UID Design Aptitude Test
  • GLS Institute of Design DAT

Career And Job Prospect:

Job ProfileJob DescriptionAnnual Salary
Product designer product specifications, creating digital or print drawings and designing fully-functional products.
6-8 lakhs
Interior DesignerInterior designers make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting decorative items, such as colors, lighting, and materials. They read blueprints and must be aware of building codes and inspection regulations
3-5 Lakhs
Architechtural designer create plans, drawings, and layouts for buildings and landscapes.create designs for new construction projects, alterations and redevelopments
5 Lakhs and above
Jewellary Designer cutting, shaping, polishing, stone setting, mounting, welding and engraving. Jewellery designers design and make jewellery using a variety of materials, including gold, silver and precious stones.
4 Lakhs and Above


Question: Is the NIFT degree recognized worldwide ?

Answer: Yes. NIFT has been granted statutory status under the act of Parliament of India in 2006, empowering the Institute to award degrees and other academic distinctionsNIFT Act 2006 published in the Gazette of India on 14th July,2006 confers Statutory Status on NIFT.The Act came into effect from 1st April,2007.The President of India is the `Visitor` of the Institute under the Act. The Act empowersthe Institute to award degrees and other academic distinctions.NIFT will be the first premier Institute in the world to award its own Degrees in the field of fashion education.

Question: In Design Programme can I choose my course prior ?

Answer: No, the entrance test is common for all courses under design programme. One can choose the course on the counseling day as per the availability at one`s rank.
Question; What is the basic difference between fashion designing and Lifestyle and accessory  designing?
Answer: Fashion Designing is something which helps us create new trends for the market. But basically fashion designers just design. They really dont know how to construct that design. Or in simple words fashion designers just sketch new designs but lifestyle and accessory Designing is something which teaches you how to design as well as how to construct a design or you can say it teaches you all the techniques of constructing your design.
Question: What is the  significance for the future?
Answer: The designers from this programme aspire to drive the market by Designing for Changing Needs and Designing for Future Needs, and make ‘Designed in India’ a premier global brand.
Question : what are top sectors available for Job?
Answer: There are lot of sectors to work in. amjorly the apparel,Housing,Designing sector.
Question: What is Course fee of the course?
Answer: Course fee vary according to the Program and Institutions.Mainly the courses range s from 1 Lakh to 3 Lakh per year.
Question:  What is starting Job salary in this Field?
Answer: Again its vary from Industry to industry,profile to profile,and Company to company but as per the data for past some years starting salary is ranging from 2 lakh upward.
Question : what are the top Job recruiter in this field?
Answer; various industry are opened for a degree holder in this field,some are  Swarovski,Tanishq,Tata Elxsi,Tiffany,Timex Watches,Titan,TVS Motors Styling Studio,United Colors of Benetton,VIP luggage,Westside,Zen Design.

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