Chhail Khalsa

Designer

Ahmedabad, India
I am a passionate textile designer, having completed my textile design studies from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India. I like to work with mix media, weaving and printing. The idea of creating interesting textiles based on various ideas excites me the most.

Work Experience

Lucerne University Of Applied Sciences And Arts

Research assistant

November 2017 - Lucerne, Switzerland

Hochschule Luzern

Diploma student

Working with the research department at Hochschule Luzern (CC Products and Textiles) as a part of my final year year project.
June 2013 - Present Lucerne, Switzerland

Tulips- Innovative Designs

Designer

April 2014 - Present Ahmedabad, India

Rajesh Pratap Singh

Intern

Interned under Rajesh Pratap Singh an eminent fashion Designer based in Delhi. I worked on textiles for his label 'Rajesh Pratap Singh'
April 2012 - June 2012 Delhi, India

Arvind Mills Pvt. Ltd

Student

A classroom project was done in collaboration with the womens wear design team at Arvind Mills Pvt. Ltd. the second largest exporter of denim in the world. A collection of prints were created based on the Silver filigree craft of India.
Ahmedabad, India

Manthan

Designer

A two day workshop conducted in association with Manthan- an NGO that works towards empowering women. I was supposed to help women get some design education so that they could start their own ventures.
July 2012 - July 2012 Ahmedabad, India

SEWA

Researcher

As a researcher with the SEWA (Self employed women's association) an NGO which works towards employing women in rural areas, I conducted a detailed research, and documented the embroidery traditions of the Choradiya Ahir community of northern gujarat
March 2011 - May 2011 Radhanpur, India

Education

National Institute Of Design

Graduate diploma program in Design

June 2009 - Present Ahmedabad, India

Languages

German (Beginner),
English (Fluent),
Gujarati (Fluent),
Hindi (Fluent),
French (Beginner),
Sindhi (Fluent),

Skills

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, Design And Repeat Pro, MS Office , Texcad,