India Studio

L’École de design’s studio in Delhi

The India Studio of L’École de design Nantes Atlantique is based in India since 2010. The program began its operations in Bangalore (Karnataka) in 2010 and moved to Delhi in 2014. The India Studio sets itself apart by its approach to Social Innovations, Experiential Learning and Design Management. 

In 2014, a cooperation agreement with The Design Village has been signed for the establishment of a new design school in Noida, near Delhi, India’s economical and political capital, allowing the India Studio activities to be transfered, after an initial period at the Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology in Bangalore. India’s economical and political capital context offers wider opportunities in terms of collaborations, internships and partnerships for the Transcultural Design MDes program.

India Studio by the numbers

  • Open in 2010 in Bangalore, in Delhi since 2014 (NCR, India)
  • 63 students attending since 2010

In partnership with The Design Village

Our India Studio is settled in Delhi since 2014 in partnership with The Design Village
Teamwork at the India Studio

India Studio - an environment conducive to creation

Lecturers of various backgrounds and nationalities come directly from the India design scene to teach courses of the Transcultural Design MDes program, and also serve as jurors to the various courses. There are lecturers from the areas of product design, communication design, interaction design, interior design, and graphic design. The teaching team is led by Hélène Thébault, Head of Studies and alumni 2014 and industry professionals are teaching, delivering lectures, supervising student work, and performing juror duty at the school.

Our local partner companies provide opportunity for internships, and cooperate with the school to provide live projects, matching the Indian reality. Studying at L’École de design Nantes Atlantique’s India studio requires one to have an interest in a country rich that is in history, full of fascinating aspects that shape everyday reality. India’s growing economy and high demand for design professionals offer vast capacities to accommodate young designers during and after their studies. The city of Delhi offers affordable luxurious housing and living arrangements as well as an intense and manifold cultural experience.



Hélène Thébault
India Studio’s Head of Studies

Mobile : +91 9998498551
Skype : helene.thebault

India Studio @ The Design Village
C29 & 75, Sector 8, Noida, UP 201301

Further reading

Transcultural Design India Studio MDes program
India Studio office
The India Studio team
Study in Delhi
The Design Village