IIID ‘Showcase-2018’ witnesses array of events on Day 2

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Sep 2018 11:12:39


Staff Reporter,

The second day of on-going four-day exhibition of Indian Interior Designers (IIID) Bhopal Chapter witnessed many events held with zeal on Saturday at Bittan Market.
In this innovative national level event, Industry Minister Rajendra Shukla, Women and Child Development Minister Archana Chitnis graced the occasion as the chief guests. While District Bhopal Collector Sudam Khade and Mayor Bhopal Alok Sharma were the guests of honour.

Eminent designer experts from different fields held dialogues in the panel discussion from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Experts were Anubhi Beohar, Head Design Consultant, Mrignayanee and Director and Designer, AWAMA, Noopur Tiwari, Communication Designer, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, Shampa Shah, Ceramic Artist and Curator, ID Ravisha Merchant, Interior Architect and Art Consultant, Ankit Jain, Creative and Strategy Head and Kokila Bhattacharya, Illustrator, Graphic Designer and Social Activist. Coordinator of the panel discussion was Ravisha Merchant. They shared their thoughts on how each design is related to other design. They also threw light on the nuances of designs in today’s era.

Followed by this, “On the Spot” Competition based on the innovation was conducted witnessing 60 students of the city moulding their imagination into an artistic work. A team of students displayed an exhibit of play area for the Arushi kids. Another competition of Space Design was also judged by the panels.

Other competitions were ‘Best Stall Design Exhibitors (Small) up to 200 Square Feet and Large up to 500 Square Feet which were held on the same day were judged on the basis of product, its quality and customer demands, etc. More than 130 exhibitors have showcased their variety of products for the embellishment of the house. At the end, an open mic was also staged for all the interested people to show their hidden or creative talent on this ‘Showcase 2018’ platform.

On Sunday, IIID will hold award distribution ceremony where the winners will be awarded with the prizes and certificates by the dignitaries. Most awaited award will be “Most Popular Stall Award and Showcase Ke Super Star”. On Monday, the exhibition will be open for the visit for all.