Elegance of simplicity beauty of handmade indulgence of comfort amrich:??Richard Pandav, having graduated with a degree in Information Technology with Computer Applications, pursued his passion with a post graduation in the Apparel Design and Merchandising faculty at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. He interned with one of India’s leading fashion designers, Anamika Khanna.
Amit Vijaya, a science graduate, turned to art ushering in digital graphic designing and printing in Kolkata. Creating promotional material for his clients in the textile and fashion fields, inspired him to using textiles as a creative output and led him to study Textile Design at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.
Working together, Amit & Richard discovered symmetry in thought and were selected to showcase their debut fashion week collection ‘Itajime Blue’, at the Lakme Fashion Week in The Liberty Gen Next category for spring summer 2007, while still studying at NID. They have jointly been awarded with the Apex Award for Best Student Designer of the Year 2007-2008; an award instituted by CMAI (Clothing Manufacturers Association of India). They have also been bestowed upon with the award of ‘Pride of NID’ in the year 2008. Aside from a number of projects handled individually, along with their own label – amrich:, Amit & Richard have worked together to offer design intervention to various organizations ranging from the craft sector to design houses nationally and internationally.
Designer Contact:+91-9711773276 | Amrichdesigns@gmail.com