Craft technology is an innovative course that combines traditional craftsmanship with modern technological advancements. This interdisciplinary program offered by UPIDR (Uttar Pradesh Institute of Design and Research) explores the intersection of art, design, and technology.

In the Craft technology course, students gain hands-on experience in various craft techniques such as embroideries & textiles, woodworking, ceramics, metalwork, glass, and more. They also learn to integrate these traditional crafts with emerging technologies utilizing contemporary design concepts and trend analysis. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, students delve into the world of craftsmanship and explore how technology can enhance and transform traditional practices working closely with the state and national Craft Clusters, and their respective artisans and weaver communities including national and state awarded Master Crafts-persons.

The students are thus, encouraged to experiment, innovate, and push the boundaries of what is possible in craft design. The Craft technology course at UPIDR fosters creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities among students. It equips them with a versatile skill set that bridges the gap between traditional craftsmanship and contemporary technology, opening up exciting career opportunities in fields such as product design, art installations, prototyping, and more.

By offering this unique program, UPIDR aims to nurture a new generation of designers who can embrace the rich heritage of  craftsmanship while harnessing the power of technology to create cutting-edge, sustainable, and culturally relevant designs. Join the Craft technology course at UPIDR and embark on a journey that celebrates the fusion of craftsmanship and technology, empowering you to become a future-ready designer at the forefront of innovation.