AOD (Academy of Design) is Sri Lanka’s leading private fashion and design educator and extends a series of design degrees that complement Sri Lanka’s major industries, in partnership with Northumbria University UK. With this powerful partnership AOD has successfully placed itself in creative networks at home and abroad as a trusted educator creating design graduates and innovative solutions for industries like apparel, tourism, fashion, advertising, graphic design, contemporary craft, interior architecture etc. as well as the government of Sri Lanka.
In addition, AOD has many pioneering steps towards contributing to the design led industries in Sri Lanka such as the ‘Island Craft’ project that empowers rural artisans with design, www.fashionmarket.lk that provides a retail platform for the country’s emerging fashion talent and even the annual Sri Lanka Design Festival.
AOD believes in design education that addresses real demands of the society and empowers businesses and industries with creative innovation.