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INIFD ACADEMY OF INTERIORS​

A leader in professional training with a 26 year legacy in the field of Fashion Design and Interior Design, INIFD has the largest network of design institutes in the world. The Academy of Interiors is INIFD’s specialized interior design institution, dedicated to providing a rigorous and world class education through its wide range of academic programs. 

Our spirit lies in our understanding of social, cultural and lifestyle diversity, the ever changing environment we live in, contemporary trends and sensibilities. Today, we are the alma mater of sought after professionals who have worked with some of the biggest names in India and in the world in a multitude of industries.  
The INIFD brand assures the effective implementation of creative and cutting-edge interior design solutions to individuals, industries and communities.  
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To Proactively develop innovative products and services addressing growing needs of the
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To make a better world through design and innovation. To provide the best holistic training and make the art of creating extraordinary designs available to everyone. 

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INSPIRE

To inspire our students to be open-minded, curious and creative  

INNOVATE

To keep searching for innovative methods to train our students and make the process of learning more fun and engaging.

INDIVIDUALISED FOCUS

To enable each student to transform their talent, enthusiasm and effort into professional skills.

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Twinkle Khanna

twinkle Khanna

Chief Mentor – Interior Design

Twinkle Khanna, is an award winning Interior Designer, who has to her credit around 2 decades of experience in the design industry. Ms. Khanna, who began her career as a site supervisor for a renowned Mumbai architect in 1998, started her own Interior Design firm two years later. Subsequently, she founded The White Window (TWW). Today TWW is amongst the top-ranked Mumbai-based retail home furnishings stores. 
Ms. Khanna has successfully managed residential,commercial, retail and hospitality design projects, a number of which have won her awards and recognitions, including the acclaimed Elle Décor International Design Award (EDIDA) for her original wall finishes. 
Also an ​author, columnist, film producer and former film actress, the multitalented Ms Khanna brings into her work and to our institution a perspective and experience that is rich and one of a kind.  

Twinkle Khanna

Chief Mentor

Sara Corker

Mentor

Sara Corker has built a successful design practice over the last 30 years, with her  technical expertise, approachable and hands-on style and meticulous attention to detail. She is a Member of the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID). Her company, ​Sara Corker​ Designs, provides a full range of professional interior design  services to private individuals and commercial clients

Also an experienced educator and colour therapist, Sara’s passion for design extends to  writing, crafting courses and presenting seminars. Across her career she has authored  numerous articles and crafted courses on all aspects of interior design. Sara provides  formal teaching and mentoring for design students worldwide. Her recently published  book, ‘How to Start a Successful and Profitable Interior Design Business’, is a must-read  for new and established designers.

Sara Corker

Mentor

SARAH MANNING 

Mentor

Sarah Manning has 20 years’ experience of working within the Visual Merchandising  Industry in London. Sarah started her career working for luxury brands like Harrods,  Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and for High-Street Retailers such as Marks & Spencer.
Sarah launched her company Visual Merchandising Courses in 2006 to teach retailers  and students effective principles of Visual Merchandising and to explain how these  principles can be implemented to improve sales and customer shopping experience.
She has hence worked for numerous retail clients like Cowshed, Triumph, Asics, Suzuki,  Longleat Safari Park, Hallmark, Staples, Maison Blanc, The National Space Centre,  Kenwood and Dubai International Airport Duty Free to name a few
Sarah also lectures for The University of the Arts, London and The London College of  Fashion & Central Saint Martins. 

SARAH MANNING

Mentor

SIMON ASKEW 

Mentor

Simon Askew is a professional visual merchandising educator with twenty-five years of  experience in the retail sector. He began his career working for Sainsburys  Supermarkets who are major multiple retailers in the UK, before moving to Selfridges in  London to specialise in the luxury retail sector.
He then had a unique opportunity to work at Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge which is one  of the world’s most prestigious retail stores, where he held a senior management  position for six years. During that time, Simon was selected for the Retail Master’s forum  held at Oxford Business School.
Now with an independent practice, Simon works with a strong list of well-known retail  companies based in fashion, food and home, offering his professional services and  unique perspective he has garnered from his twenty-five year rich experience.

SIMON ASKEW

Mentor

twinkle Khanna

Chief Mentor – Interior Design

Twinkle Khanna, is an award winning Interior Designer, who has to her credit around 2 decades of experience in the design industry. Ms. Khanna, who began her career as a site supervisor for a renowned Mumbai architect in 1998, started her own Interior Design firm two years later. Subsequently, she founded The White Window (TWW). Today TWW is amongst the top-ranked Mumbai-based retail home furnishings stores. 
Ms. Khanna has successfully managed residential,commercial, retail and hospitality design projects, a number of which have won her awards and recognitions, including the acclaimed Elle Décor International Design Award (EDIDA) for her original wall finishes. 
Also an ​author, columnist, film producer and former film actress, the multitalented Ms Khanna brings into her work and to our institution a perspective and experience that is rich and one of a kind.  

visiting faculty

twinkle Khanna

Chief Mentor – Interior Design

Twinkle Khanna, is an award winning Interior Designer, who has to her credit around 2 decades of experience in the design industry. Ms. Khanna, who began her career as a site supervisor for a renowned Mumbai architect in 1998, started her own Interior Design firm two years later. Subsequently, she founded The White Window (TWW). Today TWW is amongst the top-ranked Mumbai-based retail home furnishings stores. 
Ms. Khanna has successfully managed residential,commercial, retail and hospitality design projects, a number of which have won her awards and recognitions, including the acclaimed Elle Décor International Design Award (EDIDA) for her original wall finishes. 
Also an ​author, columnist, film producer and former film actress, the multitalented Ms Khanna brings into her work and to our institution a perspective and experience that is rich and one of a kind.  

visiting faculty

twinkle Khanna

Chief Mentor – Interior Design

Twinkle Khanna, is an award winning Interior Designer, who has to her credit around 2 decades of experience in the design industry. Ms. Khanna, who began her career as a site supervisor for a renowned Mumbai architect in 1998, started her own Interior Design firm two years later. Subsequently, she founded The White Window (TWW). Today TWW is amongst the top-ranked Mumbai-based retail home furnishings stores. 
Ms. Khanna has successfully managed residential,commercial, retail and hospitality design projects, a number of which have won her awards and recognitions, including the acclaimed Elle Décor International Design Award (EDIDA) for her original wall finishes. 
Also an ​author, columnist, film producer and former film actress, the multitalented Ms Khanna brings into her work and to our institution a perspective and experience that is rich and one of a kind.  

visiting faculty

twinkle Khanna

Chief Mentor – Interior Design

Twinkle Khanna, is an award winning Interior Designer, who has to her credit around 2 decades of experience in the design industry. Ms. Khanna, who began her career as a site supervisor for a renowned Mumbai architect in 1998, started her own Interior Design firm two years later. Subsequently, she founded The White Window (TWW). Today TWW is amongst the top-ranked Mumbai-based retail home furnishings stores. 
Ms. Khanna has successfully managed residential,commercial, retail and hospitality design projects, a number of which have won her awards and recognitions, including the acclaimed Elle Décor International Design Award (EDIDA) for her original wall finishes. 
Also an ​author, columnist, film producer and former film actress, the multitalented Ms Khanna brings into her work and to our institution a perspective and experience that is rich and one of a kind.  

visiting faculty

twinkle Khanna

Chief Mentor – Interior Design

Twinkle Khanna, is an award winning Interior Designer, who has to her credit around 2 decades of experience in the design industry. Ms. Khanna, who began her career as a site supervisor for a renowned Mumbai architect in 1998, started her own Interior Design firm two years later. Subsequently, she founded The White Window (TWW). Today TWW is amongst the top-ranked Mumbai-based retail home furnishings stores. 
Ms. Khanna has successfully managed residential,commercial, retail and hospitality design projects, a number of which have won her awards and recognitions, including the acclaimed Elle Décor International Design Award (EDIDA) for her original wall finishes. 
Also an ​author, columnist, film producer and former film actress, the multitalented Ms Khanna brings into her work and to our institution a perspective and experience that is rich and one of a kind.  

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twinkle Khanna

Chief Mentor – Interior Design

Twinkle Khanna, is an award winning Interior Designer, who has to her credit around 2 decades of experience in the design industry. Ms. Khanna, who began her career as a site supervisor for a renowned Mumbai architect in 1998, started her own Interior Design firm two years later. Subsequently, she founded The White Window (TWW). Today TWW is amongst the top-ranked Mumbai-based retail home furnishings stores. 
Ms. Khanna has successfully managed residential,commercial, retail and hospitality design projects, a number of which have won her awards and recognitions, including the acclaimed Elle Décor International Design Award (EDIDA) for her original wall finishes. 
Also an ​author, columnist, film producer and former film actress, the multitalented Ms Khanna brings into her work and to our institution a perspective and experience that is rich and one of a kind.  

Friends

twinkle Khanna

Chief Mentor – Interior Design

Twinkle Khanna, is an award winning Interior Designer, who has to her credit around 2 decades of experience in the design industry. Ms. Khanna, who began her career as a site supervisor for a renowned Mumbai architect in 1998, started her own Interior Design firm two years later. Subsequently, she founded The White Window (TWW). Today TWW is amongst the top-ranked Mumbai-based retail home furnishings stores. 
Ms. Khanna has successfully managed residential,commercial, retail and hospitality design projects, a number of which have won her awards and recognitions, including the acclaimed Elle Décor International Design Award (EDIDA) for her original wall finishes. 
Also an ​author, columnist, film producer and former film actress, the multitalented Ms Khanna brings into her work and to our institution a perspective and experience that is rich and one of a kind.  

Friends

twinkle Khanna

Chief Mentor – Interior Design

Twinkle Khanna, is an award winning Interior Designer, who has to her credit around 2 decades of experience in the design industry. Ms. Khanna, who began her career as a site supervisor for a renowned Mumbai architect in 1998, started her own Interior Design firm two years later. Subsequently, she founded The White Window (TWW). Today TWW is amongst the top-ranked Mumbai-based retail home furnishings stores. 
Ms. Khanna has successfully managed residential,commercial, retail and hospitality design projects, a number of which have won her awards and recognitions, including the acclaimed Elle Décor International Design Award (EDIDA) for her original wall finishes. 
Also an ​author, columnist, film producer and former film actress, the multitalented Ms Khanna brings into her work and to our institution a perspective and experience that is rich and one of a kind.  

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