December, 2023:

  • Learn from highly skilled professionals with extensive industry experience. A holistic experience that combines theory, practical skills and real-world projects at Colors Art Institute, a space dedicated to design, visual communication and strategy
  • Creative education with an evolutionary learning methodology, career-relevant and skill-based courses to empower you, jumpstart or upgrade your career

Colors Art Institute, rooted in French design and art philosophy, is a catalyst for talent development and creative expression. With a sole purpose to promote and accelerate the

growth of a creative culture in society through education and mentorship by industry professionals. 

By the Industry. Of the Industry. For the Industry – that’s the ethos of Colors Art Institute. The courses offered by Colors Art Institute are designed not just to cater to the industry but to consider its future and making learners truly ready for successful professional placements while bridging the gap between education and real-world application.

Courses and methodologies are designed with the objective of getting learners ready to function at their best in the professional world. The programme also provides opportunities to acquaint themselves with industry leaders during the learning process itself.

Some of the courses offered by Colors Art Institute starting January onwards 2024 include:

  • Time-Lapse Cinematography by Emmy nominated, multi-award-winning Beno Saradzic, a distinguished professional specialising in architectural, space and timeless photography. 
  • The Art of Creative Direction by Tonnit Thomas, winner of Dubai Top 100 SME three years in a row, is the founder of Tonnit Design and a creative leader renowned for design thinking. 
  • Illustrative Typography by Karen Allejandra Gallego, an accomplished illustrator and art director and a jury member and speaker on international panels and award shows. 
  • Branding and Strategy by Stuart Harris, a distinguished creative director and brand strategist. He is also the founder of Yellow Branding and Communications.
  • Copywriting by Shehzad Yunus, a multi awarded creative leader and founder of Humaniz3d Digital.
  • Use of AI for the creative industry by Pablo Salgado, a distinguished creative director and an expert on the understanding and use of AI.

Leadership: Colors Art Institute is founded by Vitthal Deshmukh and led by Nirmal Diwadkar, accomplished and multi-awarded leaders, of the advertising, design and creative industry with over decades of experience in the region and with prestigious global agencies. They both have in-depth understanding of the current practices and skill sets required to make it in a professional environment, which is dynamic and ever evolving. 

Deshmukh Vitthal Gangadhar: With four decades of experience in the world of creative advertising industry with senior and founder roles, Desh is multi-award-winning veteran in this field. As the Chief Creative Officer and partner of TCP (The Classic Partnership Advertising), Desh won numerous accolades including ranking in the top five as per Cannes 2019 rating in the Middle East.

Nirmal Diwadkar: As the former COO of Lowe Dubai and Creative Director of TBWA/RAAD, Nirmal has won prestigious awards including the Effies. Nirmal brings decades of experience in branding, strategy, design and creative thinking.

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