Design Inspirations 2020

The intellectual property Design Inspirations from GJEPC, was organised on the last day of IIJS Signature 2020. World’s renowned jewellery forecaster Paola De Luca, conducted a daylong session on the latest trends in jewellery and consumer behavior. The core themes of Design Inspirations 2020 were – Social Culture (The era of volatility), Sustainable (Being planet sensitive and conscious), Heritage (Looking deeper into authenticity) and lastly, Design (Envisioning the ideals of tomorrow).

Other eminent speakers at Design Inspirations were Ash Allibhai, International Fashion & Content Director, ASBO Magazine; Narendra Kumar, Creative Director, Amazon Fashion; Thomas Lazzarini, Private Client Personal Shopper at Farfetch; Shreyas More, Interior Designer, Green Charcoal Project; Fleur Damman and Noëlle Viguurs, Co-Founder, Van Gelder Jewellery; Saikat Mitra, Creative Director, Van Heusen, VP Design, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail; Akash Das, Creative Director at MeWeStudioX.


GIA India and GIA India Laboratory Pvt. Ltd. (GIA India') are independent subsidiaries of the Gemological Institute of America, Inc. ('GIA'). Established in 1931, GIA is recognised as the world's foremost authority in gemmology. GIA invented the famous 4Cs of Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat Weight and, in 1953, created the International Diamond Grading System™ which is recognised around the world as the standard for diamond quality.

Through research, education, gemmological laboratory services and instrument development, the Institute is dedicated to ensuring the public trust in gems and jewellery by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science and professionalism. All of GIA's activities are governed by its mission to serve the public.

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