Karthika Audinet

Adjunct Faculty

Personal Information

Karthika Audinet has acquired 20 years of expertise in design while working for high-end clients in Asia, Europe, and the US. After working with disadvantaged and disabled artisans in Cambodia for the World Bank, Ms. Audinet set up a fair trade business called Designers and Artisans in 2008, partnering with non-profit organizations in India and US, tweaking their products into contemporary clothing, furnishings, and accessories. She has been teaching textile design at the Corcoran College of Art + Design for the past four years. She herself studied at two of the world's best design schools: The National Institute of Design, India, and Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle, France. Some of her furnishing fabrics can be seen at the Washington Design Center, and a limited selection of her company's products are available at www.designersandartisans.com.

Degree Title: 
MA Industrial Design
College or University: 
National Institute of Design, India
Year Degree Earned: 
1991
Degree Title: 
Textile Design
College or University: 
National Institute of Design, India
Year Degree Earned: 
1991
College or University: 
ENSCI, France
Year Degree Earned: 
1996
Original design and fabric sold to "Mulberry"
Best seller, girl's dress, hand loomed cotton fabric and exquisite tailoring