The Indian Design School, popularly known as IDS, is first of its kind design college in Mangalore that provides a hands-on and practical approach in both teaching and learning. Founded in 2019, IDS is headed by highly skilled designers with years of seasoned experience in the field of design education. IDS was established with the main intent of providing high quality design education to students of all backgrounds and become an industrial standard in design institution across India.
IDS is focused on providing its students with the learning experience that helps them be noticed in the competitive field of design at a global level. Our design program is grounded with the real-world industrial and market experience to build a strong foundation in the students’ careers and catapult them in their future endeavours


Innovative Smart Campus offering futuristic programs & international design trends


To be recognised among top 10 design institutes in India. Enabling placements for our graduates in top design firms across the globe.


Indian Design School is affiliated to Mangalore University and recognized by the Govt. of Karnataka. The Mangalore University is the first university in the country to start a Bachelor’s degree programme in Interior Design.


The core values and principles of IDS is based around the experience and impact on the students, parents as well as the design industry – the impact being memorable and timeless.


Upgrading the skills, talent, mindset and thought-process of students and people associated with IDS to make them the top professionals of tomorrow through personal enhancement, reading, certified training, WOW Talks and any productive platform that facilitates an upgrade.


Maintain an optimum balance in all walks of life like academics and practical, education and entertainment, people and processes, team and individual, participation and performance, beliefs and values.


Creating an experience of awe and delight for every individual associated with IDS through events, infrastructure, people-friendly process, open door policy, transparency, modern trends, value driven environment, proactive ecosystem, national and international standardization, NAAC/AICTE/ISO accreditation, ecological awareness and practicing excellence in every aspect of the institution.