In 1969, within the lush green premises of IIT Bombay, the Industrial Design Centre was established beginning with a post graduate course in Industrial Design. With the addition of Visual Communication, Animation Design, Interaction Design and most recently, Mobility & Vehicle Design disciplines,and an intensive PhD program. It is the creative zone of the campus.
IDC alumni has won many accolades over the years and have been recognized as thought leaders in various aspects of design, the most recent being
Dr. Udaya Kumar, a PhD candidate, who created the rupee symbol