Poddar Group of Institutions
Poddar Group of Institutions

Industrial visit to Stonemart 2024 Exhibition

Poddar International College's aspiring interior designers embarked on an enlightening journey as they attended Stonemart 2024, an esteemed global event held for the stone industry. This year's edition, hosted in regions abundant with stone resources, not only showcased cutting-edge innovations but also redefined benchmarks in sustainability and collaboration within the industry. The event brought together experts, businesses, and enthusiasts from across the globe to delve into the latest advancements in stone technology, design aesthetics, and environmental conservation efforts.

Stonemart 2024 served as a melting pot of ideas, where participants explored a myriad of topics ranging from sustainable mining practices to innovative architectural applications of natural stone. The event facilitated insightful discussions and workshops focusing on the future role of stone in construction and its impact on sustainable development goals. By emphasizing the importance of responsible mining and promoting eco-friendly practices, Stonemart 2024 highlighted the industry's commitment to environmental stewardship.

For the interior design students of Poddar International College, this event provided a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of natural stone. They were able to gain firsthand knowledge of the diverse physical properties and practical limitations associated with different types of natural stone materials. Through interactive sessions and practical demonstrations, students acquired a deeper understanding of how to integrate natural stone elements effectively into their design projects while considering factors such as durability, maintenance, and aesthetic appeal.

Moreover, Stonemart 2024 served as a platform for students to network with industry professionals and fellow enthusiasts, fostering valuable connections that could potentially shape their future careers in interior design. By engaging with experts and participating in collaborative projects, students gained invaluable insights into emerging trends and innovative applications of natural stone in contemporary design practices.

As the event concluded, the interior design students of Poddar International College returned with a renewed passion and appreciation for the versatility and beauty of natural stone. Armed with newfound knowledge and inspiration, they are poised to incorporate sustainable and innovative stone solutions into their future design endeavors, contributing to the evolution of the industry towards a more environmentally conscious and innovative future.

In essence, Stonemart 2024 was not just a gathering of industry professionals; it was a catalyst for change, driving the stone industry towards a more sustainable and innovative future, one where natural stone continues to be celebrated for its timeless beauty and unmatched versatility in design.

Batch and Module -

  1. ID B.Des. Year 2 - Interior Construction and Theory of materials
  2. ID 1 Year Diploma 23-24 - Interior Studio and Material studies and Surface finishes

No. of Students attended - 05

Date and Time - 3rd February 2024, 3 PM to 6 PM