Fashion Design

Learn from the finest creative minds working in fashion today to develop your personal vision and design philosophy. Courses cover the whole fashion design process starting with visual research, sketching ideas, design development, technical flat sketching, sourcing materials, and creating line plans to draping and fully constructed garments.

 

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What We Teach

Construction/Draping
We’ll guide you as you learn to develop your design work into a pre-collection. You’ll be taught the principles of manual grading and working with a fit model, and learn about work production patterns for industry. You’ll also gain new construction and finishing techniques.
Drawing
Learn about composition and design of the clothed figure using a variety of conventional and unconventional materials. The use of light box, composition principles, and design will also be emphasized.
Knitwear
Develop the processes of creating knit fabrics, learn knitwear terminology, and experiment with knitwear fabric designs. Gain the skills to compose different knit materials by a variety of techniques, including basic hand knit, crochet, and single-bed knitting machine techniques. Surface design methods, such as felting, embroidery, and basic macramé, will also be taught.
Textiles
Gain a comprehensive overview of the textiles industry for both home furnishing and fashion. You’ll also learn silkscreen and heat transfer printing, and gain insights about opportunities for a successful career in the textile industry.

Fashion Design Degrees

The Fashion Design degree program focuses on the creation of clothing including ready-to-wear, womenswear, menswear, and childrenswear. You’ll be mentored and encouraged to develop your personal vision and design philosophy while deepening your understanding of the various international market segments.

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