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FAS331 Fashion Design I

[1–6, 5 cr.]

Fashion Design I introduces fundamental principles for fashion designers working in a global industry. The core aims are to introduce an array of research methods and the importance this has as the foundation of the design process. To understand design development, namely working in series producing concepts that relate to one another and finally, to consider the requirements when designing for a specific market or ideal customer. Drawing methods both illustrative and technical and portfolio presentation skills are also introduced for students to communicate coherent design concepts in this comprehensive introductory course. Developing professional practice is a requirement in this and all future courses. Students learn through lectures, studio exercises, workshops and tutorials.

Pre-requisite: FAS250 Introduction to Practice and Process, FAS251 Thematic Workshop