Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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FAS335 Fashion Design I

[2–4, 4 cr.]

This studio introduces students to the basics and fundamentals of fashion design. Illustration methods and design techniques are introduced along with the fundamentals of apparel construction. Emphasis is placed on primary research, and on the process of development of design concepts into realized forms.

This introductory studio will focus mainly on Casual Wear, with the objective of developing the students’ capacity to interpret ideas and phenomena, and translate these through a creative design process into a refined garment. Drawing methods - both illustrative and technical, along with portfolio presentation skills are an integral component of the studio, as an essential means of communication.


Pre-Requisite: FND237 
Co-Requisite: FAS345 & FAS365