Allowing the acquisition of the fundamental skill in textile design, covering printed, constructed and mixed media textile skills.
Observation and Interpretation
The enhancement of visual research skills, focusing on information gathering, drawing, photography, image making and visualisation techniques
Design Practice and Context
An introduction to fashion development skills; covering pattern cutting, 3D prototyping, fashion illustration and portfolio skills. This is further underpinned by critical and contextual studies in fashion and textiles design.
Creative Fashion Fabrics
A programme of projects further exploring textile design for fashion. Focusing on print, knit and mixed media textiles for various market contexts within contemporary fashion.
Creative Design Communication
A module focusing on skills in design presentation, conceptual development, CAD skills and personal promotion. This lays the foundations for development of CV writing, online promotion and career planning
Contemporary Fashion Artefact
A module specialising in the development of fashion accessory and 3D design skills, whilst broadening an investigation into their fashion context. This is supported via access to new materials and workshops including, plastics, wood, metal, leather and ceramics.
The platform to experiment, specialise and deepen specific aesthetic and technical knowledge for fashion textiles and/or accessory design. Focusing on creating a body of directional and varied creative work, while further refining portfolio and promotion skills for exit.
The creation of a coherent and contemporary capsule collection of refined samples and product, which demonstrates your personal style, specialisms and direction for graduation. The project may encompass a range of areas such as print, knit and mixed media textiles, accessories, luggage concepts and body adornment.
Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.