Super Specialisation in Fashion Design

This curriculum focuses on developing your understanding of key theoretical concepts and on practising skills associated with the areas of clothing, textiles, and fashion. Practical application of the knowledge and skills will be demonstrated in projects reflected at both the personal and work level.

Goals

Consumer Knowledge

To develop a knowledge base that enables the development of buying practices when designing or procuring clothing and textile products.

Technological Advances

To understand the clothing and textiles industry and its influence on the lives of people today

Careers and Employment

To explore career opportunities that may lead to successful employment in the areas of clothing, textiles, and fashion.

Personal Skills

To allow understanding of practical clothing skills that can be used in their daily lives.

Entrepreneurship

To develop entrepreneurial skills and evaluate opportunities within the textile and fashion industry.

Super Specialisation Program First Year

Garment Construction Techniques I

The subject aims to provide the technical and creative skills required for handcraft tailoring, couture-inspired fashion and contemporary design for the modern wardrobe. Tradition and Technology both play an equal part in the course.

Technical Fashion Illustrations

This subject combines technical expertise with conceptual thinking. You will be provided with an opportunity to learn through a variety of media, considering both the creative core and the progressive peripheries of fashion.

Creative Surfaces and Textiles

This subject is an introduction to the various textile surface embellishment techniques used in industries to enhance the look of the garment/ fabric.

World Costumes and Textiles

This subject encourages you to look back into the past in order to shape the future, by researching the historical genre of draping, accessorizing and beautification of the body.

Draping Art

This subject will help you understand the importance of fabric knowledge through independent research and the evaluation of fabric properties. It will also enable you to select appropriate materials in relation to their quality, performance, characteristics and design intentions. This subject also intends to develop an application of technical skills using creative drape practices.

Super Specialisation Program Second Year

Garment Construction- II

Learn with in-depth research of material and technical experiments for clothing. You will learn the principal of physical needs, not as performing gender but as performing the body.

Surface Ornamentation Techniques

This subject will expose the students to the research, visual, creative and practical skills required in contemporary professional practice by understanding the unique fusion of traditional skills in embroidering, dyeing, printing, weaving and non-woven textiles, and also innovative materials-based textile design in fashion and its forecasting.

Media and Communication for Fashion

In this subject, emergent new media design methods will be examined in a broad context of evolving cultural, technological, sociological and scientific developments. Students will have an opportunity to develop collective and personal communication skills to convey complex ideas and apply methods for crafting the message, presentation techniques and personal Web communication. The course will address marketing and public relations for design firms as an extension of the designer’s voice.

Textile Care and Handling

The subject aims to develop an understanding of how to handle and care for various fabrics.

Project Dissertation

This Project will provide a wide array on World craft or Indian Craft which is an integral part of Fashion since years. This Project assists in understanding various crafts, students are required to develop products using their design skills.