This beginning course provides a foundation in the design principles of fashion. Students will work to develop visual research skills, identify design elements, and communicate ideas through the use of inspirational mood boards. Color and fabric stories will emerge from these boards to become designs for four seasonal clothing collections.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Analyze the design principles in a given garment. Summarize aesthetic trends in art and culture and their effect on fashion design. Design garments that translate inspiration and fabrics into fashion designs. Design garments according to specific needs, for example gender, age, season, etc. Evaluate and integrate constructive criticism.
Lecture + Lab Hours: 52.5
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