Course - Overview

Exploring and understanding textiles through a historical, cultural and contemporary perspective is the core strength of this course. The Textile design program fosters responsible design thinkers with a futuristic vision by removing the boundaries between technology and technique. Cross disciplinary approaches, sustainable practice, integrating digital innovations and a deeper understanding of knits, pattern making, weaves, fabrics in a changing fashion scenario prepare students for diverse career paths. 

Career mentoring and professional Insights by industry experts, exposure to live industry projects, international forums and internships and knowledge of studio skills, are designed to unlock the talent of our students. Our curriculum encourages a clear understanding of the industry and commercial potential for the students’ work using technological advancements. Students can enter boardrooms, pursue advance studies or independent entrepreneurship, foray in design business or become highly skilled researchers.

Curriculum

Level 1

The first semester of the course is treated in laying down the basic design foundation. Students of Semester 1 deal with the fashion design process, visualisation & presentation techniques, contextual design studies, and communication.

Level 2

The learning involved in this level focuses on providing a broad understanding and developing the skills around core subjects, such as fashion form & function, traditional textiles & crafts, and portfolio development. The focus is to impart core-based knowledge and acquire the fundamental skills in fabric development, while simultaneously understanding the design process as per the trends and forecasts.

Level 3

Students take their previous educative principles and evolve it to a higher, complex, and sophisticated stage of understanding. They engage in the application through projects – often sponsored by the industry – and, therefore, coming to terms with the reality of the world in the learning space. They also learn about business studies & entrepreneurship and effortlessly integrate these design methodologies with business practices.

Level 4

This semester provides the maximum scope to design one’s own final research brief and implement it successfully. This enables a student to achieve a very meritorious final work and to demonstrate a well-honed, highly specialized, application of significance to the chosen discipline in Fashion.

Faculty

An Italian origin fashion designer, he has lived and studied out of England which helped him develop an eclectic signature, accuracy for details, and a new-age approach to design. His curiosity and aptitude to learn about the various facets of design have allowed him to win two prestigious competitions, namely the 2003 Award as the "Young Designer Of The Year" in Bristol and the 2008 Award of being an "Emerging Talent In Rome.

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

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  • Garment Technologist

  • Retail Buyer

  • Fashion Illustrator

  • Merchandisers

  • Textile/Fabric Designers

  • Fashion Stylist

  • Creative Head for Fashion Boutique

  • Fashion Blogger

  • Accessory Designer

  • Fashion Consultant

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