Course - Overview

Understanding the futuristic trajectory of textiles through shifting practices, insights and

technical expertise are the core elements here. This encourages learners to explore the

creative world of contemporary textiles in a cultural context, to expand the traditional

understanding of textiles. It fosters responsible design thinkers with a futuristic vision to

take the traditional textiles to a global platform by mapping trends, new innovations, tools

and techniques.

The main thrust of this program is to shape responsible future leaders and textile

professionals. Students undertake projects and learn to channel their creativity to

customize consumer demands and establish new business models and innovations,

which are sustainable for the people and planet. A blend of traditional and technical

practices are the mainstays of this program.

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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  • Clothing/ Textile Technologist

  • Color Technologist

  • Interior and Spatial Designer

  • Textile designer

  • Lecturer in Academia

  • Printmaker

  • Product Designer

  • Retail Buyer

  • Visual Merchandiser