Course - Overview
Our textile design course provides a comprehensive understanding of the textile journey along with the critical skills required, right from designing fabrics to using technology to final production. It also provides a window to the textile industry that functions well in the export as well as the domestic markets and encourages students to create their own style and become highly skilled, research-oriented design professionals.
This UG Textile course also entails a deep knowledge of lifestyle Products in fashion, interiors, and automotive market segment from a textile perspective. A focus on ‘Smart (tech-based) Textiles’ research and development is aimed to help them drive innovation across various industries like automobile manufacturing, medical supplies manufacturing, sports equipment.
Frequently Asked Questions?
What is Textile Design & Technology?
Textile Design & Technology is the process of creating designs and patterns for fabrics, woven materials, knitted materials, and other types of textiles. Textile designers use their creative skills and knowledge of materials to develop designs that can be used for a wide range of purposes, including fashion, home decor, upholstery, and more.
Textile design involves various stages, including research and concept development, sketching and drawing, colour and pattern development, and technical specification. A textile designer must have a strong understanding of materials and their properties, as well as knowledge of various techniques such as printing, dyeing, and weaving.
At Pearl Academy, students learn about the different stages of textile design and gain hands-on experience in developing designs using traditional techniques as well as contemporary technology. They also learn about the business and marketing aspects of the industry, preparing them for careers in textile design and related fields.
Scope of Textile Design & Technology course in India?
The scope of the Textile Design & Technology course in India is quite promising. Textile is vital to the fashion and apparel industry. The demand for innovative textile designs is on the rise, especially with the ever-growing need for sustainable and eco-friendly fashion.
The Textile Design & Technology course prepares students for a range of careers in the textile and fashion industry, including roles such as textile designer, fabric technologist, product developer, colorist, and textile stylist, among others.
Graduates of the course can work in a variety of settings, including design studios, textile mills, garment manufacturing units, and retail brands. They may also go on to start their own businesses, creating their own textile products. Overall, the Textile Design & Technology course in India offers promising prospects for students who are passionate about design and creativity, and can develop their skills and knowledge in this field.
Why do students choose Textile Design & Technology courses as career options?
Textiles are everywhere. Everyone needs clothes to wear and use, making it one of the oldest and most resilient industries worldwide.
Textile Design also provides a great outlet for a person’s creativity. The course is perfect for those who are drawn to the idea of using their creativity to design new patterns, textures, and colours that can be used to create beautiful and functional fabric. The Textile Design & Technology course provides students with a range of skills and knowledge including materials and techniques, design principles, product development, and more.
A Textile design career leads to exciting job roles in design studios, textile mills, garment manufacturing units, and retail brands. Students may pursue entrepreneurship, build, launch and sustain their own brands and enterprises. All of this makes the Textile Design & Technology a sought-after course to pursue at Pearl Academy.
What are the Specializations involved in Textile Design & Technology Course?
There are several specialisations open to students of Textile Design & Technology at Pearl Academy. They include
Fashion Fabrics, focused on the creation of textiles for the fashion industry. Students learn about fabrics, fibres, and yarns, and gain skills in creating textiles for different types of apparel and designs, or garments.
Interior Textiles, focused on textiles for use in interior design, such as upholstery, curtains, and bedding. Students learn about textiles suitable for interior applications.
Smart Textiles, focused on the development of textiles that have additional technology embedded in them. Students learn about smart textiles and gain skills in creating textiles that incorporate technology to create wearable tech-fashion.
These specialisations offer the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge in specific areas of Textile Design & Technology, preparing them for careers in a range of industries that rely on these fields.
Who can join the Pearl Academy Textile Design & Technology course?
Students looking to pursue textile courses after 12th can apply to Pearl Academy's Textile Design & Technology program. Those who have a strong interest in textiles, fashion, and design, and who are interested in pursuing a career in the textile and fashion industry, may find this course to be a suitable option.
Candidates must have completed their 10+2 years of schooling, and submit the necessary certificates for the same.
They must attend the entrance examination for Pearl Academy, consisting of two parts - the Design Aptitude Test (DAT) and General Proficiency Test (GPT) as part of the admission process. This is followed by a personal interview round.
Applicants are also required to submit a portfolio of their creative work showcasing their skills and abilities in design, drawing and other related areas.
Based on their performance in the above rounds and clearing eligibility criteria, they may join the Textile Design & Technology course at Pearl Academy.
What jobs can you get with a Textile Design & Technology Course?
The Textile Design & Technology course opens up multiple career avenues. Students can enter the fashion, garment manufacturing, retail, styling and merchandise segments of large industries, or even set up their own entrepreneurial ventures.
Our graduates most commonly find opportunities in fields such as Fabrics, Fashion, Interiors and Accessories, Print & Weave, Knit & Embroidery Design. They also go on to work as Textile Stylists (for Home Interiors or Fashion), Product Developers, Fabric Designers, Design Merchandisers, Freelance Textile Designers and even Textile Entrepreneurs.
Pearl Academy equips its graduates with a robust skill set that enables them to enter any of these avenues. It also has a placement program that enables students to find lucrative textile design jobs upon graduating.
Natural & Built Environment; Body & It's Extension; Design Abilities 1; Fashion Cognition 1 (Immersion Lab); Culture, History & Narratives; Identity, Memory & Imaginations; Design Abilities 2; Fashion Cognition 2 (Immersion Lab)
Fashion Languages and Techniques; Drawing for Design; Design of Materials; Tech Transfer; Design Milestones; Knitting and Weaving; Brands Mood ; Textile Futures
Design Research; Surface Tools; Studio for Smart Textile; Investigate, Innovate, Implement; Cultural Studies; Application of Social Media; International Lab Experience; Live Industry Project
Design Opportunity; Business Tools for Designers; Studio of Textile Application; Specialized Collection; Professional practice; Portfolio; Final Project
Our faculty members are the strongest pillars of our 30 years of creative impact. These mentors are life-long learners, eager to dedicate their lives to creating a change for a better tomorrow. They nurture creative minds and bring out the best in them over the years. Every student at Pearl is transformed into a Complete Design Professional with the help of their support, guidance, and mentoring. They and our students together make us who we are. Look at these geniuses.
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Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.
Fabrics, Fashion, Interiors and Accessories
Textile Designer for Print or Weave
Knitting and Embroidery Designers in Export or Buying Houses or leading Textile Mills
Textile Stylist for Home or Fashion
Freelance Textile Designers