Course - Overview

The Undergraduate Textile Design course allows students to build a successful career in the global textile and fashion industry, whether it be as professionals or as independent practitioners. It is centred on giving students an in-depth and industry-oriented understanding of how to design and manufacture high-quality and creative textiles, through a range of methods including weave, embroidery, knit, print and mixed media.

Textile is India’s largest creative industry, it is internationally renowned and has a significant export presence. This course, through its strong network with textile/fashion brands, independent designers, export houses, skilled craftsman as well as international universities, will greatly enable students to develop a holistic and market-focused understanding of their creative work, while also fuelling their professional development and helping them explore exciting career opportunities.

This course aims to make its students creative leaders, at the cutting-edge of the Indian and global textile industry. The international lab experience exposes students to international design practices, therefore all learning has a strong focus on innovation, experimentation, contemporization and reinventing craft with smart materials. As students graduate this course, they will find themselves equipped with not only creative and technical knowledge, but also extensive industry links and an ability to drive innovation in the textile industry.

Curriculum

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

Faculty

Our faculty members are the strongest pillars of our 28 years of creative impact. These mentors are life-long learners, eager to dedicate their lives to create 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 extraordinary leaders with the help of their support, guidance and mentoring. They and our students together make us who we are. Take a look at these geniuses.

Career Path

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

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  • 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

  • Product Developer

  • Design Merchandiser

  • Freelance Textile Designers

  • Textile Entrepreneurs