COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Fashion Studio: Introduction
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 201
Fall
0
8
4
10
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To introduce the fundamentals of fashion design. To introduce the basics of fashion business. To focus understanding on basic product families, from a commercial/ technical, and conceptual/experimental standpoint to offer different perspectives on the approach to design. To understand fashion trends. To develop more professional presentation techniques
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to develop a concept toward a fashion design outcome with visual and verbal explanation.
  • Will be able to produce a basic fashion product collection.
  • Will be able to present ideas in a logical fashion, through the use of sketchbooks, presentation boards and written reports.
  • Will be able to analyse a fashion brand from various perspectives including brand identity, retail, marketing, customer base, product families, costing, etc.
  • Will be able to identify current seasonal trends in relation to the fashion industry.
  • Will be able to apply 2 Dimensional design ideas into 3 Dimensional designs to fulfill the requirements of the brief.
  • Will be able to employ specific presentation techniques to professionally display a project.
Course Description This course aims to develop research skills in relation to a variety of briefs which address different sectors within the industry. An interpretation of concepts through design development, fabric customization, 3D design development techniques, and product realization will encourage creativity. Market research and brand analysis will help students realize the positioning of their designs within the industry.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction / Collection Analysis
2 Collection Mapping / Fabric Experimentation
3 Design Project 1/ 2-dimensional Design Development
4 Design Project 1 / 3-dimensional Design Development FISCHER A., 2009. Construction, Ava Publishing SA, Switzerland/ Draping on the mannequin pp.120-131
5 Design Project 1 / Product Realization FISCHER A., 2009. Construction, Ava Publishing SA, Switzerland/ Draping on the mannequin pp.120-131
6 Market Report Brand Analysis Hameide, K., “Fashion Branding Unraveled”, Fairchild (2011) / Chaper 5 Mass Market Fashion Brands pp.157-171
7 Market Report Retail Analysis Hameide, K., “Fashion Branding Unraveled”, Fairchild (2011) / Store Experience pp.196-205
8 Trend Project / Research Brannon, E., L., “Fashion Forecasting”, Fairchild Publications NY (2005) / Chapter 1 The Fashion Forecastion Process pp.3-30
9 Trend Project / Board Presentation Collezioni/ Trends Magazine
10 Trend Project / Fabric Research and Analysis Fabric Manipulation Jenkyn Jones, S., “Fashion Design”, Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London, (2002)/ Chapter 4 Colour and Fabric
11 Design Project 2 / Pattern Making SORGER Roger & UDALE Jenny,. “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design” AVA Publishing SA, Switzerland (2006) / Chapter 1 Research and Design pp.22-35
12 Design Project 2/ Sample Sewing
13 Design Project 2 / Toile Review
14 Design Project 2/ Pattern Making Aldrich, W. (2013) Fabrics and Pattern Cutting. / Chapter 6 Basic Adaptions of the Bodice Block pp.91-102
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Aldrich, W. “Fabrics and Pattern Cutting” Blackwell Science Ltd., (2013) ISBN: 0-63203612-5

Brannon, E., L., “Fashion Forecasting”, Fairchild Publications NY (2005) ISBN: 1-56367-350-9

FISCHER A., 2009. Construction, Ava Publishing SA, Switzerland ISBN-13: 978-2940373758

Hameide, K., “Fashion Branding Unraveled”, Fairchild (2011) ISBN‎: ‎9781563678745  

Jenkyn Jones, S., “Fashion Design”, Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London, (2002)

Sorger Roger & UDALE Jenny,. “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design” AVA Publishing SA, Switzerland (2006) ISBN‎: ‎9782940411788

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
3
60
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
0
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
8
Study Hours Out of Class
20
3
60
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
12
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
3
20
Final Exams
1
40
    Total
300

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

X
2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

X
3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

X
5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

X
6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

X
7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

X
13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest