COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Footwear and Bag Design
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 311
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives A practice based course which concentrates on design and prototype construction of fashion accessories. It is proposed to pursue a program in order to develop an accessory collection as contemporary design products as well as styling elements with trend research and concept/ design development with the appropriate selection of materials.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to identify a variety of iconic historical products, styles, key products, and fabrics in the field of accessory design
  • will be able to analyse shoe and handbag anatomy
  • will be able to develop trends into a comprehensive body of research including silhouette, cut, fabric, texture and design details
  • will be able to apply this knowledge to design a small collection in this field
  • will be able to present their technical drawings, presentation boards, and illustration, to a professional level.
Course Description Within the context of contemporary fashion, this course focuses of the specialization of accessory design, primarily footwear and handbag design but also other key product fields such as belts and hats. Through an exploration of shoe and handbag anatomy, an examination of historical and contemporary products, and with consideration of contemporary trends, students will become familiar with this sector, before applying this knowledge in a practical context. Trend research, concept development, product family design development and illustration will amalgamate in a professional portfolio at the end of semester.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction: Shoe Anatomy
2 Upper Structures
3 Upper Structures Choklat, Aki (2012) Footwear Design. Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London. Chapter 2 Shoe Basics pp. 30 – 46
4 Footwear Styles Choklat, Aki (2012) Footwear Design. Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London. Chapter 2 Shoe Basics pp. 30 – 46
5 Footwear Styles Choklat, Aki (2012) Footwear Design. Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London. Chapter 2 Shoe Basics pp. 30 – 46
6 Hand Bag Anatomy and Styles Fashionary (2016) Bag Design: A Handbook for Accessories Designers . Fashionary. Part 1 - Bag Style & Details Library
7 Shoe Details Technical Drawings Choklat, Aki (2012) Footwear Design. Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London. Chapter 5 Presentation pp. 132 – 168
8 Handbag Details Technical Drawings Fashionary (2016) Bag Design: A Handbook for Accessories Designers. Fashionary. Part 1 - Bag Style & Details Library
9 Contemporary Trends (2020 Shoes, Bags, Belts, Hats)
10 Trend Development and Fabric Research
11 Collection Design Development (Shoe, Bag, Belt, Sketching) Choklat, Aki (2012) Footwear Design. Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London. Chapter 4 Collection Design pp. 90-110
12 Footwear Design Technical Drawing Choklat, Aki (2012) Footwear Design. Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London. Chapter 5 Presentation pp. 132 – 168
13 Bag Technical Drawing Fashionary (2016) Bag Design: A Handbook for Accessories Designers. Fashionary. • Part 3 - Bag Template Collections
14 Portfolio Preparation
15 Semester Review
16 Review of the Collection for Styling Styling concept
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Choklat, Aki (2012) Footwear Design. Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London ISBN: 9781856697453

Fashionary (2016) Bag Design: A Handbook for Accessories Designers. Fashionary. ISBN: 9789887710806

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
20
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
60
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
6
1
6
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
5
Final Exams
    Total
105

 

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.

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.

X
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.

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).

12

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

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