COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Denim Design Studio
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 350
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 Denim has its unique position in the world apparel industry with its special language and production methods. This course aims the students to learn about these special methods and language. Students who take this course will be able to learn and apply the processes of design and production of denim with details.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • recognize denim silhouettes.
  • Make technical drawing
  • Make necessary pattern alterations
  • Recognize fitting mistakes and offers pattern alterations.
  • Recognize and use the machines required to produce denim
Course Description aDenim has its unique position in the world apparel industry with its special language and production methods. This course aims the students to learn about these special methods and language. During this course students will be working on denim projects in order to apply the processes of design and production of denim with details, recognize denim silhouettes, make technical drawing, make necessary pattern alterations recognize fitting mistakes and offers pattern alterations, recognize and use the machines required to produce denim.

 



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 Lecture1:. Introduction to Denim Not required
2 Lecture 2: Fabric Details Mars, Graham (2002) Denim: From Cowboys to Catwalk, London, Chapters 1-2
3 Lecture 3: Denim Trend Analysis Mars, Graham (2002) Denim: From Cowboys to Catwalk, London, Chapters 3-4
4 Lecture 4: Denim wash methods Application 1: Lecturer’s Documents (From a famous Turkish Denim Brand) http://www.denimclubindia.org/rsrc/wsitePg/wsite_disp.asp?item_id=3768
5 Lecture 4: Silhouette and detail Application 2: Chauncey, Barb, 2008, Denim by Design, NY Chapter 5
6 Project 1: Inspiration & Concept Research http://www.denimclubindia.org/rsrc/wsitePg/wsite_disp.asp?item_id=3768
7 Project 1: Concept and approach development http://www.denimclubindia.org/rsrc/wsitePg/wsite_disp.asp?item_id=3768
8 Project 1: Expressing and refining the concept & Design development http://www.denimclubindia.org/rsrc/wsitePg/wsite_disp.asp?item_id=3768
9 Project 1: Development of Sketches , Surface Design (fabric and washing) SUBMISSION: SKETCHBOOK AND MOODBOARD Damen Rundschau, 3/2011
10 Project 2: Pattern making Damen Rundschau, 3/2011
11 Project 2: Pattern making Not required
12 Project 2: Sewing in progress (calico) Not required
13 Project 2: Pattern making & sewing in progress Not required
14 Project 2: Sewing in progress & fitting Not required
15 Project 2: Fitting Not required
16 FINAL SUBMISSION: DENIM PRODUCT
Course Notes/Textbooks Chauncey, Barb, 2008, Denim by Design, NY Mars, Graham (2007) Denim A Visual History of the World’s Most Legendary Fabric, London Mars, Graham (2002) Denim: From Cowboys to Catwalk, London Miller, Daniel, 2005) Global Denim, UK Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear (Winifred Aldrich)
Suggested Readings/Materials Herren Rundschau Damen Rundschau, 3/2011

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
1
26
    Total
110

 

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.

X
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.

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.

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.

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