COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Innovative Fashion Design Studies
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FD 413
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 The general purpose of this course is to provide the students to relate their fashion design discipline knowledge with innovative design, material and production techniques of today and of tomorrow.It is aimed to research and investigate contemporary functional and social clothing needs and conceptualize new design scenarios to fulfill these needs as wearable art formsvor actual functional design solutions.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Recognizes innovative and futuristic textile materials.
  • Learns innovative and futuristic garment assembly techniques.
  • Investigates economic, social and environmental factors which would influence the innovatiove and futuristic developments in the fashion industry.
Course Description By making proposals, to create innovative and futuristic fashion design products by using probable readytowear and garment assembly techniques. To conceptualize new design scenarios which will answer a contemporary functional and social clothing problem as wearable art form or actual functional design solution.

 



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 Orientation and introduction to the concept “innovation”. Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
2 History and origin of innovation in clothing design. Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
3 Influence of innovation in clothing design to today’s fashion. Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
4 Wearable art projects using innovative techniques Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
5 Innovative materials and textiles1 Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
6 Innovative materials and textiles2 Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
7 1st midterm submission Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
8 Innovation in garment assembly techniques1 Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
9 Innovative and futuristic garment design scenarios 1 Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
10 Innovative and futuristic garment design scenarios 2 Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
11 Innovative and futuristic garment production techniques 1 Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
12 Innovative and futuristic garment production techniques 2 Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
13 Wearable interdisiciplinary worked technology products Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
14 Wearable interdisiciplinary worked technology products Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
15 Final project presentation Students investigate and make research related chapters before class.
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks Powerpoint Presentations and class design guides
Suggested Readings/Materials Techno Textiles 1,2 / Sarah Braddock, Marie O’Mahony. Fashioning the future: Tomorrow’s Wardrobe / Warren Du Preez, Suzanne Spacesuit:Fashioning Apollo / Nicholas De Manchaux Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance/Matilda Mc Quaid Fashionable Technology / Sabine Seymour Future Files: A Brief History of next 50 years / Richard Watson

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
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
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
30
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
Final Exams
1
    Total
94

 

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