COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Graduation Project*
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FD 498
Spring
2
6
5
13
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 The aim of this course is to expand the technical knowledge in order to develop an autonomous fashion collection and to develop a full sketchbook for the design process documentation in accordance with the industrial requirements.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to create a personal and unique design identity
  • will be able to analyze the economic, social and environmental factors which inspire the fashion industry
  • will be able to classify different market segmentations
  • will be able to apply various surfaces such as texture, print or embroidery in their designs.
  • will be able to independently develop a collection
Course Description This course prepares design students to professional design environment. It is organized to develop an industrial understanding.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 18.2 Introduction to the Course // 21.2 Workshop in Collaboration with a Company
2 25.2 Introduction to Portfolio Design // 28.2 Trend Research and Concept Board Presentation (A3) Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411788, pp.11-56. WGSN trend research
3 3.3 Fashion and Sustainability Event in Collaboration with Goethe Institut // 6.3 Market Research – Target Profile, Customer Board Presentation, Preparation of 2 Looks Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411788, pp.111-143.
4 10.3 Portfolio Template Design // 13.3 Finalization of 4 Looks / 2 Looks on the Dummy Guerrero, J. A.. (2009), New Fashion and Design Technologies, A&C Black Publishers, ISBN:9781408123812. pp.34-122
5 24.3 / 27.3 Fabric Research / Fabric Manipulation Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411788, pp.57-88.
6 31.3 / 3.4 Material Board (fabric manipulations, trims, print designs) Collection Development (4 looks) Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. ISBN: 978-0135018767 Joseph-Armstrong, H. (2000), “Draping for Apparel Design”, Fairchild Publications ISBN: 978-1563671026 Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411788, pp.111-143.
7 7.4 / 10.4 Collection Development (6 looks) Lookbook Preparation / Technical Drawings Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. ISBN: 978-0135018767 Joseph-Armstrong, H. (2000), “Draping for Apparel Design”, Fairchild Publications ISBN: 978-1563671026
8 14.4 / 17.4 Collection Development (8 looks) Lookbook Preparation / Technical Drawings Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. ISBN: 978-0135018767 Joseph-Armstrong, H. (2000), “Draping for Apparel Design”, Fairchild Publications ISBN: 978-1563671026 Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411788, pp.111-143.
9 21.4 / 24.4 Finalization of the Collections / Pre-Jury Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. ISBN: 978-0135018767 Joseph-Armstrong, H. (2000), “Draping for Apparel Design”, Fairchild Publications ISBN: 978-1563671026 Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411788, pp.111-143.
10 28.4 / 1.5 Final Presentations Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. ISBN: 978-0135018767 Joseph-Armstrong, H. (2000), “Draping for Apparel Design”, Fairchild Publications ISBN: 978-1563671026 Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411788, pp.111-143.
11 5.5 / 8.5 Portfolio Design Guerrero, J. A.. (2009), New Fashion and Design Technologies, A&C Black Publishers, ISBN:9781408123812. pp.34-122
12 12.5 / 15.5 Portfolio design Guerrero, J. A.. (2009), New Fashion and Design Technologies, A&C Black Publishers, ISBN:9781408123812. pp.34-122
13 19.5 / 22.5 Portfolio design Guerrero, J. A.. (2009), New Fashion and Design Technologies, A&C Black Publishers, ISBN:9781408123812. pp.34-122
14 26.5/ 29.5 Presentation of Portfolios
15 Review of the semester
16 Review of the semester
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Aldrich, W. Metric Pattern Cutting for women’s wear 5th Ed.Blackwell Publishing. ISBN: 9781405175678

Amaden-Crawford, C. (2006), “A guide to Fashion Sewing”, Fairchild Publications.  ISBN:  978-1609010010

Colchester, C. (2007), “Textiles today: A global survey of trends and traditions”, Thames & Hudson. ISBN: 978-0500288030

Fischer, A. (2009), “Basics: Fashion Design 03. Construction”, Ava Publishing.  ISBN: 978-2940373758

Gerval, O. (2008), “Fashion: Concept to Catwalk” A&C Black, London. Chapter 3. ISBN: 9781408100776

Guerrero, J. A.. (2009), New Fashion and Design Technologies, A&C Black Publishers, ISBN:9781408123812.

Hopkins, J. (2011), “Basics: Fashion Design 05: Fashion Drawing”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411153

Jones, S.J. (2005), “Fashion Design”, Watson-Guptill Publications, NY.  ISBN: 9780823016440

Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall.  ISBN: 978-0135018767

Joseph-Armstrong, H. (2000), “Draping for Apparel Design”, Fairchild Publications  ISBN: 978-1563671026

Kim, I., Uh, M. (2002), “Apparel Making in Fashion Design”, Fairchild Publications.   ISBN: 978-1563672163

Loschek, I. (2009), “When Clothes Become Fashion: Design and Innovation Systems”, Berg Publications. ISBN: 978-1847883674

McKelvey, K. Munslow,J. (2003), “Fashion Design: Process, Innovation and Practice”, Wiley-Blackwell Publications. 978-0470655771

Marshall, S., Jackson, H., Stanley, M., Kefgen, M, Touchie-Spech, P.(2004), “Individuality in Clothing Selection and Personal Appearance”, Pearson Prentice Hall. Part 2, Pages 189-288. ISBN: 013035865-7

Seivewright, S. (2012), “Basics: Fashion Design 01: Research and Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 978-2940411702

Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing.  ISBN: 9782940411788

Tatham, C., Seaman, J. (2003), “Fashion Design Drawing Course” Barron’s. ISBN:9780500284360

Other magazines in the library

Websites such as:  

www.firstview.com

www.wgsn.com

www.wwd.com

www.fashion.about.com

www.hintmag.com

vogue.com

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

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

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
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
6
Study Hours Out of Class
14
4
56
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
80
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
120
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
    Total
384

 

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.

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.

X

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