83119 Thinking Fashion6cp; 3.5hpw: 1hr (lecture, online), 2.5hrs (design studio, on campus)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
This subject provides a foundation to fashion design practice. Through a series of lectures and design studio tutorials, students gain knowledge and design skills to enable them to undertake practical and theoretical investigation into the area of fashion practice.
The lecture series introduces students to key theories of fashion on the cultural, political and social significance of the dressed body. Topics include the fashion system, semiotics of fashion, introduction to fashion history, fashion as art and conceptual approaches to fashion.
Design studios provide a practical context to examine the relationships between a range of 2D and 3D media, creative exploration and conceptual development. The subject culminates in the creation of an original fashion design project utilising conceptual approaches and practical investigation.
Autumn session, City campus
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- Subject EFTSL: 0.125