University of Technology Sydney

83888 New Textiles and Technologies

Requisite(s): ((83232 Intermediate Patternmaking and Construction OR 83882 Foundations in Patternmaking and Construction 2) AND 83233 Fashion Illustration Fundamentals 2)


The aim of this subject is to introduce current and emerging technologies and processes developed by industry and applied to textiles in the field of art, design, engineering and science. Students explore current and future concepts of textiles and consider their specific application into fashion design. Students are introduced to the design potential of these materials and develop an awareness of the creative possibilities of new textile processes. Through a series of lectures and workshops, students are also introduced to the contemporary work of textile artists and designers who use new textile technologies in their work.

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Spring session, City campus

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