DSW220 - Fashion Design II

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Subject Title
Fashion Design II

Subject Description
This subject explores the basic elements and principles of garment design at the research and drawing stage. The student further develops skills in the production of working drawings designed to convey structural information of garments, expand their knowledge and terminology of fashion design and styling, and engages in fashion research, forecasting and colour theory as it applies to the subject.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Develop a concept map to guide research in the process of design development;
  2. Identify and analyze the elements of 3 dimensional design and successfully apply these elements to formulate creative fashion designs for male and female apparel;
  3. Produce high quality technical drawings by hand (Dress);
  4. Demonstrate a broad and current design vocabulary;
  5. Using illustration media, produce illustrations of designs by hand which effectively communicate the garment silhouette, volumes, style lines, pattern, texture and character of the fabrics used;
  6. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a design studio (classroom) environment;
  7. Expand design development through creative exploration of fashion textile reworks.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.