1 x 6-hour workshop weekly
Assumed knowledge
It is assumed that students have intermediate digital design and presentation skills and an understanding of design elements and principles
Assignment(s), Practical work
Topic description
This topic is a combination of theoretical research, and discovery, including research of the contemporary fashion industry at a retail level. This research can be undertaken interstate or locally. Based on contemporary fashions, students will design, develop and present a project based on research and criteria determined by the design brief
Educational aims
This topic aims to give students the opportunity to:

  • develop confidence to experiment with design and construction techniques
  • expand their design skills and critical thinking
  • develop an understanding of the nature and content of the process of developing garments in a commercial setting
  • acquired technical knowledge to enhance their abilities as fashion product developers and designers
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • demonstrate their ability to work to industry standards, including understanding and developing products to address client briefs, working to client deadlines, and producing industry standard garments
  • produce fashion portfolio work and supporting materials showcasing their work
  • develop work from concept to completion
  • display technical knowledge that will enhance their abilities as fashion product developers and designers