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Textile Design

223.157 Studio I (Material) 15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to creative and analytical thinking skills, idea generation and visualisation common to art and design practice. They will begin to acquire specific techniques, skills and processes through the investigation of materials, form, surface, image and pattern for the design and making of textiles. They will learn to discuss and evaluate their work and the work of their peers.
223.207 Materials Lab 15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to identification and testing of materials for design and performance. Students will analyse innovative, technical, and industrial materials for a wide range of design products and contexts through workshops and interaction with industry.
223.211 Fashion Textiles 15 credits
This studio course introduces the design and creation of textiles for apparel. Students will explore a variety of textile techniques and processes, and their creative fashion application.
223.228 Textile Design Special Topic A 15 credits
The course focuses on one specific aspect of textile design. Offerings change from year to year or may not be offered in a particular year.
223.257 Design Studio IIA (Textiles) 30 credits
In this studio course students will explore and articulate creative responses to design challenges through critical awareness of contextual issues. Students will develop and apply core techniques, skills and processes in textile design.
223.258 Design Studio IIB (Textiles) 30 credits
In this studio course students will continue to explore and articulate creative responses to design challenges through critical inquiry into contemporary issues relevant to textile design. Students will further develop and apply core design techniques, skills and processes.
223.301 Contemporary Wallcoverings 15 credits
In this studio course students will design and develop collections for wallpaper and wall coverings, with emphasis on creative investigation and forecasting.
223.312 Textile Interactions 15 credits
In this studio course students will explore the design, development and construction of textiles for installation, exhibition or performance.
223.328 Textile Design Special Topic B 15 credits
The course focuses on one specific aspect of textile design. Offerings change from year to year or may not be offered in a particular year.
223.357 Design Studio IIIA (Textiles) 30 credits
In this studio course students will establish a critical position through individual or collaborative creative exploration and articulation. With opportunities for varied contextual applications, students will consolidate and expand textile design concepts, techniques, skills and processes in the production of their creative work.
223.358 Design Studio IIIB (Textiles) 30 credits
In this studio course students will negotiate a critical position through individual or collaborative professional practices, with opportunities to apply their specialist skills to a range of contexts. In addition to advancing textile design concepts, techniques, skills and processes in the production of their creative work, students will develop and apply transferable skills relevant to professional environments.
223.407 Materials Research and Experimentation 15 credits
In this studio course students will apply a research-informed exploration and critical evaluation of new or specialised textiles and products for design. This investigation can include the creation of new and innovative materials.
223.411 Embroidered Textiles 15 credits
Students will explore embroidery and advanced technologies for the production of innovative fashion textiles.
223.412 Sustainable Colouration 15 credits
Students will explore contemporary design concepts using sustainable dye processing and advanced technology to colour and pattern textiles.
223.453 Textile Design Research and Development 30 credits
Research methods processes and practices for Textile Design and their application through a research project.
223.454 Textile Design Research Project 45 credits
Application of research to the development and production of an approved textile design project.
223.455 Textile Design Studio Project 45 credits
Development and realisation of an advanced textile design project.
223.490 Textile Design Special Topic C 15 credits
223.491 Textile Design Special Topic D 15 credits
223.495 Textile Design Independent Study 15 credits
Supervised independent student work on a negotiated topic related to textile design involving the setting of objectives, research and/or project work and the presentation of appropriate written and/or practical outcomes.

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