Textile & Apparel Design
Textile & Apparel Design focuses on inventive approaches to the development and realisation of contemporary textiles and fashion. The structure of the course allows technology and skills to inform the design process and foster creativity. Students on this journey encounter the entire spectrum from natural fibre and materials to exploring the latest in 3D surfaces and fibre technologies (pattern and texture). Our curriculum is intricately intertwined with the study of the indigenous techniques and technology and a thorough understanding of local resources.
In Textile and Apparel Design, students relates the physical properties of textiles to basic human needs for functional and fashionable clothing and home accessories and in the development of textile and fashion concepts and products, including their fabrication and presentation.
Examine the communicative qualities in textiles which inform the generation and exchange of meaning between the textile practitioner and the viewer.
Pattern making is an art that forms a relationship between flat pattern pieces and 3-dimensional garments. Learn the techniques of advanced pattern making and draping to achieve structures and fits of more complex designs.
It involves the application of all the fundamentals of apparel making- Pattern making/draping and sewing techniques, as well as material handling- marking, pinning, basting, trimming, pressing, stabilizing.
Smart textiles are able to sense stimuli from the environment, to react to them and adapt to them by integration of functionalities in the textile structure.
Colour, Material & Finish
Course focuses on the chromatic, tactile and decorative identity of products and environments.
Acquire the knowledge of costumes, accessories, visual merchandising and quality control in the garment industry.
Students have understood various design theories and have implemented them in their on-going projects
Colours & Pattern
Tie & Dye Technique
Colours & Texture
Punch Card on Loom
Faculty, Discipline Lead: Textile and Apparel Design
GDPD (Textile, Apparel and Accessory Design) NID
Interests: Textile Semantics, Design Anthropology, Interdisciplinary Research in Textiles, Object Cultures in transition
Faculty, Textile and Apparel Design
BVA(Applied Arts), M.Des (Textile Design, NID Ahmedabad)
Interests: CMF, Color psychology, surface design, Interior Design & styling, Trend forecasting, R&D, Design Marketing and promotion, Retail design
Faculty, Textile and Apparel Design, Coordinator: Web & Social Media
B.Des, M.Des IDC IIT.B
Interests: Zero-waste Pattern-making, Indigenous Weaving, Graphic Narratives, Accessibility in UI Design
Design Instructor, Textile and Apparel Design
B.Des (Fashion Design) NIFT Shl, Certified Adobe Software Graphic Design - PluralSight
Interests: Fashion Illustrations & Technical Drawings, Print & Graphic Design, Embroideries & Surface Development, Fashion Trend Research, Fashion Styling and Photography, Garment Constructions & Portfolio Development