Duration: 2 months
6 September 2021
What is the aim of the Foundation: Design Techniques Course?
This program will provide you with a better understanding of the skills required to comprehend the Fashion industry. You will be guided towards discovering further aspects of your talents as well as experiment with various design methodologies. The main goal of this course is to provide you with an experience where you can learn about fashion design principles, idea generation processes and design methodologies.
What are the learning outcomes of Foundation: Design Techniques Course?
- Learning about the stages for creating a collection.
- Awareness of fashion design processes.
- Collaging and composition techniques.
- The importance of colour and fabric choices while designing a collection.
- Developing your designing skills
- Experimental idea generation and creating original concepts
- Research methodologies
- Experimental designs with various materials and textures
- Colour theory.
- How to create a compelling page layout
WHEN YOU COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM;
In this program, the main goal is to make sure the participating students are well versed in the techniques, principals and universal thought process that is required to be able to communicate their design ideas with clarity and ease. Using the sketchbook method, students will learn about the details of fashion design and finally create a 2D mini collection.
WHO CAN JOIN THIS PROGRAM?
• Designer candidates who have completed high school or equivalent
WHAT ARE THE CAREER PATHS?
• Fashion Designer
MODULE 1/ DESIGN AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES
Thought processes are developed via basic design principles and woven into how the design procedures progress. Different techniques of research are used to investigate a source of inspiration and therefore the importance of extensive research is demonstrated. This module aims to show the importance of research within the industry and make sure its executed effectively.
MODULE 2/ BASIC ART PRINCIPLES AND DRAWING TECHNIQUES
This module aims for the participants to grasp basic art and design principles and afterwards are able to execute them with creativity. Basic level art training is a reliable form of education to showcase each student’s creativity, critical thinking skills and personal development
MODULE 3 / MINI COLLECTION CREATION
In the last module, students are expected to create their own work according to an appropriate design language and format. During said module, the design process is explained in detail and students use the sketchbook researching technique to create their own 2D mini collection.
IMA Foundation: Design Techniques program is a bridging program to aid you in your progression towards Fashion Design and Technology programs. During this course you will be taught the necessary skills and thought processes you will need to succeed in your Fashion design career.
This program is specifically designed to prepare you for the Istanbul Moda Academy Fashion Design and Technology course and therefore once you complete the Foundation: Design Techniques course you will be eligible to progress into the Fashion Design and Technology Year 1.