An investigation into creative design methodologies for textiles and fashion

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Abstract

Abstract. Understanding market intelligence, trends, influences and personal approaches are essential tools for design students to develop their ideas in textiles and fashion. Identifying different personal approaches including, visual, process-led or concept by employing creative methodologies are key to developing a brief. A series of ideas or themes start to emerge and through the design process serve to underpin and inform an entire collection. These investigations ensure that the design collections are able to produce a diverse range of outcomes. Following key structures and coherent stages in the design process creates authentic collections in textiles and fashion. A range of undergraduate students presented their design portfolios (180) and the methodologies employed were mapped against success at module level, industry response and graduate employment. An investigation into creative design methodologies for textiles and fashion (PDF Download Available). Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320940459_An_investigation_into_creative_design_methodologies_for_textiles_and_fashion?origin=publication_list [accessed Nov 13 2017].
Original languageEnglish
JournalIOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 254 (2017) 172012 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/254/17/172012
Volume254
Issue number172012
Early online date9 Nov 2017
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Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 Nov 2017

Keywords

  • Textiles Art Design Fashion Knit Pedagogy

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