Classes

BDS 318: Printing and Weaving

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2020

Course Objective
To enable the learner create practical concepts for printed and woven fabric and accessories.

Expected Outcomes
Create motifs for printwork by hand
Use software to develop repeat patterns and colorways
Identify materials for creative woven accessories
Create functional or avante garde woven accessories for fashion.

BDS 101: Introduction to the History of Art and Design

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2020

Course Objective
This course looks at the History, Development and Evolution of Art and Design throughout 3 periods and 3 movements. The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, student presentations, group discussions and documentaries.

Expected Learning Outcomes
Students should be able to:
1. Identify features and characteriestics of various art eriods and movements
Discuss the purpose of art in each period/movement
Identify prolific artists and designers in each period/movement, and describe their style.

BDS 319: Printed Textiles and Industry

Semester: 
Second
Offered: 
2020

This course focuses on converting printed fabrics into garments for industry. As a
designer, it is important to think through the entire design process from concept, to fabric,
to how it converts into a wearable fashion product. There will also be emphasis on cutting
and construction techniques.

Expected Outcomes:
Trnslate 2D concepts into 3D garments
Work with print to create visually appealing clothing
Create technical sheets for industry
Create costings for production.

BDS 302: Themes in Social Cultural Studies

Semester: 
Second
Offered: 
2020

The course focuses on ways in which society and culture affect everyday life, and how these two factors interact with design. We delve into modern culture, its champions and influences, and effects.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the semester the student will have an understanding of the following:
• Main cultural theory
• Pop culture and it’s influences
• Hegemony and the creation of order in society
• Gender in society and its effects
• How culture affects or influences design and marketing

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