Textile Design Techniques - Dubai
Join us on this 2 day course and learn about the principles of textile design techniques. Through a series of presentations and short practical exercises you will learn about the properties and construction of fabrics, and explore a range of design production techniques...
Taught by: Mandeep Mann.
Join us on this 2 day course and learn about the principles of textile design techniques. Through a series of presentations and short practical exercises you will learn about the properties and construction of fabrics, and explore a range of design production techniques. Your tutor will introduce you to a variety of design processes from colour usage, repeat patterning to hand and digital printing techniques. You will also have the opportunity to look at the many possibilities of designing with weave, knit and stitch. During the workshop you will make a simple loom to create your own hand woven fabric samples.
By the end of the course you will have a better understanding of the different constructions and properties of fabrics and print techniques used within the textiles, fashion and interior design industries. This will give you the confidence to communicate with trade. The textile techniques learnt may also be tailored to your own practice, giving it a bespoke touch.
Who Should Attend
Whether you are interested in interior, textile or fashion design, this course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the range of textile processes available. It will increase your knowledge of textile properties and give you confidence and inspiration to enhance your own practice or filed of expertise.
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Mandeep Mann is a Textile Designer and Lecturer born and educated in the UK. She has a specialised background in Textile Design with a Master's Degree from the world-renowned Royal College of Art (London), and a First Class Honours Degree from the prestigious Chelsea College of Art (London).
Mandeep has worked as a textile designer and won numerous awards for her work, including an award from Christopher Bailey (MBE Chief Creative and Chief Executive Officer of Burberry). She continues to work on her own textile design practice, selling bespoke pieces to private clients. Her clients include the Spanish Fashion Label Desigual. Her upcoming group exhibition The South Asian Design Show at the Manchester Art Gallery in the UK , will showcase her work amongst famous Fashion Designer Manish Arora.
She has worked for Aedas, one of the world’s leading global design practices, on various large-scale hospitality and residential projects across the United Arab Emirates. She has a unique eye for interiors, having come from a textiles background, possessing a creative & innovative flair for colour, textures and materials.
Her portfolio is robust showcasing a diverse range of approaches, techniques and skills. She is ambitious with a real passion for colour and innovation in surface and new materials. Always keen to experiment with a range of alternative materials and combinations to invent new surfaces and textural qualities.
Please bring the following materials with you:
A notepad and pen