Introduction To Fashion Design (Weekend)

Have you ever wondered what a fashion designer actually does or whether it is the right career for you, or simply, how do designers come up with a fresh collection every season? This weekend taster, taken from the two part INTRODUCTION COURSE series, specifically designed to introduce new methods in research for the new or practicing designer or those interested in fashion as communication...

Taught by: Philip Mauger, Tutor to be confirmed.

Description

Have you ever wondered what a fashion designer actually does or whether it is the right career for you, or simply, how do designers come up with a fresh collection every season? This weekend taster, taken from the two part INTRODUCTION COURSE series, specifically designed to introduce new methods in research for the new or practicing designer or those interested in fashion as communication.

Using new techniques in research and exploring the collections of the masters to better understand how an idea evolves into a ‘story’ this course is two days of intensive idea mining. By the end of the weekend you will have a better understanding of design communication for fashion and the role of the designer.

NOTE: This course is in conjunction with Level’s 1&2 of the INTRODUCTION series and seen as an informative and condensed taster of ‘aspects’ of what happens over the two week course.

Both Menswear & Womenswear design are covered.

Topics covered

  • Develop an understanding of the design ‘story’ and its relationship with the collection
  • Explore the purposes of research for design & communication
  • Trend Analysis & Fashion Communication Lecture/Workshop
  • Runway Review (deconstructing a designers collection)
  • New Research Methods for Designers
  • Color Palette Workshop
  • Lecture: The Business Of Fashion’
  • Guidance on your next steps in fashion

Who should take this course?

  • Absolute beginners
  • Business start-ups
  • Experienced students looking to refresh their design practice.

Entry requirements: None

Level: Beginners – Intermediate

Follow-up course: Introduction to Fashion Design – Levels 1 & 2

Testimonials

"It was all-round fantastic!" - Emily C S, January 2017

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor information

Philip Mauger has, for the past 10 years, built his design experience within the luxury sector. In 2006 he completed an MA in Womenswear Design at Central Saint Martins. With a final collection sponsored by Vivienne Westwood, he went on to collaborate with Jens Laugesen, followed by design positions at Lanvin, Alexander Mcqueen and Nicole Farhi. Currently Philip freelances for film as well as fashion, having developed costume most recently for Star Wars, Game of Thrones and James Bond. Philip also currently consults for design houses such as Akris and Paul Smith.

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Materials

• HB Pencil-Pen-Rubber
• A5 Note Pad
• £10 cash for Research Photocopying
• USB memory stick (min 8GB)
• Color (any) pencils-Pens or Pastels
• Small Paper Scissors
• Paper Glue Stick
• 1cm Masking Tape
• Camera or Smartphone (for research only, high quality not necessary)

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
14/10/2017 - 15/10/2017Saturday and Sunday10:00 - 16:002 Days£295Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
20/01/2018 - 21/01/2018Saturday and Sunday10:00 - 16:002 Days£295Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
03/03/2018 - 04/03/2018Saturday and Sunday10:00 - 16:002 Days£295Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
09/06/2018 - 10/06/2018Saturday and Sunday10:00 - 16:002 Days£295Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket