Parsons School of Design, The New School

Fashion Design

This course is part of Transforming the Fashion Business Specialization

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Keanan Duffty

Instructor: Keanan Duffty

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10 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Innovative new design process techniques based on original research

  • How to apply environmentally friendly initiatives to product development

  • Ways to demonstrate partnership with other brands

  • Ability to assess the sociocultural relationship between society and fashion

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Course

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Intermediate level

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will learn the design process from its historical underpinnings through innovative strategies involving collaboration, new materials, and technologies. You will also learn about defining shape and silhouette and how to experiment with assembling, deconstructing, and draping.,

What's included

10 videos3 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

In this module, we will discuss the integration of artisanal and local made-by-hand design and craftsmanship into the design process. Through the lens of 20th century pop culture, we’ll find out how surface pattern design has reverberated through the fashion of the last century and into this millennium. We will also discuss provenance and heritage and ask who owns an idea, and where homage crosses over into appropriation.

What's included

8 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, we will discuss how learning to collaborate with other designers and brands is essential to the design process. We will discuss how to integrate new modes of thinking into the design process, including short films and documentaries, storytelling, and performance. We'll also learn how to conceive and create products for multiple end uses.

What's included

9 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, we will discuss how to integrate observation and intuition into the design process by interpreting trends and fashion forecasting. We will see how trend analysis can be conducted on a micro and macro level. You will learn how methods used to predict, interpret, and forecast fashion can be viewed through the lens of social movements as well as political and pop cultural events.

What's included

9 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.7 (75 ratings)
Keanan Duffty
Parsons School of Design, The New School
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