Among all objects of design, our clothes are the most universal and intimate. Like other kinds of design, fashion thrives on productive tensions between form and function, automation and craftsmanship, standardization and customization, universality and self-expression, and pragmatism and utopian vision. It exists in the service of others, and it can have profound consequences—social, political, cultural, economic, and environmental.
This course is part of the Modern and Contemporary Art and Design Specialization
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Art History
Paola AntonelliSenior Curator, Department of Architecture & Design, and Director, Department of Research & Development
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
- 5 stars86.75%
- 4 stars10.55%
- 3 stars1.45%
- 2 stars0.40%
- 1 star0.83%
TOP REVIEWS FROM FASHION AS DESIGN
I am so far enjoying this course. Pretty informative on the world of fashion and goes beyond the standard of what people think fashion is. I would definitely recommend this course.
Loved it, rekindled my love of fashion and it's importance to living. Especially precious to do the course during C19 Lockdown - a comfort course.
Hope I can visit MoMA soon
I learned a lot about fashion and the procedures and detailed eye required to formulate designs, as well as gaining more knowledge on subjects I already had some degree of expertise in.
Gives an in depth view to the exhibition's items and their history- leaving you with a changed perspective on your own wardrobe, however, there is a big focus on the exhibition's items only
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