schedule

 

Dates

Topic

Reading from text

Assignments Due

Jan

11

Syllabus, projects, expectations
Target markets – start design journal/  designing for a client;

 

Purchase books & supplies

13

Taking notes, reading your text, presentations

 

 

 

18

**MLK Day – No Class**

 

 

20

Market research, inspirations

 

Journal 1 due

 

25

Present Assignment 1

 

Assignment 1 due

27

Intro to design process
Comme des Garçons, Elie Saab
Creativity, inspiration and research
Gaultier, Yamamoto

Ch. 1

 

Feb

1

Elements: Line
Grés, Vionnet

Ch. 2

 

3

Elements:  form, shape and space
Viktor & Rolf, Cardin

Ch. 3

 

 

8

Elements: texture and light
Mugler, Lanvin

Ch. 4

Journal 2 due

10

Elements: pattern
Pucci, Missoni

Ch. 5

 

 

15

Elements: Color
Schiaparelli, Saint Laurent
Color, cont.
Lacroix, Prada

Ch. 6

Ch. 7

 

17

Present Assignment 2 in class

 

Assignment 2 due

 

22

Principles: Balance
Balenciaga, Givenchy

Ch. 8

Journal 3 due

24

Meet Professor Trevino in AD 407 for Type class

 

 

Mar

29

Exam 1

 

Exam 1

2

Principles: Emphasis
Westwood, Dolce & Gabbana

Ch. 9

 

 

7

Principles: Rhythm
Fortuny, Miyake

Ch. 10

 

9

Principles: Proportion
Chalayan, Dior

Ch. 11

 

 

14

Spring Break – no class!

 

 

16

Spring Break – no class!

 

 

 

21

Principles: Unity
Valentino, Channel/ Catch up / Textiles and Sourcing

Ch.  12

Journal 4 due

23

Present Client Projects

 

Client project due

 

28

Easter Holiday – no class!

 

 

30

Exam 2

 

Exam 2

Apr

4

Understanding designer styles

 

 

6

Garment style types; trend styles

 

 

 

11

Specs, Costing, Levels

 

 

13

Present assignment 3 in class

 

Assignment 3 due

 

18

Pattern manipulations/Draping

 

Journal 5 due

20

Collections and editing

 

 

 

25

Exam 3

 

Exam 3

27

Professionalism/correspondence /Present Assignment 4 in class

 

Assignment 4 due

May

4
**1:30-3:30pm**

Wednesday - Final Exam Time –(project counts as final) JB 232 - Present work to fashion faculty

 

Fashion line project due

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