B.Des. in Leather DesignNational Institute of Fashion Technology
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-The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination. -General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level. -3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
The Design and Technology core will encompass a strong integrated skill and knowledge base essential to the fashion industry. An overview of apparel industry shall provide inputs on the socio-economic, traditional and cultural aspects of the industry, which would lead to ideation, conceptualisation and communication. Exploration with various materials and study of general and material science will enhance basic understanding and appreciation of manufacturing process leading to product realisation. To understand the intricacies of design, inputs in geometry and visualisation and representation shall be part of the Foundation Programme.
·The Management core will focus on the close nexus between the manufacturer, consumer and the commercial environment on one hand and the various infrastructure, administrative and human resource management on the other. The inputs in fundamentals of computer science shall be a part of the Foundation Programme.
·The Communications and Liberal Arts core will address the essential socio-cultural perceptions and contexts: the evaluation and development. Envisioning and inculcating ethical and aesthetic values would lead to understanding and expression of physical, psychological and ergonomic concerns.
The second year focuses on understanding leather and non-leather materials, development of design skills and product realisation concepts. Students will study Fashion Illustration, Pattern Making and Construction, Leather Processing, Surface Techniques, Field Studies, Computer Applications, Retailing and Design Projects in garments and small goods.
The third year builds on the learning of the previous year with additional focus on understanding of manufacturing processes, leather processing techniques and further applications of design concepts and skills. Advanced Illustration and Technical Drawings, Advanced Pattern Making and Construction, Merchandising & Supply Chain, Production Systems and Analysis are the other areas of study. Students also undergo an industry internship for hands-on experience.
The final year focuses on Research and Development in design with choices in electives. Students will undertake industry sponsored Graduation Project in the areas of design and production.