Textile Design program

In Kolkata

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Kolkata
Duration 3 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Kolkata
  • Duration:
    3 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
114/2/2A, Hazra Road, 1st floor, Near Kalighat Fire Brigade, 700026, West Bengal, India
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Starts On request
114/2/2A, Hazra Road, 1st floor, Near Kalighat Fire Brigade, 700026, West Bengal, India
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Course programme

The curriculum
The main focus of the course is on the textile design for fashion, interiors and related field enabling a cross- fertilization of ideas and possible collaboration by knits, weaves, CAD and CAM. It also makes students appreciate the multi-disciplinary nature of design. Planning skills are developed through analysis of fashion trends, along with study of marketing and global market analysis.
The future textile designer thus learns to develop collections according to the seasons, through the definition materials, textile structures, decorative motifs, color range and possible finishing details.
Phase I
In the first year, the students are introduced to the Fundamentals of Design, they develop their sense of color, light, shape, texture and form. It also includes study and exploration of the properties of fiber, yarns and dyes. Students are also introduced to woven, knitted, printed and embroidered textiles.
Phase II: Development of Design Skills
In this phase, main emphasis is on concept development in dialogue with material and technique. In-depth knowledge of Weaving Skills, Chemical Processing, Dyeing, Printing, Fashion Studies, Traditional Embroideries and Principles of Marketing and Management are integral part of Textile Design. Knowledge of computers as a creative design tool for design students is also stressed upon.
Phase III: Development of Design and Creative Projects
During this phase the students with tutorial guidance, negotiate a personal program of study and are responsible for the management of the project from initial concept to final stage. A dissertation is a requirement of the final award in lines with the main study program.
The course encompasses the major areas of specialization within the textile field, including woven and constructed textile, printed textile, as well as knitted and embroidered textiles.

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