This course explores the fundamentals of product and collection design within the context of the global fashion and textile industry, with a view to helping business owners, production managers and product designers consider these aspects in their product and collection planning for international markets. It explores the uses of colour, texture, and patterns within the context of individual pieces, as well as a collection as a whole in order to guide participants to develop the basic skills required for successful fashion design.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate the elements involved in creating a strong design vision;
  • Apply colour and surface texture design principles; and
  • Identify the key steps in product and collection planning.

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  • Lecture 1: Design Fundamentals for Business
  • Lecture 2: Colour and Surface Texture in Design
  • Lecture 3: Product Development Planning
  • Case Study Exercise
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