This course engages students in the process of planning, designing and developing textile design products for a market or customer. The course will be presented as an extended studio project working towards the development of a prototype/sampling, support materials and finished product/s. This will be supported by activities such as short lectures/talks by designer/makers, visits to craft and design organisations, exhibitions, retail outlets and other relevant resources. Students will research and develop knowledge of textiles design practice in Australia, as well as experience in working on design projects with public outcomes. Students will also learn safe working practices and develop an understanding of relevant Workplace Health & Saftey procedures to fulfill course requirements.
This course alternates over two years (even and odd years). Even years will focus on development of product/s for a specific project or outcome such as responding to a design brief or commission. Odd years will focus on students developing individual products and support materials for a retail outlet, pop-up shop or similar.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Australian craft and design sectors
- Research and critically analyse the market for textile designers and makers.
- Research and develop products within specific guidelines
- Practical experience of working on textile projects with public outcomes.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [Learning Outcomes 3 - 4]
Journal/Documentation/Presentation (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1 – 4]
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7785||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|