The B-Des. Bachelors of Design (Fashion Design) is designed for design aspirants who will be imparted design practice and training in their fields of interest of Fashion and Design. The curriculum includes learning design aesthetics, design process and design realization of all categories of apparels.
The students acquire skills in the realms of Flat Pattern Design, Draping, Apparel Construction, Material Exploration, Textile Study, Fashion Illustration, Computer Applications and Portfolio Development. The program encapsulates the creative and technical nuances of all three categories of Apparel Design Process Namely Men’s Wear, Women’s Wear and Children’s Wear. The students are updated with new trend related to silhouettes, Fabrics, Trims, Designs, Colors, Styles and Cuts, thus grooming them with appropriate sense of Color, Texture and Pattern. Observing design around then and preserving good elements from it will enhance their creativity.
In the First Year of the program called Foundation there will be more of Exploratory approach wherein students can project their creative abilities with materials, colors and design aesthetics. In the second year there is more of hand holding and tutoring approach and in the third year there is more of facilitating approach whereas in the fourth year there is mentoring approach used. In the second and third year the students are given professional and technical understanding of Apparel Industry with core modules of Pattern Making, Draping, Clothing Construction of all three segments of Apparels, along with Textile study, Value Addition techniques, Fashion Illustration and Computer Application. This is followed by Internship in the seventh Semester which gives the students opportunity to work in real-life situation applying their previous three years learnings. The students then return with their rich experience from Industry and work on their Graduating Collection in the eight Semester.
It is known and understood that a fashion designers job comprises of catering original clothing designs to cater to target markets, the program prepares the students for an exciting career in design for Fashion & Apparel Companies, Retail Brands, Buying Houses, Designer Labels, Clothing Manufacturers and Art/Craft sector. They can take up further studies and excel for Fashion Academics or can aspire to be Entrepreneur.
This Program is open to students on completion of 10+2 or equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% marks and who have cleared R K University Aptitude Test.