TEXTILE AND FASHION DESIGN

TEXTILE AND FASHION DESIGN

This department at ARUCAD produces specialists capable of creating unique and vibrant collections from sketch to the last stitch, as well as understanding the nuances of environmentally friendly and ethical production. In a world that is increasingly turning a critical eye towards the fast fashion industry, designer textiles are becoming more sought after and valuable every day. Whether it be clothing, accessories, or interior design, fabric products are not only a necessity, but an additional dimension for self-expression.

Fashion houses and design studios
Textile manufacturing companies
Garment industry
Fashion boutiques
Costume design for theatre and cinema
Textile design for home goods and furniture
Accessory design
Fashion illustration
Fashion journalism
Fashion photography
Forecasting fashion trends

BRIEFLY
  • Medium of Instructions English
  • Programme Duration 4 YEARS
  • English Preparatory School YES
Academic Staff Academic Staff
Programme Curriculum Programme Curriculum

DEAPRTMENT OF TEXTILE AND FASHION DESIGN

Course Description

 

FIRST YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

ARTS 101 History of Art (3-0) 3

With the Art History I course, it is aimed to convey the general cultural knowledge about art to the student. In this course, which covers the periods from primitive periods to the establishment of civilizations and from there to the middle ages, students learn about the development processes of art and how it changes according to the cultural characteristics that represent civilizations. Students also understand how important it is to know the history of art in the field of art and design.

ARTS 121 Basic Art I (4-4) 6

Basic art education aims to understand and experience plastic values ​​on the basis of application. The curriculum, which includes theoretical and technical information about texture, size and material usage, educates the student about the field experience before proceeding to the creative production phase. The student learns by applying all the basic art concepts including color, form

 

TFAD 111 Drawing Techniques in Textile (2-2)3

This course teaches drawing methods to express the unit forms that the fabric surface and fabric structure will contain in accordance with the principles of textile design.

While teaching drawing methods in the course content, nature is taken as a basis. Structural elements of various plants (bud, flower, leaf, stem, etc.), various states of these elements (alive and alive, pale, dead and dry) and other elements that can be found in nature (stone, branch, seed, etc.) in accordance with textile design principles. It is aimed to transfer drawing methods that will enable it to be expressed in 3 dimensions on a 2 dimensional surface.

 

TFAD 121 Basic Pattern Techniques I (1-2)2

The aim of this course is to introduce the pattern systems and gain the skill of making a pattern, which is one of the basic components of the garment. The content of the course is the process of preparing clothing patterns for taking measurements on the body, preparing the base (gauge) patterns of the clothes designed for the upper body and lower body practically, the use of classic shirt, trousers, jacket and skirt patterns, dart, flywheel, gode, pili and arm wearing , shirring, etc. It covers topics such as the application of techniques.

 

TFAD 131 Fabric Structures I (2-0)2

In this course, which aims to introduce the simple knits used in the textile industry and the properties of the fabrics made with these knits; Classification of woven fabrics, drawing-in and showing knitting plans on paper, main knits and their derivatives are given.

 

SOFL 101 Academic English I (3-0) 3

Students who regularly attend this course will have the opportunity to practice a variety of study skills, including but not limited to setting goals, organizing, using time, concentrating, and taking notes. Students will be given important articles written in modern-day English and students will learn to discuss and write responses at an academic level. At the end of the lessons, each student will be able to derive the meaning of unknown words in a reading text, write paragraphs and articles, summarize, discuss and write reply letters.

 

FIRST YEAR

SECOND SEMESTER

 

ARTS 102 History of Art II (3-0) 3 (Prereq. ARTS 101)

With the Art History II course, it is aimed to convey the general cultural knowledge about art to the student. In this course, which covers periods from the Early Renaissance to the High Renaissance, and from there to modern art, students learn about the development processes of art and how it changes according to the cultural characteristics that represent civilizations. Students also understand how important it is to know the history of art in the field of art and design.

 

ARTS 122 Basic Art II (4-4) 6

Basic art education aims to understand and experience plastic values ​​on the basis of application. The curriculum, which includes theory and technical information about the use of colors and materials, educates the student about the field experience before entering the creative production phase. The student learns by applying all basic art concepts while pursuing aesthetics with textures, structures and masses.

 

TFAD 142 Machine Applications and Sewing Techniques (2-2)3

 In this course, students learn the basic sewing techniques by gaining the ability to use the tools in the fashion production workshop. Students become familiar with the tools and machines used

in garment production and can use sewing and printing machines and basic features of their types. Suitable machine type for suitable material, suitable machine foot, needle, thread, etc. determination of items. Practical transfer of different fabrics and leather, fur or non-traditional textile materials with which sewing techniques and according to what processes can be combined.

 

TFAD 122 Basic Pattern Techniques II (1-2)2

This course is a continuation of the Basic Pattern Techniques I course. In addition to the basic pattern techniques learned in this course, the Basic Pattern Techniques II course will focus on topics such as different collar, cuff, pocket mold studies, drawing and template of body mold with dart, differences in pattern work in women’s and men’s clothing.

TFAD 132 Fabric Structures II (2-0)2

In this course, information is given on more advanced topics such as other knits from main knits, color and knitting effects, fabric analysis, weaving technology, based on the information

gained in the Fabric Structure Knowledge I course. Examination of fabric production technologies, usage areas, physical tests applied to fabrics, fabric types and clothing design relationship. Properties and uses of textile products and other materials used in clothing design. The rules to be considered in the selection of materials suitable for design and ergonomics cover the topics of the course.

 

SOFL 102 Academic English II (3-0) 3

It is a continuation of the Academic English I course. Students who regularly attend this course will have the opportunity to practice many study skills, including but not limited to setting goals, organizing, using time, concentrating, and taking notes. Students will be given important essays written in contemporary English, and students will learn to discuss and write responses at an academic level. At the end of the lessons, each student will be able to understand the meaning of unknown words in a reading passage and write paragraphs and articles.

 

SECOND YEAR

THIRD SEMESTER

 

TFAD 201 Textile Technology (3-0)3

The content of this course is the definition and classification of textile fibers, fiber structures and basic properties; Examination of usage areas in line with these features. It includes basic knowledge of yarn production technology, yarn numbering systems, weaving, knitting technologies, finishing and finishing processes and ready-made clothing.

TFAD 211 Introduction to Textile Design I (2-2)3

In this course, basic concepts of textile design will be discussed. Course content textile design elements and principles, techniques and materials for textile design, definition of tools, design methods, surface composition arrangement; It includes topics such as surface arrangement elements, motif, original creative motif, pattern, color, texture, geometric editing, composition with natural-artificial objects, free editing surfaces, motif pattern research in fabric design, natural state of the object, stylization, simplification.

 

TFAD 221 Weaving Design I (2-2)3

Projects are made on garment textile products, where the student can use the knowledge about basic knits such as cloth feet, rips, panama, twill and other simple structures. The subject is examined by giving examples of various industrial textile products. The material and technical

structure suitable for the intended use of the product is determined. One of the projects is transformed into a product.

 

TFAD 231 Computer Aided Design I (2-2)3

The student’s realization of the designs he / she will make by using appropriate programs in computer environment as a tool. In the content of the course, how to use Adobe Illustrator program at beginner and intermediate level is taught.

 

TFAD 241 Advanced Sewing Techniques (2-2)3

In this course, students will apply the main sewing techniques used in garment production. They will learn more about printing techniques, collar, cuff, pocket sewing and their application on blouses, dresses and shirts.

TFAD 213 Technical Drawing in Fashion Design I (1-2)2

 In this course, the importance of technical drawing in garment design, the use of lines, standard figure drawing, the expression of garment details with lines, the ability to learn by verbal expression, dressing styles, abundances, folds and wrinkles, closures in clothing, collars, sleeves, and model types to be recognized and drawn. will be able to transfer technical drawing methods in fashion design to the student.

 

AITT/ HIST 201 Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution I (2-0)2

Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution course; telling students how to establish the circumstances under which the Republic of Turkey, forming the government intends to adopt the basic principles of Ataturk. The reason why his principles were transferred to the field of application is explained with case studies that not only the Turkish Nation but also the whole humanity needs more than ever.

 

TUDI/TURK 201 Turkish Language I (2-0)2

The aim of the course is to comprehend the structure and functioning characteristics of the mother tongue to every young person studying in higher education, and to gain the ability to use Turkish correctly and beautifully as a means of written and oral expression in terms of language-thought connection. Another goal is to make a unifying and integrative language prevailing in teaching and to raise young people with native language awareness.

SECOND YEAR

FOURTH SEMESTER

 

TFAD 202 Textile and Fashion History (3-0)3

The phases of the clothing culture until today. Major fashion trends. Historical, economic and social events affecting fashion. The stylistic features of designers who shape fashion. The aim of this course is to convey what styles the need for veiling as a form of expression has shaped in different cultures throughout the ages and to create a visual memory on the phenomenon of fashion.

In the course, clothing habits shaped by geographical, climatic and cultural elements from the Stone Age to the present day will be periodized and comparatively examined.

 

TFAD 212 Introduction to Textile Design II (2-2)3

In this course, as a continuation of the first lesson, topics such as pattern and technique relation in textile design: relationship between fabric types and pattern, pattern interpretation, design information chart, creative original functional product design will be discussed, color analysis, color pattern relationship, metamorphosis contents, aesthetic design elements of the fabric. , object stylization, object deformation will be included.

 

TFAD 222 Weaving Design II (2-2)3

In order to find solutions suitable for the function of the subject and the technical structure of the fabric within their own requirements and to direct the student to syntheses suitable for his personality; A project is made about upholstery from interior textile products to be solved using dobby weaving techniques, which will include complex structured fabric structures.

The material and technical structure suitable for the intended use of the product is determined and one of the patterns is transformed into a product.

 

TFAD 232 Computer Aided Design II (2-2)3

The aim of the course is to make the designs of the student by using the appropriate programs in computer environment as a tool. In the content of the course, how to use the Adobe Illustarator program at an advanced level is taught.

 

TFAD 206 Color in Textiles (2-0)2

 The main content of this course is to teach the student the knowledge of color. Topics such as the importance of color in fashion design, color analysis, color trends, color derivation, creating a color circle, and preparing a color chart will be taught within the scope of this course. Colors of textile; The meaning, language, dye-textile relations, ways of seeing, existence, relation with light, measurement and evaluation will be examined and discussed on examples.

 

TFAD 214 Technical Drawing in Fashion Design II (1-2)2

The places where technical drawing is used in fashion design, the importance and usage of the line, the expression of various interior, exterior, top, basic clothes such as skirts, trousers with technical drawing, graphic technical drawings in various models, using technical drawing features, model analysis It contains the content.

 

AITT/ HIST 202 Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution II (2-0)2

Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution course; telling students how to establish the circumstances under which the Republic of Turkey, forming the government intends to adopt the basic principles of Ataturk. The reason why his principles were transferred to the field of application is explained with case studies that not only the Turkish Nation but also the whole humanity need more than ever.

 

TUDI/ TURK 202 Turkish Language II (2-0)2

The aim of the course is to comprehend the structure and functioning characteristics of the mother tongue to every young person studying in higher education, and to gain the ability to

use Turkish correctly and beautifully as a means of written and oral expression in terms of language-thought connection. Another goal is to make a unifying and integrative language prevailing in teaching and to raise young people with native language awareness.

 

THIRD YEAR

FIFTH SEMESTER

 

TFAD 351 Concept Preparation and Presentation in Fashion Design (2-2)3

The aim of this course is; To improve the design vision of the student through thematic and conceptual projects. Thus; to contribute to the creation of creative curiosity, design identity and design perspective. Ideas are expected to be developed experimentally, interpreted, finalized and turned into suggestions for design solutions.

TFAD 301 Fashion and Brand Marketing (3-0)3

The aim of the course, which is an introduction to the concepts of fashion, branding, marketing and merchandising; To enable students to locate the brand and product groups they represent by analyzing consumer behavior with a theoretical and practical approach, to equip them with the necessary information to evaluate the quality-design-cost equation, to gain the aesthetic perception and research methods that will enable them to create competitive advantage by analyzing consumer trends, to establish brand identity and To enable them to understand the effects of advertisement and presentation in promotion.

 

TFAD 361 Fashion Wear Design I (2-2)3

In this course; Trend and season research and target audience determination, storyboard creation, drawing of design sketches, selection of collections in line with design criteria, deciding on the design to be produced, developing a garment collection in relation to production, art and design, analysis of the selected art work or design product. The answer to the question of how to develop a clothing collection in search of form will be sought.

 

TFAD 331 Computer Aided Design III (2-2)3

 The aim of this course is for the student to realize the designs he / she will make by using appropriate programs in computer environment as a tool. In the content of the course, how to use Adobe Photoshop program at beginner and intermediate level is taught.

 

THIRD YEAR

SIXTH SEMESTER

 

TFAD 372 Accessory Design (2-2)3

 

Lesson; The concept of accessories, which is a complementary element in fashion design and increases added value, with both technical-material, aesthetic and combination logic, shoes, bags, jewelry, etc. It aims to provide the ability to prepare collections independent of products.

 

TFAD 382 Brand Management (3-0)3

In this course, brand, brand identity, brand equity, brand image, brand awareness, brand loyalty, brand components: name, symbol, slogan, brand types, brand solutions, brand researches, solutions for fashion brands, target audience, values, markets, brand Communication, brand development strategies: dissemination strategy, new brand strategy, multiple branding, market analysis, situation analysis, goal setting, testing, evaluation will be covered.

 

 

TFAD 362 Fashion Wear Design II (2-2)3

Within the scope of this course, development of men’s clothing collection, trend and season research and determining the target audience, creating a storyboard, choosing a collection in line with design criteria, deciding on the design to be produced, developing a children’s clothing collection, selection of collections in line with design criteria and production will be focused on.

 

TFAD 332 Computer Aided Design IV (2-2)3

The student’s designs are realized by using suitable programs in computer environment as a tool. It is taught how to use Adobe Photoshop program at advanced level.

 

FOURTH YEAR

SEVENTH SEMESTER

 

PLAS  411 Portfolio Design (2-2)3

The Portfolio Design course is about guiding students to their previous creative work and the quest to create their own personal style while presenting. A portfolio must be personal and unique in order to reflect the artist / designer own style, but at the same time it must inherit the fundamental principles of design in order to communicate effectively.

In this course, students will learn that typography, image and page layout design are important features to create the desired effect on the customer.

 

TFAD 480 Internship (0-0)0

In this course, it is aimed to follow and comprehend all production processes from drawing to product by the student in companies with ready-to-wear production lines or in a design workshop belonging to a fashion designer, and to contribute to the production stages as much as possible.

TFAD 491 Collection Preparation (2-2)3

In this course, the answers to the question of how to prepare a collection from design stage to presentation will be given. With the knowledge gained in this course, students will have information about design development and implementation, collection planning and development methods. By creating his first mini collection, he acquires the technical skills for model analysis. Gains the ability to understand and interpret technical sheets effectively and to sew and rehearse samples. Develops models with draping applications on mannequins.

 

 

 

 

FOUTH YEAR

EIGHTH SEMESTER

 

TFAD 492 Graduation Project (2-8)6

Students carry out their proposed diploma projects under the supervision of a faculty member. Projects are evaluated by the jury in terms of originality, technical competence and presentation. In one of the fields of Weaving, Printing or Garment Design; to create original, industrially applicable product collections. Developing and expanding the collections prepared in the project course.

Within the framework of a determined theme, products intended for one of the fields of weaving, printing or clothing design are designed. Designed products; It is handled according to the collection principle and is produced and exhibited by using the facilities in the workshops within the department and the industry.

DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE COURSES

 

TFAD 305 Urban Culture and Fashion (3-0)3

Within the scope of this course, after examining the basic concepts about the city and culture, the effects of urban culture on the fashion sector will be discussed specifically. Issues such as the development processes of cities, urban transformation, and urban culture will be discussed, and different perspectives on the relationship of fashion with the city will be discussed. The effect of the cult created by the city image on the formation processes and style of fashion will be examined with examples.

TFAD 307 Fashion Show and Choreography (3-0)3

Fashion show organization and the elements that make up the fashion choreography. Fashion identity and effects of fashion show organization in brand building. Sorting and grouping a collection according to the fashion show. Investigation of the effects of mannequin walking styles on clothing presentation. The importance of sound, light, podium and other visual elements for the fashion show. Planning and budgeting for a fashion show.

TFAD 308 Men’s Wear Design (2-2)3

The main purpose of this course is to define the types and characteristics of men’s clothing. Following fashion trends related to men’s wear. To produce a selected garment. Using the basic pattern technique knowledge that they have acquired before, students prepare the patterns of the garments designed for the men’s clothing category, taking into account the male anatomy. It designs shirts, trousers and jackets that are thought for men’s wear and contain design elements and designs clothes specific to men’s wear.

 

TFAD 310 Women’s Wear Design (2-2)3

The main purpose of this course is to define the types and characteristics of women’s clothing. monitoring fashion trends related to women’s clothing. To produce a selected garment. Using the basic pattern technique knowledge that they have acquired before, students prepare the patterns of the clothes they designed for the women’s clothing category, taking into account the female anatomy. It designs clothes specific to women’s clothing by making patterns of blouses, dresses, skirts, trousers and jackets that are thought for women’s wear and contain design elements.

TFAD 401 Fashion and Contemporary Art Movements (3-0)3

Within the scope of this course, the effects of art in general and contemporary art movements in particular on the fashion sector will be examined, accompanied by examples from the history of art. The impact of the art environment, which evolves day by day with the wind of social events, on our world of perception, tastes and preferences, especially after modernism, will be discussed and exemplified within the framework of fashion and fashion trends.

TFAD 403 Costume Design (2-2)3

The aim of this course is to teach the intricacies of denim design that can be worn by any kind of stage artist (theater, dance, performance art). To gain material and time management skills in the formation process of costume design. The necessary researches (historical, periodical, etc.) for the costume to be designed are done. Suitable materials are determined for the costume to be prepared. After all the necessary materials are brought together, the design is applied.

TFAD 402 Fashion Journalism (3-0)3

Do research on fashion trends, customer profile analysis, shopping attitudes, fashion concept. Writing the research results for publication. At the end of this course, students learn the process of publishing a magazine, prepare magazine pages, master the shooting planning and execution process, learn the principles of production and working with a creative team.

TFAD 404 Sustainability in Fashion Design (3-0)3

Definition of sustainable fashion, relationship and importance of sustainability and fashion; research on sustainable fashion; Design studies and implementation, concepts related to sustainability in textile design and production, environmentally friendly clean production methods, organic textiles, ecological evaluation criteria of textiles, current approaches and applications in these areas, organic / eco / sustainable textile certification and label systems. It will create its content.