DES 170: Experimental Fashion & Textile Design (4)
Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: DES 1, 14 (or 21), 15, 16 (77, 107 recommended) or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Experimental approaches to fashion and textile design. Emphasis on developing conceptual ideas and translating them into one-of-a-kind garments and soft products. Exploration of a variety of current topics including sustainability, pattern design, new technologies, and social activism. May be repeated one time for credit with consent of instructor.