Course Title: Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: MKTG5779C

Course Title: Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5220 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Course Contact : Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:mandy.penton@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Laura Holmes-Brown
laura.holmes-brown@rmit.edu.au

 Ginny Yarnton
virginia.yarnton@rmit.edu.au
 

Dawn Taylor
dawn.taylor@rmit.edu.au

Tina Marino-Grahame
tina.marino@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge for the development and presentation of fashion design concepts to the client within specified guidelines.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD5010B Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines

Element:

1. Interpret design brief

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Design brief is reviewed and details checked to ensure
correct interpretation.
1.2 Parameters of the project are established.
1.3 Roles of design team members are clarified.
 

Element:

2. Research fashion design trends

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Fashion design trends are researched and relevant
information relating to design project is obtained,
including availability of materials.
2.2 Workplace practices and previous projects are identified
and assessed for relevance to project.
 

Element:

3. Generate and select initial concepts

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Concepts are developed to identify range of possibilities.
3.2 Range of storyboard themes is prepared related to fabrics
and colours.
3.3 Ideas are discussed and modified in consultation with
other design team members.
3.4 Appropriate concepts are selected for development in
consultation with design team
 

Element:

4. Develop design concepts

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Appropriate styles and trims or accessories are identified.
4.2 Production feasibility is researched and confirmed.
4.3 Artwork/drawings/specifications are prepared in
appropriate format, including any additional
documentation required.
4.4 Design concepts are prepared for presentation according
to agreed presentation strategy.
 

Element:

5. Cost designs in conjunction with production area

Performance Criteria:

5.1 All items and resources required for the designs are
checked and confirmed.
5.2 Accumulated time is calculated to ascertain labour cost.
5.3 Material costs are obtained from relevant sources and
compared, where necessary.
5.4 Total design costs are calculated, which include labour,
material and overhead cost estimates.
5.5 Amendments or modifications to design are negotiated
and agreed upon as required to ensure design is within
budget
 

Element:

6. Present designs

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Features and benefits of designs are presented in a
manner that encourages acceptance.
6.2 Client or workplace brief requirements are addressed in
the presentation.
6.3 Records are maintained and stored and documentation
completed
 


Learning Outcomes


In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required for Design concept development processes. Course includes design development and presentation of fashion ranges and/or styles to meet set design criteria.


Details of Learning Activities

The course is integrated with LMTFD5019B Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations and LMTFD4004B Calculate cost estimates for fashion products to form a cluster or learning program called Design Studio 2.
In this course you will be involved in blended learning exercises both theoretical and practical tasks.
• You will be required to undertake research outside of regular class times.
You will integrate skills across the design process and focus on the use and experimentation of design studio processes which will result in the production of a fashion design product which meets a specified brief.
 


Teaching Schedule

Week 1 - 2nd July
Outline of course and expectations
INDUSTRY PARTNER PROJECT 1
Re-Introduction of Brief, Duration of project is 8 Weeks
Review students design and research.Finalise your design and research, your concept and prepare a 200 word synopsis regarding the customer requirements of the industry partner.
Discuss suitability of designs with selected/proposed fabrics and trims with your teacher.


Week 2 – 9th July 
 Industry Partner Interviews/ feedback: Cotton On and Disney
COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE Review of designs and selection of final styles to be made.

Week 3 - 16th July 
Industry Partner Interviews/ feedback: Adidas
COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE Review of designs and selection of final styles to be made.


Weeks 2 – 4(9th July to 23rd July)
Pattern and Toile Development
Consider suitability/Fit of blocks.
Assess toiles for pattern making outcomes
Begin to develop detailed costing for produced garments
Finalise toiles and patterns.
Visual Diary initial assessment

Information delivered regarding Project 2 "Future Visions"


Weeks 5 – 7 (30th July to 13th August)
Prepare and cut fabric
Finalise construction
Costing sheets and Specification Work– Due for review Week 6


Week 8 - 20th August
FINAL ASSESSMENT and PRESENTATION – Students to present their Final garments, specifications, costing and story boards to their Industry Partner.
Submit Final patterns with pattern specification sheet, Final toiles and Final garments,Design Specification Costing sheets for Assessment, Storyboards and Visual Diary for Assessment


Week 9 - 27th August
Project 2-“Future Visions” Duration of project is 8 Weeks

Assesment and attendance expectations
Continue with research and idea development sketches and fabric sourcing


Week 10 - 3rd September
Present Design and Research including fabric of your “Future Visions” brief requirements to your Design Studio 2 teacher for review and confirmation.


Week 11 – 13  (10th September - 8th October)
Commence Pattern and toile development
Consider suitability/Fit of blocks.
Visual Diary
Assess toiles for pattern making outcomes
Begin to develop Detailed costing for produced garments 
Finalise toiles and patterns.

Colaborative project with Salford University in the UK will be scheduled during this period


Week 13 - 15 (8th - 22nd October )
Commence final construction
Costing sheets– Due for assessment Week 16


Week 16 -29th October 
FINAL ASSESSMENT and PRESENTATION – NO FURTHER SEWING  Students to present their Final garments, Design Specifications, Costing and Storyboards to staff and class.
Submit Final patterns with pattern specification sheet, Final toiles ,Final garments, Design Specifications, Costing sheets, Storyboards and Visual Diary for Assessment,


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

WGSN Website for trend forecasting.

Essential Learning Resources students need to have for all Design Studio classes:

Selection of pencils: H, HB and 2B
Pattern making equipment, rulers and set squares pattern scissors
Pattern hooks, 
Sewing equipment. fabric scissors
Fabric purchased by the student suitable for toiling garments and producing final product with all linings and interlinings
Visual Diary


Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1- Submission for Industry Partner Project - presentation is week 8

  • Design Development and Story Boards
  • Appropriate Specifications
  • Toile, Pattern and Final Garments
  • Costing for produced Garments

Assessment 2- Submission for  Future Visions Project- presentation is week 16

  • Design Development and Story Boards
  • Appropriate Specifications
  • Toile, Pattern and Final Garments
  • Costing for produced Garment 


Assessment Matrix



 

 

Project 1 Industry Partner

Project 2 Future Visions

1. Interpret design briefXX
2. Research fashion design trendsXX
3. Generate and select initial conceptsXX
4. Develop design conceptsXX
5. Cost designs in conjunction with production areaXX
6. Present designsXX

Other Information

The above schedule may be subject to change

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