Course Title: Present and promote textile design concepts

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2010

Course Code: VART5909C

Course Title: Present and promote textile design concepts

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C6082 - Advanced Diploma of Textile Design and Development

Course Contact : Pat Jones

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9518

Course Contact Email:pat.jones@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

sandra.darrington@rmit.edu.au

julia.raath@rmit.edu.au

jodie.stephens@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

Pre requisites; Students are strongly advised to complete core modules

VART 5905C Use of colour in Textiles

VART5904C Development of Textile Designs before undertaking this course

VART5903C Textile Design Influences

Students are advised that projects in this course may be assessed in conjunction with ISYS 7969C Develop Designs Using the Computer

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to present and promote textile design concepts to clients or other industry professionals. Students will undertake a variety of design briefs that enable them to demonstrate design competency.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTD4008A Present and promote textile design concepts

Element:

1 Analyse requirements of design brief

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Purpose of textile product and performance requirements are analysed and application in design established
1.2 Other key requirements for textile product are identified
1.3 Priorities of client or industry professionals are analysed and noted for addressing in presentation
1.4 Purpose of presentation is identified and form of communication to be used selected to maximise impact of design and meet communication objectives
1.5 Presentation details are negotiated to enable sufficient time for preparation

Element:

2 Develop visual tools to communicate textile design concepts

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Sources of design ideas are identified and application of design principles in textile design are analysed
2.2 Inspiration or storyboards are developed to visually demonstrate the process of design development and the key features of the design
2.3 Other visual tools are selected or developed to positively demonstrate key features of textile design

Element:

3 Prepare for presentation

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Resources required for presentation are selected and prepared
3.2 Presentation area is prepared as appropriate for audience needs and resource requirements, and according to OH&S practices
3.3 Presentation plan is developed to meet key objectives

Element:

4 Conduct presentation

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Benefits and features of design concepts are explained and promoted using effective presentation skills.
4.2 Production techniques and considerations for developing textile product are explained
4.3 Questions are invited and responded to appropriately
4.4 Feedback is sought on design concepts and appropriate modifications to the design are identified
4.5 Commitment to design concept or further development is sought and confirmed.
4.6 Outcomes of the presentation are documented


Learning Outcomes


Completion of this course will enable students to demonstrate skills and knowledge to:
• complete inspiration or storyboards to present design concepts
• communicate application of design principles in textile design
• communicate design concepts
• interpret and respond to a design brief
• sell features and benefits of design concepts
• use presentation skills
• convey necessary information to meet needs of audience
• apply OH&S practices
• maintain accurate records


Details of Learning Activities

This course is studio based- Students will undertake a range of project that will allow them to explore design and presentation options using both traditional and digital rendering and presentation techniques. Industry visits and research will be included in the program.


Teaching Schedule

WEEK 1

Tribes project   

NOTE Part time students will undertake this project but  the theme will be FLORAL rather than Tribes.
Bring in concept board, drawings, lino cutting tools and a range of media (suitable for creating textural designs).
Printmaking demonstration and workshop.
Use mixed media techniques to create a range of textural croquis.
Bring drawings to use as a design reference.
Develop motifs and rendering techniques for Croquis design.

week 2.
Tribes project
Printmaking in small groups.
Bring drawings to use as a design reference.
Develop motifs and rendering techniques for Croquis design.
Use mixed media techniques to create a range of textural croquis.
week 3.
Tribes project
Techniques of building up layers of surface design.
Work with design layouts created digitally or by hand.
Croquis design.
week 4.
Tribes project
Croquis design, final designs and presentation.
week 5.
Tribes project
Students to work independently. The design rooms will be available for students to finish Tribes designs and mount work (if needed).
week 6.
Tribes project
Student review and assessment.
Students are required to attend a review with their teachers at appointed times to present and discuss their tribes project work. Please bring all project work; Concept board, drawings, visual diary, completed croquis, and final six designs presented professionally.

week 7.
Graphic illustration project
exploration of design styling.
bring research, drawings and suitable media to use.
week 8.
Graphic illustration project
character Development illustrations.
bring research, drawings and suitable media to use.
week 9.
Graphic illustration project
design development.
bring research, drawings and suitable media to use.
week 10.
Graphic illustration project
design development and storyboard.
weeks 11 to 15.
Students to work independently. The design rooms will be available for students to finish  designs and mount work (if needed).
week 16.
Student review (date TBC)
Submit your Graphic illustration project for panel assessment and feedback.
Students are required to attend a review with their teachers at appointed times to present and discuss their tribes project work. Please bring all project work; Concept board, drawings, visual diary, completed croquis, and final six designs presented professionally.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Current Fashion, Interior and Textile publications.


Other Resources

Tribes Concept board from Term 1.

Visual diary.

Design tools and equipment as requested term 1


Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of Competency.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises and practical problem solving exercises and design briefs.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Specifically students will undertake 2 design briefs, each one is designed to allow students to demonstrate particular industry standards.


Assessment Tasks

project 1Tribes

Project 2 Graphic illustration

Each project is designed to allow students to explore different design options.

Presentation submissions will include -

Visual Diaries containing all research and development work

Concept boards

Completed designs to specifications

 

Full time students will be required to attend 2 review sessions during the semester where feedback on  progress will be provided by a panel of teacher s

Par time students will present in scheduled class time


Assessment Matrix

 Visual Diary and Concept BoardDesign Development and folio StoryboardPresentation to group
1 Analyse requirements of design brief

xx  
2 Develop visual tools to communicate textile design concepts
x xx
3 Prepare for presentation
 xxx
4 Conduct presentation   xx

Students undertake 2 Design briefs each one has different design challenges and outcomes

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