Course Title: Digital Printed Textile Design

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Digital Printed Textile Design

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350H Fashion & Textiles


Sem 1 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021

Course Coordinator: Dr Luise Adams

Course Coordinator Phone: By email

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: Online

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

Successful completion of GRAP2859 Digital Textile Design.

Alternatively, you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course.

Course Description

In this course you will engage in and explore conceptual and technical methods applicable to digitally printed textiles. You will learn about textile design; composition, colour, motif, and repeat, and digital; file preparation and management, as well as production and finishing processes specific to digitally printed textiles.

Examples of contemporary, cultural and historical advances in printing practices will assist in developing your design intent. Through investigation, play and iterative ideation you will develop design concepts and support materials that communicate your learning.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

As this is a program option course, only Course Learning Outcomes are applicable.

Course Learning Outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

CLO1: Identify and discuss contemporary, cultural and historical examples of digital printed textile design. 

CLO2: Demonstrate skills and knowledge in design composition, colour, motif and repeat, digital file preparation and management, and finishing processes specific to digital printed textiles.

CLO3: Create design concepts for digital fabric printing.

Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning will be facilitated via a range of in-class and online activities that will require both individual and collaborative engagement. Class activities promote your ability to explore design, investigate, analyse and understand textile design practice.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

There are services available to support your learning through the University Library. The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help as well as a range of study support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal. 

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

Assessment tasks are directly aligned with each Course Learning Outcome.  They are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: Industry Project (50%)
CLOs: 2 & 3 

Assessment Task 2: Creative Design Experimentations & Presentation (50%)  
CLOs: 1 & 3

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.