Fashion Workshop II

Teaching staff

Elisa Amann

Elisa Amann

Coordinator of the Fashion Department. Graduate in Fine Arts from the University of the Basque Country (UPV).

Coordinator of the Fashion Department. Graduate in Fine Arts from the University of the Basque Country (UPV). Fashion designer, specialising in tricot. She founded Elisa Amann S.L., where she designed her own collections which made it onto some of the most important national catwalks (Cibeles, Gaudí, Circuit…). She currently combines her work as a designer for the team at Josep Font with lecturing on fashion and knit projects.

Claudio Marzà Compte

Claudio Marzà Compte

Claudio studied fashion design at the BAU/UVic-UCC (Barcelona)

Claudio studied fashion design at the BAU/UVic-UCC (Barcelona) and is currently part of the BAU fashion department teaching staff. He holds a Master’s Degree in Digital Arts from the University Pompeu Fabra (UPF), and develops various projects in the field of artificial intelligence, robotics and interaction. He is a member of the creative team at IBCO, a fashion design studio that carries out projects and collaborations with artists from a variety of fields.

Fact sheet

Formal qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Design

Credits: 6

Semester: 1

Course: Third

Typology: Elective Fashion Design

Code subject: GDVG63

INTRODUCTION

Learn how the techniques and resources specific to fashion design work and obtain a fundamental knowledge of the skills required to work within the fashion industry. Develop collections in accordance with a concept, choosing the most fitting techniques and resources in terms of design, finishes and tailoring so that the collection conveys the intended message. Start a research process to acquire a personal, innovative view. Represent the garment in technical terms for mass production purposes.

 

CONTENTS

Showroom Privée project

1. Research of trends and development of concepts

  • Personal-book. The universe of the designer and their personal interests.
  • Searching for ideas and concepts for their own collection.
  • Selection of concepts. Examples of hybrids, invisibility, deconstruction...
  • Dossier for the collection.
  • Exercise: Elements of support, study of the garment’s structure.
  • Create two finished looks, in collaboration with the Pattern Making course.

2. Personal research project

  • Research Book showing the work process for a collection.
  • Terminology and details of the collection.
  • The concepts of a collection.
  • Preplanning a collection.
  • Technical specifications.
  • Designing two finished looks in collaboration with the Pattern Making course.

3. Process for the execution of the collection

  • Preparation and tailoring of the collection.
  • Dossier for the collection.
  • Line-up: Study of shapes and types of garments.
  • The collection’s look-book, sales book and price range.
  • Presentation of 15 garments in collaboration with the Pattern Making course.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Applies specific knowledge of fashion design to challenges committed to universal design and specific case studies (user).
  • Carries out projects through the use of different fashion design techniques and experiments to achieve finishes, make models for volumes, incorporate the pattern and tailor it with professional results.
  • Uses mood boards, trend boards and their research book to develop and record the work process followed in the creation of a prêt-à-porter collection. Communicates the concept in a coherent way and meets professional standards in the delivery of a final product, for which they use different formats and languages of expression. They use their name as a corporate brand identity.
  • Is able to successfully share knowledge, methodologies, ideas, problems and solutions with all kinds of audiences, specialised or otherwise (clients, manufacturers, suppliers, etc.) in a clear, precise way, using the specialised terminology of fashion design.

 

SPECIFIC SKILLS

  • SS4. Apply appropriate methodologies and varied research according to the subject matter, both for knowledge management and for formal experimentation and production that meets academic and professional standards.
  • SS9. Implementation of design projects which provide alternative solutions and propose improvements based on functionality and viability. These solutions and improvements must also be able to respond to problems or changing situations in advance, through the development of a formal production at a professional level.

 

EVALUATION

  • Observation of participation
  • Monitoring of the work produced
  • Realisation of works or projects
  • Presentation of projects