Design and Textiles (A/T/M)

Design and Textiles focuses on design thinking and the application of the design process to create and develop practical solutions using textiles as a medium. Students learn about the textiles and the fashion industry by exploring; fundamentals of design, emerging technologies, textile and fashion futures, history and culture, sustainability and ethics. Students apply problem-solving skills in making appropriate design solutions.

A course of study in Design and Textiles can establish a basis for further education and employment in the design fields such as interior personal styling, fashion design, industrial design, costume design, production manufacture and textile technologies.


Units from Design and Graphics, Design and Textiles, Designed Environments and Engineering can be combined to make a Design and Technology minor, major, major minor or double major.