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Fashion Design and Technology Interfaces

Code 11325
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 7,5
Workload T(45H)
Scientific area Materials and Technologies
Entry requirements -
Learning outcomes 1.To deepen and consolidate the concepts involved in the design of fashion products. 2. Acquire knowledge about the intervention territories of design and technology in the design and development of solutions in the design of fashion products. 3. Developing resources for analysis of interest, innovation and idealization of new solutions integrating the knowledge of materials, technology, their characteristics and applications in the applications in products. 4. Identify areas of interaction between aesthetics and technology through the conceptual design of fashion products 5. Critically analyze the potential of "smart textiles" as a form of innovation and creativity without the development of fashion products.
1. Relation between Fashion design and technologies Integration of perspectives in the conceptualization of fashion product Methodologies and tools used in the generation, analysis and selection of ideas and product concepts Dynamic cycle of product development 2. Conceptual design of fashion products Creative problem solving, systematic exploration (analogies and transpositions, matrix of discoveries, etc.) Three-dimensional models of fashion products Conceptual experimentation of new materials and new forms. Exploration of the relationship between aesthetics and technology. Design of fashion design and its relation to product performance, perceived value by the consumer and the competitive position of the product 3. Smart textiles Clothing as an extension interface of Man. Analysis and discussion of cases Design engeneering of new solutions involving materials and technology.
Main Bibliography Briggs-Goode, A. and Townsend, K. (Ed.), Textile design: Principles, advances and applications, Nottingham Trent University, UK, Woodhead Textiles Series No. 112, 2011, ISBN 1845696468 Horne, L. (Ed.), New product development in textiles: Innovation and production, University of Manitoba, Canada., Woodhead Textiles Series No. 10, 2011, ISBN 1845695380 Inns, T. (Ed.), Designing for the 21st Century: Interdisciplinary Methods and Findings, Volume 1 e 2, University of Dundee, UK, 2010. Frings, G., Fashion from concept to consumer, 9 th ed., Pearson Education, 2008. Seymour, S., Fashionable Technology: The Intersection of Design, Fashion, Science and Technology, Springer Publisher, 2008, ISBN 9783211745007 Mattila, H., Intelligent textiles and clothing, Woodhead Publishing, UK, 2006 Quinn, B., Textile Futures - fashion, design and Technology, Berg Publishing, UK, 2010 Moghazy, Engeneering Textiles- Integrating the design and manufacturing of textile products, Woodhead Pub., Uk, 2009
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2020-11-27

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