Teaching

Prof. Dipl.-Des. Christian Bruns

DIGITAL DESIGN METHODS

DIGITAL DESIGN METHODS

Bachelor & Master

Currently, the fashion industry and the related industries are in the process of digitalization. Here, innovative creative processes are closely intertwined with digital technologies and their use in model development, design, presentation and also in realization. Graduates in fashion design need a sound knowledge of traditional techniques and, in the meantime, an equally sound knowledge of digital technologies in order to be prepared for the requirements of a fashion industry that operates as sustainably as possible.

  • Two & three dimensional design in the digital space.
  • Basics of digital design & garment construction
  • Application of Softwares: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Assyst, Vidya, Clo3D
  • digitally assisted prototyping: 3D printing, lasercut, print
MARKET-ORIENTED PRODUCT DESIGN & COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

MARKET-ORIENTED PRODUCT DESIGN & COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

Bachelor & Master

In order to start successfully in professional life, students need an understanding of the interrelationships of the fashion industry. They should also be able to transfer innovative concepts into commercially viable collections and gain insight into an industry-oriented, digitally supported approach to collection design.

  • Methods of market-oriented collection conception and design
  • Products in consumer perception
  • Target groups
  • Market, trend and competitor analyses
  • Pricing and product calculation
  • Structure of fashion companies & supply chains
  • Introduction to the international fashion market
  • Importance of brands in the fashion market
SMART TEXTILES, FASHION TECH & WEARABLES

SMART TEXTILES, FASHION TECH & WEARABLES

Bachelor & Master

The world of fashion is in a constant process of evolution. Traditional techniques meet advanced innovations. The invention of the loom, the sewing machine, the sequin fabric, the computer.... All these innovations brought fashion forward, opened new possibilities and form a complement to traditional techniques.

More and more innovations are finding their way into clothing. Heatable coats, the use of light in clothing or networking with GPS systems in accessories... New concepts for optimized working and manufacturing methods are in demand, while at the same time questions of sustainability have to be answered innovatively and changes in consumer needs have to be taken into account. Experimentation is about developing new possibilities in fashion design.

  • Free experimentation with innovative possibilities in the design of clothing
  • Interdisciplinary projects
  • Examination of traditional and innovative techniques
  • Development of innovative prototypes
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