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FD 217 — Design Studio III - Structured Draping

3 credits; 6 lab hours

Fashion design students advance their artistic principles using three-dimensional draping techniques to creatively interpret and realize contemporary structured jackets. Students explore concepts including mounted and semi-mounted sleeves, collar and pocket variations, finishing and details, and silhouette development as related to design aesthetics. Two-dimensional patternmaking and three-dimensional draping techniques combine to actualize market-appropriate original prototypes.
Prerequisite(s): FD 127 or FD 211.

Fashion Design/Milan

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignmilanandnewyork-sportswear/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735      CIP:  50.0407 The Fashion Design BFA program in the sportswear concentration is offered in collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano. Studying abroad in Milan offers the opportunity for students to be immersed in the culture of one of the most fashion-forward countries in the world. Students enjoy learning in a city recognized internationally as one of the world’s most important fashion capitals and are able to tour the facilities of world-renown luxury manufacturers. Refer to the Fashion Design BFA degree requirements and to the department’s website at  fitnyc.edu/fashiondesign  for courses to be taken in New York and Italy and for other relevant information. Students may attend the Milan program for either fifth semester, sixth semester or third year; and/or seventh semester. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2023. Semester 5 Credits MAJOR AREA FD 357 - Introduction to Knitwear Design 3 FD 381 - Stretch Fundamentals 2.5 FF 311 - Lifestyle Collection Design (New York) or MetaDesign Project part A** (Milan) 2.5 FF 322 - 20th Century Style for the 21st Century Aesthetic 3 Major Area Elective (New York) or Meta Design Project part B** (Milan) 3 LIBERAL ARTS choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/History of Art or Liberal Arts Elective(s)/Italian 3 Semester 6 MAJOR AREA Sportswear Only:   FD 342 - CAD for Fashion Design and Development 2 FD 369 - Sportswear Development Concepts 3 FF 363 - Design Directions in R-T-W 2.5 choice - see Requirements*: Major Area Elective(s) 2 RELATED AREA Related Area Elective (New York) or Technologies for the Fashion Product*** (Milan) 2 LIBERAL ARTS choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/History of Art or Liberal Arts Elective(s)/Italian 3 Semester 7 MAJOR AREA Sportswear Only:   FD 462 - Designer Sportswear Incubator 2.5 FF 497 - Senior Portfolio: Sportswear Design 2.5 choice - see Requirements*: Major Area Elective(s) 2 RELATED AREA TD 481 - Screen Printing: Scarves 2 LIBERAL ARTS choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/History of Art or Liberal Arts Elective(s)/Italian 3 choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts 3 Semester 8 MAJOR AREA Taken in New York:   FD 485 - Senior Thesis: Sportswear Design 3 FF 491 - Internship 2 choice - see Requirements*: Major Area Elective(s) 1.5 RELATED AREA PH 162 - Photographic Styling 2 LIBERAL ARTS choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts/History of Art or Liberal Arts Elective(s)/Italian 3 choice - see Requirements*: Liberal Arts 3 TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS MAJOR AREA 37 RELATED AREA 6 LIBERAL ARTS 18   Total Credits: 61   *Fall 2023 Requirements:  See below. Liberal Arts: 18 credits History of Art:   6 credits.  CHOICE of one (1) HA course that meets General Education Other World Civilizations requirement (G9) and one (1) additional HA course. See the full list of Art/Design History courses under  HA: History of Art and Civilization Foreign Language:   6 credits.  Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet General Education Foreign Language requirement (G8) Liberal Arts Elective(s): 6 credits.  Select Liberal Arts courses from the following subject areas:  CH (Chinese); EN (English); FI (Film and Media Studies); FR (French); HA (History of Art); HE (Health Education) HE 201 , HE 301 ; IT (Italian); JA (Japanese); MU (Music); HI (History); MA (Math); MC (Modern Languages and Cultures); PE (Physical Education and Dance) PE 215 , PE 216 , PE 217 ; PL (Philosophy); PO (Portuguese); SC (Science); SP (Spanish); and SS (Social Sciences). Major Area Elective(s):  5.5 credits.  CHOICE of FD 341 , FD 343 , FD 386 , FD 475 , or FF 323 **MetaDesign Project parts A and B: 5.5 credits.  The Meta Design Studio course at FIT in Milan addresses the learning outcomes vital for creative fashion design collection building and merchandising a successful brand/product mix for a targeted customer group. It is taught as a true international exchange of design ideas with participation by students from FIT in Milan, the Politecnico di Milano, and Erasmus. Students conduct research independently on the brief, then must critically defend their ideas, edit, create cohesion, compile, and present their original multiple product collection in a global collaborative team setting. ***Technologies for the Fashion Product (Milan): 2 credits.  This course may be used as a Related Area Elective substitute for MG 301  (students should not take both MG 301 and Technologies for the Fashion Product) NOTE:   The assortment of Major Area Elective and Related Area Elective courses available and offered during a given semester is subject to change. All courses will not be available or offered each semester. The list of course options may evolve over time; contact the Fashion Design Department for details. FIT in Milan reserves the right to modify the order of course offerings, or which courses are offered in Milan.

Fashion Design/Florence and New York AAS Degree Program

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http://fitnyc.edu/fashiondesign School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00835       CIP:  50.0407 The Fashion Design AAS overseas program is offered in collaboration with Polimoda in Florence. Studying abroad in Florence offers the opportunity for students to be immersed in the culture of one of the most fashion-forward countries in the world. Students learn to think more creatively and flexibly—necessary skills for today's global competitive work environment. Refer to the Fashion Design AAS degree requirements and to the department’s website at  fitnyc.edu/fashiondesign  for courses to be taken in New York and Florence and for other information. Students may attend the Florence program as an incoming freshman or during their second year. Italian 1 is a requirement for second-year students prior to departure. The courses listed below are offered in the Fashion Design program in Florence (FDF). Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2023. One Year in Florence –​ Semesters 1 and 2 Semester 1 Credits MAJOR AREA FD 117 - Design Studio I - Introduction to Draping 2 FD 133 - Materials and Construction I 2 FF 111 - Visual Design Concepts I 2 FF 143 - Digital Design Studio 3 RELATED AREA TS 131 - Textile Principles for the Fashion Designer 3 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* or Foreign Language* G8 3 choice - see Requirements* 3 Semester 2 MAJOR AREA FD 127 - Design Studio II - Soft Draping 3 FD 134 - Materials and Construction II 2 FF 121 - Fashion Research and Inspiration 2 FF 161 - Fashion Art Studio 3 RELATED AREA FA 105 - Life Drawing * 1.5 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - See Requirements* 3 choice - see Requirements* or Foreign Language* 3 TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS GENERAL EDUCATION 12 MAJOR AREA 19 RELATED AREA 4.5   Total Credits: 35.5   One Year in New York –​ Semesters 3 and 4 Semester 3 Credits MAJOR AREA FD 217 - Design Studio III - Structured Draping 3 FD 243 - Apparel Design Studio - Patternmaking 3 FF 211 - Visual Design Concepts III 2 FF 245 - Digital Design: Flats and Floats 1.5 ART HISTORY HA 112 - History of European Art and Civilization: Renaissance to the Modern Era 3 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* or Foreign Language* G8 3 Semester 4 MAJOR AREA FD 227 - Design Studio IV: Advanced Draping 3 FD 244 - Design Development: Digital Communication and Management 1.5 FF 212 - Visual Design Concepts IV 2 ART HISTORY HA 212 - Renaissance Art in Florence G7 3 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* or Foreign Language* 3 TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS ART HISTORY 6 GENERAL EDUCATION 6 MAJOR AREA 16   Total Credits: 28  

Fashion Design–Intimate Apparel

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignintimateapparel/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735     CIP:  50.0407 Students in the Intimate Apparel concentration hone their expertise through applied experiential learning and the creative application of critical problem-solving. They prepare for positions as fashion designers and brand builders by refining their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. An internship is required. The program prepares graduates for careers in the fashion industry and related design fields. Registering for this concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2023.

Fashion Design–Knitwear

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignknitwear/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735      CIP:  50.0407 Students in the Knitwear concentration hone their expertise through applied experiential learning and the creative application of critical problem-solving. They prepare for positions as fashion designers and brand builders by refining their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. An internship is required. The program prepares graduates for careers in the fashion industry and related design fields. Registering for this concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2023.

Fashion Design–Special Occasion

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignspecialoccasion/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735      CIP:  50.0407 Students in the Special Occasion concentration hone their expertise through applied experiential learning and the creative application of critical problem-solving. They prepare for positions as fashion designers and brand builders by refining their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. An internship is required. The program prepares graduates for careers in the fashion industry and related design fields. Registering for this concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2023.

Fashion Design–Sportswear

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignsportswear/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735     CIP:  50.0407   Students in the Sportswear concentration hone their expertise through applied experiential learning and the creative application of critical problem-solving. They prepare for positions as fashion designers and brand builders by refining their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. An internship is required. The program prepares graduates for careers in the fashion industry and related design fields. Registering for this concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2023.

Fashion Design–Children’s Wear

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/fashiondesignchildrenswear/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00735     CIP:  50.0407 Students in the Children's Wear concentration hone their expertise through applied experiential learning and the creative application of critical problem-solving. They prepare for positions as fashion designers and brand builders by refining their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. An internship is required. The program prepares graduates for careers in the fashion industry and related design fields. Registering for this concentration is based on availability. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2023.

Fashion Design AAS Degree Program

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...3 MAJOR AREA FD 217 - Design Studio III - Structured Draping 3 FD 243 - Apparel Design...

Illustration BFA Degree Program

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...215 , PE 216 , PE 217 ; PL (Philosophy); PO...Styling (FS); Fashion Design (FD); FX 261 ; Fine...