MW 145 — Menswear Design Studio – Construction
2 credits; 1 lecture and 2 lab hours
In this introductory course, students learn the many processes involved in creating first samples in a menswear design studio. Professional standards of sample development and construction are emphasized as students learn to effectively select fabrics, accurately cut, and choose among techniques for making classic and creative shirt and trouser prototypes.
Corequisite(s): MW 131.
http://fitnyc.edu/menswear School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 00762 CIP: 50.0407 The program is designed to enable students to evolve successfully as menswear apparel design leaders and brand builders through the creative application of design knowledge acquired using experiential learning. The program is progressive and leads to the development of the student's own aesthetics. Successful students will be able to adapt and apply their acquired knowledge to the evolving fashion industry, related design fields, and other creative careers not yet imagined. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2022. Semester 1 Credits MAJOR AREA MW 121 - Menswear Design Studio Art I 2.5 MW 131 - Menswear Flat Pattern Design I 3 MW 145 - Menswear Design Studio – Construction 2 RELATED AREA TS 111 - Fundamentals of Textiles 3 GENERAL EDUCATION EN 121 - English Composition 3 choice - see Requirements* 3 Semester 2 MAJOR AREA MW 103 - Menswear Jacket Tailoring 2 MW 122 - Menswear Design Studio Art II 2.5 MW 134 - Menswear Flat Pattern Design II 2 RELATED AREA FA 105 - Life Drawing or IL 103 - Illustrating the Male Figure 1.5 ART HISTORY choice - see Requirements* 3 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* 3 Semester 3 MAJOR AREA MW 222 - Menswear Design Studio Art III 3 MW 234 - Menswear Flat Pattern Design III 4 MW 262 - Presentation/Portfolio 2 RELATED AREA FM 116 - Fashion Business Practices or TS 116 - Knit Design Principles and Technology 2-3 ART HISTORY HA 215 - History of Menswear 3 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* 3 Semester 4 MAJOR AREA MW 223 - Menswear Design Studio Art – Digital 2 MW 256 - Advanced Menswear Design IV 5 IC 297 - AAS Internship C: Career Exploration 3 ELECTIVE choice - General Elective* 1.5 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* 6 TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS GENERAL EDUCATION 18 ART HISTORY 6 MAJOR AREA 33 RELATED AREA 6.5-7.5 ELECTIVE 1.5 Total Credits: 65-66