To deliver to the students practice based knowledge of fashion, design; science and technology. The course will combine reading, discussion and critique with hands-on projects constructing augmented garments and installations. Students will learn the basics of sewing, fashion construction and wearable electronics with the Arduino Lilypad building on existing prior knowledge of physical computing.
This course delivers the fundamentals of wearable technology. Smart textile and electronics are covered as well as such aesthetic values as form, silhouette, textile texture, proportion etc.Technology embedded in fashion offers expanded methodologies to enhance fashion’s role as a purveyor of identity and a mode of communication.