Who should attend
This course is perfect for fashion designers, textile artists, students looking to bolster a portfolio, and curious entrepreneurs who wants to learn a new skill in design specific to Activewear & Bodywear.
About the course
This course covers the design processes of Activewear and Bodywear enabling you to design your own capsule collection. You will also gain valuable insights into the Activewear and Bodywear industry, to ensure you have a sound understanding of the market opportunity.
You’ll focus on research development, customer profiling, establishing a market level, concept development, exploring design details/components and even evaluating production and supply chain options.
This course also includes trend, fabric and colour palette development to aid your collection, with drawing tips and range planning. You will be working both independently and in groups, with regular group feedback.
Please note that this is a design-based course and does not include any garment construction work or pattern cutting.
By the end of the course you will have an understanding of:
- How to conduct design research
- How trend forecasting influences design and drives creativity
- Sound knowledge of your market and the design opportunity
- Toolkit for sketching and creating technical packs for factory production
- Knowledge of fabric/component supply chain options
- Understanding of how to inform the product lifecycle and options for production
- Produced a body of work that will contribute to a portfolio that can be used for the industry or to enter into further study
- Design Planning
- Trend Forecasting
- Customer Profiling
- Market Analysis
- Sketch Toolkit & Tips
- Technical Pack Creation
- Supply Chain Comparison
- Production Options
All our Online Short Courses include:
Live online lessons with the same tutors The same course content and learning outcomes Lesson recordings, for review Access to VLE with course content Forums for support 2 weeks online access Certificate upon completion
Nichole is a serial entrepreneur, having owned businesses in the Bodywear space for over a decade now. She owns a group of businesses - from a Lingerie brand to a London design house and a digital design customisation platform. Founder of Product Development Lab, “London Contour Experts - “I set...
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.