Textile design associates itself in making creative, stylish and contemporary designs. Textile design requires special skills to create innovative designs.
With fashion trends changing almost everyday the need for newer designs becomes imperative for the apparel or fashion industry. The textile designers always work in tandem with fashion designers and complement each other.
The textile design course is divided into four academic semesters, the first two make up the basic course, and the third and fourth semesters make up the advanced course. The students will be working in professional studios, where they have well-equipped laboratories available including computers with software specific to textile design.
The best creations of the students will be shown to the public in exhibitions, thus creating contacts with the outside world and with the industries. The textiles created are sometimes studied for use in fashion design while others are created specifically for use in furnishings and interior design. The subjects cover both the theory and practical side of textile design. The textile designer is an indispensable figure within the industry, with wide-ranging professional possibilities within the production reality.
It is a profession in which the creative capacities go hand in hand with technical training With growing market potential for textile products there is a wide range of career options in this field. Textile design comprises both surface design and structural design. Textile designers usually handle embroidery designs, print, weave and texture. Textile designers need to have detail information about textile fibers and different methods of textile design.