Textile and Knit Design Workshop At Karnavati University

M.Design (M.Des.) Textile & Knitwear Design is offered as part of Department of Fashion & Lifestyle

M.Design (M.Des.) Textile & Knitwear Design is offered as part of Department of Fashion & Lifestyle

Department of Fashion & Lifestyle
The Fashion Design programmes at UID enables budding design aspirants to explore and discover their individualistic aesthetic philosophy. The courses help the students to build on their technical skills; critical thinking and design application. The students are able to create, evaluate, analyse and apply their skills to all areas of chosen research, be it sustainable fashion, craft clusters, denim, lingerie and intimate wear, couture and corsetry, among many others.

Why study Textile & Knitwear Design at UID?

  • From fibre to fabric, the design and development of textiles is the key to the business of fashion. Woven, print design, embroidery and surface embellishment are the core textile subjects and together impart an extensive and versatile training for the students. The Textile & Knit Design curriculum offers ample opportunity to students to create, experiment and innovate with materials. The programme builds upon the integration of creative forces of design with textile technology, and also keeps in mind the historical, social and cultural contexts in which the designers work today. Alongside there is also emphasis on learning specialized software in order to explore digital and non-traditional approach to design, fabric structures and surfaces. The students also get exposure to a craft environment by way of craft cluster initiative, which sensitizes them to traditional practices.
  • The programme has been developed towards creating design professionals who can suggest appropriate structure and surface design of textiles for Knitwear- an exclusive segment in fashion, particularly in sportswear and lingerie. The programme has been designed to create well-rounded professionals equipped to handle the challenges of circular and flat-bed knitting in the domestic and export fields.

Course Structure

  • Elements & Principles of Design
  • Fundamental of Visual Design
  • Basic of Textile
  • History of Art
  • Woven Fabric Structure
  • Surface Design Techniques
  • Knitted Fabric Structure
  • Traditional Indian Textiles
  • Design Process
  • Dyeing, Printing and Finishing
  • Digital Presentation Technique
  • Advanced Surface Design
  • Industry - Internship
  • Advanced Computer Aided Design
  • Textile Technique And Quality Management
  • Woven / Knit Design Project
  • Surface Design Project (Apparel / Home Textile)
  • Design Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Portfolio & Design Collection
  • Elective
  • Graduation Project

Areas of Mastery

– Woven Fabric Structure
– Knitted Fabric Structure
– Traditional Indian Textiles
– Dyeing, Printing and Finishing
– Hands-on skills for surface manipulation

Career Prospects

The M.Des programme prepares students for a wide range of careers in the Textile & Knit Industry design studios, handloom and handicraft cooperative, NGO’s , home and apparel retail brands, mills, export houses, buying agencies, and online stores as design merchandisers, buyers, managers, Home/Fashion Stylist and trend forecasters and work as independent entrepreneurs.

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