Parsons Paris: Paris Design Studies

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)


Spring 2019

Taught By: Estelle Emma Monier

Section: PC1

CRN: 4827

Credits: 3

How is the making and the fabrication of clothing and fashion accessories organized? How can the management of the productive phases enhance human abilities and relationships? In this course, students are introduced to the design development and production processes in the fashion industry at large. They explore materials, discover the sourcing networks, and understand the fabrication operations in relation with design and innovation in both local and global contexts. Students are introduced to the basic knowledge of materials and processes commonly used by fashion, accessory and product designers and manufacturers at various scales of production. The course addresses contemporary realities that include a reflection on the issues of labor, sustainability and technological change.

College: Parsons Paris (CP)

Department: Paris Design Studies (APDS)

Campus: Paris (PC)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 16

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:02pm 8/15/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Parsons Paris

Room: L101

Date Range: 1/25/2019 - 5/10/2019