Surface Design for Consumer Products

DESMA X 479.9D
Explore style guides and the role they play in consumer products, then create an original style guide for a complete product line of your choice.
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What you can learn.

  • Conceptualize and execute apparel fabrics design (textile prints, wovens, and knits), home fashion design (upholstery fabric, wall coverings, drapery, and carpets), and product design
  • Gain an understanding of the designer's relationship with the product producer, distributor, large retail outlets, and consumer
  • Prepare for the real-world process from conception to implementation

About this course:

In this course, students examine style guides and the role they play in consumer products, then create an original style guide for a complete product line of their choice; possibilities include stationary products, home wares, and fabrics. Learn how to design for a variety of surfaces, including china, glassware, textiles, wall coverings, carpets, and paper. An overview of the graphic designer's relationship with the product producer, distributor, large retail outlets, and consumer prepares students for the real-world process from conception to implementation.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Surface Design for Consumer Products.

Familiarity with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

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