FSAD 1250

FSAD 1250

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Introduction to the visual arts and design that explores aesthetic and cross-cultural dimensions of fashion as a visual, material, and embodied practice. Lectures emphasize the intersections between fashion, art, and design through slide presentations, historical artifacts from the Cornell Fashion + Textile Collection, hands-on activities, and discussions. We consider social, cultural, political, aesthetic, scientific, economic, and historical aspects of fashion design, visual expression, and everyday embodied dressing.

When Offered Fall.

  • Enhance their ability to think visually, and communicate ideas in visual ways.
  • Become familiar with the principles and elements of design, and be able to use design language to discuss and evaluate designed objects.
  • Learn about the different media of fine arts and design, and understand the limitations and opportunities offered to the designer by various materials, techniques, and technologies.
  • Understand important changes in fine arts, decorative arts, and design as they have occurred in various cultural, economic, and social contexts across time.
  • Approach design from a critical perspective that centers questions of justice, equity, and inclusion.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8311 FSAD 1250   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person