Apeejay College of Fine Arts shared the strategies and ways with students to establish in the field of Textile

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  • June 30, 2023
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Jalandhar June 30 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Dr. Gagan Gambhir of Department of textiles first shared with the students what textiles exactly are. Describing it he said, Textile design is the study of textiles to innovate design solutions. It incorporates the use of design technologies to create and work with fabric. Textile designers are more explicitly occupied with the creation of designs that will be used in textile products, for example, garments, floor coverings, sheets, and wraps.

Textile Designers can work within a field where media, materials, production methods and public taste all have a bearing on their work. Designers need to understand and exploit these limitations so that the fabric is readily identified with a specific need and its acceptance is facilitated.

He also talked about the responsibilities of a Textile Designer which involves the creation and development of designs or patterns which are either woven, knitted or printed on to or into cloth. They need artistic skills and sound knowledge of fabric characteristics and factory reproduction techniques to design exquisite and marketable textiles. Creative artists use their skills and experience to produce designs and colorations, not only by traditional sketches and painting but also using latest Textile Design softwares such as Textronics, Ned Graphics, Tukatech to name a few.

This offers aspiring designers a totally new dimension in the exciting world of textile design.Being a creative arena, it associates itself with making contemporary, creative and stylish designs.. The usage of printing or dyeing is one of the major parts of textile design. This, as an academic course, is quite popular in different parts of the world.

Textile Design moves with current fashion and reflects many moods and cultures

Textile Design moves with current fashion and reflects many moods and cultures. They travel to capture different design ideas and trends which becomes a part of skilled designer’s work. With backgrounds of expertise and specialized knowledge, designers can fulfill important roles on the marketing or coloring side too.

He also shared that currently, in India, there is a huge demand of textile designers, which in turn has increased the need for such professionals. The textile design industry offers varied job roles to the skilled textile design professionals.

Following are some of the popular most designations, which describe the varied job roles that can be offered to a person, who have got a degree in textile design: Colorists, Design coordinators, Design consultant, Director of design, Entrepreneurs, Embroidery designers, Fabric analyzer, Fashion designer, Fabric resource manager, Furnishing designers, Freelance designers, Garment designer, Home stylists, Printing and dying consultant, Repeat artists, Textile design assistant, Textile design faculty, Textile lab manager, Technical professionals.

Principal Dr. Neerja Dhingra putting forth her views said that here at Apeejay, our main motto is not just to educate students but we also ensure that students are prepared for the real market out and are placement ready.

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