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    Fashion Design Studio

Conducted in English

This course is an introduction to creative design development and fashion design skills. Topics include: design processes of trend research, storyboard compiling, color story, fabric selection, draping design concepts, design innovation and the 2-D to 3-D development of creative ideas. There will be assigned projects in all of these areas. Students will also be introduced to the basics of fashion illustration. Students prepare for their fourth-semester design collections by exploring the roles of research, design development, and editing in the fashion design process. Emphasis is placed on the application of design development, and editing in the fashion design process. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge of key fashion categories, markets, and price points.

Classes are scheduled Monday to Friday

Travel during class time is strictly prohibited.



Location: Florence, Italy

Dates: June 4- June 25, 2011  (Program dates are NY departure and return dates.)

Courses included:  3 credits

Faculty: Florence University of the Arts

Housing: Shared housing in apartments

Program Costs

Cost (includes all expenses below except airfare): $2555

CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduates): $615

FUA tuition differential: $585

Travel insurance: $40

Housing: $675

QC program fee: $350

Student/Lab fees: $290

Total cost with airfare: $3555

Airfare: $1000 (estimate)

Additional costs

Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses of $15 to $20 per day 
(approximately $420 to $560)

Application Deadline April 4, 2011

Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.

Education Abroad Office
Kiely Hall, Room 183
Queens College, CUNY
Flushing, New York 11367-1597 
718-997-5055 (FAX)  
Email: Education Abroad

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