Explore the interplay between shapes and cultures as a Textile Designer. If you love to draw or paint and enjoy detailed work, a kaleidoscope of opportunities awaits you within this highly specialized field. Design fabric for everything from couture clothing to designer furniture and wallpaper.
In our program students learn the skills to:
If you're interested in running or launching a fashion apparel company, there is no better place to learn the nuts and bolts than FIDM, where students get hands-on experience in the heart of the Fashion District.
FIDM's classrooms simulate an apparel production facility, so students learn in an environment and with technology that is true to the industry.
The program teaches all phases of product innovation and line development.
It's inspiring to see that someone made a big career change. You can go back to school. Just think: your dream job may be only one or two steps away." - Eliza Green, Business Owner and Textile Designer
The Textile Design Program prepares students for successful careers in the creation and styling of printed and woven textiles for the apparel and interior design industries. Coursework develops original expression in combination with technical skills through both painting techniques and CAD applications.
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