FIDM's Textile Design graduates are designing fabric on everything from wallpaper and carpet to couture and sportswear.
Live in a material world. Create textile designs for a variety of apparel and interiors markets, including printed, woven and knit fabrics. A Textile Designer can be a Print Designer, Embroidery or Yarn Dye Designer.
Get trendy about textiles. Work with clients and merchandising departments to plan future fabric groups. Develop designs based on color, print, woven, and knit trends in the market. Travel to national and international markets to research trends.
Design at the top level. Develop surface and decorative patterns for apparel, embroidery, lace, upholstery, carpets, area rugs, wallpaper, dinnerware, bedding, and wrapping paper.
Get colorful. Choose color combinations for Textile Designs. Stay current on new color trends and consult with color forecasting associations.