Manipal > Fashion Design > Facilities
The Department of Fashion has state of the art facilities which aid and benefit our students and keep them abreast with the latest developments in the apparel Industry. In addition to a CAD lab, Design Studio and a Fashion Department Lab we have many specialized laboratories.
The Textile Laboratory has a hand loom for our students to understand the different parts of loom, their working and the formation of weaves. The heater and other utensils are used for the dyeing and printing classes.
The Pattern making Laboratory has been provided with the standard cork tables for pattern making and cutting. For confirming the fit of the patterns and for draping the lab has also been equipped with Industrial Dress form of various sizing ranging from Size 8 – Size 12.
The Computer Laboratory is a fully functional and highly advanced design and manufacture oriented learning centre. According to the high standards of the industry, we are equipped with the latest design packages. These include Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Corel Painter, Alias Sketch Pro, and Art Rage. Adobe Photoshop, the industry leader in image editing and graphics, has become a strong tool for the students to create professional and industry standard imagery, illustrations and presentations. Software packages like Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw advances their illustration capabilities and design development. Painting and art packages like Corel painter, Alias Sketch pro and Art have become essential tools with freehand illustration and conceptual drawing for the students. Our students are encouraged and introduced to new design and illustration tools like Wacom Design and Drawing tablets. Computer Aided manufacture techniques have been taught through highly advanced software and plotters like Lectra and Modaris.
The Garment Construction Laboratory is equipped with the entire range of apparel sewing machinery ranging from the basic juki lock stitch machines to the more complex over lock and knitwear flat lock machines. Industrial steam irons, ironing arm boards and cutting machines provide our students knowledge in achieving high standards of garment finishing techniques.