Birmingham, United Kingdom

Digital Manipulation And Pattern Design

when 17 July 2023 - 4 August 2023
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 2200

What will you study?
You will be introduced to a range of design
print processes and computer aided design
(CAD) skills. From this you will develop a
moodboard based on a selected trend and
also a range of visual outcomes through
mediums including print, drawing, collage
and digital photography. You will be given a
choice of focussing on either the interiors or
fashion industry, developing your ideas into
a simple repeat pattern or placement print.
This design will then be used to create either
a sample scarf design or wallpaper drop and
cushion. Your tutors will work with you to give
you an understanding of fabric, colour and

The culmination of the course will be an
exhibition of your final design outcome and
CAD work.

Course leader

Arts, Design and Media

Target group

University Students

English language requirement: No formal qualification required; however all classes will be taught in English

Academic pre requisites: Level 3 or equivalent

Course aim

During this course you will explore the world
of textile pattern design for the fashion,
interiors and lifestyle industries. This will
involve looking at trends (particularly in
relation to colour) and generating your own
design by using the landscape of Birmingham
city as inspiration. You will work with staff
to develop a repeating pattern or placement
digital print, which you will then bring to
life as either a scarf design on fabric or
wallpaper drop and cushion.

Credits info

Practice based - non credit bearing

Fee info

• Academic course
• Accommodation for three weeks
• Birmingham airport pick-up and
• Cultural visits to London, Bath and
• Programme of social events
• International Summer School T-shirt

*Please note travel to the UK, visa costs and other personal
travel and living expenses are not included e.g. meals.
There are many shops, canteens, cafes, and restaurants
on or near the campus. We suggest that students should
budget a figure of approximately £10 50 per day for
additional food and drink.