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This course introduces fashion design students to research methods, theme development and various design processes as they apply to fashion. Students will learn and apply the basic tools for designing a fashion collection, including trend and market research, drawing for fashion, generating color palettes, use and suitability of fabric choices, design development and presentation techniques. Students will be encouraged to develop skill-sets related to professional practice including developing a cohesive work product, working to deadlines, team work and constructive critique.