Utilizing a pc to create clothes designs after which view them on a digital model? That’s precisely what college students do within the College of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Faculty of Tropical Agriculture and Human Assets Fashion Design and Merchandising (FDM) 2D/3D Laptop-Aided Design class. However how would their outfits look on the runway, in a enterprise workplace, or quite a lot of different settings?
To seek out out, FDM 338 collaborated with 5 graduate college students within the UH Mānoa Department of Theatre and Dance’s Superior Scenic Design class on 3D vogue runway design initiatives throughout the spring 2021 semester.
In one of many 4 2D/3D design initiatives, college students in FDM 338 created 3D digital garment designs underneath Affiliate Professor Ju-Younger Kang’s steering primarily based on their goal markets and design ideas. In one of many three scenic design initiatives, theatre and dance college students created 3D runway stage designs underneath Assistant Professor Michelle Bisbee’s steering primarily based on the FDM 338 college students’ goal markets, numerous 3D digital garment collections and suggestions.
A scholar in FDM 338 shared how fulfilling the collaboration was, saying, “I felt prefer it was plenty of enjoyable and funky to see how these concepts come to life. It was attention-grabbing to see how artists would design a runway present.”
“This challenge was a beautiful endeavor for our college students, in addition to a enjoyable and fulfilling expertise to collaborate with theater college students,” mentioned Kang. “College students liked seeing how their concepts ‘got here to life’ by sharing their collections and attempting out completely different runways. We inspired them so as to add their very own particular concepts, which made the endeavor much more thrilling.”