Carmarthen School of Art has an established reputation for facilitating the creative development of art and design students. We are a small, friendly, purpose built art school that offers a wide range of contemporary, cutting edge and traditional facilities.
The Fashion: Design and Construction programme at Carmarthen School of Art has evolved in response to contemporary fashion culture and recent developments within the fashion industry. The programme aims to develop students’ creative and technical skills, abilities and confidence in designing and constructing garments through practice-led experience and processes that foster the development of individual design identity. Class sizes are small and tutor contact is second to none. The course encourages creativity and innovation in a lively working environment.
The fashion industry is a fast-moving, competitive marketplace. This programme develops reflective graduates who are highly creative, independent, enquiring individuals, versatile and capable of meeting its challenges and working effectively and successfully within a professional context. Graduate success is high, with many students developing their own fashion labels, while others have found employment designing within larger design houses or within the wider fashion sector.
A well resourced degree programme which includes a varied body of assignments that highlight the importance of technical skills within the industry. These are underpinned with strong industrial links which provide students with highly relevant industry practice, working with brands such as; All Saints, River Island, George, Burberry, and Givenchy.
We also offer a high level of tutor expertise in design, pattern cutting and construction.
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