Search for dissertations about: "fashion design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 137 swedish dissertations containing the words fashion design.

  1. 1. On seeing : in fashion design

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Stefanie Malmgren De Oliveira; Högskolan i Borås.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; seeing; fashion design process; image; dress; visual language; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : In fashion design, the designer strives for the development of ideas in view of significant visual goals. The process of specifying and developing ideas is a highly visual process. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder Constructing the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Lauren Downing Peters; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American history; consumer culture; cultural history; design; discourse; dress history; fashion; fashion history; fashion magazines; fat; identity; Michel Foucault; modernism; modernity; plus-size; self-fashioning; technology; the body; women; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how fashion media discourses created the conditions through which the fat, female body was both known and constructed within the context of the early large-size garment industry in the United States, or what between the years 1915 and 1930 was known as “stoutwear.” Drawing on a wide array of media sources, including women’s and fashion magazines, trade journals, catalogs and style guides, and employing Michel Foucault’s archaeological method, the dissertation examines the productive nature of fashion discourse in the construction and constitution of the fleshy body, or how the discourses of stoutwear brought order to the disorderly, fat, female body. READ MORE

  3. 3. Zero Waste Design Thinking

    University dissertation from Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Holly McQuillan; Högskolan i Borås.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; zero waste design; sustainable design; circular economy; fashion design; circular design; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : The fashion system is contributing to the environmental and social crises on an ever increasing scale. The industry must transform in order to situate itself within the environmental and social limits proposed by economist Kate Raworth, and the 17 sustainable development goals set out by the United Nations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Existential design revisiting the "dark side" of design thinking

    University dissertation from University of Borås

    Author : Anne Britt Torkildsby; Högskolan i Borås.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Textiles and fashion; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to discuss ways of opening up the design brief when designing for extreme environments such as intensive care units and remand prisons. Focusing on “designials” (fundamental forms of design being), the methodology intends to illustrate the fact that objects may directly impinge upon certain “existentials” (fundamental forms of human being). READ MORE

  5. 5. Existential design the "dark side" of design thinking

    University dissertation from University of Borås

    Author : Anne Britt Torkildsby; Högskolan i Borås.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to discuss ways to open up the brief in designing for extreme environments, such as intensive care units and remand prison. Focusing on „designials‟ (fundamental forms of design being), the methodology intends to illustrate that things; objects may directly impinge on certain „existentials‟ (fundamental forms of human being). READ MORE