Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / RMIT students design fabric collection for Country Road
RMIT students design fabric collection for Country Road
02
Nov '12
The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology’s (RMIT) Bachelor of Arts (Textile Design) students designed fabric collections as part of an RMIT-Country Road project.

The brand deemed the designs of Megan McNeill, Edith Barrett and Meaghan McLeish the most impressive, awarding them cash prizes and offering Ms McNeill an internship.

"Having the opportunity to potentially have designs go into production is really exciting," Ms McNeill said.

Country Road asked students to create fresh and modern designs for fashion accessories and homewares by reinventing traditional geometric patterns.

"I drew my inspiration for my collection from clean, classic Scandinavian design, while the Bauhaus weavers - particularly Anni Albers - were also a great influence," Ms McNeill said.

"I think it is great that Country Road are supporting young, local, emerging designers through projects like this."

Bachelor of Arts (Textile Design) Program Director Patrick Snelling said this was one of a number of projects RMIT undertook with partners in the fashion and textile industry.

"These projects provide students with valuable learning experiences, enriching and showcasing their design portfolios with real-time projects and workplace experiences," Mr Snelling said.

"Country Road is an iconic Australian brand and they have employed many RMIT textile design graduates within their fashion and homewares teams.

"The 2012 project has been a valuable professional experience for final year students who have worked closely with Country Road staff."

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: American Apparel

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Gildan to make some American Apparel products outside US

Gildan Activewear, which recently acquired US fashion brand American...

Courtesy: Kolon Sport

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Kolon Sport to set up JV with ANTA for Chinese market

Kolon Sport, an outdoor gear and clothing brand of Korea based Kolon...

Designer Karishma Jumani with Niraj Jawanjal, founder and director of IIFW. Courtesy: IIFW

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2017

IIFW to bring together premium lingerie brands

India Intimate fashion Week (IIFW), dedicated to showcasing the...

Interviews View All

Smith Vaghasia
Sanado India

Online remains the best destination for shopping

Yash Agarwal
Hitansh Online

Every market region has its own culture and trends

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search