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

Textiles | On 29th Apr 2017

Slight drop in Unifi 2017 Q3 sales

The net sales of Unifi Inc., one of the world's leading innovators in ...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Apr 2017

US retail operating growth to be 1.5-2.5% in 2017: Moody's

The forecast for operating income growth in the US over the next 12...

Textiles | On 28th Apr 2017

India lifts CVD imposed on Nepali Jute goods

The countervailing duty (CVD) that was imposed on Nepali jute...

Interviews View All

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Increasing prices and lack of demand main issues facing industry

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

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

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

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

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

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

news category


Related Categories:
April 2017

April 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X