2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IILLU 2530 Surface Design Drawing

This course is an introduction to surface design - the application of illustrative patterns and images to produce surfaces of all kinds. Students will keep sketchbooks, design mood boards, experiment with color and texture to create work for textiles, apparel, rugs, snowboard decks, etc. The course will include an overview of the 20th century arts and crafts movements that influenced decorative surface design as well as how to approach the current marketplace including a look at trends, marketing, and licensing.