Fashion Design major
Be the trend.
By the time you graduate from our Fashion Design program, you’ll contribute to some of the largest and most creative fashion brands in the world. As the home of the third highest concentration of fashion designers in the U.S. (behind New York and Los Angeles), Columbus offers a fashion-forward backdrop for your ever-evolving designs. Our innovative program provides you with a rich understanding of the business of fashion so you can successfully create wearable art with purpose.
Our graduates go on to work as fashion designers, print and pattern designers, accessory designers, technical designers, costume designers, fashion forecasters, patternmakers, boutique owners, and stylists.
You'll have access to:
Studios with sewing labs and industry-standard machinery
A dye lab to make custom-colored fabrics
A Mutoh ValueJet textile printer to recreate pattern repeats or free-form illustrations on cotton, silk, or rayon
Knitting studios and knitting machines to create fabrics from scratch
Professional dress forms in a variety of sizes, which include males, females, and children
Lectra CAD systems and Gerber PLM Production
Our fashion designers have launched their successful careers in leading fashion companies, both here and abroad. Many have also gone on to start their own lines with great success.
Abercrombie & Fitch
Are You Am I
Polo Ralph Lauren
White House Black Market