Investigative Studios are required studios within the Industrial Design Program that are also open to students in other majors. Investigative studios are taken in any order. Content, structure, and focus of these studios varies from semester to semester. Students can sign up for the studios that best fit their schedules and interests. Investigative Studios fulfill an Industrial Design Investigative Studio requirement or a Studio Elective requirement.
Rational Fashion 2 expands the foundation established in Rational Fashion 1 by exploring the integration of fashion and function to create human centric designs with both utility and style. In this course, students leverage the fundamental principles and tools of the fashion and industrial design practices to focus deeply on a single project. The final project will require in-depth exploration and professional level execution with the goal of preparing a runway ready design.