Students are introduced to observational sketching, drawing and modelling, and to a selection of basic materials and tools and their uses. Students also develop skills that can be applied to the field of design.

Students develop an understanding of design problems through research and select, generate and evaluate possible solutions. 

Prerequisite: None

Students develop skills and techniques for 2-D design by using tools, materials and processes common to 2D design to complete a variety of project activities.


Prerequisite DES1020: The Design Process

Students develop skills and techniques for 3-D design by using tools, materials and processes common to 3-D design to complete a variety of project activities.


Prerequisite: DES1020: The Design Process

Students develop basic knowledge and skills in computer-aided design (CAD)

Prerequisite: None

Students develop basic knowledge, skills and techniques to draft drawings for visualizing and illustrating simple design problems.


There is no official prerequisite for this course.  However, I strongly suggest that you complete DES1020 and DES1050 first. 

This course will introduce you to a number of software programs that designer use in their day to day work.


While there is technically no prerequiste for this course, in order to earn this credit, you must complete at least 2 other credits

Students discover the world of fashion illustration and learn to sketch a croquis, incorporate simple gestures and apply these skills to create fashion illustrations.


Prerequisite:  None

Students develop an understanding of clothing within the context of society.