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Intro to Retail Design & Merch- 09/01/16 Notes (Art & Design; Forecasting)

by: Abigail Dolbeer

Intro to Retail Design & Merch- 09/01/16 Notes (Art & Design; Forecasting) AMID-R

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These notes cover the difference between Art & Design and also forecasting in the industry.
Introduction to Retail Design and Merchandising
Lauren Reiter
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Art, Design, Apparel and Merchandising, Forecasting, trends
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Date Created: 09/03/16
AMID-R 100 Notes 09.01.16  Look up Robin Givhan  Fashion as Art (or is it art?)  Lindsey Creel ted talk  Went on PR to push herself creatively and mentally  Creative process begins with who: “Who is my customer?”  Business is the antagonist of the creative process  To be relevant, you have to be present  Your work will propel you instead of you propelling it  Dr. Reiter:  The challenge of being a designer is taking something that used to be 2D and turning it into something that is 3D  As you are moving through school, start your own story.  Where do you see creativity within fashion design/merchandising/marketing?  Design:  Make a statement  Bring new ideas  Keep creative spirit going  Definitions  Color: can define rank, profession, or customer preferences of the time (pantone)  Texture: look and feel of material  Style: characteristic or distinct appearance of a garment (makes it different)  Silhouette: overall outline or contour (shape or form)  Details: individual element that gives a silhouette its form or shape (length, sleeve, shoulder, waist)  Fashion design: the art of application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories; influenced by culture and social attitudes  Merchandising: getting merchandise to stock the stores, the activity of promoting the sale of goods, especially by their presentation in retail outlets  Marketing: promotes fashion and generates interest in new styles and products; help set trends  How do we determine the line between art and design?  Art is the essence of fashion; design is for places like Macy’s or Kohl’s  What are ways in which we can keep/preserve creativity within the business of fashion?  Appreciate the creativity that already exists  Push the envelope even further  Keep the individual in the industry: get away from mass marketing  Forecasting  Fashion forecasting: a global career that focuses on upcoming trends  A fashion forecaster predicts the colors, fabrics, textures, materials, prints, graphics, beauty/grooming, accessories, footwear, street style, and other styles that will be presented on the runway and in the stores for the upcoming seasons  Analytic cards, detailed cards, trend cards  Forecasting services: WGSN, Trend Union


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