Digital Manufacturing

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Educational Unit: Design and Ideation


Keywords: Digital Manufacturing Designs, open source technologies


The learning unit explores the digital technologies and electronic devices field in general and focuses on its potential in the area of textiles and accessories. How to use subtractive manufacturing or 3D manufacturing for designing textiles or accessories? How to take advantage of digital fabrication and open source technology, digital technology and IoT? A product system designer will support students in experimenting and learning practices and processes of Digital Manufacturing Design (DMD). This unit will expose students to the transformation taking place, throughout the world of fashion, in the way that products are being designed and manufactured.

Indicative Content

  • Digital design

  • Digital manufacturing

  • From paper to digital processes

  • Digital Manufacturing Designs (DMD)

  • Open source technologies

  • Laser cutting

  • Additive manufacturing

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