Collecting Comme Online

Levels 7-12

How does Comme des Garçons redefine fashion? Which recurrent themes and ideas can be found in Rei Kawakubo’s work? What skills and processes do designers use to innovate radical new ideas and design methods? Investigate these questions and more with this illustrated introduction via videoconference.
45 mins
Cost: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Analyse and interpret themes, concepts and ideas in Comme des Garçons’ work and discuss how the designer expresses these.
  • Investigate contemporary design movements, cultures, and styles and consider how they inspire new design directions and ideas.
  • Evaluate how Comme des Garçons designers use materials, techniques, technologies and processes to realise their intentions in their designs.
  • Identify the critical and creative design thinking techniques used by Comme des Garçons designers to innovate designs and communicate concepts and ideas.

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