Design, Fashion, Business

Key Facts

A multi-disciplinary team of:


The work of the Design Fashion Business research group covers an eclectic range of subjects relating primarily to all aspects of the fashion industry - from garment design and production, to the management and marketing of the finished products, including the ways in which these products are retailed.  More >>


Research themes

The Design, Fashion, Business research group is involved in six main themes of research. They are:


There are a number of facilities which support the group’s activities, especially in design research, including:

  • Laser cutter
  • Mimaki Digital printers. Screen printing and dyeing facilities
  • Shima Seiki and Stoll power knitting machines, Dubied knitting machines, v-bed knitting machines, CAD software
  • Jacquard weaving loom, Patronic looms, George Wood looms, hand looms
  • CAD software: Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Lectra, Kaleido Print, Kaleido Style, Modaris, AVA. GSUK laser cutting software, Scotweave
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