Leverages training and experience using advanced fashion technology, state-of-the-art tools and industry-standard equipment to prepare students for fashion’s fast-paced, ever changing, technology-driven future.

Learn more about the University of Cincinnati Fashion Design Program

UPDATE: The Fashion Technology Center Labs (Apparel Production Lab [APL 6405], Textile Innovation Lab [TIL 6461] and Wearable Futures Lab [WFL-6455] will be closed for the first two weeks of the Spring 22 semester following the UC Covid-19 Policy. We will adjust the lab schedule in a limited/socially distanced capacity once the university resumes in-person activities. Please continue to follow University guidelines for Covid-19 policy, and stay tuned to the FTC website for updates.

The Fashion Technology Center supports students and faculty in advanced fabrication, experimentation and innovative textile and apparel product design. It provides training, access, and experience using advanced tools and technology for research and prototyping. Review info on each of the FTC labs below.

  • Advanced wearable technology design, coding and electronic prototyping tools

  • Interactive computer workstations equipped with advanced software for digital illustration, pattern-making, 3D modeling

  • Pattern digitization and automated cutting equipment

  • Ultrasonic welding

  • Advanced digital textile design software

  • Dye sublimation printing + heat press equipment

  • Automated embroidery, weaving and knitting

  • Specialized industrial sewing equipment for apparel and soft goods design and making.

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