Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After successfully completing this course, students should be able to design both digitally printed and screen printed fabrics on an assignment involving individual artistic expression. They should understand the principles of most commonly used textile dyes, and their relation to textile raw materials, especially cellulose materials. They should be familiar with responsible production of printed fabrics and safe and sustainable working methods in the printing workshop.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 26.10.2020 - 13.11.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Hilkka-Maija Fagerlund

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Hilkka-Maija Fagerlund

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Learning activities: Lectures, design of printed fabrics and realization of designs in printing workshop, documentation of the processes and methods used, critic session on the last contact teaching day

    Design assignment: collection of printed fabrics including product cards

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Grounds for evaluation: participation and design assignment

    Grounds for evaluation of design assignment: creativity of the samples, artistic expression, use and documentation of printing and dying methods, use of color and material, surface design: rhythm and composition, coordination of the collection.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    3 credits = 81h

    40h contact teaching (80% attendance required)

    33h self-guided activities

    8h time to think


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Maija Pellonpää-Forss: Contemporary Colour Methods

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    MUO-E1020 Basic Printing

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption