Fashion Design and Digital - University of Northampton.


This weeks episode features Fashion Designer, and Senior Lecturer in Fashion, Gavin Douglas.

Gavin shares about teaching Fashion at the University of Northampton, the adjustments having to made due to the COVID-19 restrictions and the students' use of digital technology, such as Computer Aided design during the course.

He also talks about how 'digital and online' can help young designers but how the fashion industry hasn't really experienced the disruption felt in other sectors and how this can limit access for many aspiring designers. 

Linked to this, Gavin discusses his recent Research - The importance of understanding ethnicity and student attainment which he shared at Global Ethnic Majority (GEM) staff network  #BlackintheIvory conference

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