Textiles – in the ancient traditions of all cultures and in the forefront of technology and science today – still is the discipline of creativity and production connecting arts, crafts and design.
The textile surface – whether it is a weave, knit, or non-woven has always served as the basic raw material in the creation for most of the objects in our world - particularly for garments and fashion, product design and architecture.
The Textile Design Department provides the knowledge and tools for professional creation, authentic and relevant in this field; it touches on the essence of understanding textiles (theory), as well as the production technology itself (practicum).
The Textile Design Department deepens the ability/aptitude for design in general and surface design consequently, enabling productive cooperation with designers from other fields and other departments, as well as encouraging the creation of projects with factories and textile designers in Israel and abroad.
To keep pace with the rapid changes occurring today in technology, science, the economy and society – the Textile Department encourages the use and development of innovative manufacturing processes and production materials.
This unique program of studies enables learning and experience in a variety of creative fields and returns to the beauty of ancient handicrafts, as well as their applications in technology and contemporary design.