The Burrier computer lab houses 39 computers and stations for student and classroom use. Computers are equipped with updated technology and programs designed to meet the requirements of industry standards.
- The World Global Style Network (WGSN) is the world’s #1 fashion trend forecasting company, offering trend and color forecasts, design inspiration, street style, retail reports and more.
- Students in all ADM courses use WGSN as a trade resource for learning more about the fashion industry and for completion of course projects.
- This industry software is used by visual merchandisers for 3D store planning, visual merchandising, and store communication.
- Visual Retailing is used to create floor sets and designs in ADM 339 – Visual Merchandising.
- SnapFashun software works along with Adobe Illustrator to provide an interactive reference library as well as a browser to store and retrieve sketches. The SnapFashun libraries contain thousands of sketched that can be ‘snapped’ together, manipulated, altered and resized, so users can develop their own designs for portfolios, trend boards, mood boards, pattern cards, concept boards, line sheets, and more.
- SnapFashun is available for use in all ADM courses, but is highlighted in ADM 313: Apparel Design and Quality - A study of apparel selection including terminology, sizing of ready-to-wear, factors influencing quality levels of sewn products, and principles of design and aesthetics of dress.
- Adobe Illustrator is vector graphics program used by designers and artists to create logos, sketches, typography, and presentations.
- This software is available for student use on course projects and utilized to create fashion portfolios in ADM 750 – Special Topics: Portfolios.
- Adobe Photoshop is the most popular program for creating and modifying photographs, illustrations, video, and more.
- This software is available for student use on course projects and utilized for image creation in ADM 750 – Special Topics: Portfolios.