The Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design (FSAD) provides an opportunity to study and research fibers, fabrics, apparel and the apparel industry from design, management, historical and scientific perspectives. 

State-of-the-Art Facilities and Technology

Our computer-aided design studios include industry standard computer stations for pattern making, grading, marker making, custom fitting of patterns, product development and illustration.  The apparel design studios are furnished with industrial equipment, including sewing machines, sergers and a Sonobond machine.  Overlooking Beebe Lake, massive windows flood the studios with natural light. 

Enjoy videos of students describing their learning experiences in FSAD.  The videos highlight the variety of opportunities for study in both apparel design and fiber science.  

The Cornell Tartan, available at the Cornell Store, was designed by Jessie Fair, FSAD '09.