Department of Design

Department of Design

The four years degree program in Textile & Apparel Design is based on a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach that investigates the conceptual and theoretical foundations of design process and methodology. The proposed course emphasizes on a research based approach to Textile and Apparel Design. Methods of instruction include lectures, seminars with extensive studio work and emphasize on team work in design projects. Education at the University provides the students a skill that will prepare them to follow successfully their future career paths. Due to a very adoptable curriculum of Textile and Apparel Design the students could pursue to a wide range of careers, few examples of these are, Textile Stylist, CAD/CAM designer, technical designer, freelance artist, textile artist, graphic artist, product development designer, fabric development specialist, apparel designer and above all some textile and apparel designers can go on to set up their own design business.

The four years degree programs in Fashion Design are based on a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach that investigates the conceptual and theoretical foundation of design process and methodology. The proposed courses emphasizes on a research based approach to Fashion Design. Methods of instruction include lectures, seminars with extensive studio work and emphasize on team work in design projects. Education at the university provides the students a skill that will prepare them to follow successfully their future career paths.

Department of Management Design offers following degree programs.

  1. Bachelor of Textile Design
  2. Bachelor of Fashion Design
  3. Bachelor of Visual Arts


Fashion Design programs are run out of many dedicated studio spaces, as well as specialized work areas for various assignments & projects. Department has a variety of facilities that are unique to campus, such as sewing and weaving lab, 3D art workshop, Drawing Studio, Draping Lab & several design studios, Equipped with cutting tables, industrial sewing machines, Mannequins, Handlooms, Digital SLR Camera & other necessary equipment. Students can also access computer facilities located adjacent to the main studios to develop contextual digital and photographic work for their projects. For Advance Technological development in design DFD is facilitated with latest labs & Equipments of Textile Engineering Department which is exclusive in Design education in this region.

Semester Exhibition

Semester Exhibition, Fall 2014-2015

 The Semester Exhibition, organized by the Department of Textile design (DTD) on 27th March 2015. This exhibition is associated with student’s work related to design and fashion. It is a department event, held at National Textile University Faisalabad. Exhibitions are an important aspect of design Studies. It helps to accelerate creative abilities of the students of Design. Department of Textile Design arranged a display of Garment collection, created by the students of Textile Design and Fashion Design. Exhibition was segregated into different categorizes. Following is the description of each category presented in the event This Display was done in form of ramp walk with in the boundary wall of Department.

  1. Decade Collection
  2. Mime
  3. Avant-a-Garde
  4. Head to Toe



Muhammad Salman Naeem, Vijay Baheti, Jiri Militky, Zafar Javed, Abher Rasheed, Saima Javed, M. Tahir Siddique, "Development of electrical conductive films of polylactic acid reinforced with carbon particles derived from waste acrylic fibers", Novelties in Fibrous Material Science, Vol. Vol. 4, No. ISBN: 978-80-7494-390-4, (2017), pp.ISBN: 978-80-7494-390-4



Tabassum Amir, "Effect of fragrance finish on mechanical and comfort properties of digitally printed fabric", Journal of Textile and Engineer, Vol. 22, No. 97, (2015), pp.97



Ali afzal, tanveer hussain, mumtaz h. Malik, zafar javed, "Statistical model for predicting the air permeability of polyester/cotton-blended interlock knitted fabrics", The journal of the textile institute, Vol. Vol. 105, No. Issue 2, (2014), pp.Issue 2



Zafar Javed, "Recent and future development in health care smart garments", Pakistan Textile Journal, Vol. , No. , (2007), pp.



RUI SHI, ANAM NASIR, HUHE WU, "Comparative analysis of product market factors based on two outdoor sportswear brands", All-Russian (with international participation youth scientific and technical conferences)., Venue: Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation., (2019)



1.Aroobah Mumtaz 2. Ehsan Ali, "Development of Mannequin from Recycling Paper Technique", 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Knitting, Venue: National Textile University Faisalabad, (2018)


M. Salman Naeem, Syed Zameer Ul Hassan, Zafar Javed, Abher Rasheed, Zuhaib Ahmed, Hafiz Affan Abid, Saima Javed, "Electrical conductivity and EMI shielding application of high loft non-woven web from acrylic fibrous waste", 1st International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology (ICAET 2018), Venue: Quetta, (2018)


M. Salman Naeem, Zafar Javed, Abher Rasheed, Babar Ramzan, Zuhaib Ahmad, Hafiz Affan Abid, "Removal of Acid Red from Aquous Media Using Activated Carbon From Acrylic Waste", Emerging Trends in Knitting, Venue: NTU, Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2018)


Zafar Javed, "Current snares and imminent sustainability issues for knitted apparels", Emerging Trends in Knitting 2018, Venue: National Textile University Faisalabad, Pakistan., (2018)



Umer Hameed, "Influence of culture on most influential films from 1990 to 2010", TEIN3 Workshop titled CULTURAL HERITAGE OF PERFORMING ARTS OVER FUTURE INTERNET, Venue: KIAST Korea, (2015)


Tabassum Aamir1, Muhammad Anwaar Nazeer2, Ayesha Hussain3, Nighat Bhatti4, Zafar Javed5, "EFFECT OF FRAGRANCE FINISH ON MECHANICAL AND COMFORT PROPERTIES OF DIGITALLY PRINTED FABRIC", FTT 2014, Venue: Istanbul, (2015)


Zafar Javed, "Predicting sewing line balance with rule based expert system using parallel work station algorithms", ICATF-2015, Venue: Colombo, Siri Lanka, (2015)



Sadia Anwar, "Uniform designing for physically challenged childrens", ICETT, Venue: National Institute of Textiles, Jhalandhar, India, (2014)


Umer Hameed, "Influence of films on Fashion Trends of Pakistan from 1990 to 2010", OISTAT Costume Group Design meeting, Venue: Belgium, (2014)


Samen Boota , "Cost Reduction of ladies ethnic wear by developing in prints cutting pattern", Inkjet India 2014, Venue: New Delhi,India, (2014)


Samen Boota, "Cost reduction of ladies modern tops by developing patterns before digital printing", TIWC 2014 THE 89th Textile Institue World conference, Venue: Wuhan,China, (2014)


Zafar Javed , "Estimation of Lost Minutes and Determination of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Influencing Factors in Apparel Industry", International Young Engineers Conference (IYEC-2014), Venue: University of Engineering and Technology .Lahore Pakistan, (2014)



Tabassum Amir, "Assessment of relationship between customer experience and fragrance finished fabric with corresponding and non corresponding prints", ITCC 2013, Venue: Bangkok, (2013)



Hafsa Jamsheed, Zafar Javed, "Prospects of Soya Bean Plant Fiber in Pakistan", FiberMed 2011, Venue: Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland., (2011)



Zafar Javed, "Women's wear, An untapped profit line for Pakistan", Ministry of Textile Industry Seminar , Venue: P.C Lahore., (2008)



Zafar Javed, "3D Textile structures for composite reinforcement", IBCAST 2003, Venue: Bhurban, Pakistan., (2003)

Lab Facilities

Contact Name:
Dr. Zafar Javed
Position: Assistant Professor / Chairman
Contact Telephone:
+92-41-9230081 - 90 Ext: 230
Contact Fax:
+92 (41) 9230098
Office Address:
Department of Design, National Textile University , Faisalabad-37610, Pakistan