David A. Brinson

David A. Brinson

(716) 878-3886
Campus Address: Technology Building 315

A.A.S., Erie Community College, 1986
B.S., Buffalo State College, 1989
M.P.S., Cornell University, 1991

David Brinson’s primary area of teaching research is with both creative and technical coursework. He specializes in various aspects of the Apparel Design industry, with a focus on Patternmaking, Draping and Fashion Illustration. David has fifteen years of CAD and CAM experience using AUTO CAD for apparel design, Gerber’s AccuMark 300 PDS and System Management software and Lectra’s Modaris and Diamino programs.

David continually develops and regularly updates specialized technology coursework for the Industrial Lectra Modaris and Diamino apparel pattern design and marker making system to keep current with industry expectations. He has developed a specialized industry workshop for the industrial pattern system and has exhibited examples of his creative garment draping techniques.

List of Fashion Technology Courses
FTT 303 Fashion Illustration
FTT 325 Pattern Drafting and Grading
FTT 327 Apparel Design II: Computer Pattern Making
FTT 328 Apparel Design III: Draping
FTT 411 CAM: Apparel Mfg. Software Systems
FTT 412 CAD: Textile Design for Industry