Fashion Design: Design your Capsule Collection.
Summer and Winter Courses - Florence
The Fashion Design: Design your Capsule Collection enables you to experiment the basic tools of design.
Theoretical lessons are enhanced by creative workshops, visits to companies and trade fairs, and possible seminars with industry professionals.
Florence, with a centuries-old tradition in the world of fashion and its manufacturing excellence, has an enviable international reputation in fields ranging from fashion and artistic craftsmanship to design and technological innovation. In such incomparable place together with your fellows you will observe and analyze current creative realities and trends.
Target: This course is intended for motivated students interested in learning the fundamentals of fashion design and have no prior knowledge or experience in the discipline. This is an introductory course, no previous studies within the field are required.
Methodology and structure - This course introduces the multifaceted industry that is fashion design. During the three weeks you will cover a wide range of subjects such as fashion history, trend research and techniques while developing skills such as drawing, patternmaking and tailoring techniques in order to complete a capsule collection as your Final Project.
Also you will learn how to identify and discuss current trends and leaders in the Italian fashion industry and will acquire organisation skills and experience working as part of an international student team. Furthermore, you will employ the standard research methods, key concepts and tools necessary to develop a “collection project” based on the chosen “concept” and “target”.
Throughout the course, you will meet with diverse professionals in the field as part of traditional lecture or showroom visit. Active participation in discussions with guest lecturers and site visit attendance is fundamental.
HISTORY OF FASHION
THE CONCEPT OF TREND AND FLORENCE GROUND RESEARCH
INTRO TO COLLECTION PROJECT
PATTERN MAKING AND TAILORING TECHNIQUES
TECHNOLOGY OF MATERIALS
The faculty comprises experts and professionals with the ability to teach applied skills and a constant stream of innovation. Each individual course is run in direct contact with and supported by companies operating in the fields in question.
As a school with an international vocation, the Istituto Europeo di Design welcomes students with different nationalities and cultures to all its campuses. Some 2,000 foreign students – primarily from the Far East, Central and South America and Europe – enrol in its courses every year. To date, the IED has trained students from about 100 different countries.