Course in Accessories Design in Florence in Italy

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Accessories Design

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Accessories Design involves designing jewelry, embellishments and leather goods intended to complement clothing and contribute to a comprehensive fashion image. Similar to fashion designers, Accessories Designers use their creativity and artisanry to design, produce and ultimately promote original wardrobe pieces.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

Florence is one of the most populous city of Italy. This place is known for its Art institutions. Moreover, institutions like Florence University of Arts are dedicated to providing good quality art based education. These educational institutions focus on over all grooming of the students.

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Fashion Design Course

In Florence Academy
Campus Part time 2 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Florence

The Fashion Design Course aims to provide an introduction to Italian Fashion Design and the development of a collection, with a particular reference to the Italian fashion-plate, its practical creation and the study of accessories. [+]

Course Studies in Accessories Design in Florence in Italy. The Fashion Design Course aims to provide an introduction to Italian Fashion Design and the development of a collection, with a particular reference to the Italian fashion-plate, its practical creation and the study of accessories. The Fashion Design course aims to introduce students to fashion through multiple pathways, helping them not only to enhance their practical skills for Fashion Design and illustration, but also to acquire a more specific and multifaceted sensitivity toward anything that involves fashion, such as, new trends, technical clothing aspects/styles, influences of history on clothes and the theoretical approaches to develop and create fashion collections. Fashion course features: Lessons (per week): 5 practical lessons in 2 aftnernoons 1 lesson= 50 minutes Entry levels: 3-9 Duration: From 2 to 12 weeks Also available in English Also available for beginners Course price (per week): 100 Eur Enrolment Fee: No enrolment fee will be charged if a student is enrolled in a course of Italian. If the student enrolls in this course without taking a language course there will be a € 15 non refundable enrolment fee. This € 15 fee must be paid only once should the student enroll in more than one additional course (i.e. enrolls in Cucina Italiana, Storia dell’arte, etc.). Courses Starting Dates & Prices Every Monday, except on a public holiday, when the course starts on Tuesday. Public holidays: On days which are, according to the local law, public holidays, no classes will take place. Lessons will neither be compensated nor refunded. Maximum number of students for class: 14 Minimum age: 16 Duration of a lesson: 50 minutes Minimum number of participants: 6 (certain courses may run with fewer participants) Certificate: all students receive a comprehensive certificate which states exactly the level achieved for listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Only students who have attended at least 80% of the course will receive this certificate. Course fee includes: Lessons of Italian Course material (book, Eurocentres writing pad and pen) Assessment of your language level on entry (written and oral test, including a personal interview) Personal feedback on your entry assessment test Clear learning goals, discussed with you each week Continuous monitoring of learning progress and diagnostic feedback. Weekly testes and revision lessons Two lessons a week spent in the Study Club, with the assistance of a teacher Final certificate, stating the precise level for your language skills Free access to the Internet (WiFi connection) Free use of Learning Centre and library Eurocentres writing pad and pen Help-desk /staffed school reception 24-hour emergency number Course fee does not include: Travel costs Enrolment fees Examination fees Participation in voluntary leisure activities and excursions (if not otherwise indicated) Pocket money Personal insurance coverage for illness, accident, theft. [-]

Leather Design

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks March 2017 Italy Florence + 1 more

This four-week Leather Design course has been created to provide basic expertise in Leather Design and Artisan Techniques for Accessories, to give an understanding of the most important aspects of the creative and artisanal process. [+]

This four-week Leather Design course has been created to provide basic expertise in Leather Design and Artisan Techniques for Accessories, to give an understanding of the most important aspects of the creative and artisanal process. You might explore the possibility of proceeding to study a three-year undergraduate programme, four-year graduate programme, or a nine-month Masters course at Polimoda - or pursuing a career in the Fashion industry and eventually launching your own line. With this programme, Polimoda offers you an overview of the basic skills and know-how which are fundamental to the design process of Shoes and Bags. Introducing specific crucial subjects such as Computer Aided Design, Pattern Making, Prototyping, Construction Techniques and Leather Technology. The City of Florence and it’s outskirts have a lot to offer for inspiration. You will have to explore vintage shops and markets, exhibitions and really feel how this city lives. The courses will take place at Polimoda’s campus in Villa Favard, with it’s incredible library and within our fully equipped laboratories in Scandicci. You will be taught all the creative steps a designer has to undertake. Starting from research, analysis and concept, proceeding with the design of a Footwear and Accessories collection. At the end of the course you will have developed several mock-ups and handcrafted final prototypes in leather. The whole process with all the work you will produce will be bundled in a Design Book. After the course this material can be edited and used to create and/or update your portfolio. [-]

Course in Luxury Materials

LMW Luxury Materials Workshop
Campus Full time 5 days January 2017 Italy Florence

The course that aims at acquiring knowledge and at researching the materials lasts one week and focuses on the explanation of the various production techniques for the luxury items sector. The specialization offered is very important as it aims at creating a designer with basic skills on materials and production techniques to allow him/her to make the right choises in the collection creation phase. [+]

Course Studies in Accessories Design in Florence in Italy. EXCLUSIVE, INTENSIVE, SPECIALIST COURSE COURSE TO LEARN ABOUT MATERIALS AND HOW TO USE THEM FOR THE CREATION OF LUXURY ITEMS MADE IN ITALY IN THE FOOTWEAR AND LEATHER GOODS SECTORS A STUDY HOLIDAY IN A CITY OF ART, FLORENCE OBJECTIVE & FOCUS The course that aims at acquiring knowledge and at researching the materials lasts one week and focuses on the explanation of the various production techniques for the luxury items sector. The specialization offered is very important as it aims at creating a designer with basic skills on materials and production techniques to allow him/her to make the right choises in the collection creation phase. INTRODUCTION A full immersion course the first part of which focuses on the main production techniques and on the industrialization methods of the luxury sector. The second part of the course will take place outside the classroom by visiting a number of companies each leader in its sector, where the student can experience first hand the production reality and the process that brings his future idea to life. The course si aimed at young designers who already have a working experience in the fashion world but also to young students who want to further their knowledge. The course is intensive and caters for a limited numbers of students so as facilitate and maximize learning both in class and during the visit. COURSE IN BRIEF LOCATION Via Don Lorenzo Perosi 4a - 50018 Scandicci (Florence) LANGUAGE Italian \ English CLASS TIME From Monday to Friday From 9 a.m. To 5 p.m PRE-REQUISITES: Admittance to the course is subject to an analysis of the applicant’s CV. Send CV by e-mail. The number of partecipants is limited to 10\12. SESSIONS START Upcoming classes are planned for: January, May, July, October 2017 FLEXIBLE WORKSHOPS Flexible dates can be arranged on request. Send your request to: workshop@giannivolpi.com TUITION FEE 1800 € + VAT (where applicable) ACCOMODATION Information about accomodation close to us and surroundings are available on request. Send your request to: workshop@giannivolpi.com [-]

Shoes & Bags Technology

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks July 2017 Italy Florence + 1 more

During the eighty-hour Shoes and Bags Technology programme, you will gain an accurate understanding of the processes and techniques required for creating prototypes of shoes and bags. [+]

During the eighty-hour Shoes and Bags Technology programme, you will gain an accurate understanding of the processes and techniques required for creating prototypes of shoes and bags. At the end of the programme your teachers and the Head of Department can advise you on further steps in your career as a student or as a professional in the Fashion Industry. The course is dedicated to allowing you to discover and exercise footwear and bag artisan techniques using Polimoda’s fully equipped laboratories in close collaboration with your teachers. You will immediately start practising artisan and leather hand sewing techniques and you will learn how to use all the machines. Your teachers will demonstrate the complexity of the construction of selected styles of shoes and bags and you will learn the terminology of the majority of the components in Italian and English. During the four-week programme you will create a pair of basic ballerinas and a tote bag with the guidance of a Master and a technical assistant. Simultaneously, with the basic drawing classes you will learn to make Illustrator drawings and you will be shown software programmes for 2D and 3D design. Leather Technology will help you understand the different types of hides and how to identify the differences in quality and the tanning process. You will start working on spec sheets and learn how to make precise technical drawings, a must-know communication tool for any leather technician. Furthermore, we will also provide a look at how manufacturers organise production and manage the supply chain, we will explain and analyse them together and consequently, ask you to apply them to the personal final project. During the course you will visit a Tannery, an Accessories Manufacturer and a Last Factory. [-]

Leather Technology

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks March 2017 Italy Florence + 1 more

If you are looking to inherit the fascinating craftsmanship in the manufacturing of leather garments and bags, this course is made for you. [+]

Course Studies in Accessories Design in Florence in Italy. If you are looking to inherit the fascinating craftsmanship in the manufacturing of leather garments and bags, this course is made for you. We challenge you to discover the specific treatments and manipulations and how leather is prepared, sewn, constructed and finished. The emphasis of the course is set on craftsmanship and techniques and in exploring the different styles of garments and bags. Additionally, the whole process from pattern design, cutting, prototyping to manufacturing will be explained and put into practice as an extension of the sample models you will realise. Highly experienced professionals will tutor you on this journey of experiences. At the end of the course your teachers will be able to give you feedback and advice on how you can proceed if you are interested in further academic studies or if you have professional objectives in mind. This course will start with a demonstration and exercises using the variety of tools and machines used in our leather manufacturing laboratories. From the first day you will have to start practising sewing and construction techniques and will finish with detailed samples of leather garments and bags, being guided step by step by our Master Artisans accompanied by technical assistants. Regardless of previous competences and experiences all students will create and finish a tote bag and at least ½ a leather jacket. Essential modern day computer programmes to create 2D representations such as Adobe Illustrator, Elitron and Solid Thinking that are used in the manufacturing process by all technicians, pattern designers and artisans will be introduced and explained. You will start compiling spec sheets and making precise technical drawings, a must-know in the industry for any leather technician. [-]

Fashion Design

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks March 2017 Italy Florence + 1 more

This course aims to put you on track to gaining basic skills in Luxury Accessory design and giving you professional guidance during the process of researching, designing and imagining an accessories collection. [+]

This course aims to put you on track to gaining basic skills in Luxury Accessory design and giving you professional guidance during the process of researching, designing and imagining an accessories collection. The course will propel you into the extensive world of accessory design, focusing specifically on small leather goods, eyewear, jewellery and millinery. Luxury Design excels in the area of accessories design. This course will focus on the dichotomy between the key-principles of design and a necessary technical know-how. The course will provide you with general knowledge and a view into the mastery of traditional techniques such as sewing, enamelling, embossing and chiselling and modern techniques such as laser cutting, 3D printing, plating methods and innovative sustainable applications. All these ideas will be explored by experimenting with, on the one hand, more traditional materials such as wood, leather and metal and on the other, resins, plastics, tech fibres etc. Throughout the course, the focus will be on designing a collection of various accessories and will allow you to experiment and create their components. You will be constantly guided during the whole process and tutored in developing initial design ideas through to the realisation of prototypes. [-]