Summer Course in Fashion Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan

Program Description

Summer Course in Fashion Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan


This course introduces the multifaceted industry that is fashion design.

Students 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 garment as their final course project.

Level and Pre"requisites: Introductory course; no previous studies within the field are required. Skills such as basic visual communication such as computer graphics, and basic photography are useful. Students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the major themes that will be presented:

Milan Fashion Week , Italian Designers, Italian Fashion Reading List

Learning Outcomes: Demonstrate mastery of theoretical and practical knowledge of fashion design through the collaborative group project; Identify and discuss current trends and leaders in the Italian fashion industry; Employ the standard research methods, key concepts and tools necessary to develop a “collection project” based on the chosen “concept” and “target”; Demonstrate through drawings and designs competence in fashion drawing and tailoring lab techniques through the transformation of creative expression into a finished garment; Collaborate as part of a team international group of students in the formulation, realization and completion of the final project; Use the creative process in order to carry out specific project goals.

Topics Covered: History of fashion; The concept of trend and Milan ground research; Intro to collection project; Fashion drawing; Pattern making and tailoring techniques; Technology of materials.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated July 12, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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June 2017
4 weeks
Start date June 2017
Italy Milan
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Duration 4 weeks
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