LMW Luxury Materials Workshop

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The course is aimed at designers who already have a working experience in the fashion luxury world, at young designers who want to further their knowledge, at product managers who want to increase their technical expertise.

Thanks to our 20 years of experience in the high fashion luxury sector for the RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF MATERIALS working with the top industry brands, we believe that the knowledge of materials, particularly in the luxury sector is fundamental to ensure that good ideas are also marketable.

Definition and explanations of the main materials used in a luxury item: leather, fabric, metals, intermediate production techniques and main industrialization methods. Deepening on the technical limitations of the materials, the costs and the quality, primary requirement for developing new superior products faithful to the Made in Italy tradition.

One week of full immersion where the Þrst part of the course will take place inside the classroom. The second part will take place outside the classroom by visiting a number of companies each leader in its sector, where the designer can experience Þrst hand the production reality and the process that brings his\her future idea to life. The course is intensive and caters for a limited number of designers so as facilitate and maximize learning both in class and during the visits.

PARTNERS

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Gianni Volpi Thanks to our 20 years of experience in the high fashion sector, working with top industry brands, we can offer multiple solutions for new product development, from design to material sourcing, realizing the prototype and final production.

Headquarter - Via Don Lorenzo Perosi 4a - 50018 Scandicci
www.giannivolpi.com

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New and Best was born in Barletta on 7th February 1989, and since then it proved to be a Company able to combine the innovation with the customer and quality care, becoming a reliable partner of the most important National and International Shoes, Clothing and Bags Companies. The Company is specialized in High Frequency, 3D reliefs, polyurethane, screen printing, thermoforming, digital printing, laser, transfer, microinjection, injection.

Headquarter - Via Trani, 330 - 76121 Barletta
http://www.newandbest.it

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Coventya Precious Metals Precious metallic plated parts add to the style and glamour of a handbag, piece of jewelry, watch or shoes. To achieve such effects, electroplating is the most popular method of metal finishing in the Fashion, Design and Luxury Industries. Develops and supplies specially chemicals for surface finishing in over 40 countries and 4 continents. Our wide portfolio of colours will allow you to choose precisely from the whitest silver to the darkest ruthenium, shades of golden hues, bright or matte finishes, smooth or texutered, techno or vintage effects.

Headquarter - Via Chiusa snc - 51031 Agliana
www.coventya.com

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FIXO GROUP has been successfully collaborating with important brands on the European market for more than thirty years. The company is well-known for its professionalism and its specialized know-how in project development and production of small metal products and metal accessories.

Headquarter - Via Marco Polo, 35 - 35011 Campodarsego
www.fixogroup.com





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LEM Apart from the main activity, that is electroplating, Lem also realizes old-looking haute couture accessories using both a new authomatic plant for big lot size productions and traditional methods with static frames or revolving drums. Accessories can be coloured in many different ways (more tham 300 finishings are available).

Headquarter - Via Leo Valiani 55/59 - 52025 Levane Bucine
www.lemgalvanica.it

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FUSION ART for over thirty years performs manual techniques: macramé, weawing with various materials including leather , piping and ribbons. Performs paintings hand-painted on fabric and leather. Specialization in flowers and other forms with hot pressing both on leather and fabric as well.

Headquarter - Via Cristoforo Colombo 77\18 - 40131 Bologna
TEL 051 - 6325102

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BIEMMEA is a company specialized in metal processing for high-quality accessories. They co-operate with all the major haute couture brands.The combination of traditional craftsmanship, creativity, management and flexibility is the base for a consolidated structure generating high quality results.

Headquarter - Via di Capalle, 47 - 50041 Calenzano
www.biemmeasrl.it

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GDA FASHION MAKERS embroidery hand-loom, machine embroidery, weavings, Swarowsky applications, studs, heat seals, laser cutting.

Headquarter - Via Ariosto, 30 - 73013 Galatina
www.decorartex.com

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EURO STAMPAGGI has been producing metal accessories used primarily in the high fashion sector and technical articles for certain industrial sectors, including lighting and decor. The quality of our products and the speed of delivery are our strengths, which is why our main customers are the leading international brands.

Headquarter - Via del Confine nr 12 - 50018 Scandicci
www.eurostampaggi.it

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MAB is a leading manufacturer in rigid and elastic narrow fabrics for fashion applications in particular garment, shoes and sporstware. We manage all fiber (synthetic natural and artificial). our process is fully vertical including: production covering yarns, knitting weaving dyeing printing (digital and screenprinting) and silicon coating.

Headquarter - Via Volta, 50 - 20863 Concorezzo (MB)
www.mabspa.com





PATRIZIA BORGHERESI is a company specializing in packaging for footwear, leather accessories, clothing, optics, goldsmith’s. Produces shopping bags, fabric bags, small clothes, cloth labels, cover clothes, envelopes, plastic bags.

Headquarter - Via F.lli Cervi nr 48 int.6-8 - 52024 Loro Ciuffenna
www.borgheresi.com

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Course in Luxury Materials

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. [+]

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 [-]

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Via Don Lorenzo Perosi 4\A
Scandicci 50018

Florence, 50018 IT