Summer Course in Bag Design and Bag Making

General

Program Description

Italian bags are known for sophisticated designs and top-level quality, represented by numerous top brands such as GUCCI or PRADA, to name a few. Especially in Florence is crowded by leather shops and headquarters of many world-class brands including GUCCI and Salvatore Ferragamo.

Such fame of Italian bags with highest quality are maintained by bag making artisans’ insistence on high-level techniques and quality materials.

In Bag Design, Students will study various bag designs with Italian tastes, colors (new combinations, new decoration), materials (avant-garde application, new materials), patterns, functions, as well as researching on the trend and establishing originality. Students will study also geometric design, realistic design, project design, and design using computer. The program puts emphasis on encouraging each student’s uniqueness and to convey it in designs with original, creative, free and rich expression.

Instructors :

Students will learn bag design, color and decoration combinations, materials, patterns, functions and trend research and expression of originality characteristic to Italian bag design, as well as geometric design, realistic design, project design practice, and design development on computer, with ultimate focus on encouraging each student’s uniqueness and expression of originality and free inspirations.

Beginners will start from basic bag design, rough sketch, and acquire indispensable bag design techniques and learn expression of their uniqueness through colorful and free inspirations.

According to the duration and experience, students will finish various bag designs on their free inspirations, performing design development on computer, researching materials and technical functions, color and material variation, for different scenes.

Bag Design Summer Courses:

  • Bag Design Summer Course
  • Bag Design + Bag Design
  • Bag Making + Bag Design
  • Bag Design Intensive

Fees and Schedule

Tuition Fee + Accommodation, etc: Number of Lessons (1 lesson = 45 min): Credits Check-in - Check - out
2 weeks €2,600 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 3

May 7 (Sun), 2017 – May 20 (Sat), 2017;

May 21 (Sun), 2017 – Jun. 3 (Sat), 2017;
Jun. 4 (Sun), 2017 – Jun. 17 (Sat), 2017;
Jun. 18 (Sun), 2017 – Jul. 1 (Sat), 2017;
Jul. 2 (Sun), 2017 – Jul. 15 (Sat), 2017;
Jul. 16 (Sun), 2017 – Jul. 29 (Sat), 2017;
Jul. 30 (Sun), 2017 – Aug. 12 (Sat), 2017;
Aug. 20 (Sun), 2017 – Sep. 2 (Sat), 2017;
Sep. 3 (Sun), 2017 – Sep. 16 (Sat), 2017;
Sep. 17 (Sun), 2017 – Sep. 30 (Sat), 2017;
4 weeks €4,600 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 6

May 7 (Sun), 2017 – Jun. 3 (Sat), 2017

Jun. 4 (Sun), 2017 – Jul. 1 (Sat), 2017

Jul. 2 (Sun), 2017 – Jul. 29 (Sat), 2017

Jul. 30 (Sun), 2017 – Sep. 2 (Sat), 2017

Aug. 20 (Sun), 2017 – Sep. 16 (Sat), 2017

6 weeks €6,400 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 9

May 7 (Sun), 2017 – Jun. 17 (Sat), 2017

Jun. 18 (Sun), 2017 – Jul. 29 (Sat), 2017

Jul. 16 (Sun), 2017 – Sep. 2 (Sat), 2017

Aug. 20 (Sun), 2017 – Sep. 30 (Sat), 2017

8 weeks €8,200 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 12

May 7 (Sun), 2017 – Jul. 1 (Sat), 2017

Jun. 4 (Sun), 2017 – Jul. 29 (Sat), 2017

Jul. 2 (Sun), 2017 – Sep. 2 (Sat), 2017

12 weeks €11,000 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 18

May 7 (Sun), 2017 – Jul. 29 (Sat), 2017

Jun. 4 (Sun), 2017 – Sep. 2 (Sat), 2017

Including

Enrollment Fee, Lesson Fee, Lesson Interpreter, Welcome Lunch, Welcome Kit (City map, pen, notebook, file folder, Bus pass or ticket), Weekly guided art visits, Cultural Excursions 2 times/4 week (Including pizza lesson, visit to the beach in Cinqueterre, winery, etc.). Accommodation – Shared Flat (twin/triple room) , Daily one-meal voucher (*Four daily meal vouchers/week Two breakfast vouchers Three Coffee/hot drink vouchers.). Orientation. Full time interpreter during the lessons with instructor.

  • Intensive lessons: 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 1 lesson=45 minutes
  • It is possible to earn legitimate college credit.
  • Materials for artworks used or consumed individually by students are not included in the fees above.
Last updated September 2019

About the School

The ultimate goal of Accademia Riaci’s education is not focused only on teaching traditional techniques and styles but aims to guide students to develop their own artistic sensitivity, creativity and ... Read More

The ultimate goal of Accademia Riaci’s education is not focused only on teaching traditional techniques and styles but aims to guide students to develop their own artistic sensitivity, creativity and realize their full potential. Read less