The Fashion Design: Design your Capsule Collection enables students to experiment the basic tools of design. Theoretical lessons are enhanced by creative workshops, trade fairs, and possible seminars with industry professionals.
Milan, the capital of Italian design, will serve as classroom to observe and analyze current creative and commercial 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. 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 capsule collection as their final course project.
During the course students will learn how to identify and discuss current trends and leaders in the Italian fashion industry and will acquire time organization skills and experience working as part of an international student team. Furthermore, they 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, students 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.
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Last updated September 21, 2017