Fashion Design: Design your Capsule Collection.
Summer and Winter Courses - Florence
The Fashion Design: Design your Capsule Collection enables you to experiment the basic tools of design.
Theoretical lessons are enhanced by creative workshops, trade fairs, and possible seminars with industry professionals.
Florence, with a centuries-old tradition in the world of fashion and its manufacturing excellence, has an enviable international reputation in fields ranging from fashion and artistic craftsmanship to design and technological innovation. In such incomparable place together with your fellows you will observe and analyze current creative realities and trends.
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. During the program you 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 your final course project.
Also you will learn how to identify and discuss current trends and leaders in the Italian fashion industry and will acquire organization skills and experience working as part of an international student team. Furthermore, you 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, you 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.
The nexus between knowledge and knowhow is the indispensable starting point for developing the cultural, creative and critical skills and competencies that are the ultimate goal of education at the IED.
Partnerships with leading enterprises are a fundamental factor in the IED’s educational strategy, featuring both at every stage throughout the didactic process and in the special events held to mark the end of every academic year. As a result of the IED’s constant, active relationship with the business world, more than 200 firms contribute in various ways every year to its student training programmes.