Master - FASHION TECH: From Active to Interactive Fashion, Sportswear and Lifestyle Design
Fashion TechFrom active to interactive fashion, sportswear and lifestyle design The Specializing Master meets the needs of the market that requires innovative products and designers with technical and creative skills and knowledge on new materials, technologies and fashion languages.
- Language: English
- Available seats: 25
The athletic gesture comes out of the stadiums and inspires everyday life, while new interactive technologies and materials are changing lifestyles and consumption patterns. Fashion is permeated by sport and sport is inspired by fashion for garments that combine performance and style. These are the projects designed at the Specializing Master in Fashion Tech of the Politecnico di Milano, managed by POLI.design. A course dedicated to the futures scenarios of fashion, open to contamination between sport and fashion, competition and leisure, but also wearable technologies for interactive accessories. The Master consists of a theoretical part devoted to new materials and technologies, sport’s culture, the new scenarios of interactive design for fashion and the methods of digital and multimedia representation. The testimonies of many athletes will complete the theoretical knowledges with their agonistic experiences. There are also five design workshops devoted to the production of finished products focused on Fashion Tech for Lifestyle Design, Activewear Design, Sportswear Design, Performance Sportswear Design, Interactive Fashion.
In each workshop, lecturers will be professionals of the sector, who will interact with leading companies in order to provide students with skills and professional methodologies.
Frequency: The attendance to the activities foreseen by the Master is obligatory for at least 75% of the hours.
Training objectives: The Master’s provides skills relating to product planning for both active and interactive sportswear, for lifestyle in terms of innovative contributions of materials and technologies, for wearable accessories which can integrate fashion aesthetics with new contents and new functions given by integration with wearable technologies. It trains designers as capable of working in the field of sporty clothing, sportswear and competitive wear, as in those sectors where one must know how to combine technical materials, new technologies and performance.
: The Master trains designers able to work both in the field of garments and in urban and agonistic sportswear, but also in those areas where are required skills able to combine technical materials, new technologies and style.
The attendance to the activities foreseen by the Master is obligatory for at least 75% of the hours. Didactics will be structured as following:
- Sportswear today, History of sportswear, Trend Forecasting, Wearables Design, Brand&Markets, New Technologies
- Rhyno e Solidworks software
- Illustrator, Photography
- Workshop FASHION TECH LIFESTYLE (2 weeks)
- Workshop ACTIVEWEAR (2 weeks)
- Workshop SPORTSWEAR (2 weeks)
- Workshop PERFORMANCE SPORTSWEAR (2 weeks)
- Workshop INTERACTIVE FASHION (3 weeks)
- Presentation and Portfolio (1 week)
- Final presentation
Title Released: The Specializing Master grants 60 CFU, equivalent to 60 ECTS. Upon completion, students earn a Politecnico di Milano First level Specializing Master diploma in Fashion Tech: From active to interactive fashion, sportswear and lifestyle design.
: The Specializing Master prepares its students for careers in the following areas:
- Materials researcher
- Technologies researcher
- Textile researcher
- Womenswear designer
- Menswear designer
- Accessory designer
- Sportswear designer
- Underwear designer
- Interactive designer
- Beachwear designer
- Fashion and garment technologists
- Cad designer
The enrolment at the Specializing Master requires a Bachelor of Science degree, or a Master of Science degree in Industrial Design, Architecture, Engineering. Anyhow, the Academic board has the right to consider the enrolment of candidates holding the abovementioned titles in other disciplines. For those who graduated not in Italy, equivalent study titles will be considered if recognized in the respective course of studies.
The number of students admitted is 25.
The selection will be made by the Commission. Applications can be accepted in chronological order but just until all the available places in classroom are sold out.