Master Courses - Milan
18th edition - The course works as a creative laboratory that guides participants to the progressive acquisition of a clear project development methodology applied to the Made in Italy know-how. Working in the the fashion system in Italy means working within a definite and unique environment that implies the
combination of design, style, manufacturing and society changes, that made history.
Participants improve their ability in exploring fashion trends, combining theoretical knowledge and awareness of Italian design with creativity and defining a strong and innovative fashion language in terms of ideas, shapes, textiles, colors and production processes.
They enhance their creative talents by practising on 4 different thematic workshops dedicated to Womenswear, Menswear, Bespoke, and Contemporary. These projects provide students with high-level tailoring methods, research and project development tools, in order to meet the market needs of the future.
Start date: January
Duration: 1 Year
Target - The Master in Fashion Design welcomes students with an Honours Degree in Fashion Design and designers operating in the sector who feel the need to improve and/or update according to contemporary approaches of research and design. To gain access to the course it is essential to know well the techniques of Fashion Design: modeling and tailoring, technical drawing, Photoshop e Illustrator.
Professional opportunities - Today, the career path of a Fashion Designer can develop in many different contexts. As specialists in the creative process of different kinds of apparel, they can collaborate with wholesalers, manufacturers or individual clients, or they can promote their own brands and designs.
Methodology and structure - The course is structured in complementary modules aimed at applying the design methodology to the 4 thematic workshops. Students deal with the different phases of the design process, supported by Project Leaders during the development of each project. In parallel, a series of preliminary courses and nurture courses are aimed respectively at being aligned to same cultural and creative design tools and at fostering the personal and professional growth of each student.
Conferences and visits to companies and centres of cultural interest give students the opportunity to meet industry professionals and to apply different cultural influences to their projects.
Results of the Final Project are presented at the end of the course to a commission consisting of industry professionals and experts.Syllabus
- Fashion Culture
- Methodology of Project Development
- Fashion Sociology and Trends
- Project Development Workshops
- Personal Design
- Lab Materials and Textiles and Lab Realization
- Textile Methodology Knit Lab
- History of Fashion Photography
- Visual Language
- Vocational Guidance
- Presentation Techniques
The enormous heritage of international creative ideas, words and deeds is a worldwide acknowledged IED value, demonstrating that respect for cultural diverity and multidisciplinarity and the resulting ‘culture of jointness’ approach to education are an unquestionable key to success.