Fashion Design Summer Course

Florence is the home-town of many of the most famous italian fashion brands in the world like GucciSalvatore FerragamoRoberto CavalliEmilio Pucci. Students can be inspired breathing the real italian fashion style.

The Levels

The fashion design course is an overview on the Italian Fashion Design developed within three levels of depth:

Basic (no requirement)

Medium (skills need to be demonstrated)

Pro (skills need to be demonstrated)

Depending by the level, students will learn various basic techniques of modellingdraperytrendforecastingfashion drawingcool huntingfashion accessory and more touching each module a different fashion design aspect. Deeply and deeply.

MODULE BASIC SUBJECTS MODULE MEDIUM SUBJECTSMODULE PRO SUBJECTS
Fashion Drawing I
Basic modeling techniques
Basic of Drapery
History of Fashion Design
Trendforecasting
Cool hunting
Fashion Drawing II
Pattern with draping techniques
The cycle of production of clothing
Sustainable materials
Trendforecasting
Cool hunting
Fashion Drawing III
Contemporary Clothing
Haute Couture Design
Sustainable materials
FINAL PRESENTATION FINAL PRESENTATIONFINAL PRESENTATION
Personal project. The final project consists in realizing a garment using the pattern and sewing techniques learned during the course.Personal project. The final project consists in realizing a garment using the pattern and sewing techniques learned during the course.Personal project. The final project consists in realizing a garment using the pattern and sewing techniques learned during the course. Creating a Haute Couture Dress.
REQUIREMENT: NONEREQUIREMENT: DEMONSTRABLE SKETCHUP SKILLSREQUIREMENT: DEMONSTRABLE CINEMA 4D SKILLS

The official SYLLABUS will be issued once you confirm your enrollment. A SYLLABUS is a detailed document revealing your daily activity.

Description

During this fashion design course students will be stimulated to the understanding of the Italian Fashion Design and they will be helped to develop a personal thought and style to finally produce a dress at the end of each module.

Florence Design School course underline not only the Italian Style such as individual creativity but also as “The art of the makers”, which characterizes the “Made in Italy”.

They will be inspired through our external visits to Gucci’s MuseumSalvatore Ferragamo’s MuseumFlorence Stores Tour and more.

The course is held in the English language and it’s open to all that have got an interest in the Fashion Design and the Italian culture.

Accommodation Assistance

We can facilitate you in finding the best accommodation depending on your needs. We have a list of accomodation in a private page that we will send you after your apply. Here you have a sample of accommodation that we can provide.

Bike in supply

We wil provide you a bike for you transfers from and to the Florence Design School. All of our bikes are designed specifically for city riding comfortable and classyeasyfun and comfortable to use and ride. They feature a wide range of heights. To adjust the seat height, follow the seat post down to where it fits into the bike frame and flip to open the quick release lever.

You can easily take a ride on the “viali bicycle path” and make a trip to sights in the surroundings of Florence, like Fiesolevillage or chiantigiana road.

It works with a preauthorization hold of $50 per bike that is placed on your credit card account. This is a not a settled charge against your account. It serves as a security deposit and will be released when the hold expires. You can also deposit the same amount by cash.

Other Facilities

Pre Departure Services

Course enrollment through housing assignment with our office and web site providing friendly, professional assistance.

Pre-departure PDF about Florence Design School containing useful information about student life.

Support and assistance through E-mail and Telephone.

Optional Health insurance: HTH student health insurance, including full medical coverage and medical emergency evacuation. Go to insurance web site.

On-Site Services

Welcome reception with director and staff.

Welcome bag upon arrival containing items to kick-start your experience abroad.

Orientation: a comprehensive introduction to your city and program.

24 hour emergency support telephone.

Excursion assistance (one for each module).

Weekly cultural activities; a rich calendar of events and excursions.

Re-Entry Service

Alumni network.

Follow Up with project started.

Italian Language Lessons Included for Free

A basic Italian language course is included with all the studies. A nice and funny way to bring back home a little piece of Italy.

An hour lesson will be taken every day after course’s end for all the students. All together, in order to mix your different interests.We will start learning basic words, sentences, questions. That ones you could use in your stay in Florence, but we will upgrade talking about current events in DesignFashionPhotography and following the most important social accounts that can tell us what to do or can help us finding out events in Florence and Tuscany.

We will comment with critical method news and contemporary italian designers combining curiosity and your personal willing. In a relaxing mood trying to let go the stress of the day.

It is UP to you to take this course, if you will do it you will receive a specific certificate.

FAC SIMILE CERTIFICATE

CERTIFICATE

The Three Levels

Module Basic

Students completing this course will:

Gain knowledge to make a garment for the final project using sewing and cutting  techniques learned during the course.
Gain knowledge to understand the complete process to make garments.
Have developed technical proficiency in create a skirt and bodice pattern with draping techniques.
Improve their capability to creatively prepare various finishes (seams, darts, necklines, zip, hems, etc) and to interpret them in their own projects.

Module Medium

Students completing this course will:

The course provide students with the basic pattern making and  sewing techniques, tailoring skills and techniques of industrial sewing.
Students who complete this course will be able to:
Create a dress, trousers and jacket  pattern with draping techniques.
Acquire the knowledge of the cycle of production of clothing, the experience that is connected.
Develop technical expertise in the creation, design and implementation of the models  of clothing.
Experience a new culture through the medium sustainable materials in the production of clothing.
Improve the ability to interpret creatively and criticize contemporary clothing in developing the ability to think critically on the performance they see.

Module Pro

Students completing this course will:

The course provide students with the realization of the model and the finest techniques for sewing and tailoring skills.
Students who complete this course will be able to:
Create a dress Haute Couture.
Gain the knowledge to work with the finest fabrics and materials they use to build a haute couture dress and corset and experience that is connected.
Develop skills in the creationdesign and implementation of haute couture dress.
Recognize and critically evaluate the famous designers of haute couture.
Develop a greater understanding on sustainable materials in the construction of a haute couture dress.
Improve the ability to interpret creatively and criticize contemporary clothing in developing the ability to think critically on the performance they see.

The Rates

  • ONE MODULE
    Basic Italian language course included. NO enrollment fee. A visit included.
    1400 €
  • TWO MODULES
    Basic Italian language course included. NO enrollment fee. Two visits included.
    2600 €
    2800 €
  • THREE MODULES
    Basic Italian language course included. NO enrollment fee. Three visits included.
    3800 €
    4200 €

The Dates

  • Dates Summer 2017
  • FROM 23 OF JUNE to 10 of JULY
  • FROM 12 OF JULY to 27 of JULY
  • FROM 1 of AUGUST to 14 of AUGUST
  • FROM 24 of AUGUST to 11 of SEPTEMBER
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Final Certification

All the students will receive a certificate of attendance.

During the last day of courses the school will organize an internal show with all student artworks. At the end of each course students will be issued with an attendance certificate in a ceremony.

Enrollment Steps

  • Complete the application form and forward it to us via email.
  • Be sure to receive an email by us within 5 days confirming the enrollment form was received.
  • Together with confirmation we’ll send our bank details.
  • Proceed with the full amount payment.
  • Send us copy of the payment demonstration.
  • Congrats! Now you’re a Summer Course LABA student.

Minimum qualification required: Highschool Diploma.

Courses will start prior a minimum number of 5 participants. In case that minimum number won’t be reached the course will not start and the full amount (100% of payment) will be given back.

Method of Payment

  1. Payment by bank transfer (any bank commission is on student charge).
  2. Payment by credit card.

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