Master's in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising
Year of Graduation: 2013
Current role: Visual Merchandising and Project Manager
Christopher was born in Jakarta, Indonesia.
From his childhood, he was always fascinated by creative works. His father was an engineer and this has influenced his passion and interest in architecture and interior design.
He gained Architecture Bachelor Degree at Tarumanagara University in Jakarta, after that he started to work for an architecture and interior design studio for 1 year afterward before he moved to Milan to pursue his Post-Graduate studies. In 2012 he applied for one of the scholarships offered, joining the Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising at Domus Academy. The move to Milan was decisive for Christopher; he had the opportunity to come into contact with some of the leading figures in the Fashion Industry, beginning his career in the retail field.
In 2013 he came back to Indonesia to apply for one of the most important retail companies in Indonesia, Masari Group. He started in the Masari Group as a Junior Visual Merchandiser and Project with a team of 3 people, currently, he has a team of 9 colleagues to manage more than 25 stores in Indonesia. The company portfolio includes Hermès, Lanvin, Givenchy, Rodo, Petit Bateau, Masari, Glow, and Under Armour. The main tasks of his work are to regularly manage the store display, develop store and retail projects, produce and plan various events for the entire group.
Working as a Visual Merchandiser and designing Retail Projects he was able to combine both Architecture and Interior Design studies.
Work with fashion brands on practical projects like helping to develop an innovative, consistent fashion collection from research to realization.
Prepare for a career in fashion management by learning about product development, brand management, merchandising, and more.
Learn how to market fashion brands through image-based storytelling and visual merchandising strategies for displays.
Strenghten your understanding of the fashion industry, by combining fashion studies with intensive studio practice.
Learn the principles of purchasing, merchandising, marketing, production and distribution while studying fashion.
Learn how to develop visual communication strategies for fashion brands.
Experiment and explore new fashion languages, business models and materials.
Get a complete introduction to the use of social media as a job tool in the fields of contemporary fashion and design.
Focus on the key role and responsibilities of a Fashion Buyer in the fashion industry.