Semester inFashion Design

Semester in Fashion Design

Duration: 15 Weeks

Language: English

Starting periods: February | September | November

Are you willing to deepen your design knowledge in few weeks with a high-standard programme?

A 15-week journey that will lead you to join selected theoretical courses with professionals, active learning sessions and workshops working in international and cross disciplinary teams and taking advantage of many networking occasions.

Get a taste of the unique Domus Academy experience.

THE COURSE

A 15-week journey into Fashion Design that will lead you to join selected theoretical courses with professionals, active learning sessions and workshops working in international and cross disciplinary teams and taking advantage of many networking occasions.

WHO SHOULD APPLY

Participants are expected to have a first level academic degree or a previous professional experience in the related field of study.

IELTS 5.0 certificate or equivalent is required.

All courses are taught in English. A high level of proficiency in the English language is required.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The Semester Course structure is organized in two modules.

Each module includes one theoretical course and one workshop in the specific area of interest.

Explore the Programme
1st INTAKE

FASHION CULTURE – Theoretical Course
The Fashion Culture course offers the possibility to deeply analyse and understand the Fashion phenomenon, through an articulated and interdisciplinary approach that involves
history, anthropology, sociology and psychology.

FASHION COLLECTION – Workshop
The Fashion Collection workshop focuses on the application of a professional approach in the development of a fashion collection, through the definition of an innovative concept and the presentation of a complete body of work addressed to an existing Italian and/or international fashion brand.

VISUAL REPRESENTATION – Theoretical Course
The course explores advanced drawing and illustration skills. Students practice how to interpret their concepts and express their designs through conventional methods and new media.

FASHION IDENTITY – Workshop
The Fashion Identity workshop requires students to explore their own design identity, to scope and develop an individual fashion project.

2nd INTAKE

VISUAL REPRESENTATION – Theoretical Course
The course explores advanced drawing and illustration skills. Students practice how to interpret their concepts and express their designs through conventional methods and new media.

FASHION IDENTITY – Workshop
The Fashion Identity workshop requires students to explore their own design identity, to scope and develop an individual fashion project.

FASHION MARKETING & MANAGEMENT BASIC – Theoretical Course
The course examines advanced marketing and management principles and provides strategic frameworks and operational tools to develop a comprehensive marketing plan for a
fashion company.

FASHION COLLECTION – Workshop
The Fashion Collection workshop focuses on the application of a professional approach in the development of a fashion collection, through the definition of an innovative concept and the presentation of a complete body of work addressed to an existing Italian and/or international fashion brand.

TUITION FEES

The Semester’s programme involves the following costs:

Semester Course Tuition

€ 8.500

Meet your faculty
Gianfranco Olivotto
Your programme leader
Gianfranco Olivotto

After earning his bachelor’s degree in modern languages and literatures at the University of Catania, Gianfranco Olivotto moved to London, where he worked as a visual merchandiser for the Benetton Group. Back in Italy, he worked on projects with Dolce & Gabbana, Mantero Seta, and Juicy Couture.

Gianfranco Olivotto
Your Programme Leader
Semester in Fashion Design

After earning his bachelor’s degree in modern languages and literatures at the University of Catania, Gianfranco Olivotto moved to London, where he worked as a visual merchandiser for the Benetton Group. Back in Italy, he worked on projects with Dolce & Gabbana, Mantero Seta, and Juicy Couture. In 2000, Olivotto worked on the launch of Neil Barrett’s first collection and then served as head of the company’s public relations and press department until 2004.
In 2005, Olivotto co-founded a visual merchandising and branding agency that worked with fashion brands such as La Perla, Ralph Lauren, Borsalino, John Varvatos, developing the projects related to retail and visual communication. In 2012, Olivotto joined Domus Academy as Program Leader of the Master in Fashion Design and Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising.

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