Fashion and textile design

Duration: Three years
Intakes: November 2013 - January 2014
Course Language: Italian with simultaneous translation in English
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Aim

The course is designed to train professionals who will be managers, designers and stylists at the same time. They will be specialized in clothing and accessories design and will also be able to solve the problems of the world of fashion with fantasy and ability and by using technical knowledge about materials, processing procedures, innovative invention with sensibility, aesthetic taste, business ability and knowledge of history of art.

Study plan

First year
Drawing from life
Colors - Theory and Techniques
Illustration
Technical drawing
Pattern making techniques
History of fashion
Textile design
Fashion collection
Computer graphic

Second year
Illustration
Pattern making techniques
History of fashion
Textile design
Fashion collection
Computer graphic
Accessories

Third year
Fashion communication
Fashion styling
Textile design
Pattern making techniques
Fashion collection
Accessories
Fashion coordinated image

Teaching

Teaching activities
Teaching activities are structured through lectures, tutorials, workshops, guided tours to museums and exhibitions, participation in competitions (individual and group). For each academic year ISD schedules a series of seminary, conferences and interactive workshops leading by ISD teachers and external Italian or foreign experts. The topics are usually on the borderline between the different departmental areas and they have been designed to achieve a tangible result.

Attendance
The attendance is full-time and mandatory.

Exams
To be admitted to each subject’s exams, students must attend at least 70% of lessons and do all the scheduled exercises.

Admission Requirements

High-school diploma or equivalent permitting university admission.

Enrollment
Send by e-mail to interstudent@isdnapoli.it or by fax +39 081 19305621 with the enclosed Application Form completed, a photocopy of diploma and a photocopy of passport. Within 10 days after the receipt of the above documents, the student will be informed by e-mail about the outcome of application.

Application deadline

The enrollment must be sent to International Office at least 30 days before the beginning of the course. The programme has restricted entry. Enrollments are awarded depending on availability of places.