The new professions of fashion design
The fashion system is, especially today, one of the most characteristic of the international economy, and is also the area in which are integrated in varying shape the art and technique, creativity and specialization. Fashion and design continue to stand representing the Italian identity in the world, and their continuing evolution, as well as the relentless pursuit that is at the origin of their avant-garde nature, requires professionals always new, able to understand and interpret the changes of learn the techniques and process them in aesthetic and cultural models and innovative alternative. Thanks to partnerships with prestigious AD Education, the leader among private universities in France related to the teaching of Fashion Design, IAAD has over twenty years of experience in the industry, creating the first European pole of Design.
Objectives of the course of Textile and Fashion Design
The Academic Diploma Level 1 in Fabric Design and fashion responds to demand from the international market of professionals who can represent the Italian fashion design in the world, exporting culture, style and sensibility. The course aims, firstly, to train professionals in terms of complete knowledge of the perceptual and cognitive phenomena in the fashion industry, able to understand how trends are formed and what factors are involved in the perception and evolution of taste, able to interpret signs and languages of fashion and design and are ready to interact with the areas of design and creative direction and communication style. At the same time, the objective is to provide technical expertise on methods of design and performance (both in traditional foundations, both with respect to new technologies) in order to contribute to a proper understanding of the relationship between images and graphic representations and their potential communication. The course puts students in comparison with different cultures and values, giving them the tools to understand and interpret the peculiarities of Italian design.
DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
The level Academic Diploma in Design (DIPL02) Specialization in Textile and fashion design
Seat: Turin/Bologna Language: Italian
The Bachelor in “Textile and fashion design” is a three-year course.
In the first year, it provides tools and basic knowledge, contextualized in the fields of fashion and design, capable of training a critical skill and knowledge complete and articulated.
In the second and third year, the course will develop in specific courses, aimed at a progressively increasing refinement of skills and then specialized to the application side.
There are additional activities and case studies aimed at making students aware of some of the most innovative experiences in the field of fashion and design, through the testimony of industry professionals, designers and entrepreneurs in the fashion and textiles, with goal of creating a fertile contact between learning and the professional world. The curriculum also provides for the participation of workshops to 3 weeks (1 week for each year of the course) at Ecoles de Condé Paris, at which students will be able to deal with the French fashion system.
Professional output The course is aimed at training professionals in the creation, production and communication within the fashion industry. The professionals trained through the course are distinguished by comprehensive and multidisciplinary nature of their preparation, which gives students flexibility and ability to interact with the various sectors of the fashion system. The output profiles are: fashion designer (both in fashion and in that of textile); trend researcher; stylistic director; stylist; fashion manager (process management and project fashion); head of design and communication designer (graphics and direction fashion communication); fashion curator and fashion editor (cultural communication in fashion).