TEXTILE AND FASHION DESIGN – Transformations and new professions
Roundtable about new professions in fashion and presentation of the new Bachelor course in “Textile and fashion design”

Friday, September 12th, 2014 – 12.00 – Aula Magna IAAD – Via Pisa 5 – Torino

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Roundtable about new professions in fashion and
presentation of the new IAAD Bachelor in “Textile and fashion design”

Friday, September 12, 2014 – 12:00
Aula Magna IAAD – Via Pisa 5 – Torino

Near to the inauguration of the new academic year (October 2014) and the opening of the new three year Bachelor course in “Textile and fashion design,” IAAD opens the doors of the university organizing a panel discussion titled Textile and fashion design: transformations and new professions.

Fashion and design continues to distinguish itself by representing the Italian identity in the world and its continuing evolution, as well as the relentless pursuit that is at the origin of the avant-garde nature which requires ever new professionals, able to understand and interpret the changes of techniques and to process them in cultural and aesthetic models and innovative alternative.

The course responds to the demand of the international market of trained professionals to interface with the many facets of the fashion market. Not only fashion stylist able to interpret the signs and language of fashion and design and  ready to interact with the areas of creative design and style, but also cool-hunter, trend-setter, quality manager, talent scout, fashion editor, blogger, art director, e-commerce expert, visual merchandiser, and many other professional roles have become indispensable to fashion companies.

A dialogue on the transformation of the world of fashion and the new professions linked to it, moderated by Director Laura Milani, involved:
Andrea Bruno, Scientific Coordinator of the course and consultant in the field of textile, fashion and design
Giuseppina Di Paola, Technical Coordinator of the course, fashion designer and founder of the brand Agata Della Torre
Alessandro Sartori, Creative director of Berluti LVMH – Louis Vuitton
Pietro Birindelli, Lecturer, photographer and videographer international fashion and beauty
Valeria Settembre, Art director of Elle Decor
Marco Ferrero, Creative director of Ferrero 1947
Francesca Ballini Richards, Managing director of the advertising agency FBR
Maria Cristina Balma, Antonioli – Torino
Alessandra Ochetti, Artistic Coordinator of the Laboratorio Micca

After the roundtable, you can visit the venue that accommodates up to the end of September, the exhibition of the best thesis projects of the departments of Transportation design, Industrial design, Interior design, Communication design.