Postgraduate course in Fashion Textile Design

Postgraduate course in Fashion Textile Design

Como

Training course

Through this course of study, students will be able to approach design in the field of textile design, starting with an analysis of trends and the contemporary market in fashion.

We offer a full immersion course where students, supported by highly qualified teachers, will learn how to use the most widely used graphics software, Photoshop and Illustrator, in an advanced and professional manner. During the lessons, fundamental theoretical and technical notions will be provided, in order to approach the design and production process of fabric design.

Part of the classroom phase will take place inside the textile printing factory Achille Pintowhere students will have the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the reality that lies within. They will learn detailed knowledge, about the operation of the machines, the types of materials suitable for printing, techniques and production methods. The course will conclude with a workshop phase, in which students will be able to explore and experiment with traditional printing techniques.

The trainees will put the acquired skills into practice in the realisation of a project workfocused on the consolidation of acquired notions. At the end of the experience, the students will be able to design personal and original fabric design ideas.

The aim of the Italian Design Institute's specialisation course in Fashion Textile Design is to train professionals in the field of textiles, design and prints.

It is a professional figure who is of fundamental support to the creative direction in designing the collections.

What you will learn

 The candidate will broaden his knowledge in the textile field and learn to use in an advanced professional and autonomous way the most widely used software from leading companies in the sector, Photoshop and illustrator in order to design personal and original textile design interventions. 

Programme

  •  Analysis of industry style trends
  • Analysis of prints with reference to designers and iconographic prints
  •  Development of ideas, through the collection of images and materials
  • Creating mood boards and colour charts
  • Analysis of design types (floral, camouflage, animalier etc.)
  • Weaving and printing processes
  • Classification of printing types ( Sublimation printing, Screen printing, Printing
    digital etc.)
  • Analysis of pattern assembly types, all-over/piazzato/foulard/degradé
  • Colour and its variants
  • Digitising with graphics software (Illustator and photoshop)

    TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY

  • Textiles: fibres, yarns and the spinning cycle
  • Raw materials: natural fibres, animal fibres, chemical fibres (artificial and synthetic)
  • Textile surfaces: woven fabrics, knitted fabrics, non-woven fabrics
  • Basic weaves Canvas, twill, satin
  • Main fabric types
  • Finishing ennobling cycle
  • Fabric Maintenance
  • Textile Surface Treatments
  • Fabric types: Printed, Dyed, Special processes
  • Analysis of the main fabric printing techniques
  • How to develop a project commissioned by a client

   WORKSHOP PHASE

Devoré print

  • Application of devouring product on fabric
  • Carbonizzo

Flock print

  • Applying flock glue using stencils or squares
  • Flock application

Foil printing

  • Applying foil glue using stencils or squares
  • Foil application

Job opportunities

Supply chain producers need professionals, who are able to conceptualise, design, manage and dialogue with the figures involved in the production of clothing collections.  At the end of the course, trainees will be able to enter the fashion world as Fashion and textile designers, fashion consultants and fashion graphic designers. They can work as freelancers or within style offices.

Phases of the route

  • Propaedeutics: Books + online platform
  • Classroom phase: 64 hours of face-to-face lectures at the company Achille Pinto
  • Project work: 3 months to develop a project following the outline provided by the company Achille Pinto. The projects will be viewed by the style office and if one of them should appear interesting to the fashion coordinator, it will be put into production and proposed to leading companies in the sector.
    Italian Design Institute offers students the opportunity to print a 90X90 scarf, using the design created in the project work phase. 
  • Dissemination of the professional profile nationwide

Facilitations

Possibility of financing the enrolment fee Video CV editing and updating for dissemination to companies in the sector at the end of the training course in the candidate's region of preference.

How to apply

Fill out the information request form and we will contact you within a few days. In the selection of candidates the scholastic CV, work experience and motivational letter will be considered. It is possible and advisable to send a portfolio of previous works. The examining commission, considering these elements, will communicate the result of the selection and the admission to the Course.

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Testimony

Course partners

TEACHERS

Dopo la laurea in Fashion & Textile Design allo IED di Como inizia a lavorare presso l’ufficio stile di alcune delle più importanti aziende tessili del comasco seguendo brand come Dolce&Gabbana e Versace. Tra le esperienze più recenti anche il mondo del Fast Fashion, creando collezioni di tessuti stampati per Zara e Mango.
Dal 2020 ha intrapreso una carriera da freelance supportando aziende e brand nello sviluppo di collezioni di abbigliamento dalla direzione creativa al prodotto finito.
Da sempre attenta alle tendenze moda e innovazioni in ambito tessile, le sue creazioni sono l’espressione di creatività e tecnica.

Dopo gli studi tecnici superiori, e ottenendo il diploma di Perito tessile, continua e approfon- disce la sua formazione presso IED Moda Lab seguendo e diplomandosi poi nel corso Fa- shion&Textile design.
Immediatamente dopo il diploma, inizia il suo percorso lavorativo presso Achille Pinto s.p.a., una delle aziende leader nella stampa digitale su tessuto, del territorio comasco ed internazionale, in qualità di disegnatore di tessuti e accessori (sciarpe, foulard, cravatteria...) per le collezioni di brand, come Dolce&Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Gianfranco Ferrè, Jhon Galliano, Costume Natio-nal e altri, oltre che per specifici pacchetti aziendali.

TEACHERS

Formazione chimica tessile tintoria e Lettere Moderne ad indirizzo psicologico, specializzazione in Storia e Teoria del Colore, Master del Colore con Max Lűscher, passione di una vita. Responsabile ufficio stile e prodotto, consulente aziende leader nel settore tessuti e accessori, abbigliamento e arredamento; consulente creativa/tecnica/commerciale delle più prestigiose griffes stilistiche e di medie/grandi aziende leader del settore panorama moda.
Attività trentennale imprenditoriale di ricerca, sviluppo e produzione tessile con i più importanti clienti nel campo tessile/abbigliamento/arredamento italiani ed esteri. Consulente creativa /tecnica di collegamento tra Maison tra le più importanti, italiane ed estere, e industria di produzione/distribuzione, contenitore industriale, con ricerca e collegamenti traduttivi di campionatura e produzione con tutti i fornitori terzisti, verticalizzati, semi-verticalizzati e converter.
Attività di insegnamento più che trentennale, e coordinamento nei più qualificati corsi di “perfezionamento“ tessile, post diploma e post laurea, seminari di “colore“ ad approfondimento psicologico, “scrittura creativa“, “linguaggi globali“, master anche in lingua straniera. Coordinatrice creativo-scientifica, rapporto università/accademie e imprese.
Consulenza e collaborazione con importanti testate del settore moda e dell’informazione quotidiana; consulenza e collaborazione con alcuni tra i più importanti studi di ricerca ed elaborazione tendenze.
Attività di formazione e ricerca a 360° in una Factory “open mind”, centro e collegamento tra la ricerca pura, la scuola e l’industria. Attività editoriale con pubblicazioni libri specifici (settore fashion/textile).

TEACHERS

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