“Sunglasses always give our look that hint of “je ne sais quoi”.
Whether we are wearing a casual or a more sophisticated outfit,
we can never leave the house without these precious companions.”

  • morning session

  • evening session

  • Limited

    seats

  • 4 months

    duration

  • 10.10.2022

    starting date

  • 13.2.2023

    ending date

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Monday & Wednesday

  • Limited

    seats

  • 4 months

    duration

  • 11.10.2022

    starting date

  • 9.2.2023

    ending date

  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Tuesday & Thursday

  • The program is designed to train participants to the different professional careers in Eyewear.
  • EYEWEAR DESIGN
    The course is conducted by an Italian accessories Designer working with Ralf & Russo, Adidas, Givenchy, Manish Arora, Rick Owens, Margiela.

    PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
    Decades of eyewear design have passed while both women and men followed the latest trend in this merchandising category. This specific course is addressed to those talents where creativity revolves around eyewear & sunglasses. 

    The eyewear project is a sophisticated balance between art and product design. 
    This course is a combination and a constant back and forth from the inspirational and moodboard starting point to the tooling aspects of the making. 

    Exploring timeless iconic industry materials and new Innovative components that echoes nowadays themes such as Sustainability and Circular Fashion. 

    The goal of the course is to design a unique & personal eyewear frame and create a tailored Capsule Collection around it, through free hand sketching classes and technical design workshop with digital software classes.

    Ultimately you will accomplish your Eyewear Portfolio, that will illustrate your creative journey from concept to sketch with personal illustrations and technical focus on shapes and materials. 

    The program leads to exciting careers & opportunities !

    Careers

    At the end of the course participants will learn the key skills and responsibilities of: 
    • An Eyewear Designer in a Design Team 
    • Eyewear Designer Freelancer 
    • Accessories Project Manager in a Fashion House 
    • Material Sourcing leader 
    • Accessory Project Coordinator in a R&D Department of a Fashion House.
    Opportunities
    Since brand’s product diversification has intensified, the opportunity to approach brands of your choice to propose an Eyewear line collection is to be ceased !

    The program is designed in six main steps & learning objectives 

    • Eyewear Heritage 
    • Inspirations and Moodboard 
    • Concept to Sketch
    • Materials and Manufacture Techniques Overview
    • Illustration for Eyewear 
    • Eyewear Portfolio
    Throughout the course, students will acquire a repertoire of professional roles: from a pure creative profession to a more technical profile, or a role that covers materials & research for innovative production techniques, or moreover professions related to merchandising management and the strategies behind collection planning. 


  • PROFILE FOR THE COURSE
    The course is for individuals who consider Eyewear key statements in defining themselves and their personality or mood, a must in their daily wardrobe. 
    Eyewear as a synonym of creativity and innovation

    ASSESSMENT

    - Continuous assessment during the course
    - Practical hands-on sessions
    - Eyewear brands distributors visits
    - Store visits 
    - Portfolio

    QUALIFICATION
    Eyewear Design Certificate