From Sketch to Prototype made in Italy.
The program is designed for candidates to acquire the skills
and responsibilities of a Footwear Designer in a Design Team.

  • limited

    seats

  • 4 months

    duration

  • 13.9.2021

    starting date

  • 19.1.2022

    ending date

  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Monday & Wednesday

  • The course is conducted by Ralf & Russo, Adidas, Givenchy, Manish Arora, Rick Owens, Margiela Italian footwear Designer.
  • FOOTWEAR DESIGN

    FROM SKETCH TO PROTOTYPE MADE IN ITALY


    PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

    The objective of the program is to provide participants with theoretical, design and technical skills experiencing the whole process of Footwear Design development up to prototyping. Candidates will have the opportunity to realize their project with an Italian Shoe Manufacturer specialized in Luxury / Fashion Industries working for Dior & Valentino.

    The program is designed in five main steps
    & learning objectives:
    • Footwear theory
    • Concept to Sketch + Tech Pack
    • Briefing and Prototyping Development
    • Illustration for Footwear
    • Footwear Portfolio 
    The 4-month program is as well designed to train participants to the different professional careers of the Footwear Industries in a wide spectrum of areas from creative roles up to management and technical professional profiles.

    During these 2 months of production, candidates will be in contact not only with the shoe factory, but also with the other actors involved in the shoe making: shape vendor, heel factory, metal accessory, tanneries and more so to get an overview of the Luxury Footwear Network also to discover and evaluate new career evolutions.
  • PROFILE FOR THE COURSE
    The course is for individuals who have an interest in designing shoes, shoes collections
    From concepts to sketches up to preparing technical files for shoes productions.

    ASSESSMENT
    - Continuous assessment during the course
    - Footwear Design development 
    - Portfolio

    QUALIFICATION
    Footwear Design Certificate

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
    Footwear Designer 
    Accessories Project Manager 
    Material Sourcing leader 
    Accessory Project Coordinator in a Research & Development Departments of a Fashion House
    .