- To approach the world of fashion from a professional viewpoint, from its many aspects, in order to understand the complex processes involved in any fashion collection and the production of items of clothing.
- To acquire the essential techniques and theories needed to develop fashion projects: a knowledge of the history of fashion and its context, pattern making, fabric printing, sketching, experimentation in knitting and sewing workshops, modelling and the mastery of production processes.
- To apply this basic, theoretical and practical knowledge of fashion design to creating coherent collections, starting from a concept and a target.
- Students who come from similar disciplines will have the ability to use their previous knowledge and apply it to the skills and tools of the fashion industry.
The degree has a strong practical side, which intends to foster the creativity and personal style of the student, from the inception to the final product realisation. For this reason, it is divided in modules, which include a practical part with educational visits, group work and conferences by professionals, combined with the project part and work assessment. For each module there will be a test of the knowledge and skills acquired.
A key factor in the methodology of the course is for all the students to express their individual sensitivity as designers. The Final Project of the Master, which brings together all the knowledge gained on the course, is done individually. Each student must create and produce his or her own fashion collection, from the concept to the finished items, including their presentation.
Graduates in disciplines related to design, fine arts and social sciences, and graduates and professionals from other fields wanting to be introduced professionally to the field of fashion design.
Students who have previous studies in Fashion Design are also welcome. In a personal interview, they will be informed of the projects to be undertaken and any possible “repeats” that they could find on the Master.
On finishing the course, depending on the student’s profile and experience on entry, the possible career opportunities are:
- Design companies and studios with multidisciplinary teams.
- Independent designers.
- The media.
FRANCESC GRAU TOMÀS
Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Fashion Design from the Universidad de Southampton, through l’Escola d’Arts i Tècniques de la Moda de Barcelona, and a Master in Fashion Design from the Domus Academy in Milan. Creative director and fashion designer.
Frequency and schedule:
24th September 2020
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6.30 p.m to 10.40 p.m
* The educational planning for all IED Master courses is aligned with the criteria established by the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The IED Master program has adopted a credit structure that follows the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). The IED Master issues private degrees.