Learn how to anticipate future trends and comprehend the latest needs of the fashion market, developing unique proposals at one of the best design schools in the world.
The Bachelor of Arts in Design, specialising in Fashion Design helps you develop and consolidate your own personal style to stand out from the crowd in an increasingly complex sector.
In this course you’ll acquire the know-how and skills you need to create collections, organise fashion shows and events, use marketing and communication to take your own fashion brand to success.
What’s more, studying at IED Barcelona gives you the opportunity to use spectacular workshops where you can experiment with different tools and processes. You can also learn to produce digital or 3D prints in the Hybrid Lab, and organise photo shoots at the Medialab.
There are 60 places available for first-year students majoring in Fashion Design. Of these places, there is no specific number assigned by pathway or language.
In this course at one of the best design schools in the world, you’ll learn how to create your own designs and your own personal fashion universe in a multicultural and international environment.
This is a project-based course in which you’ll gain experience developing experimental projects under the supervision of professionals working in the fashion sector.
The course is divided into modules of complementary subjects, so you can concentrate on one project at a time. This helps you improve your concept development and implementation skills more effectively.
In this course you’ll learn how to anticipate trends and propose solutions in advance. To do this, you’ll use a combination of traditional techniques and innovative tools; an essential mix of handicraft and the latest technology.
If you’ve got a passion for fashion, an healthy interest in aesthetics and boundless creativity, this is the course for you.
At IED Barcelona you’ll learn to express your creative spirit presenting professional proposals in a completely autonomous way.
The hallmarks of this course are respect for your own distinct personality and style, and monitoring and encouraging your evolution as an artist.
What’s more, you’ll be studying with lecturers who have extensive academic and professional experience in the fashion sector. In this course you’ll acquire a solid theoretical and cultural grounding to become autonomous, developing your creative talent with tenacity and demanding the highest professional standards of your work as a professional designer.
These qualities are essential for success as a professional fashion designer to create your own outstanding collections.
IED Barcelona is one of the best fashion design schools in the world, as its international rankings show.
What will you learn?
The first year introduces you to the basic concepts of design, project culture and methodology. Lecturers actively encourage you to break the mould, to create and communicate.
Design Fundamentals I
Project Communication I
An introduction to Marketing
Science Applied to Design
Form and Colour
Design Fundamentals II
Representation Techniques II
Project Communication II
Technical Drawing I
The History of Art and Design
What will you learn?
You’ll begin your second year by studying specific fashion design techniques, including pattern design, modelling, illustration, accessories, the history of clothing and textiles. You’ll acquire a full understanding of the industry using a combination of traditional and modern techniques, discovering the technologies you can use most effectively to develop your creative talent.
The Production Process
The History of Fashion I
FABRIC PRINTING MODULE I
Fashion Materials and Technology I
PATTERN DESIGN / MODELLING MODULE I
Pattern Design for Garment Making I
Fashion Design Project I
Fashion Accessories’ Project I
Fashion Representation Techniques I
Fashion Project Communication I
What will you learn?
In the third year you’ll specialise in the Fashion Design pathway and study the latest trends, illustration, advanced modelling and pattern design techniques, creating numerous men’s and women’s collections. You’ll develop a sustainable eco-fashion project, as well as various works using ground-breaking techniques and fabrics.
Fashion Styling Project I
MEN’S COLLECTION MODULE
Fashion Design Project II
Fashion Representation Techniques II
Pattern Design and Garment Making for Menswear II
SUSTAINABLE FASHION MODULE
Sustainability and Fashion
DIGITAL PRINTING MODULE
The Latest Fashion Trends
Fashion Materials and Technology II
WOMEN’S COLLECTION MODULE
Fashion Design Project III
Fashion Project Communication II
Pattern Design for Womenswear II
What will you learn?
During the fourth year, you’ll gain work experience with a company operating in the sector and present your final project, the best letter of introduction to the professional fashion world. At the end of the year you’ll present your final project designs in a fashion show.
Professional Work Experience
Fashion Research and Communication
Pattern Design and Garment Making III
Ana R. Tichy
Fashion Design and Styling
Image Consultant and Personal Shopper
Fashion Design and Styling
Wedding and Ceremony Dresses Design
Fashion Communication and Management, Fashion Design and Styling
Product and Service Design, Fashion Design and Styling, Graphic Design and Visual Communication
Textile and Surfaces Design
Fashion Design and Styling
Pattern Making and Fashion
Fashion Design and Styling
Fashion Styling for Shows and Film
Fashion Design and Styling, Marketing and Communication
Fashion Design, pathway in Fashion Styling and Communication
IED, Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli and Kunsthal Centro Superior de Diseño SL have offered 105 scholarships covering 50% of the tuition fee and 45 Tutor positions (only for italian courses) covering 50% of the tuition fee
The Postgraduate in Design of Wedding and Ceremony Dresses student at IED Barcelona will receive 1,000 euros in fabrics from Gratacós.
On the occasion of the inauguration of the fair, Josep Gonzàlez-Cambray talked with Andrea Marchesi, Director of the Design School.
Fashion show of IED Fashion Design 2022 graduates and IED prized the winner of Sangue Novo contest
After a very successful in person event we decided to expand the chance to have a friendly dialog with Rodion Usaev, IED Milano graduate in Product Design, who is an expert in the field of industrial design.
The company founded by IED Barcelona BA in Fashion graduate Alba García, along with Anna Canadell, has established itself as one of the most promising start-ups in the fashion sector.
Italian Design Day 2023 theme is "The quality that enlightens" - Design energy for people and the environment
From 16:00 to 17:30h this free virtual workshop organized by HackThatFashion will show 16 tools for sustainable fashion
The former student of IED Barcelona wins the competition’s prestigious award and reaffirms his unstoppable trajectory in fashion design.
10 suggestions encapsulated in a manifesto designed by students for the entire IED community. Small actions and virtuous behaviour that are ironically transformed into everyday good practice.
The exhibition will be open until next February 26th at Fundación Francisco Giner de los Ríos
From proposals on the catwalk to emerging brands in the Allianz Ego Showroom, the event has a wide representation of fashion talents trained at IED.
Students of the Master in Design for Sustainable Fashion Technology review the classic The Beetle model with two proposals based on a circular, repairable and updatable design.
57 scholarships to support young talents interested in attending a Master course in Italy or Spain.
Prisca Vera Franchetti (PRISCAVera) and Luis De Javier will showcase their collections on 13 February at 6 pm and 14 February at 8 pm, respectively (local time in both cases).
The IED Barcelona alumnus is one of the 10 designers shortlisted from among 800 candidates in the prestigious competition for young fashion designers.
Pasarela, the catering establishment in the Gracia neighborhood formerly known as El Molinet, has a new logo and interior design carried out by IED Barcelona.
Las Manuelas - Art Series is the newest edition of the Las Manuelas Project supported by IED
This recognition highlights the work of the school as a driving force behind innovation and talent through design training.
Five students from IED Madrid's Master's Degree in Digital Fashion show at HYPER HOUSE the results of the research they have developed during their studies at the school.
You are going to take part in a practical task dedicated to all those young talents who are interested in Fashion, Visual Arts, Design, and Communication.
IED Barcelona has been consolidating its position as a driving force behind innovation and social well-being through design education. "A collective dream" is a faithful reflection of this spirit.
Il Giro del Mondo in 80 Giorni - 150 anni dopo (Around the World in 80 Days - 150 Years Later) (book by graphic designers from IED Rome), the start-up Potap (a family of filters to purify water, by two product designers from IED Milan) and the tech fashion collection LAGRANDE: SISTEMA are officially competing for the prestigious Compasso d'Oro Award
IED collaborates in this edition of DWP through a virtual conference given by Alina Emira, Fashion Director at IED Kunsthal Bilbao
Creative Director at ETRO and Leather goods Head Designer at Fendi. Internationally recognized as one of the most innovative and exciting voices in made in Italy fashion.
We are happy to communicate IED winners within the Global Design Graduate Show - Arts Thread 2022 in partnership with Gucci
IED sponsors 20 portfolios of 20 students of IED Barcelona and IED Milano.
IED brings alumnus Luca De Prà to the Graduate Fashion Week International in Mumbai and sponsors 20 portfolios of 20 among its best students
IED at the 59th Lisboa Fashion Week: a physical and metaphysical space
44 Scholarships for IED Undergraduate and Foundation Courses in Italy and Spain
IED is pleased to announce the winner of the “Superheroes wanted” contest, launched in collaboration with Feeric Fashion Week on summer 2022
Alumni in Fashion Design Gaia Romoli and Paolo Belleri presented their collections at We're Next 22.
The emerging fashion designer gained distinction as part of the Camera Nazionale della Moda programme dedicated to the excellence of Italian schools.
A can’t-miss appointment with emerging fashion design features recent graduates of IED Milano and Roma campuses at the ADI Museum on 20 September.
Reparto Studio, the fashion brand established by Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design graduates Ana Viglione and Margil Peña, won the third edition of the Allianz EGO Confidence in Fashion award, presented on the 18th of September at the 2022 edition of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.
19 Scholarships and 5 Classroom Tutor positions available for IED Master Courses
Our Alumni Luis De Javier has dressed the artist for the art work of her last album.
A Ministerial Decree has published the modalities for applying the provisions of the new law.
In October 2000, Queen Elizabeth II came to Milan and on her itinerary there was a visit to the Istituto Europeo di Design.
After two years, returns IED Roma Graduation Ceremony, to celebrate the latest graduates in the presence of teachers, families and friends. Two hundred and sixty-one diplomas were awarded.
The event celebrating the Graduation Days of the Undergraduate Courses in Fashion, Design and Communication.
Matteo Guarnaccia, Italian designer, who is IED Barcelona graduate and IED Madrid teacher together with Zhanna EE who is IED Barcelona graduate and is originally from Kazakhstan organize a Cross Cultural Workshop of 15 days in August 2022
Register to our Spring Semester courses and save 10% on the tuition fee!
25 candidate Development Plans 18 admitted to the evaluation 8 Development Plans awarded
Istituto Europeo di Design publishes the winners of the scholarship contest for the Master of Design and Innovation Programmes (MDI) at IED Madrid and IED Barcelona.
The four proposals, from the areas of Design, Management & Design Strategies, Fashion, and Visual Communication, convey the interests and concerns of a new generation of designers.
Fashioners of the World 2022 celebrates the end of the fashion students’ educational journey with a wide variety of proposals that all share a fresh and innovative vision of the fashion world.
IED in collaboration with Feeric Fashion Week, will award one special merit-based scholarship to attend the Summer Course in Fashion Trend Investigation held in IED Barcelona campus in July 2023
"TAKING YOU BEYOND”, THE IED ALUMNI EVENT IN VIA SCIESA MILAN FROM 7 TO 11 JUNE.
The largest European meeting to raise awareness about the implementation of activities and projects aligned with the European Green Deal.
IED Barcelona’s commitment to sustainable fashion through a holistic vision that combines techniques, processes and materials was showcased at the latest edition of Rec.0 Experimental Stores.
This will be a series of meetings and interviews to tell what happens after graduating from a master's degree.
Students take us through their thesis projects, from behind the scenes to company satisfaction.
IED Barcelona Design School thus reaffirms its position as an international benchmark education institution in Design and Fashion studies within Spain.
IED students will explore alongside members of ONCE possible responses to the difficulties faced by this community with relation to everyday objects.
IED decided to reward those students who commit up front with a special Very Early Bird discount.
‘Aitarekin Afaltzen [Dinner with my Father]’ has been awarded in this contest known worldwide for his mission of scouting new talents and supporting them.
Modernist, Persian and Oriental influences. Casa Vicens, Gaudí’s first work, was the inspiration behind the design that IED Barcelona showcased in this house-museum.
Luca Bianco received an award from sponsor YKK for his great efforts: an outfit with a focus on closure accessories from the ‘lagrande: sistema’ collection - which was covered by student’s dissertation project - is shown on the catwalk, taking a look at functionalism (and criticising overconfidence in automation).
The first work of Antoni Gaudí is an unrivalled setting in which IED Barcelona finds a parallel between the architecture and the proposals of the recent graduates: experimentation and creativity.
The projects chosen are the result of a creative process developed in different stages: from research to the final proposal.
IED Network offers 109 scholarships for its Master courses held in Italy and Spain.
Students of the Fashion Design course at IED Torino used the lockdown as an opportunity to experiment with a new expressive language that goes beyond traditional paradigms.
Behind this project are three of the school’s former Fashion and Graphic Design students.
Due to the pandemic on 2020 the digital exhibitions took the place of the classic end-of-year physical showcases: IED has made a virtue of necessity.
Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week returned with a digital format and IED joined it .
Virtual innovation is gaining increasing importance, and for creatives, it is a great tool to transform and improve society.
Diana Kvariani took part in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi 2019
The Istanbul Fashion Film Festival is the only event in Turkey to showcase a selection of short films dedicated to communicate fashion in an artistic way
Vogue's special edition on new talents selected for its September issue recent IED graduate Francesco Murano, who had already won the Milano Moda Graduate award.
Francesco Murano, graduate student in Fashion Design at IED Milano, won the Milano Moda Graduate. Hitoshi Yamaguchi, President of YKK Italia, awarded him with the National Chamber of Fashion Award.
The microbial leather jewellery of a former student who graduated in July 2018 impressed the Jury of the International Artefact Innovation Award.
Cecilia Juarez Balta and Matteo Crepaldi, featuring in the end-of-year fashion show with their collections 'Trasfigurando Infin La Meraviglia' and 'Overgrow' respectively.
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design is happy to announce its next tour of orientation workshops in Sweden.