Handbag Design

Continuing Study Programs - Madrid

Download the brochure

The world of accessories, and especially that of handbags, has become a key part of fashion firms. Large brands have increased their presence in this area and new brands are emerging which devote themselves exclusively to this field.

A handbag designer has to have specific knowledge of this realm, regarding technical aspects, materials and trends. Because of this, this course will teach you about the experience of industry professionals: designers, commercial, coolhunters, suppliers, etc. and will help you get to know pattern-making tools, drawing techniques, design software, materials, business aspects, etc. 


  • Credits
  • Start date
    October 2019
  • Duration
    3 months
  • Attendance
  • Language

• Research and experiment with materials and techniques to get to know the processes of design and product development 
• Learn about the phases of the production of handbags for a signature collection or as accessories within a brand 
• Understand the importance of trends in the stages of design development 
• Gain in-depth understanding of materials and learn how to manage orders with suppliers 
• Provide tools so that students can turn their ideas into designs using traditional drawing, illustration and the latest computer-assisted technologies 

 Professional Opportunities
• Handbag designer in mass production sectors or high-end fashion companies 
• Freelance handbag designer 
• Accessories department coordinator at any company specialising in this sector 
• Product manager in luxury and retail handbag firms

Dates and Schedule
October 2018 - January 2019
19.00-22.30 h (Mon to Fri, 3 to 5 days per week)