Textiles and Surfaces Design

Master Courses - Madrid

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The Master of Textiles and Surfaces Design addresses pattern design from a multifaceted methodology in which special emphasis is placed on the development of creativity, technical mastery and understanding of processes (printing, digital printing, rotary, ceramics decals, etc.) and on the knowledge of possible commercial applications, textiles, wallpaper, ceramics, home design, stationery, jewellery, etc. The main objective is to train professionals who are capable of adapting to market demands, providing knowledge and skills to generate ideas and develop designs applicable to various products and surfaces.


With its mixed format, this degree will allow all students to learn, participate and be part of the IED community in person, in physical and virtual classrooms, and remotely.

  • Credits
  • Start date
    October 2022
  • Duration
    9 months
  • Attendance
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• Establish the necessary foundations to carry out compatible surface designs which can be understood by all kinds of manufacturers and professionals
• Learn to develop technical specifications that describe, using specific language, your designs for textiles and products
• Discern the types of materials, industrial processes and application possibilities of surface design for each of these
• Understand the language, machinery, processes, possibilities, timeframes and specific costs for each sector
• Apply knowledge to the presentation of designs, both digital and manual
• Apply personal creativity and knowledge to the different areas covered in the course to handle briefs presented by specialized firms

Professional Opportunities
• Pattern designer for textile products
• Head of graphics department at fashion company
• Graphic and silkscreen printing designer
• Pattern designer for homeware products
• Graphic designer for ceramic products
• Designer at a firm specialising in graphic printing for fashion products
• Graphic designer at stationery or wallpaper firms