Fashion Communication and Management
Take on the global challenges of the fashion system.
Explore the multiple career opportunities available within the fashion system with our Fashion Communication degree programmes. You will get to know the different project areas of integrated communication, from visual identity all the way to publishing projects and trade events.
As you work alongside fashion companies and professionals to take on new challenges, you will gain first-hand experience of the tools and methods needed to provide innovation in response to increasingly fast-moving market changes.
Fashion communication and management professions
Working in the creative industry is about passion and curiosity for the world around us: possibilities are numerous.
IED students are now working as:
- Brand and Communication Specialist
- Fashion Buyer, Retail & Store Specialist
- Communication Manager
- E-commerce Fashion Manager
- Fabrics & Accessories Researcher
- Fashion Brand Manager
- Fashion Editor
- Fashion PR
- Fashion Product Manager
- Showroom Manager
- Trend Forecaster
- Fashion Show & Event Coordinator
Andrea Marchesi, My Start BCN jury member
The IED Barcelona director contributed his expertise in design, business and innovation to help select Biovitae as the winning proposal in the competition devised by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Barcelona as part of the “Premio Faro del Mediterráneo” [“Mediterranean Lighthouse Award”].
IED Monograph: Graziela Sousa
Graziela Sousa is a Fashion Design Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, and Special Projects coordinator at ModaLisboa Association - Lisboa Fashion Week.
Postgraduate academic year begins at IED Barcelona
Master’s and postgraduate students began their educational journey at the Istituto Europeo di Design on 5 and 6 October with a multidisciplinary workshop and official welcome ceremony.
Introducing the IED Dream Team: ambassadors of creativity and community growth
We are excited to announce the launch of the IED Dream Team, a group of alumni who have become leading professionals in their field, passionate about creativity and community growth: dedicated to endorsing our community projects and creativity
Milano Fashion Week, fashion beyond the catwalk
Outfits are the main characters of course but they’re not the only one. There are so many elements, and for sure professions, that make the fashion shows of Milano Fashion Week always so special and catchy.
Pepa Salazar and Sonia Carrasco, IED Madrid's alumni, are finalists at the Vogue Fashion Fund
Pepa Salazar and Sonia Carrasco are finalists for this award formerly known as Who's On Next by Vogue Spain
IED Barcelona inaugurates 2023-2024 academic year with undergraduate programme students
The starting signal for a new academic year was fired with the celebration of Welcome Event and Welcome Week.
IED Square Fest - Opening of the Academic Year 2023-2024
Learn about all the events of IED Square Fest and sign up for the ones you’re interested in.
Lara Serrano, IED Barcelona alumnus: “Participating in MBFW Madrid is a great opportunity”
With her brand Laretta, she was one of the 15 brands present in the Allianz EGO Showroom for emerging designers, competing for the Allianz EGO Confidence in Fashion award at the latest edition of MBFW in Madrid.
IED Monograph: Alessandra Invernizzi
Passionate and hardworking professional in the fashion industry since 30 years, Alessandra Invernizzi is currently Senior Account Manager EMEA Wholesale Independents for one of the world leading fashion company: Burberry.
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David Leon Fiene IED Barcelona graduate and Professor created a story of identity, community and collaboration—shedding light on our similarities and differences, looking at things anew to celebrate our individuality and bring us closer together
IED Monograph: Federigo Gabellieri
Federigo Gabellieri, Alumnus IED, is an Art Director, creative consultant with a deep experience in fashion and a design industries on both editorial and digital projects, ranging from editorial design, art direction and photography.
IED Monograph: Daniele Cavalli
Daniele Cavalli is a multidisciplinary artist: music, food, art, photography and fashion are all part of his work.
Best Thesis Awards 2023 – IED Barcelona
Preserving biodiversity through design and connecting memories by way of a new audiovisual language are some of the themes addressed in the final projects recognised by the Best Thesis Awards 2023.
Meet the faculty: Maria Enrica Pappalepore
Fashion editor and Creative Director, she collaborated with Rizzoli and Condè Nast as a journalist and stylist.
Meet the faculty: Giulia Massarenti
Freelance PR for few avant-garde fashion brands that are presenting their collections at Paris Fashion Week, like Geoffrey B. Small and Un_namable. She has worked for Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Ralph Lauren, Safilo and many more.
IED Monograph: Danielle Kwateng
Danielle Kwateng, journalist, editor, and Executive Editor of Teen Vogue will be giving a live guest lecture titled "What is Creative Direction?" for the students of the Fashion courses at IED Firenze.
IED Barcelona celebrates the 2023 Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony
Students in their final year of the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts (Hons), IED Diploma and Foundation Course in Global Design will bring their academic stage at the school to a close on 19 June at 6 pm at Aribau Multicines.
Hairdressing as a decorative art
Alexis Ferrer, creator of the innovative hair printing technique, speaker of the second session of Mastering your Brain: Technology & Creative Direction.
IED Books: Massimo Canevacci
The first IED Books appointment with Massimo Canevacci: an Italian academic, ethnographer and critical thinker, will present his latest book "Stupore Indigeno. Le culture native in Brasile tra rituali iniziatici e sfide digitali".
We already know the eight collections that will participate in IED Madrid Fashion Show 2023
IED Madrid has celebrated its Avant-Défilé, an event where we have met two communication projects and 21 collections between which the finalists of the fashion show have been selected
Government of Catalonia Institutional Graduation Ceremony
On 22 May, students from the class of 2019-2023 Bachelor’s Degrees will come together at the Victoria Theatre to graduate.
Meet the faculty: Benedetta Rossi
Costume, fashion, interior and music journalist. She worked for years in the editorial offices of Vogue Italia and L'Uomo Vogue, under the direction of Franca Sozzani. She has been set stylist for Casa Vogue and contributor for Vogue Gioiello, Vogue Pelle and Glamour.
Meet the faculty: Valerio De Benedetti
Managing Director at IDA, he managed international marketing campaigns for some of the world's leading brands including Dolce&Gabbana, FCA, Ermenegildo Zegna, Campari and Disney.
Enrolment facilitations for Master Courses and Master of Arts
IED decided to reward those students who commit up front with a special Early Bird discount.
A Sant Jordi marked by intergenerationality and solidarity through design
Once again this year, IED Barcelona collaborated with the ASTE association to deliver almost a hundred roses, accompanied by a print inspired by this festival, to the residents of three care homes in the district of Gracia.
Semester & Year Abroad Early Bird
To take advantage of the discounts, it is necessary to register within the indicated terms.
Designing to build a better world
Until 30 April, Disseny Hub Barcelona is showcasing “IED Barcelona Manifesto”, an exhibition that brings to life the School’s global, human, strategic and transformative vision of design aiming to respond to the great challenges of contemporary society.
1st Mastering your Brain: Fashion Tech & Sustainability
IED Barcelona has launched a new series of participatory events based on current issues with the presence of prominent opinion leaders. The creator of the spray-on fabric that went viral at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, Dr. Manuel Torres, was the first guest.
The Minister of Education visits IED Barcelona’s stand at the Saló de l'Ensenyament
On the occasion of the inauguration of the fair, Josep Gonzàlez-Cambray talked with Andrea Marchesi, Director of the Design School.
IED virtual meeting
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.
B-come, finalist of the 3rd edition of the Fashion StartUp Contest
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.
IED's "Latam Creative Talent" exhibition opens its doors as part of MDF "Fiesta Design"
The exhibition will be open until next February 26th at Fundación Francisco Giner de los Ríos
IED Barcelona imagines sustainable and innovative footwear with Camper
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.
International Scholarship Competition - Master courses
57 scholarships to support young talents interested in attending a Master course in Italy or Spain.
A two-year initiative to research the role of the transparency manager inside the fashion industry
Mentoring with Rina Tollio
Rina Tollio, Creative Talent Acquisition for OTB Brands, will hold a guest lecture to the IED Fashion Student
The new era of marketing: the phygital experience
Over the last two decades, the Fashion market has gradually embraced and incorporated technologies into the retail system, opening up to new opportunities in terms of communication and distribution strategies, pushing for greater integration between physical and digital systems.
Fashion Marketing: to portray fashion keeping up with the times
Fashion Marketing and how important is to know how to communicate a product.
Art meets Sustainable Fashion and Inclusive Design - Las Manuelas Art Series
Las Manuelas - Art Series is the newest edition of the Las Manuelas Project supported by IED
20 years of a collective dream through design
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.
Your Mentor: Andrea Selvi
Talk with Andrea Selvi, International Business Develop. & Buying Manager at YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP and mentor of The IED Master in Fashion Merchandising and Buying
Your Mentor: Danielle Kwateng
Talk with Danielle Kwateng, journalist, editor, entrepreneur, Executive Editor at Teen Vogue and mentor of The IED Master in Creative Direction For Fashion
Circular Inno Booster Fashion and Textile
CircularInnoBooster Fashion and Textile (F&T) is a COSME project of the European Union that aims to transform companies in the fashion and textile industry into sustainable, circular, and regenerative ones.
Your Mentor: Margherita Maccapani Missoni
Talk with Margherita Maccapani Missoni, Entrepreneur and Creative Director and mentor of The IED Master in Fashion Business
Your Mentor: Theo Grassl
Talk with Theo Grassl, Member of the Executive board of the Fashion Council Germany and mentor of the The IED Master in Fashion Brand Management
Your Mentor: Elizabeth Bowring
Talk with Elizabeth Bowring, Head of Catwalks at WGSN and mentor of the The IED Master in Fashion Trend Forecasting
Five international Mentors join the Fashion Master Programs of IED Firenze
With the new fashion master programs at IED, five international mentors, leaders in their fields, guide students into a broader future.
IED in Design Week Puebla 4th Edition: "Pertenencia", November 4th to 13th, 2022
IED collaborates in this edition of DWP through a virtual conference given by Alina Emira, Fashion Director at IED Kunsthal Bilbao
Marco De Vincenzo
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.
Scholarship Competition Undergraduate Courses 2023-2024
44 Scholarships for IED Undergraduate and Foundation Courses in Italy and Spain
Luis De Javier’s “Toro” design worn by Beyoncé
Our Alumni Luis De Javier has dressed the artist for the art work of her last album.
IED SALUTES THE QUEEN
In October 2000, Queen Elizabeth II came to Milan and on her itinerary there was a visit to the Istituto Europeo di Design.
The event celebrating the Graduation Days of the Undergraduate Courses in Fashion, Design and Communication.
The Francesco Morelli Foundation establishes the Francesco Morelli Grant Award
25 candidate Development Plans 18 admitted to the evaluation 8 Development Plans awarded
New world, new strategies, new communications
What are the consumption needs subliminally transmitted to us by horror films? How is a country’s branding constructed? How has interpersonal communication changed with the advent of new technologies and social media?
Best Thesis Awards 2022-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.
Fuorisalone, the international IED designers community gathers around a camper van
"TAKING YOU BEYOND”, THE IED ALUMNI EVENT IN VIA SCIESA MILAN FROM 7 TO 11 JUNE.
IED Master Experience
Students take us through their thesis projects, from behind the scenes to company satisfaction.
Master Tales: Master Alumni testimonials at the click of a button.
This will be a series of meetings and interviews to tell what happens after graduating from a master's degree.
S4Fashion partners with IED
S4Fashion is a sustainability for fashion programme impulsed by the European Union.
Best Thesis 2021: Creativity as a force for change
The projects chosen are the result of a creative process developed in different stages: from research to the final proposal.
scholarships competition for 22/23 master courses
IED Network offers 109 scholarships for its Master courses held in Italy and Spain.
IED Next and Amaze Project
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.
IED at Fashion Film Festival Istanbul 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
IED Barcelona at the Top 25 Best Fashion School in the World Ranking
IED Barcelona Design University has been selected by the international web magazine specialised in fashion Fashionista as one of the Top 25 Best Fashion Universities in the World in 2017.
Education methodology: tangible experience in fashion system
Being part of a big school network, included in crucial districts of “made in Italy” production processes, IED courses are a unique opportunity for students to be involved, attracted into fashion production.