The Master consists of a theoretical part devoted to new materials and technologies, sport’s culture, the new scenarios of interactive design for fashion and the methods of digital and multimedia representation. The testimonies of many athletes will complete the theoretical knowledges with their agonistic experiences. There are also five design workshops devoted to the production of finished products focused on Fashion Tech for Lifestyle Design, Activewear Design, Sportswear Design, Performance Sportswear Design, Interactive Fashion. In each workshop, lecturers will be professionals of the sector, who will interact with leading companies in order to provide students with skills and professional methodologies.
The Specializing Master is held in English.
GoalsThe Specializing Master provides skills for the design of active and interactive sportswear products, for lifestyle in terms of innovative materials and technology performance, for wearables accessories able to integrate fashion aesthetics with new contents and functions of the wearable technologies. The goal is to train designers able to work in sportswear but also in those areas where are required skills capable of combining technical materials, new technologies and performance. Fashion Tech designer has a crucial role in Fashion, Sportswear and Lifestyle areas given his ability to connect the different worlds of fashion, sports, electronics and information technology.
Professional outcomesThe professional outcomes concern both active and competitive sportswear and all the intersections between fashion, new technologies and lifestyle.
In particular, in the areas of:
Research and Development
- Materials researcher;
- Technologies researcher;
- Textile researcher.
- Womenswear designer;
- Menswear designer;
- Accessory designer;
- Sportswear designer;
- Underwear designer;
- Interactive designer;
- Beachwear designer.
- Fashion and garment technologists;
- Cad designer.
The Master trains designers able to work both in the field of garments and in urban and agonistic sportswear, but also in those areas where are required skills able to combine technical materials, new technologies and style.Didactics will be structured as following:
• Sportswear today, History of sportswear, Trend Forecasting, Wearables Design, Brand&Markets, New Technologies
• Rhyno e Solidworks software
• Illustrator, Photography
• Workshop FASHION TECH LIFESTYLE (2 weeks)
• Workshop ACTIVEWEAR (2 weeks)
• Workshop SPORTSWEAR (2 weeks)
• Workshop PERFORMANCE SPORTSWEAR (2 weeks)
• Workshop INTERACTIVE FASHION (3 weeks)
• Presentation and Portfolio (1 week)
• Final presentation
Attendance to the Specializing Master is mandatory for at least 75% of the course.