Summer Courses

Intro to Fashion & Accessories Design

Start and Duration

July - 30 hours


Italian / English




An introduction to Fashion & Accessories Design is a taster for all aspiring fashion designers to gain an insight to the various skills and knowledge required. This course will take the student through a small project culminating in a prototype.

Main subject area

Research Market and Trends I Creative Research & Sketchbook I Mixed Media & Fashion Illustration I Collage & Mood Boards I Fashion Figure Drawing I Development Sheets Silhouette and Fabrics I Simple garments construction and Pattern Cutting I Practical Realisation of a Prototype in Calico.

To whom

Beginners. Students should have an interest in the fashion subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required. If you have not already made up your mind regarding your choice of degree course, this course will also give you a taste of the two-dimensional work that a fashion designer undertakes and the work produced supports an application to a fashion course at degree level.


30 hours/ 1 week


ACM Summer Courses include two visits to Museums / Exhibitions that relate to the area of study, within the 30 class hours. Students will have time to explore all that the city of Rome has to offer and will be given advice and support from the Accademia to culturally explore and make the most of their free time while in Rome.

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