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ESAFC (École Supérieure d’Art Françoise Conte) located in the lively Bastille area of Paris, France, is a fashion design school offering a 3 year diploma in Textile and Surface Design. The textile surface designer has an essential role in the world of fashion. They forecast fashion phenomena and define on-coming trends. They seek to obtain the fibers, materials, patterns and colours for the different fields of application. Throughout the course, students undertake a number of work placement internships which are an indispensable complement to their studies.

Located in the Bastille, gare de Lyon, Faubourg Saint-Antoine neighbourhood, in the heart of a lively area of Paris, with nearby galleries and designer stores.


School / Office Address: 27 rue de Citeaux
Paris
France
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Access to the school is by:

METRO:
Line 8 (Faidherbe-Chaligny station, exit: Hopital Saint-Antoine)
Line 1 (Reuilly-Diderot station, exit: Rue Chaligny)
Line 1 and 14 (Gare de Lyon)

RER: Lines A and D (Gare de Lyon)

SNCF: Gare de Lyon

BUS: line 46, 57 and 86

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Updated: 2016-05-07
Updated: 2016-05-07