Summer Fashion & Design Courses in Milan, Italy

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Istituto di Moda Burgo, Milan:
Study fashion or design in Milan this summer with Istituto di Moda Burgo, an accredited fashion school in Italy founded by Fernando Burgo in 1961, and an international leader in fashion education. We offer academic year and summer study abroad programs taught in English or Italian language. Through our cosmopolitan summer courses (since 1998) for local and international students in fashion design, fashion styling, pattern making and jewelry design in the heart of Milan, Istituto di Moda Burgo offers the opportunity to acquire or improve your technical, artistic and professional skills in these in-demand career fields globally. Receive intensive, one-on-one tutoring through our short 2 or 4-week summer courses customized to your individual learning style and level.

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Intensive Fashion, Design & Patternmaking Summer Courses: 
-  Duration: 2-4 weeks (50 hours or 100 hours + a 4-hour seminar)
-  3 Levels of Study available: Basic, Advanced or Professional 
-  Private / One-on-one instruction for beginners to more advanced students
- Taught in English or Italian language
- Receive an Istituto di Moda Burgo Certificate on completion of your summer course 


Your 50 or 100 hour summer fashion study abroad program is conducted on an individual one-on-one basis. Thanks to our structured and concise method of teaching, we offer your a significant and complete experience in a short period of time.

Both students who are just beginning in their field and those who have already studied or possess work experience will benefit from this intensive summer course.

Course Choices:
Photo of Summer Fashion & Design Courses in Milan, Italy•  Fashion Stylist (Design & Pattern Making)
•  Fashion Design
•  Pattern Making
•  Fashion Photography
•  Accessories Design
•  Jewelry Design
•  Shoes Design
•  Underwear Design
•  Beach Wear Design
• Wedding Dress Design
• Theatre Costume Design
• Underwear Pattern Making
• Beach Wear Pattern Making
• Theatre Costume Pattern Making
• Wedding Dress Pattern Making

There are 3 Levels of study available: 

• Basic:  Starting from zero, not have any design experience.
• Advanced:  For who have already studied.
• Professional:  For who have already studied or already work in the fashion field.

Prior to beginning your lessons, you will decide which program is appropriate with the aid of your instructor. We don't teach in a particular style (for example, the same structure for all students). Instead, we offer a customized structure based on your individual style.


Subjects in more detail:


Fashion Stylist Summer Course:
Image of Summer Fashion & Design Courses in Milan, ItalyOur summer Fashion Stylist course is conducted on an individual basis, in which each student is privately instructed. Course topics / modules include:

- Alta Moda (Haute-Couture)
- Basic figure drawing
- Colouring Technique
- Components of a collection (combining creativity, design, technique, and the market)
- Creativeness
- Finishing Touch
- Industrial Sewing Methods
- Machine Sewing
- Pattern Making
- Planning a collection - Designing a personal collection (based on an individual theme)
- Planning Techniques
- Tailor Sewing Techniques


Fashion Design Summer Course:
Teachers build a customized program following each student's individual needs. Monthly tests are administered to assess the student's progress. Course topics / modules include:

- Basic figure drawing
- Colouring technique
- Personal sketching style
- Creativeness
- Fashion collection on demand
- Planning a collection
- Designing a personal collection (based on an individualtheme)
- Components of a collection (combining creativity, design, technique, and the market)


Fashion Photography Summer Course - Taught in English:
Duration: 60 hours (2 weeks, 5 days per week, Monday-Friday)

This unique course gives the student a well rounded understanding of the business of fashion and the role of the fashion photographer within the industry. Course topics / modules include:

- Learn about fashion collections, the structuring, timing and themes
- Learn about fashion styles and trends
- Learn about hair and make-up for fashion
- Learn about model casting for a fashion shoot
- Learn about products and fabrics
- Learn about the postproduction used in fashion photography
- Learn shooting techniques and management of a fashion shoot
- Understand the key concepts and styles of Fashion Photography


Pattern Making Summer Course:
In our Pattern Making summer course, teachers individually adapt to your needs, building a customized program based on your individual style. Course topics / modules include:

- Alta Moda (Haute-Couture)
- Tailor Sewing Techniques
- Industrial Sewing Methods
- Planning Techniques
- Pattern Making
- Pattern Layout
- Finishing Touch
- Machine Sewing


Jewelry Design Summer Course:
Designed for beginner to advanced learners, our Jewelry Design course features in-depth classes based around the prestigious jewelry industry. Course topics / modules include:

Photos of Istituto di Moda Burgo, Milan- Collection and Portfolio
- Creativeness
- Decoration
- Face & Hands Anatomy
- Fashion Sketching
- Gemstone Jewelry
- Illustration
- Innovative Materials
- Jewel Design
- Orthogonal Projection
- Schedule of Techniques
- Technical Drawing
- Techniques of Drawing
- Theory of Colours
- Traditional Materials


Shoe Design Summer Course:
The course brings together the key concepts of shoe design to provide students with introductory knowledge in the area. Course topics / modules include:

- Colour Theory
- Drawing Techniques
- Fashion Design
- Foot Morphology
- Graphical Drawing
- Illustration
- Orthogonal Projection
- Quick Sketching
- Rendering Techniques
- Shape & Colours
- Skins & Fabrics
- Style and Couplings
- Technical Drawing


Underwear Design Summer Course:
This course features an exclusive educational system equipped with books and unique instruments that are distributed free of charge to students. Course topics / modules include:

- Anatomical Basis
- Colour Theory
- Drawing Techniques
- Embroidery
- Flat Pattern
- Quick Sketching
- Rendering Techniques
- Study of Movement
- Style and Couplings
- Technical Drawing


Accessories Design Summer Course:
Picture of Summer Fashion & Design Courses in Milan, ItalyOur teachers are selected from the best professionals in the sector, and share their technical knowledge experiences with each student. Course topics / modules include:

- Bags
- Jewelry 
- Shoes
- Footwear 
- Belts
- Hats 
- Sunglasses


Beach Wear Design Summer Course:
Our Beach Wear Design course course emphasizes learning efficiency, with the main objective being the introduction of students into the workforce in each specific field. Course topics / modules include:

- Fashion Sketching
- Graphical Drawing
- Innovative Materials
- Rendering Techniques
- Seaside Accessories
- Study of Embroidery
- Study of Lines
- Study of Movement
- Technical Drawing
- Techniques of Drawing
- Transparencies


Theatre Costume Design Summer Course:
Our teaching methods are at the forefront of modern active learning, and ensure the achievement of a solid grounding in the industry. Course topics / modules include:

- Colour Rendering Techniques
- Colour Theory
- Drawing Techniques
- Fashion Accessories
- Graphical Drawing
- Quick Fashion Sketches
- Study of Details
- Study of Lines
- Study of Measurement
- Technical Drawing
- Technical Schedule


Theatre Costume Pattern Making Summer Course:
Images of Istituto di Moda Burgo, MilanSuitable for beginners and professionals, our summer courses are designed for those who wish to specialize in key fashion topics, including Theatre Costume Pattern Making. Course topics / modules include:

- Anatomical Basis
- Pattern Making
- Study of Collars
- Study of Sleeves
- Study of Skirts
- Sewing Techniques
- Planning of Patterns
- Pattern Layout
- Sewing Techniques


Wedding Dress Pattern Making Summer Course:
Prior to beginning lessons, you decide which level is appropriate with the help of your instructor (Basic, Advanced, Professional). Course topics / modules include:

- Collars / Sleeves / Skirts
- Creation of Wedding Dresses
- Darts in Transfer
- Hints of Industrial Techniques
- Pattern Layout
- Planning of Patterns
- Study of Allowance
- Study of Basis
- Study of Measurements
- Study of Petticoats
- Tailor Sewing Techniques
- Wedding Dress


Underwear Pattern Making Summer Course:
The course brings together the key concepts of Underwear Pattern Making at Basic, Advanced and Professional levels. Course topics / modules include:

- Bra
- Dressing Gown
- Elasticity and Lycra
- Layout of: Body
- Pattern Grading Techniques
- Pattern Layout
- Pyjamas
- Rendering Color Techniques
- Study of Allowance
- Study of Basis with Industrial Techniques
- Study of Measurement
- Tailor Sewing Techniques


Beach Wear Pattern Making Summer Course:
Enrich your summer with an immersive Beach Wear Pattern Making course in Milan. Make your summer 2017 one of experimentation and personal enrichment. Course topics / modules include:

- Bikini
- Creation of Patterns
- Darts in Transfer
- Paper Pattern of Body
- Paper Pattern of Pants
- Pattern Layout
- Shaping of Bra
- Study of Allowances
- Study of Basis
- Study of Lycra
- Study of Measurement
- Swimsuit
- Tailor Sewing Techniques

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