Fashion & Textile Design

Fashion & Textile Design

Duration: Three years
Intake: november 2019
Course Language: Italian with simultaneous translation in English

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The course is aimed at training a professional who is both a manager, a stylist, a designer specialized in clothing design and accessories, able to face with imagination and expertise the many problems related to the fashion industry, combining the technical knowledge of the materials, processing procedures, innovative invention with sensitivity, aesthetic taste, entrepreneurial ability, historical knowledge of the arts.

Study Plan

first year

Drawing from life
Colours – theory and techniques Illustration
Technical drawing
Pattern making techniques History of fashion
Textile design
Fashion collection
Computer graphic
second year
Pattern making techniques History of fashion
Textile design
Fashion collection
Computer graphic
third year
History of fashion
Textile design
Pattern making techniques Fashion collection
Fashion coordinated image Fashion styling
Fashion communication


Teaching activities are structured through lectures, tutorials, workshops, guided tours to museums and exhibitions, participation in competitions (individual and group). For each academic year ISD schedules a series of seminary, conferences and interactive workshops leading by ISD teachers and external Italian or foreign experts. The topics are usually on the borderline between the different departmental areas and they have been designed to achieve a tangible result.


The attendance is full-time and mandatory.


To be admitted to each subject’s exams, students must attend at least 70% of lessons and do all the scheduled exercises. Students must pass all the exams of the programme to get the Degree.

Admission Requirements

High-school diploma or equivalent permitting university admission.


Send by e-mail to interstudent@isdnapoli.it or by fax +39 081 19305621 with the enclosed Application Form completed, a photocopy of required diploma and a photocopy of passport. Within 10 days after the receipt of the above documents, the student will be informed by e-mail about the outcome of application.

Application deadline

The enrollment must be sent to International Office at least 30 days before the beginning of the course. The programme has restricted entry. Enrollments are awarded depending on availability of places.

Istituto Superiore di Design
Via Duomo 61
80138 Napoli
t +39 081 44 04 95

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