Intensive course Fashion and textile design

Duration: One Year
Intakes: november 2019 
Course Language: Italian with simultaneous translation in English

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This course, especially suitable for foreign students, offers the possibility to complete the educational attainment in this field also to those who have limited time availability. The course aims to train professionals expert in solving problems linked to pattern making starting from the technological and textile research through the printed textile design and ending with the creation of the fashion collection.

Study Plan

Drawing from life

Technical drawing

Pattern making techniques

Fashion collection

History of fashion

Colours – Theory and techniques


Textile Design


Computer graphic


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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