Made in Italy is often associated with Italian shoe making, an ancient art made of quality materials, creativity and accuracy.
Despite its quick development, the shoemaking industry has preserved all its traditional research and quality standards, and so has the role of the industrial footwear pattern maker. Such a professional resource has both the skills of designers and pattern makers, he/she knows raw materials and their peculiarities and knows how to manage all the design and prototyping stages.
Your academic journey
Things you will learn
You will learn all the prototype development phases, with a focus on materials and history of footwear.
- Basic Pattern Making
- Paper Pattern and Prototype Techniques
- Footwear Size Development
- History of Footwear
Experience, work and learn
Our teaching method stimulates engagement and active learning. Students can experience and learn in an ever moving open lab, with actual projects and role-playing activities. 30% Lectures, classroom activities, reading and studying, 70% Practice, labs, creation and presentation of personal projects, workshops.
30% Lectures, classroom activities, reading and studying
70% Hands-on activities, workshops, production and presentation of personal projects, workshops
Your future after the Academy
The career as an industrial footwear pattern maker was born when the accessories industry began to thrive. Such a development involved the whole production process, the technologies used and the markets, resulting in an increasing demand for industrial pattern makers.