BAG DESIGN

Courses

  • One-Year Course | Semester Course
  • Master Course
  • Short Course
  • Summer Intensive Course
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One-Year Course ・ Semester Course

Overview

Students will create a collection of shoes with specific themes, such as specific age groups or markets, selecting colors, textiles, or designs to apply. Then, they choose a topic, create shoe design plans, research various types of shoe designs, modern techniques, and special functions.
The course also teaches the structure of the human foot, draw several types of design, and prepare for more advanced design. Students will perform research on the variation of colors and materials, as well as market trends and learn to express their free ideas into the actual design.
The ultimate goal of the course is that each student will acquire enough skills to start working as a professional.

Students enrolled in the "One-Year Course" will also acquire general inter-discipline knowledge of "Italian Basic Art" (Art History, Painting, 3D Design, Color Theory) and take part to guided art visits and stages, to cultivate their artistic sensibilities and global perspective as a designer and complete a season’s collection.


Tuition and Fees (prices in euros '€')
One-Year Course: € 16,200.00 (non-EU students)
One-Year Course: € 14,200.00 (EU students)

Semester Course: € 9,400.00 (non-EU students)
Semester Course: € 8,400.00 (EU students)

Academic Calendar
    ONE-YEAR program
      I. Sep 5, 2022 - Apr 21, 2023
      II. Jan 9, 2023 - Jul 28, 2023
      III. May 2, 2023 - Dec 7, 2023
      IV. Sep 4, 2023 - Apr 19, 2024

      SEMESTER program
        I. Sep 5, 2022 - Dec 9, 2022
        II. Jan 9, 2023 - Apr 21, 2023
        III. May 2, 2023 - Jul 28, 2023
        IV. Sep 4, 2023 - Dec 7, 2023
Language
With English interpreter

 

Master Course

Overview

Master Course students will pursue more advanced techniques of shoe design according to their research topic. During the course, students will explore various aspects of the shoe industry, including expression of creativity and techniques in the shoe design process as well as the practical process of sales and business side, with emphasis on the practical application of their study to the shoe industry.

Accademia Riaci offers unique opportunities for students, thanks to its close relationship with the leather industry. Students will have the chance to learn first-hand how shoe design is realized through concept work-production-sales, by visiting shoe factories, shoe companies, etc. During the second semester of the course, students will work on “Corporate Study”, in which students can work on projects together with local companies/designers under supervision of the professor, to learn the actual production process in Italy, which is known for designing shoes of the highest quality in the world.


Tuition and Fees (prices in euros '€')
Master One-Year Course: € 17,800.00 (non-EU students)
Master One-Year Course: € 15,800.00 (EU students)

Master Semester Course: € 10,600.00 (non-EU students)
Master Semester Course: € 9,600.00 (EU students)

Academic Calendar
One-Year program
    I. Sep 5, 2022 - Apr 21, 2023
    II. Jan 9, 2023 - Jul 28, 2023
    III. May 2, 2023 - Dec 7, 2023
    IV. Sep 4, 2023 - Apr 19, 2024

    Semester program
      I. Sep 5, 2022 - Dec 9, 2022
      II. Jan 9, 2023 - Apr 21, 2023
      III. May 2, 2023 - Jul 28, 2023
      IV. Sep 4, 2023 - Dec 7, 2023
Language
With English interpreter

 

Short Course

Overview

Students will study the fundamental techniques for shoe design, such as basic design, brief sketch, rendering basic, etc. and finish various types of shoe design (including finishing expression, developing variations by computer, research on materials, technical structure and its application, color variations and material variations, according to their experience and period of study. The students are encouraged to express their free ideas. Students with experience will learn specific design techniques according to the theme.

Start Dates
・Sep 5, 2022
・Sep 19, 2022
・Sep 26, 2022
・Oct 3, 2022
・Oct 10, 2022
・Nov 7, 2022
・Nov 14, 2022
・Nov 21, 2022
・Nov 28, 2022
・Dec 5, 2022
・Jan 9, 2023
・Jan 16, 2023
・Jan 23, 2023
・Jan 30, 2023
・Feb 6, 2023
・Feb 20, 2023
・Mar 6, 2023
・Mar 20, 2023
・Apr 17, 2023

For other dates, please inquire

Tuition and Fees (prices in euros '€') - Standard
1-week course: € 650.00
2-week course: € 1,020.00
4-week course: € 1,860.00
6-week course: € 2,640.00
8-week course: € 3,420.00
10-week course: € 4,200.00
12-week course: € 4,980.00

For other durations, please inquire

Language
With English interpreter

 

Summer Intensive Course

Note: the "Summer Intensive Course" has the same contents as the "Short Course", but with a double number of lessons. Furthermore, it includes housing and extracurricular activities and services.

Overview

Students will study the fundamental techniques for shoe design, such as basic design, brief sketch, rendering basic, etc. and finish various types of shoe design (including finishing expression, developing variations by computer, research on materials, technical structure and its application, color variations and material variations, according to their experience and period of study. The students are encouraged to express their free ideas. Students with experience will learn specific design techniques according to the theme.

Start Dates (check-in)
・May 7, 2023
・May 21, 2023
・Jun 4, 2023
・Jun 18, 2023
・Jul 2, 2023
・Jul 16, 2023
・Jul 30, 2023
・Aug 27, 2023
・Sep 10, 2023

Tuition and Fees (prices in euros '€')
1-week course: € 1,800.00 (€ 1,650.00 without housing)
2-week course: € 2,800.00 (€ 2,520.00 without housing)
4-week course: € 4,900.00 (€ 4,500.00 without housing)
6-week course: € 6,900.00 (€ 6,300.00 without housing)
8-week course: € 9,200.00 (€ 8,400.00 without housing)
12-week course: € 12,900.00 (€ 11,700.00 without housing)

    Summer Intensive Course fees include:
  • Enrollment fee
  • Tuition
  • Facility fees (no materials)
  • Orientation
  • Welcome lunch
  • Welcome kit (city map, pen, notebook, file folder)
  • Bus pass
  • Weekly guided art visits:
    students will visit the best sightseeing and historical monuments of the city.
  • Housing: shared apartments – twin room (single room at an extra cost*)
  • Housing utility costs
  • 4 daily meal + 2 coffee/tea/mineral water vouchers per week
  • Cultural activities: every 2 weeks
    (e.g.: ceramic laboratory visit, antique market visit, Tuscan farmhouse visit, pizza lesson)
  • English interpretation during lessons with the teacher and visits.

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Our Bag design instructor will train aspiring designers and equips them with the technical skills needed to succeed in today’s dynamic design industry.

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