Shoe Design and Pattern Making Course

Shoe Design and Pattern Making Course

In this intensive two-week course, you will learn about both traditional and innovative methods of shoe design, with a creative and laboratorial approach, and how to create patterns for various types of footwear.

The syllabus was devised to cover the basics of design, research for market trends, footwear digital illustration, footwear graphic design and pattern making, and is aimed at both Italian and foreign students. The course will be held in July in both Italian and English language and guided tours to the representatives of the Made in Italy are foreseen.

Course realized with the collaboration of Veronica Solivellas, creator of the Shoes Trend Book, one of the best international notebooks on trends and design proposals for footwear creations.



Summer Course


2 weeks




July 2021 (or Special Edition for group of minimum 6 persons – on demand)

Daily classes from Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 01.00 pm and 02.00 pm to 04.00 pm


This is destined for all those who wish to follow a professional training course aimed at improving and enriching their skills and capacity. University students – teachers and/or university lecturers.


Attendance certificate, with details of the skills acquired.


To enroll in Intensive or Summer courses no qualifications are required

Career Opportunities

The course can represent a completion of a wealth of skills already possessed or a foundation of the fundamentals in a more structured path in Design / Modeling


Learning Modules

Concepts of fashion collection

Footwear graphic design

Footwear Pattern Making

Guided Tours: design studio, archives of shoes and accessories, footwear manufacturing, tanneries

Project presentation at the end of the course


I learnt a lot more than I expected and will be coming back for more courses. This course has given me a lot more appreciation and respect for footwear and pattern making.

Francine (France)

she attended the
Shoe Design and Pattern Making course

The summer course offers a great opportunity to explore and see up close the world that moves around the making of shoes. Illustration, graphic design, modeling are modules held by professionals with long experience in the sector. The addition of guided tours in tanneries, shoe factories and meetings with experts make this course indispensable for those young people who want to undertake a career in a world as stimulating as that of footwear.


she attended the
Shoe Design and Pattern Making course

Italian warmth. Teaching excellent. Small Classes and in english, trips. Inspiring, interesting and open for future opportunities. This is a perfect chance to understand the level of profession needed within the undustry.


she attended the
Shoe Design and Pattern making course
Fashion Design Course bachelors degree

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