Shoe Design

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in Shoe Design, students will learn design techniques of various shoes for different scenes and are unique, which is characteristics of Italian shoes. For example, precious shoes like jewelry, shoes that fit one’s feet as if it’s part of the body with airly touch like feather. Students will research and analyze colors, patterns, shapes, and design and learn shoes design diversity, changes, and advanced application, and complete their own design. The main focus of the course is to encourage each student’s uniqueness and to convey it into design through original, free and rich expression.

Instructors :
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.

(*Shoe design course taken as an optional course to shoe making course during academic year is offered with different price as regular shoe design course price. Please refer to the price list.)




2 weeks Course Sample Schedule

week day AM PM
1st week Sun. Arrival in Florence
Mon. Orientation, City tour, Welcome Lunch Lessons
Tue. Lessons Independent Study
Wed. Lessons Lessons
Thu. Lessons Independent Study
Fri. Art visit Free time
Sat. Cultural Activity
2nd week Sun. Free time
Mon. Lessons Lessons
Tue. Lessons Independent Study
Wed. Lessons Lessons
Thu. Lessons Independent Study
Fri. Art visit, Independent Study Free time
Sat. Housing Check-out

Fees and Schedule 2021
(fees - includes accommodation, daily meal vouchers, and weekly visits, etc.)

2 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 12 weeks
Fees (Tuition Fee + Accommodation, etc.)
€2,600 €4,600 €6,400 €8,200 €11,000
Number of Lessons (*1 Lesson = 45 minutes)
21 lessons/week (with instructors)
+ 21 Independent Study/week (without instructor)
Credits
3 6 9 12 18
Check-in (Sun) - Check-out (Sat)
[ 2021 ]
May 2 – May 15
May 16 – May 29
May 30 – Jun. 12
Jun. 13 – Jun. 26
Jun. 27 – Jul. 10
Jul. 11 – Jul. 24
Jul. 25 – Aug. 7
Aug. 22 – Sep. 4★
Sep. 5 – Sep. 18
Sep. 19 – Oct. 2
[ 2021 ]
May 2 – May 29
May 16 – Jun. 12
May 30 – Jun. 26
Jun. 13 – Jul. 10
Jun. 27 – Jul. 24
Jul. 11 – Aug. 7
Jul. 25 – Sep. 4★
Aug. 22 – Sep. 18★
Sep. 5 – Oct. 2
[ 2021 ]
May 2 – Jun. 12
May 16 – Jun. 26
May 30 – Jul. 10
Jun. 13 – Jul. 24
Jun. 27 – Aug. 7
Jul.25 – Sep.18★
[ 2021 ]
May 2 – Jun. 26
May 16 – Jul. 10
May 30 – Jul. 24
Jun. 13 – Aug. 7
Jun.27 – Sep. 4★
Jul. 25 – Oct. 2★
[ 2021 ]
May 2 – Jul. 24
May 16 – Aug. 7
May 30 – Sep. 4★
Jun. 13 – Sep. 18★
Jun.27 – Oct. 2★
★ Painting, jewelry making, art history, enjoyment, Italian, English, home cooking, home cooking / Dolce, gelato, barista courses only
Note:
Due to a SUMMER BREAK, the school will be closed from August 7, 2021, to August 22, 2021.

Including

Enrollment fee, Tuition,
Facilities fee (no materials),
Orientation meeting,
Welcome lunch,
Welcome kit (city map, pen, notebook, file folder, bus pass, one lunch ticket),
Weekly guided art visits to the best attractions and historical monuments of Florence,
Housing: shared apartment – twin room (single room available),
Housing utilities expense,
Daily meal vouchers (2 daily meal vouchers a week + 4 Coffee/tea/mineral water vouchers a week),
Cultural excursions: once every 2 weeks (e.g.: ceramic laboratory visit, antique market of Arezzo visit, trip to Pisa, trip to a Tuscan farmhouse, Pizza lesson),
English interpreter during lessons with the teacher

  • Intensive lessons: 21 lessons/week with the instructors + 21 Independent Study/week (without instructor)
  • 1 lesson=45 minutes
  • Materials for artworks used or consumed individually by students are not included in the fees above.
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