The place where you can find fashion, art and tradition
Known around the world for its art, Firenze needs no introduction, nevertheless under its exquisite façade the city also has another story to tell. Art, craftsmanship and made in Italy excellence are not concepts frozen in time, they evolve and grow, and in no place is that more evident than the Firenze School of Fashion and Art, where participants not only learn about the creation, practice, curation and promotion of art, and of fashion, but also the new languages in multimedia and artistic visual communication, exploring new cross-pollination in the fields of digital arts, media and new technologies. At the same time, participants will learn how to make the most of the wealth of materials and textiles this city has to offer, enhancing them with new concepts of craftsmanship and as inspiration in fashion design. Whether art & culture directly influence the design of luxury accessories and jewellery, provide the exclusive setting for fashion shows that debut the most talked about collections, or promote Italian sartorial tradition or innovation in Menswear, Istituto Marangoni Firenze School speaks to a truly contemporary audience.
An expert in multimedia art is a professional artist, working with the freedom of artistic expression, and with the skills to work in the world of visual communication.DISCOVER MORE
Study methods in Fashion Design are rigorously oriented towards professionalism, industry demands, and a fine balance of design functionality and aesthetics. From day one, participants find themselves immersed in the fashion system and fashion design methodology, incorporating key trends with bicultural aesthetics and new consumer voices influencing style. Depending on their chosen level of study, participants work on projects such as an in-depth analysis of clothing or accessories manufacturing, or the language of couture construction versus ready to wear. They progress through various stages of the design process from fashion illustration, pattern making, pattern cutting, construction or prototyping, right through to the finished garment or product. Pathways offer further options to specialise in a chosen area or fashion design profession.DISCOVER MORE
ART CURATING & BUSINESS
Working with a radically changing creative field, all Art courses are specifically structured to train and inspire the cultural practitioners of the future, from courses specialising in the art of exhibiting and curating, through to becoming the artist, an expert in multimedia with advanced skills in visual and artistic communication to support freedom of expression.DISCOVER MORE
Style and innovation, responding to new consumer voices and the bicultural world we live in are all key values of Istituto Marangoni study methods, and paramount to the creative world of Fashion Styling. All courses investigate how to make a connection through image, express a story and emotion through style, and propose the most innovative ideas in fashion. Depending on their chosen level of study, participants work on developing their own style portfolio, incorporating photography and a creative vision with visual methods of expression. They investigate new trends in the industry such as artificial intelligence, extended intelligence, and new ways of communicating in a digital age alongside photo shoot preparation and management, photo editing and moving image (multimedia video). Pathways offer further options to specialise in the Fashion Styling profession.DISCOVER MORE
The business of fashion for Istituto Marangoni means being on par with industry developments, on key with the latest issues in the business, and consistently on top of the latest market requests. Combining a wide variety of essential business skills and knowledge with the latest industry developments, all courses in Fashion Business are fine-tuned and specific to the constantly evolving fashion system. Depending on their chosen level of study, participants work on developing key business acumen, from luxury brand management, buying and merchandising, through to marketing, promotion and start-up to name just a few. Subjects including Phygital retail, the fusion of digital and in-store shopping experiences, algorithms defining style, and sustainability are also skills fundamental to today’s successful fashion business graduate. Pathways offer further options to specialise in a chosen area or fashion business profession.DISCOVER MORE
Istituto Marangoni offers a dedicated Careers Service with professional advice and useful information to help students make a smooth transition from school to the workplace.
The goal is to provide specific training, orientation and coaching to students and graduates from Fashion, Design and Art courses, and to help them with their lifelong learning and continuing professional development. Students can access the Careers Service using the dedicated Symplicity platform on their One Log-In.
- Excellent materials and textiles
- New craftmanship
- Menswear & traditional Italian tailoring
- Luxury accessories
- Art as an inspiration to fashion
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Enrolment information for new students
t: +39 05 50351301
Student Service Office
t: + 39 05 50351220