Footwear Design MA Program

Duration  
16 weeks  (480 hours)

Days and Hours 
Weekdays
09:30 - 12:30
13:30 - 16:30

Start date 
January 2017

Language
Turkish, English

Application: Applicants are to attend an interview for admission. Applicants are expected to have received education in Fashion Design, Fashion and Textile Design or Industrial Design Bachelor Degrees.

For more detailed information:
Telephone: 02122194141 (1006)

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PROGRAM CONTENT

The leather industry is one of the most important and integral parts of the fashion industry, and due to advancing technology the field is open to improvement and competition.

Each day, individuals who have received professional education in the leather industry, and who are equipped with the skill sets for the needs of the industry, are more in demand. With this program, on which you will receive global standard training, you will find a place for yourself in the leather industry.

In this program, starting with research methods for leather footwear, you will become familiar with the market for the products you will design, identify the best materials and technology to use, and learn the key to integrating all of these into your design process. During the program, as well as collection planning, prototype preparation and 3D modeling courses, you will also work in workshops to improve your technical skills, and find an opportunity to learn about real life practices, making industry visits, along with learning theoretical information.

WHEN YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE PROGRAM, YOU WILL;

  • Know the path to follow in the process of leather design,
  • Understand technical practices such as leather material and equipment selection, material effect, pattern making and sewing etc. in the footwear and accessories field,
  • Learn the 3D Modeling Program (RHINO),
  • Prepare prototypes,
  • Develop concepts using the research methods,
  • Develop designs and plan collections.

WHO CAN JOIN THE PROGRAM?

  • Anyone who has completed a bachelor degree in the fashion and textile or industrial design fields, has specialized in the field of leather and accessories design, and wishes to work as a designer in the industry.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Fashion Designer
 



PROGRAM CONTENT

 It will finish with a final collection, which participants create and prepare carrying out concept researches on a research topic of their choice in the field of leather shoes.

  • Footwear Design and Practices

     Leather Material and Samples

     Development of Design Ideas and Concept

     Making Footwear Lasts: Making Gova Shoes

     Prototype Preparation

     Conversion of Design Ideas into Commercial Collections

     Drawings of Technicalities and Their Presentation

  • Computer-aided Design 1: RHINO

     Introduction to the Rhinoceros Program: Displaying Interface

     2D Drawing Techniques

     Surface Creation Techniques: Surface Modification Techniques

     Analysis and Technical Drawing

  • Collection Planning and Presentation

     Design Proposal: Developing Design Ideas, 3D Operations

     Planning a Footwear and Accessories Collection

     Drawing Technicalities

     Creating a Collection Portfolio

     Preparing Prototypes

  • Computer-aided Design 2: RHINO

     Preparing Final Project Drawings and Presentations