Spain, Barcelona

Future Materials in Fashion: Lifestyle, Trends and Design - IED Barcelona

when 6 July 2020 - 10 July 2020
language Spanish
duration 1 week
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 1200

Bearing in mind a more sustainable alternative, the Summer Course in Future Materials in Fashion: Lifestyle, Trend and Design, is an intense one week course that focuses in applying new intelligent fabric to design development with active workshops and expertise collaborations. We will explore how we can apply creative concepts efficiently to develop innovative design results to anticipate our future needs and challenges for a more sustainable tomorrow.

Key themes include exploring lifestyle forecasting and future scenarios; work collaboratively with leading technological and research centre Materfad, showcasing a selection of advanced materials that represent a breakthrough in design, engineering and architecture; and applying innovative materials to propose fashion design products as an alternative solution.

Course leader

IED Barcelona

Target group

This course addresses creative professionals that come from a diverse range of disciplines in the fashion fields, who are attracted in enhancing their skills in future innovation and trends applying competitive thinking to design. Advanced design applications are needed. To address international participants, the course will be held in English (although basic Spanish is helpful).

Course aim


- To explore current and future micro/macrotrends in culture, design and society;
- To understand future scenarios and actively re-think future designs;
- To gain better insights of Intelligent materials and fabric applied to design;
- To value the creative process through active team work;
- To enhance fast prototyping to clarify concepts and get valued feedback;
- To actively apply future materials to transmit core concepts;
- To gather and transmit concepts in the final report.

Fee info

EUR 1200: Enrollment Fee: 700 €
Tuition Fee: 500 €


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