Florence, Italy

Custom (Handmade) Sneakers

when 1 July 2019 - 30 July 2019
language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 3000

A complete program for students who want to learn the full process of handmaking of Sneakers shoes including elements of design and branding and a deep focus on practice. A focus will be given on shoes customization by learning the technique of deconstruction and the craft of traditional shoemaking to reconstruct your own custom sneaker.
This course is provided by Schola which a craftsMANship Academy in Florence. This course is provided in collaboration with Stefano Bemer bespoke shoes

The program consists of 110 hours split between specific modules and supervised project completion in the workshop.

Course leader

Main instructor is Matteo Caparrini a skiller shoemaker who will impart both their theoretical and practical abilities as well as their real world experience as a shoemaker.

Target group

Students should be motivated and focused on working in the field of hand-made
Shoemaking and be prepared to dedicate study and work time over and above the classroom
No experience required

Course aim

This is an complete program which enable students to be able to create their own handmade sneakers shoes, brand and market them in the real market

Fee info

EUR 3000: Fees include: all class works, lessons, use of laboratories, taxes and insurance.
Not included: accommodation and meals, airfare, airport transfer and meals, particular
equipping requested, wooden last and material for personal projects.

Pre-enrollment necessary with a deposit of 1200€


10% Early bird discount for students who will complete the enrollment process by the 28th february