Spend a Summer of Fashion and Design in Milan and London

Spend a Summer of Fashion and Design in Milan and London

clock_tower_may_2007MILAN, Feb 1, 2008 / FW/ — With a very cold winter, it’s hard not to think of warm sunny summer days. How about spending it in Europe while studying fashion and design.

From June 30 to July 10 in London and from July 15 to July 25 in Milan, students and designers from around the world are once again invited to enroll onto the London Milan Summer Sessions for four weeks of design tuition and experimentation in world-renowned institutions.

Now in its third year this unique collaboration between Central Saint Martins in London, Domus Academy and NABA in Milan enables students to study in two of Europe most inspiring cities taking complementary courses in the field of Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Product Design, Event Design and Art Curating. Last year nearly 150 students from 37 different countries joined the sessions.

The Courses
Beginners courses run 30 June – 25 July 2008 and are hands-on practical courses suitable for beginners and portfolio builders, perfect for students planning on applying for further study or trying something new. Each subject area requires studying in London and Milan.

Courses for 2008 are:

•Contemporary Art and Curating
•Fashion Design
•Fashion Styling
•Graphic Design
•Interior Design
•Product Design
Advanced courses complement each other, often looking at the same branch of design from completely different angles.  Suitable for students who have completed at least two years of a degree in a related subject or recent graduates working in the field who need a boost. Students may enroll for both sessions across London and Milan, or choose just one course in either city.

London:  30 June – 10 July 2008

•Cool Hunting
•Cultural Tour of the Best in Design
•Creating a Fashion Collection
•Interior Design for Retail
•Design for Consumer Electronics
•Experience and Event Design
Milan: 15 – 25 July 2008

•Cool Hunting
•Cultural Tour of the Best in Design
•Creating a Fashion Collection
•Interior Design for Hotels
•Design for Consumer Electronics
•Experience and Event Design
The Colleges

•Central Saint Martins
From the iconic designs of London’s red Routemaster buses and the chopper bike to exquisite fashion at Dior and Chloé in Central Saint Martins’ alumni have made a profound impact on our lives. Our staff and students continue to build on the success of our past by pushing the boundaries of the practice of art and design and art and design education.  In 2007 Central Saint Martins welcomed over 4,200 students on to more than 300 art, design and performance summer courses, in addition to 6,000 term time short course students and 4,500 undergraduates and postgraduates.

•Domus Academy
For more than 20 years, Domus Academy in Milan has shared an eminent place on the world stage as an international postgraduate school. Winner of the Compasso d’Oro, Italy’s most sought after design award, Domus Academy has always been a true pioneer of “Made in Italy” not simply teaching how to design products, but considering design as a complex, challenging activity. Today, Domus Academy welcomes hundreds of students from over 50 countries to its state of the art, teaching and multimedia facilities.

The Milan sections of the beginner courses are run by NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti). NABA is an academy of arts and design which was formed in 1980 by a group of artists, aimed at challenging the rigid academic tradition. NABA training programs are based on a cross-disciplinary method aimed at developing artistic-professional skills and profiles in the fields of art, design, fashion, media and graphic design.

More information and bookings

Online booking and further details available at:
Email enquiries to either:

Or: call the Short Course office at Central Saint Martins:  +44 20 7514 7015
Monday to Friday 9.30 – 17.30.