Master in Surface and Textile Design

Istituto Marangoni

Program Description

Master in Surface and Textile Design

Istituto Marangoni

Master in Surface & Textile Design

The master is intended for those learners who already have a specific qualification, or who are practicing professionals in this sector. the course will begin by offering an in-depth history of fabrics and the trend in the return to décor through new technologies withthe development of a design collection that will be part of a learners portfolio of work.

The course will deal with the historical and cultural roots of the birth of Décor. there will then be an analysis of the successive technical developments in surface and in the general field of design. the learner will engage in a research phase in the study of its application to materials and fabrics. the subject of contemporary technologies will also be explored for its influence in the transformation and subsequent development in furnishings, wallpaper design, decoration of ceramics and porcelain tableware.

The learner will acquire the basic principles of analysis, after which they will elaborate, with a creative approach, their own personal style that will evolve from research and studio work supported by the faculty. thanks to experimentation in fabrics, design and colors, the learner will pass from the conception of a creative idea to being able to respond to the needs of the market. the project envisions the development of proposals for materials that can be used in either interior or exterior design.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand materials and fabrics as well as technologies and their appropriate transformation in industry production;
  • Evaluate with a critical approach the needs of the consumers, the market and trend, tied to a precise target or design brand;
  • propose designs that represent a contemporary language for surfaces;
  • carry out extensive research in both in a complex context and independently.

Course themes

  • emotional approach
  • understanding surface
  • design for surfaces
  • research methods

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded with an Istituto Marangoni certificate.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2017
1 year
Full time
20,900 EUR
Start date Oct. 2017
Italy Milan
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 20,900 EUR
enrolment fee: € 5.000