Arsutoria bag courses in Italy

Choose a path and boost your career in the bag and leathergoods industry

Bag technical path

Students will be introduced to the world of bags starting from basic individual tools knowledge, passing trough pattern making, use of machineries, to achieve the realization of a leather bag. To practice hands-on skills and stimulate cooperation among students, two group activities will be organized: each student will be asked to complete a different task and coordinate individual work with those of the other students to produce a complete prototype of a bag.

10 WEEKS
Bag pattern making and prototyping course

Students will be introduced to the world of bags starting from basic individual tools knowledge, passing trough pattern making, use of machineries, to achieve the making of a leather bag

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Andrea Camacho
Industrial Engineer

I want to start my own business in the bag industry

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Andrea Camacho
Industrial Engineer

Andrea is a young industrial engineer, graduated from Universidad de Los Andes who fell in love with leather handbags. Andrea has always loved design and while working on her graduating project being a business plan for leather goods, she also developed designs and first prototypes, she felt the urge to pursue this path with the aim to be able one day to launch her own brand.

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Naveen Kumar Perumal
Family Business

Bags are a family business I am intended to move forward

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Naveen Kumar Perumal
Family Business

Naveen is a civil engineer and architect who comes from a family business with a strong tradition on footwear making. He has been working in the family business for almost 3 years but has decided to learn about bags to actually look for new market opportunities.

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Miline Van Houtte
Started a bag workshop

Changed my career and opened a bag retail shop.

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Miline Van Houtte
Started a bag workshop

With a background in the pharmacy industry, Miline decided recently to follow her passion and to start a business in the bags together with a friend. She has opened a bag retail shop with a manufacturing workshop in Brussels. In Arsutoria School she has attended both the pattern making and the design course.

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Giulia Forcellini
From retail to product development

I wanted to strengthen my skills in technical product development

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Giulia Forcellini
From retail to product development

Giulia has a background in law but she always worked in fashion retail. After few years at Hermes, she decided to take the pattern making course. Right after graduating, she found a job in a leading high-end bag manufacturer in Milan where she started a career in product development.

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Bag design path

The Arsutoria design path is targeted to those that understand the value of being technically prepared to design a bag. The bag design path covers but it is not limited to: sketching, using digital tools, creating a merchandising plan, building a line. Meet costs targets and learn how to bring collections to market within short timeframes.

4 WEEKS
Bag collection design course

The course is targeted to students graduated in fashion schools, to professionals already working in the field of bags (both in bag brands or retailers) and to profiles with different backgrounds who intend to explore the possibility to pursue a career in the bag industry

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Barbara Moresco
Product Designer

I want to be a better designer to better serve my clients

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Barbara Moresco
Product Designer

Barbara is a product designer who came to Milan to take the Accessory Design Master program at Politecnico, also graduated in Fashion Business at Marangoni, then decided to further specialize in Bag design at Arsutoria. She has also learned about jewelry design techniques that combines within her bag design. Currently she works as consultant designer developing special project for prominent brands.

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Kirstin Scharlau
Bag trade and marketing background

I want to expand my knowledge on drawing techniques

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Kirstin Scharlau
Bag trade and marketing background

Kirstin has a family business in bags trade in Spain. She recently started her own brand taking advantage of the experiences she made in Advertising , Marketing and PR. She attended Arsutoria to learn better the drawing techniques as well as to broad her knowledge on materials.

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Yoshimi Sugiyama
Design teacher in Japan

I want to improve my skills as a bag designer

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Yoshimi Sugiyama
Design teacher in Japan

Yoshimi is a Fashion Goods Design instructor at Ueda College of Fashion in Osaka, Japan. She majored in Fine Arts to then become a designer and came to ARSUTORIA with the intention to broaden and deepen her skills to pass her new knowledge to her students once back in Japan.

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Vassily Skinner
Started a brand in bags

I started my own bag brand and I wanted to know more

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Vassily Skinner
Started a brand in bags

Vassily has a passion for travels, art and multiculturality. She attended Arsutoria late in her career and she took both the pattern making course to learn the secrets of bags constructions and the design course. Started her brand in 2016 with a support with a School teacher with the manufacturing in Italy. The same year she attended the London Fashion Week for the first time.

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