Sneaker design, pattern and making course

During our classes learn how to do sneaker design and making from Italian experts.
Arsutoria School is the only shoe school in Italy with its own footwear factory inside.
Housing available for students in the same building of the school.

Arsutoria is the Italian academy for shoe makers

In the past 10 years we have been organizing training academies for the most important shoe brands in the field of athletic footwear.
Now you can learn how to design, engineer and make sneakers also in our school in Milan.

4 weeks

Sneaker pattern making & prototyping course

Intensive course for students who want to deepen their knowledge in the most popular shoes in recent years: sneakers, both fashion and performance. Students will address several topics during the course:

  • History of the sneaker
  • Production in the Far East
  • Pattern making for fashion and performance sneakers
  • Making of sneakers prototypes in Arsutoria footwear laboratory
  • Knitted sneakers
2 weeks

Sneaker design course

Take up the challenge of conceiving and designing an original sneaker that knows how to tell a story, its story, in a unique and authentic way. The course has been designed to provide students with a full immersion experience in the sneaker world, in its history, design and step-by-step development from a creative idea to a successful concept.

Want more hands-on shoe courses?

If you're a maker or a designer who likes to get his hands dirty, we have more courses focused on a hands-on approach where you'll learn the ins ad outs of shoe making and design.

4 weeks

Shoe 3D digital course

3D design tools are now a reality in all the major brands, and not only for performance-focused ones. During this course students will learn how to use a specific software for the footwear field (iCAD3D) and a 3D tecnical software (Rhino) to design more complex outsoles.

2 weeks

INTRODUCTION to Shoe making course

Introduction to Shoe Making is the course created by Arsutoria School for those who want to learn how to make classic shoes for men and women. The aim of the course is to provide students with all the practical and theoretical knowledge to build footwear.

Shoe Design Master

Dedicated to those that wish to get a 360° training in the field of shoe design. We offer a special promotion to take all our shoe courses – both design making - and with a discounted price

30 weeks

Students will be challenged with a complete program that will provide a deep overlook of the knowledge required nowadays by the industry. The approach of the course is practical so, not only students will learn every aspect of shoemaking: from design to pattern making through a wide variety of technical patterns for both woman and man from casual to dressy styles but will also have the opportunity to deep dive into materials.

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