10 weeks

Shoe design course

Creating a collection means developing a project that remains consistent and unique in all its various phases, from inspiration to the physical product.


  • Jan 08, 2024 - Mar 14, 2024

  • May 27, 2024 - Aug 01, 2024

  • Sep 30, 2024 - Dec 05, 2024

Class schedule

Monday - Thursday
Morning 9:00AM - 12:30AM
Afternoon 1:30PM - 5:00PM

Tuition fees

€ 9,000.00

Creativity requires first and foremost the skills for expressing it. It is essential to be able to visually communicate your creative ideas to technicians who will first have to turn them into technical patterns and then into prototypes and samples.
The first step in the world of shoe design is then acquiring the ability to use sketching and illustration tools.

At Arsutoria, we are convinced that it all starts with pen and paper, and so the first few weeks of the course will be dedicated to sketching lasts, soles, heels and shoes.

We are also aware, however, that digital technology has made an extraordinary contribution to the work of designers enhancing drawing quality. Still to the present date, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are the main tools used by designers in addition to pencils and markers. This is why the second part of the design course is dedicated to learning how to professionally use these two tools in the Adobe suite.

The program aims at acquiring designing development skills to conceive a shoe collection. The design path starts with an introduction on technical aspects of shoe constructions and components as shoe designing can not disregard technical knowledge. The path will proceed with the analysis of key factors that have contributed to successful products development, as creativity is, first of all, identifying and elaborating unique and personal inspirational elements. The collection design must be consistent with brand values, must be inserted in a merchandising plan, must shape a creative direction and above all, it needs to be projected forward to propose an innovative view to avoid repeating past styles.

We shall work together on the shoe design storytelling with particular focus on materials and shoe constructions feasibility as design at Arsutoria School is aimed at creating products that bring innovation and value to the brand.

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