70 years of training footwear professionals cannot be wrong: learn why we’re the most renown school for technical and design training in the field of footwear.
* E-learning courses are included in the fees of both the courses in Italy and those in the US but they can also be subscribed separately
Our teachers have been working hard to prepare video lessons to cover all course topics. You will be able to access these contents at your own pace from home.
Learning by doing has always been the center of our training. We will send you all the materials you need to work. Teachers will assign homeworks to assess your understanding of each topic
Teachers will dedicate 100% of their time to review your individual work and to give you feedbacks and suggestions on how to make better. This is a key moment of the course
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.Go to course page
Shoe pattern making courses are our core offering since 1947. Shoemaking courses for professionals who want to work in shoe factories as shoe pattern makers or technicians. Download the Arsutoria Course Plan for 2019 to see all our courses.
The 12 week shoe pattern making class is the fundamental of our training that we suggest to both designers and technicians. Most of the training hours are dedicated to learn upper pattern making techniques. During the last weeks of the course students design a shoe that they make in the sample shoe factory of the school together with Italian shoe mastersGo to course page
Spend four weeks with expert Italian shoe makers and learn how to make shoesGo to course page
Intensive course for students who want to deepen their knowledge in the most popular shoes in recent years: sneakers, both fashion and performanceGo to course page
We offer different short courses on Shoe Design for students who want to improve their knowledge of shoe merchandising and marketing, shoe digital design and shoe 3D design. Download the Arsutoria Course Plan for 2019 to see all our courses.
Dedicated to those who wish to launch their own brand of shoes and to those who wish to work as shoe designers in a company. The agenda covers subjects as shoe sketching by hand, digital design with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, merchandising planning of a shoe collection.Go to course page
One-week intensive shoe workshops in the US targeted to those who work in footwear companies. These professionals attend our courses to improve their career. In the same class, we have shoe designers, technical developers but also planners, cost analysis and shoe merchandisers that wish to upgrade their knowledge on how shoes are made.
A five days course in New York City dedicated to those who wish to know more on how dress and casual shoes are made. The course covers topics such as shoemaking of different constructions, materials and components used, international sourcing strategies and analysis of product costing. With the support of FFaNY (Fashion Footwear Association New York)Go to course page
A five days class in Boston dedicated to those who wish to know more in depth how outdoor casual and performance shoes are made in shoe factories, with a focus on the engineering of molded soles. The course covers topics such as shoemaking of different constructions, materials and components used, international sourcing strategies and analysis of product costing. With the support of TwoTen Footwear FoundationGo to course page
A five days course in Los Angeles dedicated to those who wish to know more on how dress and casual shoes are made. The course covers topics such as shoemaking of different constructions, materials and components used, international sourcing strategies and analysis of product costing. With the support of FFaNY (Fashion Footwear Association New York) and TwoTen Footwear FoundationGo to course page
Our e-learning courses offer a basic – but at the same time in depth – knowledge on how shoes are made. Subjects of the video lessons cover topics such us name of shoe styles, explanation of shoe manufacturing processes for the different shoe constructions and materials used to make shoes. All courses are taught in english. They can be subscribed separately or together at the special price of 600 €.