MAKE YOUR OWN FOOTWEAR DESIGN COLLECTION
You will work on your own design samples through the manufacturing process with selected and highly qualified footwear industry professionals.
6 Prototypes of your designs with their logo from 3 original lasts.
Graduates in Footwear Design, or accreditation of design knowledge through specialized courses and programs.
In Elda (Alicante) Spain, where high quality women’s shoes are manufactured for large luxury firms.
First edition: 11th to 22nd, May, 2020 Second edition: 20th to 31st, July, 2020.
Maximum 6-8 designers admitted per edition.
IMMERSION IN THE PRODUCTION OF WOMEN’S SHOESDIVE TWO WEEKS INTO A SHOE FACTORY
Work on the manufacture of 6 prototypes of your footwear collection. Professional guidance through on-site mentoring.
IMMERSION IN THE SHOE INDUSTRY KNOW THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY Discover the wealth of possibilities offered by the Footwear Components Industry, such as suppliers of: lasts, heels, tanning, textiles, synthetics, etc.
YOUR PROJECT "MANUFACTURES"
During the project you will know/supervise the factory execution of 3 original designs mounted in 3 different lasts, – in number 37 – plus 3 different combinations of the original designs, with their logo stamped on the floor and packaging. You will learn how to develop a complete collection by making the most of the resources you have available.
Choose your lasts, heels, tannings, textiles, synthetics, etc., from thousands of references available in our Footwear Components industry.
Learn how to manage the day-to-day process of footwear production, from the choice of base: lasts and heels, through fitting, cutting, fitting, etc., to packaging; times, shapes, details, precision, in short, producing a correct and diverse footwear collection.
Designers will apply through a project that includes at least 3 design proposals, 20 days before the dates indicated in each edition (order of priority based on feasibility and date of application)
The viability of the project will be analyzed by a professional council of the footwear industry and the admission will be approved based on the fulfillment of the requirements of the project.
Designers must be available in Elda, Alicante, Spain, from the Sunday before the start date of each edition until the Saturday after the start date, to follow the complete development process in a practical way.
The Manufacturing project includes 3 original designs mounted in 3 different lasts, – in number 37 – plus 3 different combinations of the original designs, with your logo stamped on the floor and packaging. Your chosen lasts. Professional orientation. Lunches on working days, factory transports to suppliers on working days. Health and liability insurance.