Fabric printing dates as far back as 4th century BC and some methods like block and screen printing that became popular throughout Asia, India and then Europe are still used today. Throughout this course we will look at the brief history of prints and printing techniques. You will be introduced to different print families and styles and then you will learn to design a collection of prints based on a theme and a colour range for a capsule collection. Whether you are interested in pursuing a future in fashion, textile design or interior design, this course will open your eyes to the amazing possibilities that prints provide.
• Introduction to a brief history of prints and printing techniques
• Introduction to different print families and styles
• Designing Prints: full drop, half drop, mirror and continuous repeat prints
• Development of prints and patterns for a capsule collection in coherence with a theme and a colour range
After graduating with Honours in Bachelor of Fine Arts and Fashion Design from Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia) Milica moved to Paris to pursue her first internship with Jean Paul Gaultier and Jitrois. It is here that she discovered her predilections for luxury and leather.
In 2011 Milica created a brand of luxury leather goods - Corion, for which she is awarded by Vogue Italia and AltaRoma the young accessories designer of the year award ‘for the level of quality and excellent craftsmanship’ as quoted by the late Franca Sozzani.
In 2015 Milica develops M.Designs, her independent design consulting structure, allowing her to work with premium contemporary brands that combine luxury and sustainability and other rising brands of quality leather goods Made in Italy. Beside designing and developing accessories, Milica mentors young designers and students at IFA Paris.