Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Apparel + Fashion Design Programs

(5 Results)
  • Apparel Design Certificate

    Philip Sawyer, Certificate Advisor

    In this program, students have the opportunity to develop skills in clothing design, sketching, patternmaking and draping, garment construction, textiles, and critical analysis. The curriculum also provides exposure to business practices, entrepreneurship, material sourcing, merchandising, styling and presentation. Students learn to develop their own collections … Read More

  • Fashion Design Certificate for Young Adults

    Cathy Davis-Hayes, Certificate Advisor

    RISD has a great reputation for producing up-and-coming fashion designers and likewise, RISD/CE strives to make the world of apparel accessible to a younger audience. This certificate program encompasses courses that include instruction in design and sketching techniques as well as the basics of patternmaking, … Read More

  • RISD is committed to developing and sustaining opportunities, programs and networks that address the challenges, meanings, and importance of art and design in a global context, and prepare creative agents for a changing world.  RISD: Global Summer Programs is a collaborative effort brought to you … Read More

  • Summer is the perfect time to come to Rhode Island School of Design to explore new avenues of personal and professional artistic development, or to reach a new level within a current direction. The Summer Studies Program in the visual arts encompasses a wide spectrum of … Read More

  • Year-round, RISD/CE's Young Artist Program provides a strong grounding in the visual arts and encourages creative and personal growth through self-expression. Each course creates a dynamic environment where students build self-confidence along with a foundation of creative and technical skills. Classes are offered evenings and … Read More

Apparel + Fashion Design Courses

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  • Kidstyle!

    Angela Ackerman, Ages 9-12, Jun 29 — Jul 10, Monday - Friday, 9am-12pm

    Kids love fashion too! They often have fabulous ideas on what they would like to wear, so it makes great sense to offer this course as a prelude to the… Read More
  • Introduction to Fiber Arts: Weaving, Dyeing + Printing

    Rhonda Fargnoli, Ages 13-17, Jun 29 — Jul 02, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday + Thursday, 9am-4pm

    This weeklong intensive in textiles will strengthen your understanding of and push your creativity in the beautiful fiber mediums. This camp is beneficial for students who are exploring fashion, textile… Read More
  • Young Fashion Designers: A Runway to Success

    Section 01, Candace French, Ages 12-17, Jun 29 — Jul 10, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    Fashion tells us much about our lives, our values and ourselves. Why else do we make such stars of Karl Lagerfeld and his colleagues? Discover what it takes to be… Read More
  • Young Fashion Designers: A Runway to Success

    Section 02, Candace French, Ages 12-17, Jun 30 — Aug 04, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Fashion tells us much about our lives, our values and ourselves. Why else do we make such stars of Karl Lagerfeld and his colleagues? Discover what it takes to be… Read More
  • Deconstruct to Reconstruct: Upcycled Couture

    Beth Bentley, Ages 18+, Jul 01 — Aug 06, Wednesdays + Thursdays, 9am-4pm

    Americans generate roughly nine billion pounds of used clothing annually, representing six percent of household waste destined for landfills -- hardly sustainable practice. In this course, we take creative action… Read More
  • Color: From Theory to Practice

    Harel Kedem, Ages 18+, Jul 02 — Aug 07, Thursdays + Fridays, 9am-4:30pm

    Essential to creative development, the effective use of color can still elude the most sophisticated artists and designers. This course explores the intricacies of using color in fine art and… Read More