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Polimoda International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Vllla Favard sul Lungarno 03.JPG
Villa Favard, entrance to the school
Type Fashion school
Established 1986 (1986)
President Ferruccio Ferragamo
Dean Danilo Venturi
  • Villa Favard
  • via Curtatone, 1
  • 50123 Florence
Website www.polimoda.com

Polimoda is a fashion school in Florence, capital of Tuscany, Italy. It is directed by Danilo Venturi.[1] It was founded in 1986 as a joint project of the cities of Florence and Prato, and the Fashion Institute of Technology of State University of New York.[2] It is a member of the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes.[3] It is not listed by the Italian ministry of education, the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, among the institutions authorised to award degrees in music, dance and the arts.[4]


  1. ^ Jemma Gray, Harry Weiler ([n.d.]). Istituto Polimoda Florence. Not Just a Label. Accessed December 2013.
  2. ^ "Fashion Institute of Technology - Home Page". Fitnyc.edu. Retrieved December 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes". Iffti.com. Retrieved December 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ Istituzioni autorizzate a rilasciare titoli di Alta Formazione Artistica, Musicale e Coreutica (art.11 DPR 8.7.2005, n.212) (in Italian). Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca. Accessed March 2015.