Polimoda

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Polimoda
Vllla Favard sul Lungarno 03.JPG
TypeFashion school
Established1986 (1986)
PresidentFerruccio Ferragamo
DeanDanilo Venturi
Campus
  • Villa Favard
  • via Curtatone, 1
  • 50123 Florence
Websitewww.polimoda.com

Polimoda is a private fashion school in Florence, capital of Tuscany, Italy. The management staff includes Ferruccio Ferragamo as the President, Danilo Venturi as the Director and Linda Loppa[1] as the Advisor of Strategy and Vision.[2]

History[edit]

The school 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.[3] It is a member of the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes.[4] 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.[5]

It offers full-time courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as a variety of short courses.

In 2018 there were about 2300 students of 75 nationalities on three campuses.

Departments[edit]

  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Business
  • Art Direction
  • Design Management

Presidents[edit]

  • Alberto Amorosi
  • Lorenzo A. Ferracci
  • Giovanni Maltinti
  • Renato Cesare Ricci
  • Ferruccio Ferragamo

Directors[edit]

  • Alan Fishman
  • Georgiana Appignani
  • Philippe Taylor
  • Linda Loppa
  • Danilo Venturi

Alumni[edit]

Alumni of the school include Italo Zucchelli, Massimiliano Giornetti, Edgardo Osorio, Luke and Lucie Meier, Torsten Hochstetter, Francesco Risso, Bárbara Sánchez-Kane and Nicholas Kunz.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Linda Loppa's biography". The Business of Fashion. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Polimoda". The Business of Fashion. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Fashion Institute of Technology". Fitnyc.edu. Retrieved 1 December 2013.
  4. ^ "International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes". Iffti.com. Retrieved 1 December 2013.
  5. ^ 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.