Talk: BALANCING CREATIVITY WITH COMMERCIALITY
Saturday, 24 October, 2015
13:30 - Hall 4
Barbara Trebitsch is a designer and Head of the Fashion School at Domus Academy in Milan.
She has performed research and been involved in important exhibitions and publications, has been design consultant for important fashion brands and she has established her own prêt-à-porter collection integrating couture techniques.
She has juried many shows and international competitions as well as being a quest lecturer at institutions worldwide that include: Anhebi Morumbi University, Sao Paolo, Brazil; Gifu District, Japan; Borges Cultural Centre, Argentina; Sophya Anthipolis University, France; Lahti Modelinstitutte, Finland; Univesidad Equinocial Bolivariana, Ecuador; Fukui District, Japan; Lineapelle, Italy; Moda In, Italy; Keymung University, Korea; HEAA, Geneve; Dong Hua University, Shanghai; Stroganovsky University, Moscow; Be Next, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Tiblisi.
She has been part of the selection committee for Project Runway-Italy and founding member of the Fashion Colloquia an academic based network promoting discussion and conferences concerning fashion and education, partnering with series in collaboration with London College of Fashion, Parsons School of Design and IFM Paris. As Head of the Fashion School and Director of the fashion programs at Domus Academy, she has worked closely with many important fashion brands, including: Antonio Berardi, Costume National, Napapijri, Nike, 7 For All Mankind, Swarovski, Moncler, Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace, Timberland, Tod’s Group, Swarovski.