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Visualizing Inspirational Elements For The Fashion Stylist And Visual Merchandiser

Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising

Guidelines

AUDIENCE

This competition is for candidates who have a first-level degree and/or professional experience in fashion design, fashion styling, visual merchandising, design, photography, architecture or communication. It is also open to candidates with a background in industrial design, journalism, media, or related fields, who have a deep interest in the program’s topics and possess a strong portfolio. 

JURY

Projects will be selected and evaluated by the faculty of the master’s program and the Admissions Jury. 

REQUIRED MATERIAL

• The project must be presented as 10-slides (including mood boards, photographs, renderings, and/or video). Maximum file size 10 MB in one single pdf file. 

• Artistic and professional portfolio of projects 

• Competition application form 

• Curriculum vitae/resume

• Motivation Letter 

• Bachelor’s Degree or Academic Diploma translated into English or official certificate of expected graduation issued by your institution.

• Official transcripts translated into English or most updated official transcripts if not yet graduated.

• Passport 

• Language Certificate

• IELTS 5.0 Academic or recognized equivalent certificate to be submitted within one month of course start date. 

* Application fee is waived for competition participants

PRIZES

• One scholarship covering 60% of the total tuition fee of the master’s program 

• One scholarship covering 50% of the total tuition fee of the master’s program 

• One scholarship covering 40% of the total tuition fee of the master’s program 

• Two special mentions covering 20% of the total tuition fee of the master’s program 

Prizes will be calculated on the standard tuition fee, which is EUR 28.600 (for non-EU passport holders, not including diploma fee) and EUR 19.900 (for EU passport holders, not including diploma fee). 

Prizes will be calculated on the standard tuition fee amounting to €28.600 (for non-EU passport holders - diploma fee is not included) and €19.900 (for EU passport holders - diploma fee is not included).

SCHEDULE 

The works must be sent to Domus Academy by and no later than 25th October, 2019. Candidates will be informed about the results of the competition by email on 26th November, 2019. 

MASTER’S PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising program blends the roles of the visual merchandiser and the fashion stylist to create a new professional profile: the visual fashion brand communicator, whose scope encompasses lookbooks, advertising campaigns, editorials, websites, social media, and multi-sensorial retail concepts. 

You will learn how to convey the brand values and identity of a fashion collection through powerful image-based storytelling and visual merchandising strategies for window and in-store displays. 

ELIGIBILITY

• Candidates already holding a first-level academic diploma or bachelor’s degree, or who are about to graduate within the academic year 2018–19 

• Candidates who have a working knowledge of the English language (IELTS 5.0 academic or equivalent certificate required within one month of course start date) 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

• All moral and authorship rights remain that of the author. 

• The projects sent to Domus Academy will not be returned. 

• All the material created for this competition must be unpublished work developed by the candidate, not used on previous occasions. 

• Domus Academy is entitled not to award the scholarship if the projects are deemed not to meet the standards defined by the jury. The jury will make these judgments at its own discretion, and its decision is final. 

• The scholarship described in this public announcement cannot be combined with other economic reductions offered by Domus Academy. 

• The scholarship amount will be deducted from the balance of the tuition fee. 

• If a candidate declines a scholarship offer, the scholarship may be transferred to the next candidate on the list. 

• Winning participants accept that part of their work may be published on the websites and/or social media channels of the institutions involved.