6-14 October 2017

Fabric Manipulation

Caterina Filice

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About the Workshop

In this workshop, participants will be experimenting with swatches and applying different treatments/manipulations that can change the surface of the fabric and create new textures. Participants are encouraged to translate their personal design concept into texture, using the techniques shown.

About Caterina Filice

Caterina Filice is an Italian designer who has worked in set costume and textile design. As a fashion designer, she has created collections for both men and women for Italian and international high-end and casual brands. Now Caterina is focused on projects that combine fashion and sustainability. Recently, she worked as a consultant for the United Nations Organization for Industrial Development (UNIDO) on the project “Creative Mediterranean: Creativity through Resilience” based in Jordan. Under her direction and in collaboration with local fashion designers and manufacturing companies, the first womenswear brand completely designed and made in Jordan for international markets was launched. JO! By Creative Jordan will be sold for spring/summer 2018.

About Design Institute Amman

Design Institute Amman was founded in 2012 as a multi-disciplinary design education and training project to upgrade the skills and capabilities of designers and enhance the competitiveness of regional businesses through design. Courses and workshops are open to professionals and design enthusiasts wishing to invest in developing their skills or transitioning into new careers. Design courses offered are in graphic, product, interior, fashion, jewelry and accessories. The Institute also offers summer and after-school courses for kids and teens to create awareness in art and design and lead them into finding a future in design.

Jabal Amman

Complex No 42, Muath Bin Jabal Street, 1st Circle