Instructor: Aki Choklat

Aki Choklat
Biography: An internationally acclaimed fashion and accessories design professional with over 15 years of academic experience, as well as considerable experience in all levels of the industry (from design to production), with strong leadership and multinational relationship-building skills. Royal College of Art graduate (London), currently the Linda Dresner Endowed Chair in Fashion Design at the College for Creative Studies (Detroit). Academic career includes visiting lecturer roles at various leading international fashion schools. Published author of several books, including Footwear Design (Laurence King, translated into several languages for the global market), which has become the most important design book for the shoe industry?and the most recently published Menswear Trends (Bloomsbury).

Classes by this instructor

In this fully immersive workshop, you will learn to translate your own personal inspiration into a beautiful final footwear illustration using various techniques. Reserved for students at AIA and UPAD.
Friday, March 15, 2024, T*913A
Footwear and handbag design are some of the hottest careers in high demand. Translate your own personal inspiration into a footwear design and create a beautiful illustration. This workshop will provide the framework for a "Footwear Design Project" to bring to your classroom.
Friday, March 1, 2024, T*913A