Karl Flowers is the Technical Director at Authenticae Ltd, who specialise in leather biodegradability. He started his tanning career with the Leather Industries Research Institute, LIRI (in South Africa) and has actively consulted and researched in all leather and material fields.
Karl has taught every topic of leather technology and leather science, to varying depths, from certificate level to PhD, and is currently the external examiner for the International School of Tanning Technology. Karl is consulting Technical Editor for International Leather Maker. Karl’s research focusses on understanding the sustainability and biodegradability of leather and leather-like materials, with an active interest in life cycle analysis systems.
You can sign up for both sessions, or either one of them. A certificate will be awarded to attendees completing both modules.
A two-part trend forecast and application workshop under the topic “It Must Be Leather: The next Leather Fashion Trends” will be organised by APLF Academy and MPA SRL to introduce the latest fashion trends and materials to fashion professionals.
Both sessions will be conducted in English.
What will you gain from this course?
Who can join?
Fashion Designer and Cool Hunting Trainer
Style Modainpelle Academy
With rich experience in leather fashion design and trend research, Italian fashion designer Patrizia Prencipe worked for many international brands, and pursued a career in Cool Hunting Trainer.
Patrizia is an ambassador of the Italian know-how and helps fashion companies to understand consumers’ desires.
Travelling and working in several different countries, she collects trends and processes information, tailoring moodboards, depending on local cultures and styles.
She researches news, tastes, and social nuances to contribute to the success of the collection.
Creativity has both artistic and technical sides, that you will discuss and apply with exercises, during her workshop.