Scandinavian Textiles and Fashion WorkshopSemester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Design, Fashion Studies, Studio Art
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

Uncover your individual design aesthetic and unleash your creative identity by exploring textiles in fashion and surface design and how they change the way we dress as well as the spaces around us. The course combines visits to global Scandinavian brands the likes of H&M, Filippa K, and Marimekko with readings and studies of tactility, expression, and materials and a workshop component, where you develop your own digital lookbook of individual innovative design work.

Included Travel Component

This course includes a trip to Copenhagen, Denmark. This trip will come at no extra cost to you but is a mandatory part of the curriculum of this course. Travel will take place during the period of your semester known as the ‘Study Break.’

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Interior Design, Visual Arts


Alina Rentsch

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

MFA, Fine Arts, Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, 2022. MA, Transdisciplinarity, Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich, 2019 and BFA, Fashion-Design, Weissensee Academy of Art, Berlin, 2017. Gallery Assistant, Loyal Gallery, Stockholm, 2022-present. Project Manager, Carsten Höller AB, Stockholm, 2019-2020. Art Mediator, KW-Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 2019. With DIS since 2023.

Jeppe Juel Rishøj

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

M.A, Cand.Des, (Fashion Design, The Royal Danish Academy). Jeppe work with an artistic and experimental approach to fashion design, working in a cross field between the digital and analogue mixing traditional clothing construction with digital art and sculpting methods. In his projects Jeppe explores clothes as an extension of the body, and fashion's ability to transform and abstract our physical self. With DIS since 2021.