Creative Academy, Richemont Group

Creative Academy is the corporate design school of the Richemont Group, the holding that owns luxury Brands such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Baume & Mercier, IWC Schaffhausen, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Officine Panerai, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin, Montblanc, Chloé, Lancel.  The Master of Arts in Design lasts ten months in total, starting in January and ending in November. Seven month of classes are offered at the Creative Academy in Milan and then a three month internship will be offered in one of the luxury brands of the group mentioned above.

The Master Program is a postgraduate training school specializing in luxury design and focused on providing professional practice and rare access to the luxury industry.


Courses Overview

Students who take the Masters of Arts in Design course will:
| Be in a curated group of only 20 students to ensure premium quality of teaching
| Achieve a high-level specialization in the Design of Luxury Products - jewelry, watchmaking and accessories
| Understand the professional world of a luxury brand, thanks to Brand Projects commissioned to the students by the prestigious Brands of the Richemont Group and followed directly by their Creative Directors and various professionals
| Do an internship in one of the Maisons of Richemont Group
| Full scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students (10.000 € + VAT)

Applications must reach the Creative Academy by mid-September.


Life in Milan

Living in Milan is an added benefit for Creative Academy students.  Synonymous with style, culture, art and an entrepreneurial spirit, Milan is an epicenter for Italian creativity and acknowledged worldwide as the capital of industrial and fashion design. Milan hosts important design events as the annual Salone del Mobile, considered the global benchmark for interior decoration and design.

Success stories are common among Creative Academy students. The Master Program is tailored to help its talented young designers find inspiring work opportunities, be it with the Maisons, by launching a brand or working independently – please click here for further stories from the Creative Academy.