Welcome to the Creative Academy School for Design and Applied Arts

Learning to work

Creative Academy bridges higher learning to the working world.

This one of a kind postgraduate program gives 20 talented young designers the rare opportunity to transition directly from the classroom into one of the most prestigious luxury institutions worldwide, the Richemont Group. With both theory and professional training, the Academy helps students apply their creativity to the creation of luxury items.

About The School


The Master Program in Design and Applied Arts

Specializing in Jewelry, Watchmaking and accessories

Top 20

Only 20 of the most promising and successful design students from schools around the world are admitted into Creative Academy's program each year.

Learn from the best

Learn from Richemont Group CEOs, as well as qualified professionals from many domains, including Creative Directors, and professors recruited from our partner schools POLI.design and SDA Bocconi.

Unique Opportunity

Access to professional training, specialized seminars in craftsmanship and with the industry’s top professionals, as well as guided visits in Italy and abroad.

Projects

Opportunities to work on projects outside the Richemont Group, ranging from product design to graphics and web design, with tangible experience and international exposure at events and exhibitions in various sectors.

Maisons’ Projects

Access to real projects commissioned directly by the Maisons. An invaluable experience to apply concrete skills in the working world, while respecting the brand’s tradition and values.

Internship

As a completion of the course, top students are offered a 3-month internship in one of the Richemont Group’s Maisons to hone their skills in a luxury working environment.

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The Richemont group

Richemont owns several of the world's leading companies in the field of luxury goods, with particular strengths in jewelry, luxury watches, accessories and other luxury products. Our Maisons encompass several of the most prestigious names in the luxury industry.

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Alumni Success stories

Many Creative Academy students land the job of their dreams in the prestigious Maisons that make up the Richemont Group. Here are their stories:

Yijun Song

Designer at Cartier
Master of Arts in Design 2009

Marianne Despré

Designer at Van Cleef & Arpels
Master of Arts in Design 2010

Julien Gurtner

Watch Designer at IWC
Master of Arts in Design 2013

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