DAF is proud to have been selected as one of 12 global fashion institutions to collaborate with Italian luxury brand, GUCCI, as part of the newly-launched GUCCI Design Fellowship Program. Every year, one 3rd-year graduate from DAF is given the unique opportunity to intern at the world’s most iconic fashion house, working as part of the design team at Palazzo Alberini in Rome for 12 months.
The non-profit H&M Foundation started the Global Change Award in 2015. The Global Change Award is one of the world’s leading challenges for early stage innovation, and the largest initiative of its kind in the fashion industry.
The Noni Gasa Bursary offers the unique opportunity to get more than just your academy fees paid. With sponsorships from Woolworths, Rain, Elna and Deckle Edge, we will ensure that your living expenses are covered, too.
The FRANKfurtstyleawards 2019 Finale Show was held on the 29th of June 2019 at the Messe Frankfurt Tendence trade fair. 130 students from 37 design schools across 30 countries participated in this year’s competition.
Closing the gap between education and industry, DAF leverages strong relationships with large retailers, independent designers and suppliers within the clothing and textile sector to provide real-life insight and practical learning. We create a dialogue that benefits both the learner and employer through creative engagements.