Looking for Designers – II Edition



The aim of the project is to find young talents who are determinated to become the textile professionals of tomorrow. The project includes a first 6 month internship ( with a 1000 € monthly expense allowance plus lunches at the company canteen) in one of the various companies of the Group: Marzotto Lab, Marzotto Wool and Ratti.

After a first short stage of training, with the visit of the different departments, the interns will be integrated in the creative area where they will working for a specific project.

Activity will include archive research (company artistic patrimony) and the elaboration of a collection (moodboard, colors palette, rendering, etc…)

There will be visits, meetings and in-depht thematic talks at Fondazione Antonio Ratti (www.fondazioneratti.org) and with Fashion Textile experts invited to share their experience in the sector.

At the end of the internship, the best designers will be offered a position as apprentice, with an occupation in the style departments of the Group.



Applicants must be between 19 and 28 years old, from schools/universities of all over Europe.

An internal commission will evaluate the applications and will select the most interesting portfolios.

The selected applicants will be contacted to fix a selection interview.

The selection will evaluate the applicant’s qualification (degree or diploma, previous internships or apprenticeships in the textile sector and passion for textile design) and his/her level of creativity and knowledge that should appear in the projects presented in the portfolio.

The project will start on 4th September, 2017



Applications to the project can be done directly in this page ( click on “Candidate”) or via mail to: lookingfordesigners@marzottogroup.it, no later than 31 May 2017 and they must include a CV and a portfolio with at least two projects/collections.