Master of Textile and Surfaces Design

Master - 10 months

  • School: Fashion
  • IED Credits: 60

    Master of Textile and Surfaces Design

    The Master of Textiles and Surfaces Design addresses pattern design from a multifaceted methodology in which special emphasis is placed on the development of creativity, technical mastery and understanding of processes (printing, digital printing, rotary, ceramics decals, etc.) and on the knowledge of possible commercial applications, textiles, wallpaper, ceramics, home design, stationery, jewellery, etc. The main objective is to train professionals who are capable of adapting to market demands, providing knowledge and skills to generate ideas and develop designs applicable to various products and surfaces.

    With its mixed format, this degree will allow all students to learn, participate and be part of the IED community in person, in physical and virtual classrooms, and remotely. 

    Course file

    Master of Textile and Surfaces Design

    • Type of course : Master
    • Language : Español
    • School: Fashion
    • IED Credits: 60
    • Start date: October 2022
    • Duration: 10 months
    • Timetable : Afternoon 14.00 - 18.00 h (Mon to Fri, 3 to 5 days per week)
    • Attendance: Mixed
    • Qualification: Private A private certificate will be issued at the end of the course
    • Directed to : graduates or professionals in the field of fashion, product and graphic design. Professional experience will be valued
    • Admission process : CV / Cover letter Portfolio (up to 3Mb) / Website. Personal interview, if deemed appropriate by the teaching coordination
    • Enrollment rate: 2500 €
    • Course Fee: 10300 €


    The main objective is to train professionals who are capable of adapting to market demands, providing knowledge and skills to generate ideas and develop designs applicable to various products and surfaces.

    • Establish the necessary foundations to carry out compatible surface designs which can be understood by all kinds of manufacturers and professionals
    • Learn to develop technical specifications that describe, using specific language, your designs for textiles and products
    • Discern the types of materials, industrial processes and application possibilities of surface design for each of these
    • Understand the language, machinery, processes, possibilities, timeframes and specific costs for each sector
    • Apply knowledge to the presentation of designs, both digital and manual
    • Apply personal creativity and knowledge to the different areas covered in the course to handle briefs presented by specialized firms

    Professional Opportunities

    • Pattern designer for textile products
    • Head of graphics department at fashion company
    • Graphic and silkscreen printing designer
    • Pattern designer for homeware products
    • Graphic designer for ceramic products
    • Designer at a firm specialising in graphic printing for fashion products
    • Graphic designer at stationery or wallpaper firms

    Programme Leader

    Laura Martínez del Pozo

    Laura Martínez del Pozo is the founder and creative director of the sustainable fashion brand peSeta®, with which she has collaborated with Marc Jacobs, Primavera Sound, New Museum of New York, Berlinale, Madrid City Council, Loreak Mendian, Ted x Madrid, Mugaritz, etc.

    Since 2015, she has been the host of the “Customiza tu...” show on Canal Decasa/ AMC Networks, which is broadcast in Spain and Latin America. Being a television presenter allows her to bring artisanal and creative work to a wide audience as well as to promote a more conscious and respectful type of consumption.

    In parallel, she carries out International Cooperation projects in small communities of women in Senegal and Palestine for creating and selling textile products.

    Lecturers & Visiting Professionals

    • Mónica Muñoz
      Diseñadora de moda especializada en estampación para producto textil.
    • Ana Escalera
      Creadora de la marca Hola por qué.
    • Flor Arias
      Diseñadora Freelance.
    • José Antonio Roda
    • Ana Ferichola y Natalia Figueroa
      Diseñadoras y creadoras del taller Tánata.
    • Ana Diarte
      Founder - Diarte Rocío León.
    • Gavina Ligas
    • Laura Martínez
    • Elisa Pozo
    • Federico Antelo
    • Raquel Buj
    • Rocío León
    • Inés Rodríguez
    • Libertad Suárez
    • Diego Carpintero
    • Luján Marcos
    • Luisa Amanda Vargas
    • Bianca Vega

    Methodology of the Master’s Degree School

    By completing an IED Madrid master's degree programme, you will access cross-cutting training that complements your knowledge and strengthens your skills, preparing you to be a unique profile in the job market. 

    Online preparatory course: optional

    As a student of this master's degree, you will be able to participate in a preparatory course on basic tools for understanding the functioning of design and the skills, from a technical and personal development point of view, inherent to it:

    • Presentation and portfolio
    • Methodology
    • Social Innovation
    • Photoshop *you will be able to take a level test at the start of the course
    • Indesign *you will be able to take a level test at the start of the course

    Elective subjects: IED credits

    In addition to the core subjects of the master’s degree programme, you may choose between 2 and 5 optional branches that make up the DNA of IED students. These training branches cover the tools that will make the difference in completing your professional profile.

    CoLAB: IED credits

    To enhance the cross-cutting nature of the programmes, we have a collaborative project in which students from different programmes come together to develop one single project. With the guidance of leading professionals in the sector as tutors, the working groups will approach new disciplines and techniques. You will meet profiles from other programmes, you will interact with them as in companies’ multidisciplinary work groups, enjoying a unique experience that will enrich the way you approach a project.
    In addition, this collaborative project will feature two weeks of conferences, workshops and group presentations: WikIED.

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