Founded in 1935 in Milan, Istituto Marangoni has educated 4 generations of creative professionals like Domenico Dolce (Dolce & Gabbana) and Franco Moschino.
SoFA Design Institute founders, Amina Aranaz-Alunan and Loralee Baron-Soong, are both graduates of the esteemed institution. It is their educational experience at the institution that inspired them to establish a specialized design school in the Philippines to make the education accessible to the growing pool of Filipino design talents.
Today, SoFA Design Institute, as Istituto Marangoni’s official affiliate in the Philippines, serves as an information and application hub, which facilitates all inquiries, requirement processing and applications for Istituto Marangoni. SoFA Design Institute also offers pre-advising for prospective students to assist and orient them on programs that best suit their interests and needs.
Istituto Marangoni offers varied design courses – the 3-year basic program branches into specialties including Fashion Design, Fashion Business, Fashion Styling, Interior Design, Product Design, and Graphic Design.
For individuals who already hold a strong educational background but is looking into specializing, Istituto Marangoni’s well-crafted Master’s program includes courses ranging from Accessories Design to Luxury Brand Management.