Rosalba Fucci

Knitwear Designer
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• Award-winning knitwear specialist designer and innovator with a Master's Degree from the Royal College of Art and relevant work experience in the luxury fashion market. • Passionate conceptual technical thinker that seamlessly combines strong inspirational research with advanced fabric development to turn every design concept into a knitted structure.

Previous Brands
Shima Seiki Europe
Nina Dorfer
Politecnico di Milano
Loro Piana
Work Experience
Knitwear and Jersey Design Graduate Trainee
Nov ‘21 - Now

Support the Womenswear and Menswear Design Teams in all their activities related to the design and development of seasonal Mainline and Runway collections, reporting to Design Director Winni Lok. -collection research through online, vintage, books, and museums following design briefs -seasonal sketch production, amendments, and colourups using hand and digital tools -Adobe Photoshop renderings, Illustrator artworks (jacquards, intarsias, ribs patterns...), embroidery placements -responsible for creating knitted and jersey swatches/ mock-ups/ trials, draping on the stand and making toiles -participating and taking notes during in-house fittings -photographing and organising prototypes and samples, maintaining and updating archives -assisting the Runway Team during show preparation and backstage organisation for AW22 and SS23 catwalk shows -assisting the Pre-collection Team during the preparation, styling and shooting of seasonal Lookbooks

Apex-4 Design Training Course
Apr ‘21 - Apr ‘21
Shima Seiki Europe

Stoll M1+ Basic Programming and Knit course
Sep ‘19 - Sep ‘19
Nina Dorfer

Ready-to-wear Womenswear Design Intern
Jan ‘18 - Jul ‘18

Simultaneously supporting diferent Design Teams (Outerwear, Ready-To-Wear, Knitwear, Soft Accessories and Kidswear) for the design of SS19 and FW19 collections. -helping Designers with the production of accurate sketches, technical drawings and launch packs -preparing and updating presentation boards -managing communications between the Design and Product Development departments -ensuring the department is organised and tidy

Curation Team “Maglia, punto.” exhibition
Sep ‘17 - May ‘18
Politecnico di Milano

Curation Team “Maglia, punto.” exhibition showcasing the MF1 historical knitwear archive. - archive research and selection - exhibition planning - build-up and takedown supervision - opening night event organization - catalogue design and proofreading

Loro Piana Knit Game 2017 winner
Sep ‘17 - Jul ‘17
Loro Piana

International contest asking students to design a knitted textiles collection following a given brief and exploring the potential of the company’s most iconic yarns. Winners are awarded a monetary prize and have the opportunity to produce their collection inside Loro Piana’s headquarters and exhibit it at Pitti Filati.

French - Basic
English - Fluent
Italian - Native
Location Preference
Open to relocation
Work Pattern
Employment Preference
Freelance Assignments
Hourly Consulting
Permanent Positions
Education & Training
Royal College of Art
‘18 - ‘21
Master of Arts
Textiles Design Knit
Politecnico di Milano
‘14 - ‘17
Bachelor of Arts
Fashion Design
IIS Luigi Cremona
‘09 - ‘14
Scientific High School Diploma
Maths and Science