Telestia was developed by the Fashion School SITAM-AB in Greece, which since 1970 provides training courses, methodologies and unique work tools for fashion and clothing.
SITAM-AB School of Fashion Design and Applied Arts was founded in 1970 in Thessaloniki, Greece, and since 1980 it also operates in the centre of Athens. SITAM-AB has forged strong links with the field of Garment Manufacture in the North and South of Greece and has grown with the industry. It is the strongest training institution in Greece in the field of Fashion and Design, always showing vision and innovation in its training methods, both in terms of fashion, design and technology.
In the '90s it developed a strong international dimension with links and collaborations within and outside Europe.
SITAM-AB has developed a strong European and International Profile. It takes part in international fashion and design exhibitions such as IGEDO in Dusseldorf, Herrenmode in Koln, Euromode - Textilia and Furnidec in Thessaloniki, various European Biennale, the international eLearning conference in Karlsruhe. It participates in the International Young Designers Fashion Shows in England (Kent Institute of Art and Design) and Holland (Katholike University in Niechmegen) with the aim of promoting creativity and innovation in Design and giving opportunities to young graduates. Read more about Sitam-AB:www.sitam-ab.com
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