Designer Camp's first ever WINTER CAMP! Partnering with Varola Gallery at the Pacific Design Center, Designer Camp is perfectly situated amongst LA's hottest design brands and designers. We will be offering one day workshops covering Textile Design, Fashion Sketching, Brand Experience, Jewelry Design, and the Beauty Industry. Students can register for individual days or the entire week at a savings. 



Winter Camp

December 18-22, 2017  / 9am - 3pm


Join us all week by registering for the entire camp at a discounted rate ($125 savings)! Students will get to experience five one-day design intensives focusing on Textile Design, Fashion Sketching, Art Mural Design, Brand Experience and Beauty Industry. Students will complete a project each day that supports a social good cause. 

Monday, December 18th - Textile Design
Tuesday, December 19th - Fashion Sketching
Wednesday, December 20th - Art Mural Design
Thursday, December 21st - Brand Experience
Friday, December 22nd - Beauty Industry


Textile Design

December 18, 2017  / 9am - 3pm


Textile Design is the process of creating designs for woven, knitted, printed fabrics or surface ornamented fabrics. This one-day design intensive will explore the roles that textile design plays in product design, the fashion industry, and interior design industry. Students will explore the creative process of textiles through a variety of mediums to map concepts for a finished product that they will take home with them. Along with a final project, students will gather inspiration and research through showroom visits and guest speakers. 

SOCIAL GOOD: Experience the use of environmentally sustainable materials. 


Fashion Sketching 

December 19, 2017 / 9am - 3pm


Fashion sketching is the art of communicating fashion ideas in a visual form that originates with illustration, drawing or painting. Through this one-day design intensive, students will learn how to translate an idea or image into a fashion illustration lead by Gretchen Dawley, a Los Angeles based bridal designer. Along with a finished fashion illustration to take home, students will gather inspiration and research through showroom visits and guest speakers.   

SOCIAL GOOD: Design for Dressember, a non- profit who is helping in the fight against human trafficking.


Mural Design

December 20, 2017 / 9am - 3pm


A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other permanent surface. Through this one-day design intensive, students will collaborate with a professional mural artist to create a unique piece of art that will collectively be displayed in the Designer Camp Studio Gallery. Along with a final art piece, students will gather inspiration and research through street art and local art murals around the West Hollywood Design District. 



Brand Experience

December 21, 2017 / 9am - 3pm


Brand experience is defined as sensations, feelings, cognitions, and behavioral responses evoked by a brand's design, identity, packaging, communications, and environments.Through this one-day design intensive, students will be immersed in the behind the scenes process of creating a brand experience. We will be visiting the new Google pop-up shop and Nordstrom Local, the company's latest boutique along with other curated brand experiences in the trendsetting West Hollywood Design District. 



Beauty Industry

December 22, 2017 / 9am - 3pm


The beauty industry generates over a $100 billion annually that is driven by creative design, packaging and marketing. Through this one-day design intensive, students will learn how the beauty industry utilizes design though product, makeup artistry, and scent. We will be taking fields trips to local businesses to learn from the experts, and applying what we have learned back at the Designer Camp Studio. 


Camp Cost


per day**


entire week**

*Entire week discount = $125 in savings


Registration covers all workshops, field trips, guest speakers, lunch, snacks, project materials, design supplies, room rental, camp insurance & staff. Designer Camp is a specialty camp that can only accommodate a limited number of students in order to keep the experience personal, hands-on and unique.

In case of cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be issued. 



Designer Camp takes place in the center of Los Angeles - West Hollywood! Our Designer Camp Studio is located in the Varola Gallery at the Pacific Design Center's DesignLAb in the West Hollywood Design District

Varola Gallery

8687 Melrose Ave, Suite B256

West Hollywood, CA 90069