Photo: Marco Badiani

Photo: Marco Badiani

an immersion in the Heritage of Prato Industrial City

This one week workshop is aimed at designers and students of different disciplines, and serves as an introduction to the great design heritage of the city and its Textile Museum. It's a 5 day intensive immersion in the Prato textile district through the introduction of many leading companies and key figures that are actively shaping the European textile manufacturing landscape.

Prato and its industrial heritage are of international interest for textile art and design and we are really looking forward to presenting this inspiring city to people from all over the world.

Textile Summer Camp is a project by Lottozero in collaboration with Museo del Tessuto for the Textile Clothing Business Labs project.


What awaits you

  • Practical workshops and expert talks held by industry professionals, artists and designers to expand your knowledge and inspire your creativity
  • Guided tour of the Textile Museum of Prato with focus on machinery and production techniques of specific interest
  • Behind the scene access and introduction to the museum’s archive with particular attention to the industrial product of the Prato area
  • many networking opportunities

Moreover, the Textile Museum will be the starting point for a series of excursions:

  • Guided visits to the local churches and historic palazzi
  • Tours to some of the most exclusive textile production companies and their archives including meetings and introductions to the companies’ leading operatives
Photo: Alessio Lucarini

Photo: Alessio Lucarini

Photo: Marco Badiani

Photo: Marco Badiani

Come to prato!

Sign up for a unique textile experience

Duration: 5 days

Dates: to be decided, new session in planning

Group: we will be holding the camp with a minimum of 10 people up to a maximum of 15 people.

Cost: 650 Euro (includes lunch and aperitivo!) 

Together with


Lana Rigenenerata

a photo series about Prato by Marco Badiani