Designer-in-Residence

Build Your Brand Among Austin’s Top Fashion Designers

Grow Your Brand. Join the Residency.

Designers accepted into this competitive program will have exclusive access to product development, production, and business mentorship.

Technology

  • Access to $13.1M of Gerber Technology equipment and software
  • High-speed automated fabric cutting solutions
  • Sample room / industrial machines
  • Adobe Creative Cloud

Space

  • Branded studio space or Reserved Desk
  • Access to Design Lab
  • Collaborative designer work spaces
  • Showroom / Meeting Space for Clients + Vendors

Sourcing

  • Access to our wholesale network
  • Guidance on material purchase
  • Costing guidance
  • Labor support

Mentors

  • Business Boot Camp
  • Brand Development
  • Marketing Guidance
  • Sales Strategy

Are you a local fashion designer or startup fashion business?

You should apply to become a designer-in-residence.
Admission to the Fashion Incubator is juried by committee and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Questions or Comments?

Highland Campus
6101 Highland Campus Dr.
Building 4000, Ste. 4.1210.00
Austin, TX 78752

fashion.incubator@austincc.edu

Austin Community College District
Highland Business Center
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, TX 78752