The Altos de Chavón School of Design distinguishes itself by extraordinary talent, noticeable throughout the year in student projects, presentations, community initiatives and involvement. It is made even more apparent at the culmination of their term when we can witness their final collections and what they have been building towards throughout the year. The students of […]
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Rudi Spadafora Celebrates his 89th Birthday in Casa de Campo!
The always smiling Rudi Spadafora has a lot to be happy about! The just-turned 89 year old celebrated his birthday Saturday evening surrounded by friends and family in his Casa de Campo villa. In attendance were close friends like Bibi Palmieri, Luigi Calegari, and Marty Chattman as well as notable community members including Yrene and Mauro Caslini of IB Nautica; Spanish […]
“The True Cost”: A Movie about Fashion’s Impact on the World
Not long ago, the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) held its sixth edition in the country, this year under the theme “Yo soy sostenible” (I am sustainable). Many films were presented in an effort to bring awareness to environmental changes and harmful industry practices within countries around the world, and included issues on public policies, clean […]
Capturing the Magic of Chavón in a Fashion Exhibition by the School of Design
The fashion students of Altos de Chavón School of Design presented their final collections this past Wednesday night in the Davidoff Studios. Although much of Casa de Campo has simmered down in the last few weeks, all who were in town flocked to the eagerly awaited exhibition.
Chavón School of Design comes to the City: Celebrating the Inauguration in SDQ
In an expansive and ultra modern facility, the Altos de Chavón School of Design inaugurated its new campus in Santo Domingo on Thursday April 21st. After three decades in its premier location in Casa de Campo, several programs make their way to the capital this Fall to integrate students into the country’s fast-moving and ever […]
Estilo 2016: Chavón Fashion Seniors to Showcase their Final Collection this Wednesday!
It is with enthusiasm and sentiment that we announce the fashion department’s graduation from the Altos de Chavón School of Design. This is the last year the fashion program will be in our Casa de Campo quarters as it moves to Santo Domingo in the Fall- more details on the new facility’s inauguration coming soon! […]
Happy 88th Birthday, Rudi Spadafora!
A very ‘Happy Birthday’ goes out to Rudi Spadafora from us here at Casa de Campo Living. The beloved community member and outdoor enthusiast celebrates his 88th birthday! We spoke with his daughter, Marina Spadafora, Director of the Altos School of Design, to get the details on his special day.
Marina Spadafora: New Director of Fashion in Chavón
The Altos de Chavón School of Design has always been characterized by including within its faculty a community of designers and artists dedicated to academic excellence. Extraordinary people who support the human and creative vision of their students, allowing them to develop into successful professionals in an ever-changing and competitive world.