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Lucas Maethger

Lucas Maethger

Chair of Fashion Design

Fashion Designer and Educator

MA in Fashion Design from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Antwerp, Belgium) in 2003

Work History
Specialized in Men’s wear, Lucas worked as the head of design for Antonio Miro (Spain), Dirk Bikkembergs (Belgium) and Celio (France), while creating his own company By Lucas / L&A Maethger, designing an avant-garde men’s wear line that serves as a creative lab for fashion visions, statements and innovations with a focus on fashion film. Two of these films were part of the official selections in fashion film festivals in Turkey, Paris, Miami and Mexico City.
Maethger also developed his role as a consultant in trend forecasting and creative direction with ready to wear and luxury men’s wear, helping them define their brand identity, designing capsule or full collections, researching trends and analyzing markets.
The designer is not new to Paris College of Art, he used to organize the End-of-Year Fashion shows while teaching the senior collection/ concept development course, as well as investigative research, work methods and fashion strategies, from 2011 to 2016. Maethger has also taught at SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design), in the USA, and LISAA (L’Institut Supérieur des Arts Appliqués) in Paris, where he still holds a position of adjunct faculty.

Book “Fashion Inspiration” – Publishing House DAAB – Stuttgart, Germany
Short Film Festival ASVOFF – L&A Maethger Fashion Film – L.A, USA
L&A Maethger Designs – Royal Museum of Art and History, Brussels, Belgium
L&A Maethger Nomination for the Modo Bruxellae Price, Brussels, Belgium