Behind the Scenes – at the catwalk parade. The leading Fashion design College on the Gold Coast, The Academy of Design, showed exactly what makes them the college for any budding fashion designer of the future. The amount of work preparation and crew effort that went into the ten minute runway performance was mind boggling! There was a team of makeup artists and hair dressers that worked on the ten models from 6pm. Then the team of fashion stylists took to the models to build massive hats, headpieces , attach accessories and groom the models for the 8.30pm performance on stage at East nightclub.