Course in Furniture Design – Spring Semester

General

Program Description

Schedule: Lessons run from Monday to Friday, morning and/or afternoon.

Target: This is an intermediate program designed for students with at least one year of academic background or professional experience in Interior Design, Industrial Design, Furniture Design, Architecture Design. Applicants have to master representation techniques such as drawing, sketching and rendering, and visual communication skills such as computer graphics and rendering, as well as model making and verbal communication.

Structure and methodology: This education path includes a strategical combination of theoretical lectures and lab activities through team projects under the guidance of professionals of the industry.

The programme develops theoretical and practical knowledge of domestic and living spaces, focusing on technological tools, production processes and materials. A proper understanding of the company values, according to the contemporary market, is required.

Further to a research on the Italian design experience, new trends in terms of materials and forms, as well as on the technological innovation, you will focus on innovative materials which will be used to design furniture pieces as well as interior coating. As second project you will design furnishing objects for in living or commercial spaces.

During this Semester you have the chance to visit the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, which is the most keenly awaited event in the world of furniture.

Last updated Feb 2020

About the School

Florence boasts one of the world most important artistic and cultural heritage, but it is also a city with a long history in Italian design.

Florence boasts one of the world most important artistic and cultural heritage, but it is also a city with a long history in Italian design. Read less