Course in Interior Design - Academic year - Fall intake

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan

Program Description

Course in Interior Design - Academic year - Fall intake

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

In the last years the field of Interior Design has witnessed a continuous growth, for this reason professionals in the field need to be more flexible and in touch with the new technologies, methods, and materials.

Through the Interior Design Academic year program students get an in-depth and practical introduction to Italian design and the ‘Made in Italy’ concept with particular attention to contemporary trends, while being equipped with all the necessary instruments to enter this field. Students will learn to design interior spaces both for commercial and residential use, from the initial concept and first sketch to the 3D view, and to realize a model representing a public space. Furthermore the course develops students awareness of colour, shape and form and gives them the necessary skills to choose interior finishes.

The program is structured around the major international trade shows in Italy which provide insight on the latest contemporary trends and become starting point for a broader debate on design and its current language: formal and expressive.

In the last years the field of Interior Design has witnessed a continuous growth, for this reason professionals in the field need to be more flexible and in touch with the new technologies, methods, and materials.

Through the Interior Design Academic year program students get an in-depth and practical introduction to Italian design and the ‘Made in Italy’ concept with particular attention to contemporary trends, while being equipped with all the necessary instruments to enter this field. Students will learn to design interior spaces both for commercial and residential use, from the initial concept and first sketch to the 3D view, and to realize a model representing a public space. Furthermore the course develops students awareness of colour, shape and form and gives them the necessary skills to choose interior finishes.

The program is structured around the major international trade shows in Italy which provide insight on the latest contemporary trends and become starting point for a broader debate on design and its current language: formal and expressive.

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

Target: This course is intended for motivated students considering entering the field, and who wish to experience a semester or year abroad, and professionals seeking to acquire new skills or make a career change. There are no pre-requisites to enter the academic year.

Structure and Methodology - The Academic Year is structured around the major international trade shows in Italy, including Architect@work, SAIE ( International Building Exhibition ) in Bologna, Salone del Mobile furniture show and the Design Week that follows, Salone Satellite, Euroluce, International Bathroom Exhibition and the International Home Furnishings Expo.

The program offers students an in-depth and practical overview of the Italian design and the ‘Made in Italy’ concept. It enables students to experiment and master the basic design tools and to identify and analyze current trends in interior design in terms of forms, colors, materials.

The Academic Year is divided into two distinctive semesters, the Interior and Spatial Design Fall semester and the Italian Contemporary Design and Trends Spring semester, each of them with specific objectives and focuses. Students have the possibility to take the whole academic year or to enroll only in one of the two semesters.

Interior and Spatial Design – Fall semester

During this semester students will acquire the basic skills connected with drawing techniques and softwares to represent an interior design project. At the same time, students learn the design process and the basic knowledge of the different materials to be used in order to characterize a space.

Italian Contemporary Design and Trends – Spring semester

The spring semester explores contemporary design trends and design languages, through visits to showrooms and lectures. New trends in furniture, various types of houses, different lifestyles and people's needs and desires will be analyzed from a practical and emotional point of view.

Visiting trade shows and showrooms, as well as active participation in lectures, discussions and confrontation with faculty and peers will allow students to raise their cultural awareness, while the project-based experiences will provide the analytical, the technical and technological skills and competences to develop design concepts and execute them into a project proposal.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 24, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Oct. 2018
Sept. 2019
Duration
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30 weeks
Full time
Price
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12,600 EUR
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Italy - Milan, Lombardy
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