Course in Design Studies in Italy

Compare Courses in Design Studies in Italy 2018

Design Studies

You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

With the growth of digital media, design jobs are in high demand. If you are good with technology and have an eye for designs, masters program in design could be for you.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

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Masters in Exhibition and Museum Design

Palazzo Spinelli Group
Campus Full time 1500 hours October 2018 Italy Florence

The aim of the course is to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to work in the design of routes, equipment, installations and experiences for the enjoyment of cultural heritage with a specific focus on the area of museums. [+]

The aim of the course is to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to work in the design of routes, equipment, installations and experiences for the enjoyment of cultural heritage with a specific focus on the area of museums.

Context

There is a process of "democratization" of culture in progress in most European countries, the increasingly widespread use of interactive technology and personal devices. The same need is apparent for renewal and maintenance of the "cultural industries", and have contributed to the demand for new trends and strategies in cultural heritage. The design of museum spaces in the new cultural landscape will require professionals with soft and interdisciplinary skills, which combine classical culture with the knowledge of the new tools and new technologies, capable of designing immersive experiences and hypermedia.... [-]


Course: Visual Effects, 3D Art & Compositing

Quasar Design University in Rome
Campus Full time Part time March 2019 Italy Rome

The course runs through all the creative stages in an animation scene in the creative flow of visual effects. It examines the entire workflow starting from the conception of a story: the development of a storyboard, the creation of concept designs and clay, modeling, texturing, shading of 3D subjects, the dynamics of particles such as smoke, fire, water, building frames, rigging, to permit the successful animation of each part of element or character on stage, to arrive in depth at the final stages of compositing in Nuke and video editing till the final color correction. [+]

Visual Effects, 3D Art & Compositing

The course runs through all the creative stages in an animation scene in the creative flow of visual effects. It examines the entire workflow starting from the conception of a story: the development of a storyboard, the creation of concept designs and clay, modeling, texturing, shading of 3D subjects, the dynamics of particles such as smoke, fire, water, building frames, rigging, to permit the successful animation of each part of element or character on stage, to arrive in depth at the final stages of compositing in Nuke and video editing till the final color correction. By sharing projects in the classroom and online in our dedicated forum, students will be encouraged to team-work, which is necessary in the real world of film and television companies.... [-]


Course in Design - ModuloMaster

Scuola Italiana Design (SID)
Campus Full time 10 - 20 weeks October 2018 Italy Padua

ModuloMaster is an educational project designed to favour the participation of students in the professional experience of Master. [+]

Course in Design - ModuloMaster

ModuloMaster is an educational project designed to favour the participation of students in the professional experience of Master.

ModuloMaster allows to the student to participate at one or two of the three modules of the One-Year Master in Creative Design.

Target

It is reserved for students who have at least two years of specific training in other Institutes, designers with experience in Product Development Department, junior Designers and graduates or soon-to-be graduates in architecture or engineering. Places are limited.

ModuloMaster planning

During each Module Students, coordinated by two different Teachers, work contemporaneously on two projects assigned by two different Companies.The two projects last 10 weeks:... [-]


Course in Design - SID Rovinj Workshop

Scuola Italiana Design (SID)
Campus Full time 1 week June 2018 Italy Padua

Due to the limited time available (1 week), the aim of the workshop is to generate new ideas on the theme assigned by the client company using the SID creative method. [+]

Course in Design - SID Rovinj Workshop

Since its foundation in 1991, Scuola Italiana Design has established its three-year educational program with a focus on the creative growth of its students and in the firm belief that social, economic and cultural progress in every community must be measured by its capacity to develop innovative ideas.It is difficult to be creative without knowledge of the methods of producing creativity.The extraordinary techniques involved in the methodological approaches to creativity are what make up our cultural and professional backgrounds; over and over again we at Scuola Italiana Design have asked ourselves how we can communicate and share our creative method with others.In 1998 we found the answer to our questions in the SID Rovinj Workshop, our high-powered creative design week, reaching its 15th edition in 2012.Due to the limited time available (1 week), the aim of the workshop is to generate new ideas on the theme assigned by the client company using the SID creative method.... [-]


Course in Celebrity Fashion Design

Milan Fashion Campus
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks October 2018 Italy Milan + 1 more

The Celebrity Fashion Design Course will allow students to learn how to create a trend conscious celebrity style. You will learn how to draw designs for red carpet dresses, how to draw the portraits of your favourite stars, and how to colour and design using computer techniques. [+]

Course in Celebrity Fashion Design

The Celebrity Fashion Design Course will allow students to learn how to create a trend-conscious celebrity style. You will learn how to draw designs for red carpet dresses, how to draw the portraits of your favourite stars, and how to colour and design using computer techniques.

This course will give you the possibility to approach the world of fashion in a modern and stylish way!

Course Learning Outcomes

Level: Beginners

Material: Notebook - 4H pencils - Tracing paper - Soft eraser - Pencils - Pencil sharpener - Fine black fibre tip pens - A4 paper – Scissors - Glue stick - Laptop Computer - USB Memory stick - Photoshop (30-day trial version okay)... [-]


Course in Glass Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full time 3 months April 2019 Italy Venice

Glass is a material with great expressive potential and many technical constraints. Its manufacturing and production are connected to an ancient art and to iconic places, as the Murano glass district shows.

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Advanced study program - Venice Glass is a material with great expressive potential and many technical constraints. Its manufacturing and production are connected to an ancient art and to iconic places, as the Murano glass district shows.

Building a bridge between the new generation of Designers and the traditional glass production is what is new in Glass Design Advanced course promoted by IED Venezia in collaboration with important institutions and companies operating in the sector. Its aim is to train professionals able to supports glass companies in rethinking their images and/or repositioning their brands.

International lecturers, case studies, direct experience in the glass factories represent the asset of this course which classes are oriented to offer to students a multiple view and awareness of the glass world and its connections with design and craftsmanship.... [-]


Textile Design Course

Accademia Riaci
Campus Full time 1 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Florence

In the Textile Design course at Accademia Riaci, you can learn batik, tie-dye, water paint, linoleum, geometric patterns, natural motif patterns, solarisation patterns, scenic photo patterns, knitted fabric design and the base of weaving, so you can create your actual work using any method of these expressions.

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Art Short Course

Textile does not only get worn as fashionable clothes, but is utilized as interior fabrics, wall papers, curtains, sofas, tablecloths, carpets, furniture, as well as in cars and public transportations – almost in every scene of our daily life. Textile design consists of color, print, motif, fabric, 3D function, shape and resistance, meaning the textile design is rich in variety. Many kinds of drawing tools such as pens, oil paints, acrylic paints, silk-screens, woodblock printings, photo compositions, Photoshop or Illustrator using PC, and all these tools give the textile designer the unlimited possibility of freely expressing themselves.

In the Textile Design course at Accademia Riaci, you can learn batik, tie-dye, waterpaint, linoleum, geometric patterns, natural motif patterns, solarisation patterns, scenic photo patterns, knitted fabric design and the base of weaving, so you can create your actual work using any method of these expressions.... [-]


Intensive 1-Year Course in Interior and Retail Design

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan

The Intensive Course in Interior & Retail Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to invent and create graphic design for interior spaces using both manual and digital representation tools. The course aims to give students the in-depth theoretical knowledge and practical abilities that mean they will be able to identify and coordinate the styles, trends and materials... [+]

The Intensive Course in Interior & Retail Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to invent and create graphic design for interior spaces using both manual and digital representation tools.

The course aims to give students the in-depth theoretical knowledge and practical abilities that mean they will be able to identify and coordinate the styles, trends and materials that allow them to distinguish the concept of ‘contemporary living’ with originality. The course also provides students with methodological and professional skills in planning and design, meaning they will be capable both of communicating and presenting their ideas adequately, and of independently managing the choice of techniques and technologies in order to bring a design to completion.... [-]


Intensive 1-Year Course in Fashion Product Design

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan

The Intensive Course in Fashion Product Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to manage the entire production chain of a fashion product, from the original sketch design to the final creation of a garment... [+]

The Intensive Course in Fashion Product Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to manage the entire production chain of a fashion product, from the original sketch design to the final creation of a garment.

The course aims to give students an in-depth knowledge of the advanced creative skills and practical techniques necessary to work in the fields of design (artistic representation, textile technology, colouring techniques, fabric technology, and the graphic development of sketches), pattern making (paper pattern making techniques directed mainly at womenswear) and tailoring (garment assembly using industrial machinery).

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One Year Course in Visual Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan

The OneYear course aims at consolidating the basics of visual design thereby allowing a critical approach to the design stage. The study plan includes lessons on Basic Design alongside general training. The first of these provide an historical, cultural and scientific background to visual design focusing in particular on visual processes, also studied from a theoretical and physiological point of... [+]

The One Year course aims at consolidating the basics of visual design thereby allowing a critical approach to the design stage. The study plan includes lessons on Basic Design alongside general training. The first of these provide an historical, cultural and scientific background to visual design focusing in particular on visual processes, also studied from a theoretical and physiological point of view. The coherence between the subjects covered helps in constructing a design methodology, a designer’s most vital possession. The general training, on the other hand, provides the necessary creative, technical and methodological skills for the further study of visual communication and design during the Master’s year. There is in fact a continuous learning process that starts from the OneYear Course and leads to the specialist Master’s course.... [-]


One Year Course in Product Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan

The One Year course in Product Design is taught following a single theme approach with cycles of lessons on theory integrated with workshop exercises and subjects. In this way students can acquire the solid cultural, methodological and operative foundations and can opt to pursue their education further by applying for following a Master’s course in Industrial Design or Interior Design... [+]

The One Year course in Product Design is taught following a single theme approach with cycles of lessons on theory integrated with workshop exercises and subjects. In this way students can acquire the solid cultural, methodological and operative foundations and can opt to pursue their education further by applying for following a Master’s course in Industrial Design or Interior Design.

CHARACTERISTICS AND AIMS

The One Year Course is aimed at providing basic training for product and interior designers. This aim is achieved through a well balanced teaching programme that solidifies the necessary methodological tools for approaching a project. Topics covered in the course are included in the study plan so as to consolidate historical and cultural backgrounds and provide a conceptual framework to refer to. This includes portrayal techniques, theory and the physiology of perceived phenomena. General training, on the other hand, aims to provide the mastery of technical and technological instruments, the understanding of operative supports, and the vocabulary of product design and product systems design. Lessons are directly relevant to the requirements and skills needed for the Master’s year, which is the ideal continuation of this course.... [-]


Italian Contemporary Design and Trends - Spring Semester

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 15 weeks February 2019 Italy Milan

The Italian Contemporary Design and Trends Spring semester focuses on the cultural aspects of design and offers participants a practical study of the Italian design system from the management and the design methodology perspective. The course explores contemporary design trends and design languages, through lectures and visits to showrooms and fairs. 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. The course is structured around the major international trade shows including the Salone del Mobile furniture show in Milan and the Design Week that follows, the Salone Satellite, Euroluce, International Bathroom Exhibition and the International Home Furnishings Expo. Throughout the semester, students will be engaged in developing technical and critical skills in the classroom and inside the main trade fairs that highlight the Italian design experience. [+]

The Italian Contemporary Design and Trends Spring semester focuses on the cultural aspects of design and offers participants a practical study of the Italian design system from the management and the design methodology perspective. The course explores contemporary design trends and design languages, through lectures and visits to showrooms and fairs. 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.

The course is structured around the major international trade shows including the Salone del Mobile furniture show in Milan and the Design Week that follows, the Salone Satellite, Euroluce, International Bathroom Exhibition and the International Home Furnishings Expo.... [-]


Interior and Spatial design - Fall Semester

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 15 weeks September 2018 Italy Milan

The Fall Interior and Spatial Design Fall semester enables participants to acquire the basic knowledge and skills used in the field of interior design. [+]

The Fall Interior and Spatial Design Fall semester enable participants to acquire the basic knowledge and skills used in the field of interior design. The course is a synergy between lectures, workshop and visits to the main international fairs in Italy focused on architecture, interior design, materials and finishings like MADE (Architecture and Building Show) and Architecture@work in Milan and the SAIE (International Building Exhibition) in Bologna.Schedule: Lessons run from Monday to Friday on a full-time basis. Level and prerequisites: This course is intended for motivated students interested in learning the fundamentals of Interior design and are interested in pursuing further study or a career in the design industry. The initial focus of the program is to allow students to acquire the basic skills connected with drawing techniques and software to represent an interior design project. At the same time they learn the design process and acquire the basic knowledge of the materials to be used to characterize a space. Thanks to the skills students will acquire they during the course, they will be able to develop design projects connected with different design fields: residential, exhibit and food. Through the visits to the main trade shows students will have the chance to learn more about traditional and innovative materials and finishings and to have an overall look to the new trends and equipments. During the workshops participants will work on projects taking in consideration three main elements: the space at disposal, the brand and its image and values, the user... [-]


Course in Interior Design - Academic year - Fall intake

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 30 weeks September 2018 Italy Milan

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.... [-]


Interior Design Course

In Florence Academy
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 8 months Open Enrollment Italy Florence + 1 more

The course is aimed at students who are interested in interior design and who want to understand technical and constructional aspects of interior spaces, the methodologies of elaborating the concept of a project and its appropriate representation. The approach is not only technical, but creative, artistic and intuitive. [+]

The course is aimed at students who are interested in interior design and who want to understand technical and constructional aspects of interior spaces, the methodologies of elaborating the concept of a project and its appropriate representation. The approach is not only technical but creative, artistic and intuitive. The fundamentals of the course are aimed at providing knowledge of various interior styles, the study of solutions in furnishing, the materials used and the various possibilities in fabrics; patterns, colors, and shades.

Course prices and duration:

ELEMENTARY COURSE

Enrollment fee: 150 €

Tuition fee:

one month: 590 €

two months: 1100 €... [-]