Course in Design in Shanghai in China

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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.

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Preparatory Course - Design Pre-Master’s

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 9 months

The course is focused in the second unit on product design and specifically in the study of ergonomics and the analysis of the object in relation to the space that it inhabits. The third unit will present the elements that comprise the foundamentals of accessories and jewellery design. [+]

Course Studies in Design in Shanghai in China. Starting from the study of art history and design in the 1900s, the subjects of visual brand identity and trend forecasting familiarize the learner to the skills in brand communication. The introduction of software for 3D graphic design representation will be an indispensible skill of visual design communication. The course is focused in the second unit on product design and specifically in the study of ergonomics and the analysis of the object in relation to the space that it inhabits. The third unit will present the elements that comprise the foundamentals of accessories and jewellery design. The abilities of the learners will be enriched by the complementary studies in the history of Italian and international art and design with the aim to foster their creativity and innovation. In the course there will be a research project, combining 3D visual imaging and design solutions that are innovative, creative and original. The social and cultural influences that inform the landscape of art and design will enhance the understanding of the discipline. During the course there will be a variety of different seminars intended to culturally stimulate, provoke and enrich the participants’ knowledge and perceptions of the subject of art and design, its context and meaning in design. The final portfolio of work will be assessed with the view to access a specialized master course provided by Istituto Marangoni. The course will give participants an ability to communicate visually design thinking. Learners will have the skills to articulate the development of those ideas through 2D mo- odboards, presentations, object analysis and proposals of ideas. The creative context in which the participants intend to work will be evident through the presentation that they make in the portfolio of the final body of work. Participants will therefore have a complete understanding of the principles that regulate the world and be able to choose with more insight one of the high specialized master courses. learning outcomes demonstrate a basic ability in the use of information technology and the technologies associated with the presentation of projects; manage creative ideas in response to a given brief, in the graphic interpretation and representation of a moodboard; develop a multidisciplinary knowledge in design that allows the participant to understand the development of a creative project; develop research processes dedicated to proposing new project solutions; translate a conceptual idea into a graphic representation for a design audience. course themes visual Identity product design I product design II [-]

Short Course - Made in italy through art & design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 3 weeks

The magic and success of Italian design is known the world over; this course takes students on a journey to understand the ingredients of that success. It is suited to those who are curious about the origin and context of Italian [+]

The magic and success of Italian design is known the world over; this course takes students on a journey to understand the ingredients of that success. It is suited to those who are curious about the origin and context of Italian design, and will be taught through field study activity, and underpinned by theoretical knowledge. Design experts will help participants build the picture of what makes the made in Italy a global player in the creative ideas for iconic products of the past and in the market today, by unpacking and explaining the visual language of Made in Italy. Course themes week 1 Participants are introduced to Italian culture narrated through film and photography, from the neo-realist in Italian cinema, the dolce vita through to the work of Pier Paolo Pasolini. What better way for a full emersion into Italian culture and the historical context than Italian cinema? This sets the scene for the development of the programme for the following two weeks. week 2 Art: from the discovery of coloured pigment through to the heights of master painters and sculptors in the renaissance, the Arte Povera movement in 1960 and beyond, Italy has been an inspiration and the home of creative talent for centuries. Participants will explore the rich patrimony that exists in architecture, landscape design, painting and craftsmanship. They will become familiar with the contexts in which these works were produced and the visual language adopted. They subsequently will be able to recognize the contemporary artefacts and design ideas in the luxury brand markets of today that find roots in this Italian tradition. week 3 Fashion and Design: both these areas are an expression of art and the evolution of culture and lifestyle. Significant activity in areas of architecture and furniture design took place in the 1920s and 30s, but the real explosion on design came about in the post-war years while for fashion the turning moment will be the early 70’. Participants will be given insight into the step by step development of business models that have led to the shaping and channelling of raw Italian creativity and know-how into the luxury design empires in both fashion and product design. These companies today continue to flourish and set fine example of the quality and popularity of the Made in Italy brand. Milano - language: en, it, pt - 29 jun 2015 - 17 jul 2015 [-]

Undergraduate Course - Accessories Design Intensive

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time

In addition to drawing techniques, which are fundamental for the correct development of the creative process, great attention is paid to shoes, bags and leather goods production processes with the aim of verifying the product [+]

Course Studies in Design in Shanghai in China. In addition to drawing techniques, which are fundamental for the correct development of the creative process, great attention is paid to shoes, bags and leather goods production processes with the aim of verifying the product feasibility through the analysis of clear functional and budgetary requirements. A focus also on the main contemporary artistic movements and styles, which influence accessories design will allow participants to develop an aesthetic sensitivity and design language and understand the intangible values inherent in the accessories product. The course also analyses indepth the concepts in ideas associated with designing for accessories, prototyping with the aim of allowing the creation of experimental shapes and details, using both innovative and traditional materials. The figure of the accessories designer is particularly requested by fashion and luxury brands. Accessories in fact, represent a consistent part of sales for fashion brand Participants of this intensive course, once concluded the learning process in the classroom and in workshops, will be able to elaborate original ideas, which respond to different markets and needs. They will be able to present their creations through new media and graphic technologies, perfectly aligned with the needs of the industry. Job opportunities include collaborations with fashion brands, accessories brands, styling, research and consultancy studios. Participants after the course will be well prepared to design collections for different market realities, as well as contribute to any professional training in the field of fashion accessories. Learning outcomes - develop techniques and processes to com- municate ideas professionally; - create and develop a complete accesso- ries collection; - design technical drawings for the creation and the prototyping of bags and shoes; - understand the techniques to apply to va- rious typologies of accessories and their details; - independently develop research. Course themes - design and materials - art and accessories design - collection development - personal research and final collection Milano - language: en, it - 05 oct 2015 - 03 jun 2016 [-]

Lighting Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 3 weeks

The last few years have witnessed exciting and radical changes in lighting design in domestic, commercial and urban environments. Technical innovations, creative developments and new expectations including the need for... [+]

The last few years have witnessed exciting and radical changes in lighting design in domestic, commercial and urban environments. Technical innovations, creative developments and new expectations including the need for environmentally friendly technologies and the implications in design, considerations are made as to the artistic value, emotional and social impact of interior lighting. Led by the vision of Architecture for urban and domestic space, the career of the lighting designer has taken centre stage in the design process and has become a highly inter-disciplinary experience. Participants will study the most recent trends in the profession; that cover areas from light sculptures to commercial lighting systems produced in series, as well as new innovative lighting and sustainable lighting solutions applicable to projects of Lighting Design. Week 1 The history and context in the way we live and the study of the contemporary trends will form the initial introduction to the course. By studying the way in which artificial light has been applied history and particularly by architects and designers of the XX century, participants will gain a significant understanding of how we see the future. The course will analyse light perception: natural and artificial, mood and technical resolution. Participants will be introduced to the lighting project: interpretation of a brief and the creative proposal of a project and the definition of the necessary technical drawings to represent a project of lighting design. Week 2 The second week will look at new technologies with particular reference to advances in bright light sources: halogen, incandescent and fluorescent lights, LEDs, and optical fibers. Participants will look at the influence on design of Artistic trends: shows of Light Art/artists’ installations at the Hayward Gallery, London and Artist’s lights, Turin. Showroom visits in the field will include Artemide-Cini & Nils-Foscarini-Luceplan-Flos - Guzzini - Barovier & Toso. Participants will progress their work in project development and choice of illumination for the projects. Week 3 Bespoke lighting solutions for domestic interior spaces is a growing trend and pivotal in defining the style and mood for interior solutions. Communal and social spaces within domestic interiors, as well as private spaces, will be illustrated by case-study presentations. Outdoor and urban lighting solutions are also discussed along with event lighting that present different dynamics in developing project solutions. In the final week participants will focus on the processing of their final design project. The course will conclude with a presentation and discussion of the final body of work. Pre-requisites The course is addressed to students in Interior Design and Architecture who would like to explore the lighting theme in Interior projects and for experts who desire to keep pace with the latest international trends. Language... [-]


Visual Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 3 weeks

This course helps participants push the creative boundaries of visual design. Participants will freely express theirself utilizing their personal skills, including aesthetic, chromatic sense and visual perception. [+]

Course Studies in Design in Shanghai in China. This course helps participants push the creative boundaries of visual design. Participants will freely express theirself utilizing their personal skills, including aesthetic, chromatic sense and visual perception. Then, we help participants develop their graphic message, using new technical skills and media. An in-depth course, participants will divide their time between creative and technical lessons, studying graphic media, photography and their application in contemporary design. Week 1 Style overview: studies on colours, images and trends in contemporary communication. Concept overview & research: the importance of visual communication and how to understand it through the critical analysis of case studies. Workshop: working with the tools used by professional designers, the Adobe Creative Suite. Quick creative exercises aimed at harmonising visual perception with a good aesthetic sense. Week 2 Photography, video and communication: study of image and styling in contemporary photography and their application in visual design. The moving image: from video to motion graphics. Brief and definition of the final project: objectives, target, strategy, creativity, layout. Photography workshop: shooting with a professional photographer, students will generate the images for their final projects. Week 3 Market overview: the protagonists of visual design and how they contribute to an efficient communication project. Final project: students are asked to develop and complete a visual communication project combining creativity and technical skills. [-]

Italian Product Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 3 weeks

Design is Italian, and this statement defines the exciting programme that explores the contemporary design field. The lifestyle and client demands of today require a greater need for products that serve a specific function... [+]

Design is Italian, and this statement defines the exciting programme that explores the contemporary design field. The lifestyle and client demands of today require a greater need for products that serve a specific function, but at the same time are aesthetically seductive and contemporary in feel. This course gives participants the insight and experience of what product design is today, through all the stages and activities involved giving them the opportunity to create a new product from concept design through to manufacturing, prototyping and marketing. This course gives the participants the ability to turn an idea into a successful product. Week 1 Milan is considered to be at the heart of design, and the world gravitates towards it each year for the anticipated events Salone del Mobile and Fuori Salone. This is the starting point for discussion of week 2, and aims to initially familiarize students with Made in Italy, its language and context. But the culture of design is a global phenomena, and the course aims to inform participants of other aesthetic languages in the subject of significance around the world that inform and influence the contemporary landscape of design. The course provides participants with the basis in knowledge and skills in critical analysis of international design, that can support a career in design, or simply satisfy a curiosity about the way we live and how designers work today to provide products for everyday living for tomorrow. Week 2 Introduction to the early stages of the design process, through the techniques and practical methods commonly used in research design. The participant sees how to structure and analyze a design brief, identify the needs of consumers and draw up the design with the product specifications. Participants create the concept design and the analysis and development phase of the design process. Workshop: exercises on the drafting of the product design specifications. Week 3 Proposal, development and definition of the concept design of the product. Analysis of the main stages of the design process from detailed design to production. They deepen the activities necessary to define a number of different viable conceptual schemes that meet the needs of the product. The participants study the major manufacturing processes and materials. An overview of marketing, branding and selling of the product are component parts to the week. Workshop: realization of the project and presentation for final assessment. Language English Italian Spanish [-]

Course in Interior Design Intensive

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 8 months

The course is aimed at students who are interested in interior design and who want to understand technical and constructional aspects of interior... [+]

Interior Design Intensive

 

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 creative, artistic and intuitive; it is not only technical. 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. In the first part of the course the necessary basics will be introduced for the understanding and definition of the style of an interior design project. Project analysis of internal spaces will run parallel with the study of technical layout and graphic design. The programme favours an approach to the design concept of a project for the interior space in a private dwelling and the analysis of a fashion brand in the context of fashion and luxury.After having acquired the basic skills, the participants will move on to study projects in commercial retail space, or leisure spaces (such as restaurants, bars and clubs) to  apply the “concept” of a luxury brand. Particular attention will be made to an analysis of the various typologies in the representation of projects. During the course, a variety of seminars and lectures are foreseen, aimed at broadening knowledge presented by professionals (such as managers) in the sector.The course will prepare students to join one of the specialist master’s in interiors. These programmes are for those who seek careers in design and planning of interior spaces and retail spaces such as Flagship Stores, Showrooms, exhibition spaces. They interpret the public spaces of Hotels, restaurants and of SPAs with a technical design approach, capturing the client’s vision of the space, with proposals that are in line with contemporary trends. Planning an interior space means creating a story of styles, moods, color and light; one of research and analysis reflecting change in contemporary lifestyle living. The course is a precursor to attend a Master in the field of Interior Design where the student will be able to design and organize internal spaces in a variety of environments with specific skills in design, a strong aesthetic sense, able to deliver contemporary and forward thinking solutions.... [-]


Interior Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 3 weeks

The course in understanding fashion spaces design will guide you through the ultimate fashionable trends in contemporary interior design. It encompasses... [+]

Course in Basics of Interior Design

 

The course in understanding fashion spaces design will guide you through the ultimate fashionable trends in contemporary interior design. It encompasses the definition of a style through to the furnishing of a retail space or a hotel, helping you to improve your aesthetic sense and skills in décor. This course will challenge your abilities to interpret the world of interiors, your use of complementary styles, colours and lighting effects.

 

 

Course themes

Week 1Introduction to the planning of an interior design space through a detailed analysis of contemporary trends. Understanding which style and aesthetic languages are more appropriate for fashion trend luxury housing and the use of creatively researched elements and images to Elaborate the concept. Workshop: use of modern project planning presentation techniques for interior design project.... [-]