Italian Design & Luxury Summer Program

General

Program Description

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Program Description

The aim of this program is to understand the vision and the approach behind Italian Design.

It is taught in English and targets interior designers, architects, experts of visual communication and brand design, people who are pursuing their career in the fields of architecture, design, and luxury.

The program will be held on the road, traveling from Venice to the coast of Liguria (5 terre) and ending in Tuscany.

Tentative Schedule

Sunday, July 14

Arrival in Venice from Istanbul and check in at Plaza Hotel

Monday, July 15

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Morning: Workshop LEGO Serious Play in the historical building of Ca Memmo in the heart of Venice

Afternoon: Guided Visit to the Biennale

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Tuesday, July 16

Morning: Workshop LEGO Serious Play in the historical building of Ca Memmo in the heart of Venice

Afternoon: Guided Visit to the Biennale

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Wednesday, July 17

Morning: Workshop LEGO Serious Play in the historical building of Ca Memmo in the heart of Venice

Afternoon: Guided Visit to the Biennale

Thursday, July 18

Morning: Workshop with the Italian Designer Moreno Ferrari at Ca’ Memmo

Afternoon: Guided Visit to the Biennale

Friday, July 19

Morning: Workshop with the Italian philosopher and expert of Design, Aldo Colonnetti

Afternoon: Moving to La Spezia

Yacht Day at Porto Mirabello La Spezia

A day dedicated to the design of luxury boats

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Saturday, July 20

Sunday, July 21

Morning: Free day

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Monday, July 22

Morning: Moving to Florence

Afternoon: Visit to Museo Gucci; Visit to Ferragamo Foundation

Tuesday, July 23

Visit to the district of Scandicci, the major Italian industrial district in the sector of leather and fashion

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Wednesday, July 24

Morning: Moving to Versilia

Afternoon: Visit to Pietrasanta, the little Athens.

Excursions to local galleries and Museo dei Bozzetti

Thursday, July 25

Morning: Workshop at the Henraux Foundation, meeting with the designers of Luce di Carrara brand

Afternoon: Visit to the Carrara Marble caves, excursion to the Altissimo, the Michelangelo’s mountain

Friday, July 25

Visits to Botteghe d’arte

Morning: Arkad Foundation

Afternoon: Franco Angeli, Stagetti

Saturday, July 26

Free morning and departure back to Istanbul

Fees & Logistics

Students will sleep at Plaza in Mestre Venice, B&B in La Spezia close to the Porto Mirabello, and center of Florence, B&B in Versilia.

Individual fee of 2500 euro includes: at the arrival pick up at the airport of Venice and trip to the airport of Pisa at the departure; accommodation in all the destinations of the tour; tickets to the Biennale, workshops at Ca Memmo, visits to the Yacht companies, azz<meetings with designers and visits to Caves, foundations and botteghe in Versilia; shuttle from Venice to la Spezia, from la Spezia to Florence, from Florence to Scandicci, from Florence to Versilia.

Students who want to extend their stay in Italy should inform the school for visa purposes.

In order to enroll into the program, 50% of the fee must be paid by May 24 to BAU EDUCATION SERVICE SRL

Bank: Monte dei Paschi di Siena

IBAN IT92P0103003271000061179440

SWIFT CODE: PASCITM1A37

The remaining part of the fee is due by and no later than June 15. An invitation letter will be sent to the applicants by May 27 in order to start the process for the touristic visa at the Italian Consulate, in case of Non-EU students.

We remind Non-EU students that the VISA process may take up even 6 weeks, therefore it is highly recommended to start it as soon as possible, considering that the program starts in July with arrival to Venice on July 14.

PS: the program will be activated with a min of 20 students.

Last updated May 2019

About the School

The mission of the School is to create an international class of leaders, managers, entrepreneurs and creative people in the key areas of the Made in Italy excellence, such as Art, Architecture, Desig ... Read More

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