One Year Course in Car Design Tools

General

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Program Description

The One Year Course in Car Design Tools is designed to transfer a complete understanding of automotive strategy, planning and the relevant design techniques.

The programme is devised as a first approach to the most fascinating and competitive careers in the world of design. It is intended as a primer to the Master in Transportation and Car Design.

Characteristics and Aims

The programme provides a tightly interlaced mix of strategic thinking, design methodology with a spur toward product and system innovation, marketing and communication insights, car design hard skills. Teaching is arranged into a balanced combination of theoretical teaching and project-based training.

The one-year course is aimed at candidates with an academic background non relevant to the main area of study wishing to acquire the essential set of skills to approach the design process. Lessons are directly relevant to the requirements and the skills needed for the Master’s year, which is a continuation of this course and focuses on more specialized aspects.

Duration

The one-year course lasts for one academic year from October to July. Attendance is compulsory and full-time commitment is required including participation to lessons, class exercises, visits and individual study.

Professional Openings

Allows admission to: Master’s course in Transportation and Car Design

Classes

  • Car Design Laboratories
  • Concept Research
  • Sketching and 2d Representation Techniques
  • 3d Representation Techniques 
  • Automotive Industry and Design Culture
  • Elements of Package, Aerodynamics, Architecture
  • Colours, Materials and Technologies 
  • Modelling
Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

Since 1954 this school has worked with Italian design, seen it grow and develop into what we know it as today. The artist Nino di Salvatore set up SPD in 1954. As a painter and sculpturer, he has capt ... Read More

Since 1954 this school has worked with Italian design, seen it grow and develop into what we know it as today. The artist Nino di Salvatore set up SPD in 1954. As a painter and sculpturer, he has captivated and brought together artists, designers, professionals and students from across five different continents. Bruno Munari, Gio Ponti, Max Huber, Pino Tovaglia, Isao Hosoe have all taught at SPD. Read less