Because?

Divided into a preparatory stage plus three modules, the course balances the practical knowledge of the market with the fundamental principles of design. Each module is finalized by a project, allowing the student to test the knowledge acquired. At the end of the course, he will have in a portfolio with three diversified projects, expanding his area of future action.

For whom?

The course has no prerequisites, and is intended for people who are interested in furniture design, creative professionals and design professionals who seek to complement the training or gain hands-on experience by executing projects

How is it?

In recent years, the Brazilian industry has begun to produce furniture suited to the national market, understanding that to compete abroad it is necessary to have its own identity. Thus, space is

The market

In recent years, the Brazilian industry has begun to produce furniture suited to the national market, understanding that to compete abroad it is necessary to have its own identity. The user's desire for products that are affordable and capable of meeting the economic and aesthetic needs of the consumer boosts investments in the area, opening up new possibilities for furniture designers. In this scenario, the designer must be flexible, and have a broad vision of society to see where the new opportunities are

The furniture design course at IED Rio

The course balances the practical knowledge of the market with the fundamental principles of design. Each module is finalized by a project, allowing the student to test the knowledge acquired. At the end of the course, he will have in a portfolio with three diversified projects, expanding his area of future action.

With a strong market orientation, students learn together with reference professionals in furniture design, and carry out projects ranging from the traditional industry to digital manufacturing

Aiming to bring the student closer to a professional approach during the modules, visits will be made to workshops and partner companies with the participation of invited designers, specialists in different areas of the furniture market, also addressing sustainability and production.

To help you achieve your professional goals, the student still has the opportunity to meet the market outside Brazil, through a 40-hour International Module at the IED Italy or IED Spain venues.

Content

The Furniture Design course is divided into one preparatory step plus three modules.

Preparatory stage

Aimed at the student, who does not have knowledge in the drawing area with digital tools. The Rhinoceros program will assist in the development of projects. This step is optional for those who already have experience.

MODULE 1 | Utopia furniture

The first module works the creative ability, free of moorings, using unusual materials, experimenting, risking, exploring forms, for creation of extraordinary objects. The focus is on encouraging innovation, developing creative ability and individual style.

MODULE 2 | Process of developing a project

The second module expands the tools needed to develop a project and approaches production processes. The work starts from a briefing. Thus, it follows the whole process of creation and development for the presentation of a project to the client. The student should use the methods and tools learned during the course. The goal is to provide the practical knowledge of all stages of a project according to the professional reality.

MODULE 3 | Design of mobile furniture

The third module addresses the tools needed to develop an author project, encourages contact with professionals in the area, both in the production process and in the mechanisms that enable the dissemination and sale of the products. It solidifies the knowledge necessary for professional practice and integration with the Market.

Registration and registration

The first step in the enrollment process is to fill out the motivational letter, go here. Thus we can know a little more their interests and the coordinators will know the profile of each candidate.
After sending your letter, wait for our contact with more information and instructions.

Payment conditions

  • Installment in up to 24x via Intersector
  • Cash discount
  • ** Special conditions for alumni and business partners

For more information, fill out the form below and our team will contact you.

* The course may be postponed or canceled if it does not reach the minimum number of students.

Program taught in:
Portuguese (Brazil)
Portuguese

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Last updated June 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2, 2019
Duration
1 year
Full-time
Price
2,224 BRL
Investment 12 x R $ 2,224.00
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