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Top Summer Courses in Florence Italy 2019

Summer courses are offered in numerous different subjects at every stage of academic development. Many individuals, no matter their stage in education or career may benefit from the wide variety of summer courses available.

Florence is one of the most populous city of Italy. This place is known for its Art institutions. Moreover, institutions like Florence University of Arts are dedicated to providing good quality art based education. These educational institutions focus on over all grooming of the students.

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The Florence Institute of Design International

The Furniture Design summer course is open to anyone who is interested in Italian furniture design. Practical skills in combination with a history of furniture design are ... [+]

Overview

The Furniture Design summer course is open to anyone who is interested in Italian furniture design. Practical skills in combination with a history of furniture design are covered during the four-week course. Students learn about the process involved with taking a piece of furniture from concept to manufacturing.

Faculty

The faculty is made up of both locally Italian and international professors who all speak and teach in English. Additionally, the professors are all professionals working in their field. This is to ensure that the faculty is aware of what is happening in their field so that they do not give their students outdated information. The school’s intimate class sizes allow for each student to receive a premium individualized education.... [-]

Italy Florence
October 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
The Florence Institute of Design International

The architecture course is a unique course like no other. Majority of the course is held outside of the traditional classroom and in the streets of the historic city of F ... [+]

Overview

The architecture course is a unique course like no other. Majority of the course is held outside of the traditional classroom and in the streets of the historic city of Florence through walking and sketching tours. Work by the influential figures of the fifteenth century such as Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, and Dante are studied. The city’s structure and architecture are analyzed. The course is open to anyone who is passionate about architecture, interior design, and Italian art.

Faculty

The faculty is made up of both locally Italian and international professors who all speak and teach in English. Additionally, the professors are all professionals working in their field. This is to ensure that the faculty is aware of what is happening in their field so that they do not give their students outdated information. The school’s intimate class sizes allow for each student to receive a premium individualized education.... [-]

Italy Florence
October 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
The Florence Institute of Design International

This intensive four-week program is designed for students of graphic design and advertising or marketing professionals. This introductory course teaches students the proc ... [+]

Overview

This intensive four-week program is designed for students of graphic design and advertising or marketing professionals. This introductory course teaches students the process of digital illustration and prepares them for working in various styles. Realistic and stylized methods of illustration are examined while students work on developing their personal styles.

Faculty

The faculty is made up of both locally Italian and international professors who all speak and teach in English. Additionally, the professors are all professionals working in their field. This is to ensure that the faculty is aware of what is happening in their field so that they do not give their students outdated information. The school’s intimate class sizes allow for each student to receive a premium individualized education.... [-]

Italy Florence
October 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
The Florence Institute of Design International

The four-week course is an intensive introduction held in Florence for those interested in starting their studies of graphic design. The graphic design process, theory, a ... [+]

Overview

The four-week course is an intensive introduction held in Florence for those interested in starting their studies of graphic design. The graphic design process, theory, and application are covered. It is also a great opportunity for working professionals in the fields of marketing and advertising to expand their knowledge and skills of visual design. The course is a great tool for those interested in graphic design to get a feel for the profession.

Faculty

The faculty is made up of both locally Italian and international professors who all speak and teach in English. Additionally, the professors are all professionals working in their field. This is to ensure that the faculty is aware of what is happening in their field so that they do not give their students outdated information. The school’s intimate class sizes allow for each student to receive a premium individualized education.... [-]

Italy Florence
October 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence

This program focuses on the basic skills and methodologies employed in product design, understanding the quality of Made in Italy products, especially in craftsmanship-ba ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

This program focuses on the basic skills and methodologies employed in product design, understanding the quality of Made in Italy products, especially in craftsmanship-based Italian SMEs. During the course students will have the chance to explore and learn more about Florence as a historical city of design and fashion that has reinvented itself over the centuries and that in an age of globalization has a relevant role in the world of design, merging high-end craftsmanship and innovation processes.

Students will comprehend industrial and manufacturing design processes, they will learn how to merge cultural and historical factors with product and brand communication elements in order to develop - innovation based - design projects.... [-]

Italy Florence
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence

The course in Graphic Design and Portfolio offers students the possibility to challenge themselves with a creative program that combines traditional lectures and project ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

The course in Graphic Design and Portfolio offers students the possibility to challenge themselves with a creative program that combines traditional lectures and project work to approach the basic tools and techniques of graphic and visual design.

Through lectures, case studies, labs and site visits, students will enhance their theoretical knowledge and technical skills, in order to complete a creative portfolio, developed during the program.

Schedule: This course meets from Monday to Friday on a full-time basis (morning and afternoon) the course has a duration of 75 hours spread over 3 weeks.

Target

This is an introductory course and no previous studies within the field are required. However, we suggest students familiarize themselves with the major themes that will be presented.... [-]

Italy Florence
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence

Nowadays the Graphic Designer figure needs to be particularly dynamic, being not only an expert in visual languages but also a specialist of communication strategies. Wit ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

Nowadays the Graphic Designer figure needs to be particularly dynamic, being not only an expert in visual languages but also a specialist of communication strategies. With the developing of digital technology, graphic design has become pleasantly intricate and exciting. Every day new communication tools make the professional figure more interactive and engaging.

Dynamic images, GIF, viral videos and sounds are becoming trends inside of interactive works. The Graphic Designer is capable of interacting with multiple clients in different fields thanks to a developed versatility. For this reason, he has to deal with new technologies and always be updated on the latest digital tools, in order to anticipate the times and offer innovative solutions to the market.... [-]

Italy Florence
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence

This program focuses on the basic skills and methodologies employed in developing and producing successful events specifically for the fashion industry. Students learn ho ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

This program focuses on the basic skills and methodologies employed in developing and producing successful events specifically for the fashion industry. Students learn how to merge the use of public relation strategies, fashion communication, and event planning in order to stage an actual fashion event as their final project for a partner company.

This course affords students to explore and learn more about Florence as a historical city of design and fashion that has reinvented itself over the centuries and that in an age of globalization has acquired a relevant role in the world of haute couture/fashion.

Students are expected to work outside of class in small groups and individuals both for regular assignments as well as the final project.... [-]

Italy Florence
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Accademia Riaci

You will learn not only design conception but also completing final work based on your instructor’s theme such as residential, retail and public facility. ... [+]

You will learn not only design conception but also completing final work based on your instructor’s theme such as residential, retail and public facility. The purpose of the lessons is to nurture conception of creativity unique to Italian sensibility. Instructors will give individually tailored advises to each student, therefore we are sure that students with a wide range of backgrounds, whether be beginners or professionals, will be satisfied with instructions. You will learn Italian interior design, which has reputation for having the world’s best sensibility in color, mode and functions. Study individual style in interior decoration lessons after utilizing staircase model. Function project that put emphasis on function and to be compatible with standard for usage, selective solution, various work, show room, offices, residential, etc. Benchmark for Italian design, drafting a pro presentation to Clients. The method is for creating forms and its application to designs.... [-]

Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 - 12 weeks
Campus
Accademia Riaci

In Bag Design, Students will study various bag designs with Italian tastes, colors (new combinations, new decoration), materials (avant-garde application, new materials), ... [+]

Italian bags are known for sophisticated designs and top-level quality, represented by numerous top brands such as GUCCI or PRADA, to name a few. Especially in Florence is crowded by leather shops and headquarters of many world-class brands including GUCCI and Salvatore Ferragamo.

Such fame of Italian bags with highest quality are maintained by bag making artisans’ insistence on high-level techniques and quality materials.

In Bag Design, Students will study various bag designs with Italian tastes, colors (new combinations, new decoration), materials (avant-garde application, new materials), patterns, functions, as well as researching on the trend and establishing originality. Students will study also geometric design, realistic design, project design, and design using computer. The program puts emphasis on encouraging each student’s uniqueness and to convey it in designs with original, creative, free and rich expression.... [-]

Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 - 12 weeks
Campus
Accademia Riaci

Communication in fashion business nowadays requires the capability to plan and management of integrated communication strategies, to follow advertising campaigns, to rela ... [+]

Communication in fashion business nowadays requires capability to plan and management of integrated communication strategies, to follow advertising campaigns, to relate with mass media and fashion agents, to arrange fashion events and shows, to take care of public relations. And above all, to develop selling plans for new products, designers and fashion branding are necessary.

Our students start the essential basic skills to deal with marketing and fashion communication-planning route effectively. As well as the cultural knowledge and the basic techniques, they will improve the right planning method, starting from the market, the fashion products, and the consumer analysis, to the presentation of marketing and communication plan using traditional and innovative new media. Then students will analyse fashion as a whole system of signs and tendencies, propose personal views, and organize themes in projects with critical attitude to be ready for the real working world.... [-]

Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 - 12 weeks
Campus
Accademia Riaci

Practical study on leading Italian fashion 1 or 2 months short-term intensive course. You will learn from design to actual making. ... [+]

Practical study on leading Italian fashion 1 or 2 months short-term intensive course. You will learn from design to actual making.

Instructors :

After having completed her degree in Industrial & Communication Design, she has worked as art director and design coordinator for many Italian companies, along with her passion for teaching as specialized instructor of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. In our Fashion Design department, Prof. Veronica instills in students the Italian style and fashion sense, addressing the following topics: Development of models for fashion collections, Research and development of new products in relation to specific target. In these courses participant can learn all aspects of the Fashion Design Industry, including mood-boards, drawing and coloring of the fashion-plate, color palette, textures developments, product profile sheets, etc.... [-]

Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 - 12 weeks
Campus
Accademia Riaci

In Product Design course, students learn Italian creativity which produces various good designs, product concepts implied by techniques and shapes, product functions, pro ... [+]

In Product Design course, students learn Italian creativity which produces various good designs, product concepts implied by techniques and shapes, product functions, product redesigning, product usage, and so on. With a specific theme and an already existing product, students analyze its functions, shape and structure. And based on such analysis, students learn to practically realize, improve and/or correct their ideas. Depending on each student’s needs (level of knowledge, personal requests, class period, etc.), we can offer students learning experiences of various kinds of Italian designs from furniture design to other product design.

Fees and Schedule Tuition Fee + Accommodation, etc: Number of Lessons (1 lesson = 45 min): Credits Check-in - Check - out 2 weeks €2,600 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 3 ... [-]
Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 - 12 weeks
Campus
Accademia Riaci

You will posh your artistic sensibility in color, advertisement, illustration space conception unique to Italian life. You will nurture your individual creativity using v ... [+]

You will posh your artistic sensibility in color, advertisement, illustration space conception unique to Italian life. You will nurture your individual creativity using vivid colors.

Instructors :

After having completed her degree in Industrial & Communication Design, she has worked as art director and design coordinator for many Italian companies, along with her passion for teaching as specialized instructor of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. Under the competent supervision of Prof. Veronica, students will address in a comprehensive way both the theoretical and operational topics that typically characterize the professional activity of a graphic designer.

Fees and Schedule Tuition Fee + Accommodation, etc: Number of Lessons (1 lesson = 45 min): Credits Check-in - Check - out 2 weeks €2,600 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 3 ... [-]
Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 - 12 weeks
Campus