NABA Summer school 2019

Introduction

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Come in Italy this summer and study art and design! NABA Summer Courses offer two-week intensive research and project experiences in the fields of Design, Fashion, and Visual & Digital Arts in Milan. You’ll be immersed in Italy’s thriving creative community through visits to museums, companies, production facilities, and design studios. Guided by skilled Italian and international professionals, you will explore trends in fashion and design and learn how to research and present a creative idea.

NABA also offers Summer Courses in Italian Culture & Lifestyle, which are designed for people of all ages and abilities who wish to explore their passion in a new creative environment while experiencing Milan, the world capitals of fashion, arts and design.

NABA Summer offer comprises introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses distributed along three summer sessions. You can combine courses to create a two, four or six-week session, thus making the most of your time in Milan and fully experiencing NABA’s teaching approach and values.

All Summer Programs are conducted in English.

CREDITS

NABA will award ECTS credits for its Summer Courses, so it will be easier for students to transfer their credits to other Universities and Academies that use or acknowledge the ECTS system.

Upon successful completion of each 2-week summer course (45 hours of classes), NABA will issue 3 ECTS credits that can be transferred at the option of each student’s home university.

Interested students should require NABA ECTS course syllabus to NABA Summer Courses Office at summer@naba.it and submit it to their home universities in order to verify the possibility of having the ECTS credits issued by NABA for the summer courses recognized in their study curriculum. In order to obtain the ECTS credits students must be over 18, shall have completed the High School studies and be enrolled in a university study path, meet the admission requirements of the course and achieve the course learning outcomes and objectives.

HOUSING

NABA helps international students find accommodation. Students can choose among a number of single and shared room at Campus walking distance, in apartments managed by the school.

Furthermore, NABA has developed agreements with a certain number of real estate agencies that have a varied selection of apartments in a different area of the city and, at the same time, has developed contacts with private landlords that rent out apartments close to the Campus and in various area. NABA has also special deals with hostels, residence, and hotels.

For further information, please contact NABA Housing Office via email at short@milanhousing.it or via phone at +39 02 97 372 295

VISA

Please check with an Italian embassy or consulate in your country of origin to determine whether you need a visa to enter Italy.

If you do need a VISA, NABA will provide you with an admission certificate (upon complete payment of your tuition fees) so that you may obtain a visa from your local Italian embassy/consulate.

Please be aware that the visa application and issuing process may take more than a month, so consider applying for your visa well in advance. It is your responsibility to apply for the visa in time.

In the event that your visa application is denied, NABA will reimburse your full tuition fee (minus the 150 EUR administrative fee) only if you send proof of the visa rejection (that is, the official letter or email sent by the embassy/consulate denying the visa).

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Summer courses

Summer Course in 2D Cartoon Animation

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

The course will deal with all the aspects connected with the realization of a successful short movie: drawing, design, animation, storyboarding, acting, timing, scriptwriting. Students will be both directors and animators of their own movie, thus facing all the issues and problems that normally arise whilst making an animated movie. [+]

The course will deal with all the aspects connected with the realization of a successful short movie: drawing, design, animation, storyboarding, acting, timing, scriptwriting.

Students will be both directors and animators of their own movie, thus facing all the issues and problems that normally arise whilst making an animated movie.

Requirements

This course is suitable for students with some background in animation and for students who have completed one or two years of university studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Accessories Design

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

This course is focused on the exploration of the fundamentals of luxury accessories brand collections, Made in Italy shoes and bags. [+]

This course is focused on the exploration of the fundamentals of luxury accessories brand collections, Made in Italy shoes and bags.

Students will acquire the basic skills needed to coordinate and develop a new luxury accessories brand and will get acquainted with the technical methodology to make shoes.

Requirements

This course is suitable for students with some background in fashion design and for students who have completed one or two years of university studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Board Game Design

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Rome

Games are an interactive form of entertainment that connect people across different ages, genders, ethnicities, socioeconomic groups, and skill levels. Through the games we play, we meet new people, improve our skillsets—and, most importantly, we learn. [+]

Games are an interactive form of entertainment that connect people across different ages, genders, ethnicities, socioeconomic groups, and skill levels. Through the games we play, we meet new people, improve our skillsets—and, most importantly, we learn. This course focuses on a specific kind of gaming experience—board games—which require more than one player and thus encourage the development of social skills such as cooperation, negotiation, bluffing, and persuasion.

Following lectures that explore the basic principles of board game design, prototyping, and playtesting, you will use these fundamentals to create an original game, either individually or in small groups. By the end of the course, you will be able to transform your ideas into manageable designs and develop quick prototypes to fully test the player experience you set out to achieve.... [-]


Summer Course in Classical Art Discovery in Rome & Contemporary Art Discovery in Milan

Campus Full time 1 week June 2019 Italy Milan Rome + 1 more

Discover why Rome is known as the “Eternal City.” In this full-immersion journey, you will explore this timeless city while expanding your knowledge of Classical art. [+]

Discover why Rome is known as the “Eternal City.” In this full-immersion journey, you will explore this timeless city while expanding your knowledge of Classical art. The course alternates lectures about Classical sculpture, ceramics, and painting with visits to Rome’s most iconic monuments, museums, and exhibitions.

As you discover the fascinating history of ancient artists and their religious and cultural inspirations, you will be guided to create a personal project: a booklet presenting your vision of Rome, containing pictures, drawings, articles, and the notes you take during class and in your free time.

Milan is a center not only of fashion and design but also of contemporary art. This course combines lectures about today’s most influential artists with an active exploration of Milan’s contemporary art scene. We will visit museum collections, private foundations, and international art galleries, including venues like the Boschi di Stefano Collection, Museo del 900, Gallerie d’Italia, Fondazione Prada, and the Pirelli HangarBicocca (located in a former Pirelli factory).... [-]


Summer Course in Cool Hunting Fashion in Rome & Milan

Campus Full time 1 week June 2019 Italy Milan Rome + 1 more

This course focuses on how new fashion trends emerge and how the city of Rome plays a role in influencing them. [+]

This course focuses on how new fashion trends emerge and how the cities of Rome & Milan play a role in influencing them.

In the classroom, you will get tips on how to be a cool hunter—how to research, observe, and analyze current fashion trends and future directions. Using Rome as your hunting ground, you will practice these techniques and learn what it takes to translate cultural, artistic, social, and fashion trends into marketable ideas. You will investigate emerging trends through field trips to retail stores and boutiques, fabric shops, exhibitions, and trendy places where stylish people hang out around the city.

Throughout the course, you will work on creating a research journal that illustrates, through text and images, the concepts you are exploring and the cool fashion ideas you found throughout Rome & Milan.... [-]


Summer Course in Costume Design

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Rome

Do you want to learn how to create fabulous costumes for the stage or screen? In this course, you will get an overview of the process of costume design for the performance industry, along with an understanding of the important role that costuming plays in character creation. [+]

Do you want to learn how to create fabulous costumes for the stage or screen? In this course, you will get an overview of the process of costume design for the performance industry, along with an understanding of the important role that costuming plays in character creation.

During the first week, you will investigate the world of costumes by analyzing and discussing images, videos, and readings to discover how historical factors, character personalities, proportion, color, materials, and tailoring techniques play into the process. Your class will make several visits to tailors’ shops, theaters, and costume archives. During the second week, you will work with your fellow students to design a portfolio of costumes for a live performance or a film. Depending on available time and participants’ skills, your class might also create a costume prototype.... [-]


Summer Course in Creative Coding

Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Rome

In this course, you will study the history and philosophy behind the artistic use of technology. You will learn coding strategies, explore how to include coding in your creative process, and discover how computing tools can enhance your creativity. [+]

Now more than ever, the worlds of coding and design are colliding. Gone are the days of mocking up designs so that a technician can bring them to life. Many designers are learning how to code so they can design with more empathy for the digital era, work better with technical teams, and gain more control over the finished product.

In this course, you will study the history and philosophy behind the artistic use of technology. You will learn coding strategies, explore how to include coding in your creative process, and discover how computing tools can enhance your creativity. Your course leader will guide you to apply practical programming concepts within hands-on projects.

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Summer Course in Cultural Tour of the Best in Fashion in Milan & Rome

Campus Full time 1 week June 2019 Italy Milan Rome + 1 more

You will get a broad overview of the fashion system, with a focus on what defines Italian fashion, how Milan became such a mecca for fashion designers; a focus on what makes Italian fashion unique and what specifically defines the fashion scene in Rome. [+]

If you are wondering why Milan is known as the world capital of fashion, join us in this two-week creative journey. This course alternates lectures about the history and principles of fashion design with visits to Milan’s hottest fashion spots: fashion ateliers and boutiques, showrooms, exhibitions, flagship and concept stores, and cult-favorite places for cool hunters.

If you want to deepen your understanding of the world of Italian fashion, this creative experience is for you. This course alternates lectures about the history and principles of fashion design with visits to Rome’s hottest fashion spots: fashion ateliers and boutiques, showrooms, exhibitions, flagship and concept stores, and cult-favorite places for cool hunters.... [-]


Summer Course in Curation and Exhibition Design

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

The work of the curator includes a plurality of skills and multiplicity of approaches to understanding the present time, interact with the past and produce new perspectives. [+]

The work of the curator includes a plurality of skills and multiplicity of approaches to understanding the present time, interact with the past and produce new perspectives. Alongside theoretical knowledge, the course offers a structured path to develop curatorial projects, from research and production of a concept to organization and display. During the course, students will work on a personal or group project that will be presented in the spaces of NABA with a moment open to the public, using a variety of possible formats, from video screening to lectures, from exhibition to online publications. In addition to class lessons, the course includes visits to exhibitions and contemporary art spaces in Milan.... [-]


Summer Course in Digital Illustration

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

The course will teach how to create interesting paperless illustrations by using software applications. It will be divided into two parts: PART 1: digital as a faithful reproduction of hand painting instruments PART 2: digital as an independent expressive language. The course will not focus on Photoshop or Illustrator but on the expressive use of the digital tools. The illustrations will concern publishing (magazines and book covers), animation (inspirational drawings) and new media (tablets, apps, etc.). [+]

The course will teach how to create interesting paperless illustrations by using software applications. It will be divided into two parts:

PART 1: digital as a faithful reproduction of hand painting instruments. PART 2: digital as an independent expressive language.

The course will not focus on Photoshop or Illustrator, but on the expressive use of the digital tools. The illustrations will concern publishing (magazines and book covers), animation (inspirational drawings) and new media (tablets, apps...)

Requirements

This course is suitable for students with some background in illustration and for students who have completed one or two years of university studies in art and design.... [-]


Summer Course in Fashion Design I

Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Milan

An inspiring exploration of the Italian Fashion pipeline with lectures by experienced professionals and visits to Milan’s best fashion zones and showrooms. [+]

An inspiring exploration of the Italian Fashion pipeline with lectures by experienced professionals and visits to Milan’s best fashion zones and showrooms.

Students will be given an overview of the Italian Fashion System and will learn to do fashion sketches, to carry out research and to use it to develop a fashion collection.

Requirements

This course is intended for students who have no background in fashion and for students who are attending or will attend their first year of university studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Fashion Design II

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

In this course students will create a small coordinated collection. Concepts, moods and themes will be conceived and developed to provide inspiration for clothing, color and shape. [+]

In this course students will create a small coordinated collection. Concepts, moods and themes will be conceived and developed to provide inspiration for clothing, color and shape.

Students will experiment studio and workshop practice and work on the realization of a prototype with handcraft tailoring methods.

Requirements

This course is suitable for students with some background in fashion design and for students who have completed one or two years of their universities studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Fashion Image & Styling I

Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Rome

Students will develop understanding and experience in styles hunting and image styling as foundations of fashion and project approach. [+]

Students will develop understanding and experience in styles hunting and image styling as foundations of fashion and project approach. They will be given an overview of the Italian Fashion System and will be stimulated to develop their ideas and their potential to the full.

They will learn how to innovatively apply trend skills to interpret the personality of a client and his/her lifestyle, create a style for a collection look for a fashion magazine and propose a new image through clothing, accessories, photos and location combinations.

Requirements

This course is intended for students who have no background in fashion design and for students who are attending or will attend their first year of university studies in art and design.... [-]


Summer Course in Fashion Image & Styling II

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

Students will have specific technical training in the field of fashion styling to enable them to create a new image for a body and its clothes encompassing make-up techniques, hair shapes, location, light, photography. [+]

Students will have specific technical training in the field of fashion styling to enable them to create a new image for a body and its clothes encompassing make-up techniques, hair shapes, location, light, photography. Students will experience the excitement of making a photo shooting in a real working environment: with live models, on location and in a professional studio.

Personal research and observation will be used to analyze contemporary advertising vehicles for the promotion of a fashion product for a targeted consumer.

Requirements

This course is suitable for students with some background in fashion design and for students who have completed one or two years of university studies in art and design.... [-]


Summer Course in Fashion Marketing & Communication

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Rome

The course focuses on the fashion industry through a business and management perspective. It will provide students the necessary tools to understand the dynamic context of the fashion business in Italy and abroad. [+]

The course focuses on the fashion industry through a business and management perspective. It will provide students the necessary tools to understand the dynamic context of the fashion business in Italy and abroad. Students will be introduced to fundamentals such as fashion industry sourcing, the supply chain, and fashion buying cycle; vendor selection and fashion buying decision criteria; retail brand marketing in the fashion industry; internationalization of fashion retailing; international branding and flagship stores.

Requirements

This course is intended for students who have no background in fashion and who are attending or will attend their first year of university studies in art and design.... [-]


Summer Course in Fashion Trend Scouting

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan Rome + 1 more

Trend scouting is key to the development of a creative and innovative personal fashion collection. Cool Hunting as research methodology is based on the observation of what is really going on in the streets of the world. What people really do, think and wear is a powerful tool to create a new vision of Fashion. Students will learn and implement the observation, research and analysis techniques related to cool hunting specifically focusing on Milan. [+]

NABA Summer School proposes a wide and updated synthesis of NABA know-how, giving a view of the most significant trends of the market, of industrial creation processes, of artistic and social expression together with the opportunity to experiment with a topical project theme.

NABA Summer courses are 2-week intensive research and project experiences in 4 thematic areas (Fashion Design, Design, Visual & Digital Arts, Italian Culture and Lifestyle) distributed along 3 summer sessions.

FIRST SESSION: JUNE 26 - JULY 6

SECOND SESSION: JULY 10 - JULY 20

THIRD SESSION: JULY 24 - AUGUST 3

Cost and Fee:

1,595 EUR tuition fee for a 2-week session (45 hours of lesson over 9 days) 2,795 EUR tuition fee for a 4-week session (90 hours of lesson over 18 days) 3,995 EUR tuition fee for a 6-week session (135 hours of lesson over 27 days) ... [-]

Summer Course in Game Development

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Rome

Learn how to create video games using Unity 3D, a free-to-use game development engine. You will have the opportunity to develop 3D gaming experiences with sophisticated storylines, interactions, aesthetics, and technical aspects. [+]

Learn how to create video games using Unity 3D, a free-to-use game development engine. You will have the opportunity to develop 3D gaming experiences with sophisticated storylines, interactions, aesthetics, and technical aspects. You will discover how to use the core features of the software while designing your very first game—beginning with learning how to create a new project and manage your game assets. You will practice the elements of building a fully playable prototype in Unity: installation and setup, pathfinding, lighting, and light mapping, artificial intelligence basics, camera animations, character animations, scripting, materials, skyboxes, particle effects, sound effects, and music.... [-]


Summer Course in Hand Illustration

Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Milan

Students will learn to create effective and powerful images, interesting illustrations, applicable to different professional areas. Alternating theory and practice, the course will show different techniques, processes and approaches. [+]

Students will learn to create effective and powerful images, interesting illustrations, applicable to different professional areas. Alternating theory and practice, the course will show different techniques, processes and approaches.

Requirements

This course is intended for students who have no background in illustration and for students who are attending or will attend their first year of university studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Interaction Design with Touch Board

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Rome

In this course, you will have the chance to participate in the ideation, design, and implementation of an interactive project using the Touch Board, a device that turns touch into sound and makes any surface interactive. [+]

Curious about the world of interaction design? In this course, you will have the chance to participate in the ideation, design, and implementation of an interactive project using the Touch Board, a device that turns touch into sound and makes any surface interactive.

You will explore the elements of an interactive project, including media, languages, goals, user behaviors, and technologies (hardware and software). You will practice using basic tools to create prototypes of interactive devices, and you will learn the fundamentals of the TouchBoard/Arduino coding environment, language, and programming. As you learn by doing, you will build devices that influence and are influenced by, the physical world.... [-]


Summer Course in Interior Design for Hotels

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

The course will enable participants to understand the combination of aesthetics, functional and operational aspects to design successful hotels. [+]

The course will enable participants to understand the combination of aesthetics, functional and operational aspects to design successful hotels. Students will experience a deep analysis of the contemporary hotel typologies, the latest hotel design trends and information regarding materials, furniture, and lighting.

The course offers a deep exploration of the extensive and complex field of Interior Design within the hospitality industry and the way it is changing and evolving.

Requirements

This course is designed for final-year university students and for those with some working experience in the field of interior design who wish to explore new opportunities combining strategy and creativity.... [-]


Summer Course in Interior Design I

Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Milan

A full immersion course that will provide students with an overview of the Italian design methodology. [+]

A full immersion course that will provide students with an overview of the Italian design methodology. Students will be introduced to the analysis of the elements of the space, and will have the opportunity to focus specifically on interior design, and delve into intensive project works.

Students to develop an interior space plan will use lifestyle, art and design research in Milan.

Requirements

This course is intended for students who have no background in interior design and for students who are attending or will attend their first year of university studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Interior Design II

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

This course is intended for students with background understanding and experience in Interior Design. Students will have the chance to analyze contemporary interior spaces through observation based on personal research. [+]

This course is intended for students with background understanding and experience in Interior Design. Students will have the chance to analyze contemporary interior spaces through observation based on personal research. They will develop a professional designer’s attitude searching for materials as a source for inspiration through the city exploration.

The project work will be geared toward the creation of a physical model of interior layout, using only regenerated or discarded materials.

Requirements

This course is suitable for students with some background and experience in interior design and for students who have completed one or two years of university studies in art and design.... [-]


Summer Course in Italian Fashion Design: Rome and Milan, from Haute Couture to Pret_à_porter

Campus Full time 1 week June 2019 Italy Milan Rome + 1 more

This one-week course offers a social and cultural analysis of the Italian fashion phenomenon, exploring the philosophies, styles, and business structures of some of the most iconic Italian fashion brands. [+]

(Through visits to fashion showrooms and studios, you will come to understand the industrial prêt-à-porter system and experiment with designing a prêt-à-porter collection.)

Description

This one-week course offers a social and cultural analysis of the Italian fashion phenomenon, exploring the philosophies, styles, and business structures of some of the most iconic Italian fashion brands.

You will be invited to consider how designers can combine the quality of haute couture with the practical market need to offer prêt-à-porter collections. Through visits to Milanese fashion showrooms and studios, you will come to understand the industrial prêt-à-porter system—that is, factory-made clothing sold off the rack in standardized sizes.... [-]


Summer Course in Lighting Design

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

The course gives an overall vision of the art of lighting and its related functions from a technical and stylistic point of view. [+]

The course gives an overall vision of the art of lighting and its related functions from a technical and stylistic point of view. It will provide students with the tools to carry out a lighting project in a wide variety of different spaces. Lectures will deal with the subject of light and design both in theory and in practical terms. The students will be expected to produce sketches and technical drawings.

Requirements

This course is designed for final-year university students and for those with some working experience in the field of design who wish to explore new opportunities combining strategy and creativity.

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Summer Course in Packaging

Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Rome

In this course, you will explore the processes and materials involved in packaging design, learn how to fold cardboard to create simple packages and work in a team to interpret a company briefly. [+]

The discipline of packaging design may seem, at first glance, to rely almost entirely on technical skills in graphic design. But in reality, packaging design also draws on several other fundamental aspects of visual design training, including editorial, compositional, package layering, and post-production skills. A product package tells a story, conveys the brand’s identity and values, and becomes a sensual and interactive experience for customers involving sight, touch, and sound.

In this course, you will explore the processes and materials involved in packaging design, learn how to fold cardboard to create simple packages and work in a team to interpret a company briefly. As you develop a product packaging concept, you will practice design strategy, create compositions, and develop new rendering skills.... [-]


Summer Course in Photography I

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

Throughout this intensive course, students with an elementary knowledge of photography will be introduced to specialized techniques and materials. [+]

Throughout this intensive course, students with an elementary knowledge of photography will be introduced to specialized techniques and materials.

You will learn the basics of optics and light (aperture, shutter speed, exposure), photographic methods, and composition techniques.

Image processing in Photoshop and output techniques will also be covered.

Requirements

This course is intended for students who have no background in photography and for students who are attending or will attend their first year of university studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Photography II

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

This course will be a follow up of Photography I and will enable students to further deepen their knowledge of photographic techniques and further develop their expressive skills. [+]

This course will be a follow up of Photography I and will enable students to further deepen their knowledge of photographic techniques and further develop their expressive skills.

Students will be given a specific theme and will have to develop a concept, a mood board and a final project under the guidance of a professional photographer.

Requirements

This course is suitable for students with some background in photography and for students who have completed one or two years of university studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Portrait Drawing and Painting

Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Rome

Want to learn how to create a realistic portrait—or build on your existing skills? In this course, you will practice both drawing and painting the human face, using photographs and live models. You will work through a variety of exercises to develop precise techniques and a personal style, with a special emphasis on form and color. [+]

Want to learn how to create a realistic portrait—or build on your existing skills? In this course, you will practice both drawing and painting the human face, using photographs and live models. You will work through a variety of exercises to develop precise techniques and a personal style, with a special emphasis on form and color.

Our faculty, who are working artists, will guide you to cultivate your skills with observing proportions, rendering color and shadow, and making quick sketches that convey a range of emotions. You will have the chance to experiment with a wide variety of materials as you begin to create powerful images.

Requirements

The course is suitable for beginners as well as those with more advanced drawing skills.... [-]


Summer Course in Product Design I

Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Milan

Students will be introduced and exposed to the design process in order to understand what is living behind a product. They will have the opportunity to delve into intensive project work geared towards creative thinking and exploring form and function. Students will work in small groups, in an open discussion environment, developing their creative process from the idea to a final presentation. The final result will be presented, simulating a small exhibition, with a model and a short story in digital format. [+]

Students will be introduced and exposed to the design process in order to understand what is living behind a product. They will have the opportunity to delve into intensive project work geared towards creative thinking and exploring form and function.

Students will work in small groups, in an open discussion environment, developing their creative process from the idea to a final presentation. The final result will be presented, simulating a small exhibition, with a model and a short story in digital format.

Requirements

This course is intended for students who have no background in product design and for students who are attending or will attend their first year of university studies in art and design.... [-]


Summer Course in Product Design II

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

Students will develop a coordinated product line using hand or digital drawing as well as a prototype product model. The project will be carried out in groups as a studio work, under the supervision of an established designer in an open discussion. Specific workshops focused on materials, history of design and on the biography of an object will expose students to multiple possible approaches. [+]

Students will develop a coordinated product line using hand or digital drawing as well as a prototype product model. The project will be carried out in groups as a studio work, under the supervision of an established designer in an open discussion.

Specific workshops focused on materials, history of design and on the biography of an object will expose students to multiple possible approaches.

Requirements

This course is suitable for students with some background in product design and for students who have completed one or two years of university studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Sketching Around Milan & Rome

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan Rome + 1 more

Develop your drawing skills while exploring the ancient and contemporary city of Milan—its monuments, museums, and the everyday places where Milanese people gather to enjoy life. [+]

Develop your drawing skills while exploring the ancient and contemporary city of Milan—its monuments, museums, and the everyday places where Milanese people gather to enjoy life.

As you make quick drawing and painting sketches outside and in different environments, you will practice how to capture tone, color, light, and atmosphere using a variety of drawing and painting techniques and media.

Requirements

This course is suitable for all skill levels.

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Summer Course in Textile Design

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

The first part of this course will be devoted to gaining a basic knowledge of the available materials and structures and learning to make informed and responsible choices. Having learned what is necessary to make a textile do its job from a practical perspective, the course will then focus on the aesthetic considerations covering the fields of manipulation, surface design (printing and embroidery) and nets/lace-like fabrics (cutwork, devoré). The students will then choose a specific situation for which to design a textile based on the previously acquired information and skills and produce a mini project outlining the reasons for their choices and illustrating this with samples. [+]

(After giving a basic knowledge of available materials, the course will focus on manipulation and surface design to produce a mini project)

Description

The first part of this course will be devoted to gaining a basic knowledge of the available materials and structures and learning to make informed and responsible choices. Having learned what is necessary to make a textile do its job from a practical perspective, the course will then focus on the aesthetic considerations covering the fields of manipulation, surface design (printing and embroidery) and nets/lace-like fabrics (cut work, devoré). The students will then choose a specific situation for which to design a textile based on the previously acquired information and skills and produce a mini project outlining the reasons for their choices and illustrating this with samples.... [-]


Summer Course in Travel Photography: Photographing Rome & Milan

Campus Full time 1 week June 2019 Italy Milan Rome + 1 more

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of photography while exploring one of the world’s most historic and beautiful cities: Rome & Milan. [+]

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of photography while exploring one of the world’s most historic and beautiful cities: Rome & Milan.

Through practical exercises, you will experiment with creative composition, camera controls, lighting, and color films. Faculty will guide you to explore the narrative aspect of travel photography, with a focus on representing places, events, and themes and using storytelling techniques as a tool to communicate your experience and vision. You will also gain familiarity with a variety of techniques for correcting or improving images through the use of computer software.

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Summer Course in Virtual Reality and 360° Video Production

Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Rome

These days, becoming an immersive creator is both a considerable challenge and a fantastic opportunity for filmmakers and media producers. This course explores all the aspects of realizing a 360° video using today’s most relevant technologies. [+]

These days, becoming an immersive creator is both a considerable challenge and a fantastic opportunity for filmmakers and media producers. This course explores all the aspects of realizing a 360° video using today’s most relevant technologies.

First, you will examine why modern virtual reality is a truly new type of medium distinct from all previous forms. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the 360° camera and discover which tools work best in which scenarios. Next, you will identify stories that are better told through an experience than through other media. Finally, you will get hands-on practice with the complete workflow of a virtual reality project, including developing the concept, choosing the technology, doing preproduction, and shooting in 360° video—followed by the post-production processes of editing, stitching, finalizing, and publishing your 360° videos.... [-]


Summer Course in Visual Design

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

Throughout this intensive course, students will gain knowledge of the different visual communication concepts and tools. Participants will be guided through a path marked by theoretical lessons and practical exercises in order to learn digital skills and the methods of the visual representation. At the end of the course, each student will be able to find his own visual style and will learn how to develop his own personal project. [+]

Throughout this intensive course, students will gain knowledge of the different visual communication concepts and tools. Participants will be guided through a path marked by theoretical lessons and practical exercises in order to learn digital skills and the methods of the visual representation. At the end of the course each student will be able to find his own visual style and will learn how to develop his own personal project.

Requirements

This course is intended for students who have no background in visual design and for students who are attending or will attend their first year of university studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Visual Merchandising

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

The analysis of visual merchandising strategies for showrooms, concept stores, mono-brand stores and department stores will be the key element of the course along with the understanding of the tools to create a strategic language for a fashion brand. [+]

The analysis of visual merchandising strategies for showrooms, concept stores, mono-brand stores and department stores will be the key element of the course along with the understanding of the tools to create a strategic language for a fashion brand. Students will develop a theoretical, analytical and critical approach through guided tours to the most relevant concept stores in Milan.

At the end of the course they will be asked to develop an individual project.

Requirements

This course is designed for final-year university students and for those with some working experience in fashion design who wish to explore new opportunities combining strategy and creativity.

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Summer Course in You Tube Content Creation and Channel Management

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Rome

Regardless of your level of experience or what type of camera you use, this short course will give you the knowledge you need to enhance the content of your YouTube channel, or, if you do not already have one, to launch it. [+]

Regardless of your level of experience or what type of camera you use, this short course will give you the knowledge you need to enhance the content of your YouTube channel, or, if you do not already have one, to launch it.

Our faculty will guide you through the process of making effective videos. You will learn how to storyboard, how to shoot a professional-level video using popular camera types, how to record audio, how to light videos with an affordable setup, and how to edit your footage efficiently. You will also explore the YouTube platform and learn how to post videos to your YouTube channel using effective titles, descriptions, and tags that are SEO friendly and will get many views.... [-]


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