Undergraduate Course in Interior Design.
The Interior Designer interprets the urban changes by identifying roles, services, lifestyles and aesthetic of the interior space. This professional restyles the public image of cities, working for hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops, malls, merging urban with the intimacy and rest place for excellence: home.
Interior Designers - space artisans - embody the primary professional roles of contemporary times, when market and politics influence the transformation of existing spaces as well as cities expansions.
Title - The First Level Academic Diploma is recognized by MIUR (Ministry for Education, University and Research) and equated with the Bachelor’s Degree issued by Universities.
Duration: 3 years
Context – Spaces aren’t what they used to be. Times, societies and needs to experience the places are constantly changing therefore the Interior Designer interprets this evolution.
Methodology and structure – This Three-year course supports students in building a strategic vision and developing awareness of all the dynamics and variables affecting his activity.
The course structure is finalised to getting a balanced knowledge on space structure. It’s articulated in 4 main goals: Know your time, through the study of art history and architecture, sociology
and anthropology; Investigate new possibilities thanks to labs; Get the tools to use materials, colors, shapes and technologies; Tell the project through advanced skills of space representation.
First year is dedicated to getting a basic education, cultural references, tools and design methodology.
Students learn free-hand sketch and CAD - useful to make models using basic materials - subsequently 3D printers and laser cut machines.
Later on students get design consciousness and complete their skill set such as 3D modeling and production (render) of realistic images by the application of materials and lights to virtual settings.
By the third year students gain creative autonomy by experiencing the latest technologies of simulation and interaction applied to design, facing with real projects thanks to the collaborations with partner companies and institutions as MAXXI and MACRO exhibit spaces, cultural spaces as Teatro Eliseo or associations as la Fondazione Montessori and l’ONG Intersos.
Career opportunities – Interior Designer, Exhibit and Cultural Designer, Retail Designer, Hospitality Designer, Personal Designer, Concept Designer.
For more than fifty years, the Istituto Europeo di Design has been operating in the fields of education and research in the disciplines of design, fashion, visual communication and management. Today, the IED is a constantly expanding international network that issues first-level academic diplomas and organises three-year courses, Masters courses, continuous professional development and advanced training courses.
The most significant milestones in the Group’s history include the foundation of the IED campuses in Milan (1966), Rome (1973), Turin (1989), Madrid (1994), Barcelona (2002), São Paulo (2005), Venice (2007), Florence (2008) and Cagliari (2009). In 2012, the Aldo Galli Academy in Como also joined the IED Group and as of 2013 courses have commenced in Rio de Janeiro, the second IED school in Brazil.
Since 1966, the IED has developed innovative and diversified teaching methodologies, focused on synergies between technology and experimentation, creativity, strategies and integrated communication, market issues and a new form of professionalism. Thus does the Istituto Europeo di Design offer young professionals working in the fields of Fashion, Design and Communication the knowledge and the effective tools they need to cater for the constantly developing requirements of the working world.