Undergraduate Courses - Milan
- Credits: 180
- Attendance: Full-time
- Language: English
Main goal of the course is training students to design spaces merging feelings and perceptions with a rigorous functional disposition. They learn to interact with the Italian design system, that complex and unique network of relations among Italian/international Designers, schools, Made in Italy businesses producing furniture/lamps and customer companies.
Students learn those expressive tools that allow to develop, assess and explain a project from the briefing to the final creation and communication: the pencil, 3D modelling and rendering software.
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.
Context – The global market has a growing demand for eclectic interior designers with competences both in the architectural composition of a space and in the design of services, to organize and improve the relation between space and people.
Methodology and structure - The student acquires a broad range of competences: cultural, technical and project based. Cultural elements connected to design, architecture and art but also sociology and anthropology are all subjects of study, necessary to comprehend the evolutionary phenomena of behaviour.
Students are introduced to marketing, an essential tool for analysing brand values and market positioning of the companies the interior designer collaborates with. They gain their own solid project development method that, starting from ethical, social and sustainable values, allow them to acquire a mindset for strategic design. Once the design mindset has been defined, an accurate definition of spaces highlighting of psychological and physical wellbeing is developed through a careful use of materials, colours and lights.
To this end, the Designer must possess those expressive tools allowing to develop, assess and explain the project: the pencil, 3-D modelling and rendering software.
Career opportunities – Interior Designer, Exhibit Designer, Retail Designer, Restaurant Designer, Set Designer, Designer for Hospitality, Service Designer.
- Perception Theory and the Psychology of Form
- Design Methods
- Technical Drawing
- Graphic Design
- Material Typologies 1
- History of Contemporary Art
- History of Design 1
- Modeling Techniques 1
- Introduction to Cultural Marketing
- Design 1
- Sociology Of Culture
- Drawing Techniques And Technologies
- Materials Typologies 2
- Design 2
- History Of Contemporary Architecture 1
- 3d Computer Model-Making Techniques
- Modeling Techniques 2
- History Of Design 2
- Design Management
- Product Design
- Virtual Architecture
- Layout And Techniques
- Design 3
- Design 4
- Phenomenology Of Contemporary Arts
- Cultural Anthropology
Our graduates and the brilliant positions of responsibility they occupy in the creative professions and enterprise tell the story of the excellence generated by IED.
It’s a success story that has contributed to the achievement of the official recognition, for the majority of IED courses, by the Ministries of Education and of Research in the countries where IED operates directly.
IED has also signed agreements with several prestigious academic institutes to offer double-branded courses at home and abroad, whose final diplomas are accredited by the partner institutions. For the 2012-2013 academic year, the institution in question is the University of Westminster in London.
IED educational program is based on course credits (CF) according to the most advanced european institutions of this area.