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Italian Contemporary Design and Trends - Spring Semester
The Italian Contemporary Design and Trends Spring semester focuses on the cultural aspects of design and offers participants a practical study of the Italian design system from the management and the design methodology perspective. The course explores contemporary design trends and design languages, through lectures and visits to showrooms and fairs. New trends in furniture, various types of houses, different lifestyles and people's needs and desires will be analyzed from a practical and emotional point of view.
The course is structured around the major international trade shows including the Salone del Mobile furniture show in Milan and the Design Week that follows, the Salone Satellite, Euroluce, International Bathroom Exhibition and the International Home Furnishings Expo.
Throughout the semester, students will be engaged in developing technical and critical skills in the classroom and inside the main trade fairs that highlight the Italian design experience.
Modules covered in this program:
- CONTEMPORARY DESIGN
- CONTEMPORARY ART
- DESIGN TRENDS
- DESIGN TRENDS WORKSHOP
- GRAPHIC DESIGN
- MATERIALS TRENDS
- RESEARCH METHODS
IED is the biggest international network of fashion, design, visual communication and management schools, with locations in Milan, Rome, Turin, Venice, Florence, Cagliari, Madrid , Barcelona , São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro. Established in 1966, IED has 45 years...