Interior Design - Major in Interior Design
Three years courses - Rome
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.Career opportunities
– Interior Designer, Exhibit and Cultural Designer, Retail Designer, Hospitality Designer, Personal Designer, Concept Designer.
The course is recognized by Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR) as an Academic Diploma Level I (180CF)
This Course is held also in: Barcelona - Milan
- Credits: 180
- Start date: October
- Duration: 3 years
- Attendance: full-time
- Language: English
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.Faculty
Laura Negrini - Director of IED Roma Design School
Architect. She worked in the Netherlands from 1997 to 2000, collaborating with UNstudio to big projects and international competitions. From 2000 to 2003 she worked at Studio Michele De Lucchi on the project for the new image of Poste Italiane. In 2004 she founded the studio aQarchitetturaquotidiana, that performs professional work in the field of architecture/design of spaces and public services. Lab
IED Rome has 290 computer workstations organized in 12 IT Labs among which 7 multiplatform for a total amount of 340 Mac and Win operating systems. Each lab is connected to broadband internet, videoprojections, scanners and printers. The softwares are internationally recognized and frequently updated, just to mention some of the main softwarehouses AdobeTM, AppleTM, AutodeskTM, AvidTM, Blackmagic DesignTM, Cycling ’74, DigidesignTM, EpicTM, McNeelTM, MicrosoftTM, PixologicTM, The FoundryTM, UnityTM. The IT Labs are at the students’ disposal even in extra lesson time.