IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Torino

Introduction

Growing the Green Economy in an industrial heartland.

More than just an industrial hub, since the end of the nineteenth century Turin has been a home to research and innovation in fields ranging from filmmaking and fashion to communications, visual arts and humanities.

Its vocation for eclecticism and experimenting has made it one of the world most important auto industry capitals and, in recent decades, a world-class benchmark for a new culture of food and for research into environmental sustainability.

IED Turin is recognized with some authority as one of the world most important centers for the training in transportation design. Aligned with the knowledge and research typical of its context, this campus develops and focuses its design work towards concepts of future mobility and the most advanced and innovative manufacturing clusters.

Professionals who are competent in environmentally sustainable design are increasingly sought-after by private industry and by public administration.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian

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Programmes

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Master

Car Interior Design - 1st Level Master Degree

Campus Full time 12  March 2017 Italy Turin

Designing interiors for the means of transport, in particular for cars, means dealing with the project of mobility starting from the user's perspective, both at the level of interaction of the man-machine system, and as experience of the phases of purchase and management of the vehicle. The Car Interior Designers specialize in the future and innovation of means of transport from the inside and builds future design scenarios by studying the user, its cultural needs, trends in society and use of the vehicle. The different subjects covered during the Master in Car Interior Design and User Experience allow future professionals to provide innovative solutions, related to the evolving needs of companies and buyers. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH Entry Requirements: The Master in Car Interior Design and User Experience welcomes IED graduates, or students from Art Academies or private schools and graduates in related areas such as Design, Architecture, Engineering and Media Design, professionals with at least two years of experience in this sector. Structure and Methodology: The Master's programme focuses on research and innovation in different sectors, with an emphasis on practical activities of design, to enable students to develop their creativity, refining tools and knowledge through a targeted and structured approach: the fundamentals of Interior design of cars, both technically and psychologically, emerging technologies, identifying layout and models of use of interior space, traditional materials and the latest generation, new trimmings, technologies and integrated platforms with a particular emphasis on interface design. From a cultural perspective, the Master in Car Interior Design and User Experience covers subjects such as the history and trends of Car Interior Design and the study of perception. Students improve their skills and techniques in the visualization and communication of ideas, forms and concepts. The laboratory of communication occurs with the practice in the advanced levels of 2D and 3D Photoshop and other industry-specific programs. The environment of the cockpit is examined in all its functionality. The user and his needs are always at the center of the project proposal. This means improving and facilitating the driving of the vehicle, the passenger compartment comfort in all aspects (functional, aesthetic, sound, touch) and its security. Much importance is given to human-machine interface. The important flow of visual information, sound messages or control actions through devices and controls located on the dashboard in front of the driver requires a careful and intelligent planning that facilitates the interaction between the driver and the car as a function of maximum driving safety. Over the past decade, the heavy investments made by the most influential international car manufacturers have greatly contributed to the research and technological development of the passenger that, in its evolution, has changed the real idea of the car, considered primarily for its aesthetics design in the past. comfort and aesthetics have become increasingly important as the range of devices and interfaces of the latest generation, together, offer the driver a unique mobility experience often conveyed through the philosophy of a brand. The curriculum includes a study of the marketing strategy: user profile, market analysis. The student is measured with the reality in a series of professional workshops held with the support of companies in the industry. The final project is the synthesis of all the experiences, where the laboratory results and knowledge merge together inthe design of the interior of a vehicle according to the brief provided by the industry partner. The course is recognised by MIUR as Master Academic Level I. [-]

Master in Marketing and Communication

Campus Full time 11  November 2017 Italy Turin

Marketing and communication can’t be considered as areas of expertise exclusively connected to sales and advertising but must be integrate in a much larger scenario, that take into consideration on the one hand the audience of potential clients, and on the other one the social and economic context in which companies operates and find their own market positions. In order to respond to market requirements and the expectations of the students, the Master course in Marketing and Communication shall address agency and company communication environments in order to show where these two areas overlap and should operate together developing joint forms of interaction. Students have the chance to discuss these issues directly by examining case histories and through the direct first-hand experience of active professionals. The Master trains professionals that can operate both in the strategic and operational marketing in the communication offices of companies or agencies as Product Managers and Accounts. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Target - The Master in Marketing and Communication course is design for graduates who are taking their first steps in the profession and for professionals who are already working in the field, with the aim of transferring competence and tools to them that will make them effective and capable to providing innovation within companies and agencies. Methodology and Structure - The teaching structure is based on a symbiotic relationship between theory and practice which will enable the participants to develop a high degree of competence and a very practical and operational level thanks to simulations and exercises carried out on case histories. The courses are hold by a team of teachers who take turns in the analysis of the major themes establishing direct contact with the work place enabling students to have the most updated information in order to ensure that their knowledge is ultimately extremely competitive. [-]

Master in Smart Buildings and Sustainable Design

Campus Full time 12  January 2017 Italy Turin

The Master in Smart Buildings and Sustainable Design at Istituto Europeo di Design in Turin is a 12 months full time studio based program. Sustainability is addressed in terms of Design strategies that optimize environmental, energy and social behaviors of the urban built environment. Smart buildings involve interactive and web connected technology to be embedded within architecture in order to become aware of what is going on in the surrounding environment and acquire the capability of virtuous reactions. City innovation is the challenging variations that the problematic post-industrial polluted cities will have to face over the next few years. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH Target The master in Smart Buildings and Sustainable Design is intended for graduates in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Architectural and Built Environment studies or Design studies in related fields who wish to explore the built environment to turn economic and environmental constraints into creative design opportunities, as well as suggest techno-functional strategies considering social and energy issues. Contents and structure The first month will be dedicated to introduce the students to the skills of the job, including 3d modeling, digital fabrication, Arduino technology, and principles of environmental strategies. From the second month, and through the next 11 months, the students will work on a challenging thesis project that will be presented to a public audience at the end of the Master. During this phase, a series of activities (theoretical lectures, seminars, design workshops, conferences, construction workshops) will disseminate knowledge and stimulate the students on the topics of Green Energies Design Strategies, Smart Technologies for the Built Environment, Design rating systems and certifications, Big Data, Urban Sharing. All the input coming from these activities will be embedded in the students design work to develop a compelling thesis project. [-]

Master in Transportation Design

Campus Full time March 2017 Italy Turin

The Master in Transportation Design offered by the Istituto Europeo di Design sets itself up as an incubator for tomorrow's professionals and, thanks to an ongoing relationship with Companies closely involved in this sector, it intends to contribute to the creation of very sought after and highly specialised professionals. Over the course of two years on a full-time basis, the Master expects to hone and develop the student's competence in terms of his/her critical approach, analytical and methodological skills, providing the tools to start creating his/her own innovative concepts; in other words the aim is to train these professionals who will have the sensibility, courage and competence to imagine and design the vehicles of tomorrow. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH Target Admission to the Master Course is restricted to graduates from IED or from private schools of similar area and degree holders in fields of the Design area. One may also request to be admitted directly to the second year of the Master course if one is already provided with a diploma or a three years or five years degree in Transportation Design from a public or private institution that is equivalent to University level. Methodology and program The program foresees a first year designed to provide students with the theoretical design tools required for the production of 1:4 scale models that will represent the final projects of the first part of the Master Course. During the second year the students will be expected to perform as if they were in a real working environment, simulating the team work found in a professional design studio equipped with all the most innovative IT tools. At this final stage the Master course will actually operate as an experimental workshop. For every second course year a Style Centre will commission Istituto Europeo di Design of Turin to come up with a project to develop a concept car. The students will have to face up to the challenge and collaborate in carrying out this project, like a real team, handling all the various stages of project development and all the problems that a style centre has to deal with, right up to the production of a 1:1 scale model. [-]

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Contact

IED - Istituto Europeo di Design

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Torino 10121, Italy
Website http://www.ied.it/torino/home
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