IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome


The leading city of the world in terms of the sheer scale of its cultural heritage, in its 30 centuries of history it’s been the first and the largest metropolis of the world.

Its culture has influenced the society, literature, art, architecture, religion, philosophy and law of the entire Western world.

The very idea of network derives from the efficient organization adopted by Rome in its use and circulation of excellence in the world as it was then known.

Modern and contemporary Rome is also an essential venue for haute couture, communication design, and all the other aspects of design, whose purpose is to generate non-material goods and services.

Graphic design, visual arts, filmmaking, television, multimedia, web contents, and video art together with teaching contents related to cultural heritage and the design of services for tourism constitute the truly unique core of studies of this seat. Studying in Rome is an incomparable living learning experience.

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Interior Design - 1st Level Master Degree

Campus Full time January 2018 Italy Rome

Interior design requires detailed knowledge of history, art, sociology, psychology, materials science, adequate training on regulations, systems and functional needs of the buyers. The goal of the Master in Interior Design is preparing professional to develop the various stages of a project, ranging from concept to completion of a product (from industrial design to the living space) assessing all the aspects of a project. The teaching methodology starts from the history of design and market (strategy & business) to the concept of a project characterized by a strong identity and the real chance of being carried out. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Entry Requirements: This Master must include an Honours Degree in the fields of architecture, engineering, design, economics or humanities. Admission is subject to interview, presentation of CV and portfolios. Methodology and structure: The methodology of the Master in Interior Design is based on the project, with the participation of companies and professional firms whose representatives work as part of the faculty of the course. The Master in Design offers a training programme that, by integrating the methodological, technical and design aspects, gives participants the opportunity to enhance a complete professional approach, declinable and valid in various fields of work. The teaching methodology leads to concrete project experiences and a permanent research on themselves, with the aim of creating a strong and distinguishable identity. The Master in Interior Design is designed on the basis of a learning/teaching model reflecting the organizational structure of a design firm, serving as a context in which the multiplicity of prior knowledge represents a value. The tutor has a role of mediation and supports learning process while the student is an active part in the construction of his own skills especially those related to design world. All other disciplines, such as strategy, project communication, business and communication technology graft organically onto multiple project experiences. Teaching methodology is divided into a methodological phase, a design phase and a final moment of synthesis. In all the three phases, lessons include workshops aimed at building and sharing experiences and projects with students. The... [-]

Master's Degree In Food Design Project Experience

Campus Full time 12  March 2018 Italy Rome

The course aims to train designers who have the critical-design skills to be able to independently manage the professional and managerial relationships, developing the propensity for innovation determinant in defining different visions of the systems in which we act. Being the figure of the designer in continuous evolution, the Food Designer must acquire the knowledge that will allow him the flexibility to deal with different design fields but contiguous, in which to apply their design skills, with particular focus on involving users in defining paths needs and expectations. [+]

THIS PROGRAM 'TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Who should attend: The course is open to those who are in possession of the title of Academic Study of First Level, lasting at least three years in areas related to architecture, to design, to interior design, visual communication, the Food Science or other related disciplines addressed in the course. It will verify the ability to deal independently both speculative activities that executive. The course includes a theoretical and practical course that involves students in practical research and design. The Master provides simulations and specific projects in collaboration with agencies and private companies, where to apply theoretical principles, techniques, tools and methodologies acquired during the course. The Master program is structured to meet the needs of the labor market, preparing professionals able to design and implement innovation, to meet the technological and strategic challenges of the coming years in a rapidly changing industry. The food is not only a primary need, but an experience of the senses. Experience that must be seen in all its aspects, from the use of raw materials to the definition of consumption patterns. The incessant development of competitiveness and strategic needs of companies require the ability to communicate the designer, as appropriate, with experts from the marketing and the technical area with the engineers, with the corporate image consultants and with the ' graphic-creative apparatus, with the planners of communication and those involved in the creation of places. The Master therefore also provides for the acquisition of soft skills, related... [-]

Master's In Community Service Design

Campus Full time 12  March 2018 Italy Rome

Master designer form, managers, editors, communicators, able to design services for the collective and manage ethical and sustainable transformation processes, especially when these affect the public sphere and in the production of common goods. Professionals who look to the community with a procedural approach, interdisciplinary and inclusive, with attention to the proactive participation of the viewer, sustainable innovation and customization: temporary and permanent activities that fit into the productive political, cultural, youth, social and territorial, as economy in the reference markets. Community Service are all services that cater to communities, networks, groups, families, etc. (In the public and private sectors) and are created with and for the collective, according to a community-based planning approach. [+]

Who should attend Access to master is open to students holding a permit valid for at least three years (Academic Diploma or Bachelor ') from architecture, urban planning, engineering management, services marketing, tourism, visual and performing arts, history of' art, literature, communication and new media, environmental science, sociology, urban anthropology, cultural and territorial management, political science and international cooperation, educational sciences and social services. Required curriculum / portfolio and motivation letter. A theoretical and practical course that involves students in the concrete business co-design through the community-based approach. The Master provides simulations and site-specific projects, where to apply theoretical principles, techniques, tools and methodologies learned. The teaching makes use of Co-Creation Methodology, developed by Artway of thinking to speed up the learning process and co-creation. It is part of a vision that favors the interdisciplinary teamwork and cross-cultural, as a contemporary response to the reading of complex systems and innovative production. The methodology is summarized in a process chart. Its Tools-Box contains 130 instruments, many of which will be applied during the Masters. The general approach of teaching resumes the two macro-dimensions of Co-Creation Methodology or the self and environment and their inter-relationships, which become knowledge needed to become professionals to co-design; because it is essential that those who work in the world of relationships, for and with each other, must know himself and know how to relate with others, have a basic knowledge of behavioral patterns, relational dynamics, influence of environment . The Master is organized into four modules... [-]

Master in Arts Management

Campus Full time 11  January 2018 Italy Rome

The Master in Arts Management is an interdisciplinary course that provides a full immersion of twelve months across three different cities. The pathway of study takes place in two prestigious locations Florence and Rome, in addition to Venice, for a one-week workshop, to engage students in a contemporary grand tour of Education and Art, with particular attention to the future careers. The Arts Manager is a professional key figure part of public and private cultural institutions, which operates in several business units: from the management of artistic projects to the identification of innovative contents, from the organisation of astructured programme of events to the planning and development of fundraising and resource management. The Master provides the partnership with major cultural institutions, including Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, MIBAC, Federculture, Peggy Guggenheim Collection. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH Entry Requirements: The Master in Arts Management welcomes applications from students with an Honours Ddegree in Arts and Humanities, specialized in Art Entertainment, Communication Science, Cultural Heritage, Academy of Fine Arts, Architecture, from all over the world and interested in developing their artistic knowledge through a pathway of study that takes place in the main Italian art cities. Structure and Methodology: The Master in Arts Management is divided into two operative units characterized by a separate pathway of study in relation to the city in which it takes place, each culminating in a different final assessment and final project. Some of the topics are transversal to the courses, others are specific and exclusive of each locations. Florence - Exhibitions and events Design The pathway of study of Florence focuses on the development of specific skills for the planning stages of a cultural event: from creating contents for the event itself to drafting a plan for the identification of partners and sponsors up to manage communication strategies. Students benefit from group classes, the support of teachers and the coordinator of the course in order to plan and create one or more cultural events with real commissions. Rome - Art Direction: focus on festivals The goal of this pathway of study is developing a new approach to arts management, combining the great culture of the city at international level with the enthusiasm of the scenarios that characterize its urban culture. With the support of new technologies,... [-]

Master in Brand Management

Campus Full time 12  March 2018 Italy Rome

The Master in Brand Management aims to enhance marketing and communication practitioners’ awareness of the primary role of conveying the brand as the best way for a business to achieve success. The brand embodies the present, the past and the future of a company: analysing it means to know the history of the company and understand which means should be employed to exploit its potential and competitive advantage. The Master provides and transmits the tools and techniques that allow new Brand Managers to significantly contribute to a proper brand analysis, planning and management of marketing strategies, communication and process governance, and handle the conciliation between functional roles of these areas by understanding, evaluating and boosting the action. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Entry Requirements: The Master in Brand Management seeks to recruit students having a relevant Honours degree or an equivalent academic qualification or having a professional qualification recognised as equivalent to an Honours degree. Structure and Methodology: The Master in Brand Management has a typical business-oriented approach, without ignoring the theoretical basis of concepts. The teaching methodology, practical and operative, includes lectures, direct comparison with practitioners and industry experts, individual and group exercises, analysis of case histories, event organization, company visits and project work. The pragmatic approach ensures the development of management skills and expertise in the use of technical and communication tools. The teaching methodology of the cultural area introduces to the specific sector of Marketing of culture, entering in the fields of the history of Media, sociology of cultural consumption, visual culture and local marketing. Students approach the evolution of the brand and marketing, competitive advantage, project and creative methodology, learning to deal with the customer. They examine also the sector of Art Direction (coordinated identity, space management and layout). In the technical and instrumental area, lessons are designed to analyze the Project Management (project requirements and goals, time management and resources, costs and quality of product, negotiation, team working and problem solving) and the Brand Management (Personal and Corporate Branding, distribution strategies). Part of the course is dedicated to Audiovisual Production (script, direction, organization of audiovisual production). Classes held in the campus alternate with several visits to companies’ headquarters. On the project... [-]

Master in Communication and Marketing for Fashion

Campus Full time 12  March 2018 Italy Rome

The Master in Communication and Marketing for Fashion aims to form practitioners who care for the public relations and the press office and cover strategic and operational roles, coordinate the organization of the communication according to the timing of collections and give effectiveness to communication and marketing strategies that affect the production cycle in the business system. Experts in Communication and Marketing identify future trends in relation to socio-cultural aspects and market conditions, through technical and operational skills typical of the fashion industry. The Master allows them to reach such an understanding of the tools to be able to operate immediately, in junior positions in the areas of Communication and Marketing of any type of company, from the Atelier of haute couture to Ready-to-wear companies, from the Pronto moda system to sportswear and casual collections. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Entry Requirements: The Master in Brand Management and Communication seeks to recruit students having a relevant Honours degree or an equivalent academic qualification or having a professional qualification in management, communication, marketing, humanities and sociological sciences and practitioners who wish to gain expertise in the field of marketing and communication in the fashion industry. Methodology and structure: The course introduces to the specificities of the sector, analyzing all components of marketing through the illustration of case studies and workshops. Students will examine professional roles in the world of communication and organization of the Fashion System. From the study of the role of communication and its main forms to the communication mix, from the creation of the brand to communication strategy, students get to draw up marketing and business plans. Case studies of companies are fundamental: these are presented and analyzed directly by those responsible for communication and marketing. Starting with the brief of the company, students are then involved in individual projects in order to accomplish strategic plans, marketing advertising events and campaigns, aimed at achieving the objectives. The programme examines the history of fashion in detail through the evolution and change of the social environment that is reflected in trends and style, sociology and psychology of fashion consumption. As part of the Fashion Marketing, students will study the different types of product: haute couture, ready-to-wear, fast fashion, the exhibition business, the shop as a marketing tool, the concept store, the store management and... [-]

Master in Interior Design for Luxury Living

Campus Full time 12  March 2018 Italy Rome

The Master in Interior Design for Luxury Living enables participants to develop complex and sophisticated projects for Furniture, Hospitality (SPA Hotel & Resort), Exhibition areas, reinterpreting the classic skills of the tradition of Italian design and craftwork excellence with the highest and most advanced technological expertise. Luxury Interior Designers are called on to analyse real situations, contextualize and relate them to the Luxury sector as well as to develop strong skills such as leadership and teamwork, sense of initiative and creativity, development and communication of ideas and projects through the media and visual communication. They become experts in positioning a brand or advising private clients in the complex world of Luxury and know the trends and quality materials for the interior design. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH Entry Requirements: The Master in Interior Design for Luxury Living welcomes applications from students with an Honours Degree and designers operating in the sector who feel the need to improve and / or update their skills according to contemporary approaches of research and design in the specific field of Luxury. Structure and Methodology: The Italian know-how results from a complex cultural stratification, able to integrate and renew the heritage of the classical style, renaissance, baroque and avant-garde, not only by synthesizing original design forms, but also leading them towards consistent individual and social behaviours. The objective of the Master in Interior Design for Luxury Living is transmitting the evolution and expectations of Italian design excellence, from the house to the areas of hospitality and culture. The Italian living landscape is analysed in its narrative ability, grafting into memory the projection of a future of crafted interior dimensions, able to integrate the complexity of the environment with the needs of the client. The pathway of study focuses on on the concept of Common Luxury Good in evolution, able to create new living environments, hospitality and entertainment areas, where the Italian style, even in comparison with other cultures, is enriched with new codes and languages without losing their identity. The Master's programme is structured as an itinerary of research, with design experiences providing the tools to understand how to work and meditate on the meaning of their own work. To achieve these results, participants are encouraged... [-]

Master in Jewelry Design

Campus Full time 12  January 2018 Italy Rome

The objective of the Master in Jewellery Design is to form professionals who will be able to enter and succeed in the complex world of jewellery, a sector evolving over the past two decades which has been subject to important transformations and that, as such, requires a thorough understanding of all its aspects. The jewel designer must be able to operate in different areas of the jewellery (watches, fine jewellery, precious stones, fashion accessories, metals ...) with an open mind for creative aspects, as well as those operative (from centenary techniques to more sophisticated tools such as three-dimensional modeling). The Master also offers a broad and strategic vision on trends and market developments, in order to interpret and give an original character to collections, in line with future scenarios. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH Entry requirements: The Masters in Jewellery Design seeks to recruit students with an Honours Degree related to design and fashion. It is also the right specialization for professionals and artisans who want to plunge into not only the technical aspects but also those related to the market and product dissemination. Structure and Methodology: The Master in Jewellery Design is structured to consolidate the preparation in strategic sectors of jewelry, giving the participants a chance to develop and be ready to respond to different market opportunities. The pathway of study is developed through direct project experiences in laboratory, learning of traditional techniques, knowledge of materials and new production techniques. The student receives the methodological bases for the creative process and the professional practice, including the ability to present and promote projects. Special attention is given to the knowledge of the culture, the historical-critical and economic instruments of the sector. The history of jewellery design, in particular, through the analysis of technical and creative evolution reaches the contemporary collections. The course examines in detail the methods and creative processes of design as part of the international jewellery, referring to specific production environments with the example of several case histories. Design workshops introduce students to the creation of watch collections (for jewellery, fashion and sports) where the study of design is linked to the technical and mechanical characteristics of the components of the clock. Fine jewellery design focuses on the study of gemstones including their characteristics, nuances,... [-]


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