Intensive course interior and industrial design

Duration: One year
Intakes: 18 november 2010 - january 2011
Course Language: Italian with simultaneous translation in English
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This course, especially suitable for international students, even with a limited time, offers the possibility to complete the education in this field.

During the eight months of class, they learn how to design interior spaces of different sizes and, at the same time, to design goods of various kinds; they will learn how to select furniture and harmonize every aspect of the design process, how to choose the textiles, improving their practical knowledge of materials and details.

At the end of the course students can enter the business world, starting a successful career as interior designers, or apply for a master course.

Study Plan

Interior design
Industrial design
Interior decoration
Exhibition design
Geometrical drawing
Technology of materials
History of home and design
Aided design and techniques of representation
Relief and representation


Teaching activities are structured through lectures, tutorials, workshops, guided tours to museums and exhibitions, participation in competitions (individual and group). For each academic year ISD schedules a series of seminars, conferences and interactive workshops lead by ISD teachers and external Italian or foreign experts. The topics are usually on the borderline between the different departmental areas and they have been designed to achieve a tangible result.

The attendance is full-time and mandatory.

To be admitted to each subject’s exams, students must attend at least 70% of lessons and do all the scheduled exercises. Students must pass all the exams of the programme to get the Degree.

Admission Requirements

High-school diploma or equivalent permitting university admission.

Send by e-mail to or by fax +39 081 19305621 with the enclosed Application Form completed, a photocopy of diploma and a photocopy of passport. Within 10 days after the receipt of the above documents, the student will be informed by e-mail about the outcome of application.

Application deadline

The enrollment for the course chosen must be sent to International Office at least 30 days before the beginning of the course. The programme has restricted entry. Enrollments are awarded depending on availability of places.