BA in Interior Design IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
This course is held in English language
The Interior Designer interprets the urban changes by identifying roles, services, lifestyles, and aesthetics 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 city expansions.
Title - The First Level Academic Diploma is recognized by MIUR (Ministry for Education, University and Research) and equated with the Bachelor’s Degree issued by Universities.
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.
The course is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR) as an Academic Diploma Level I.
Scholarships and Funding
IED Network offers 182 scholarships for its Undergraduate courses held in Italy and Spain.
IED Italia and Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli offer 152 scholarships for courses held in Milan, Cagliari, Florence, Rome, Turin and in Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli in Como. Deadline to apply May 5th 2022.
IED Spain offers 30 scholarships for courses held in Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao.
Deadline to apply April 5th 2022
Methodology and Structure
This Three-year course supports students in building a strategic vision and developing awareness of all the dynamics and variables affecting their activity.
The course structure is finalized to getting a balanced knowledge of 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.
IED strives to build a supportive environment and collaborative relationship with partners. That’s why IED delivers the necessary tools to support prospects students in exploring opportunities, making informed decisions, and designing their future. Thanks to the innovative methodology and the professional success of IED students, the Ministries of Education and Research of the countries where IED operates directly – Italy, Spain and Brazil – have officially accredited the majority of IED Undergraduate and Master courses.
IED is an international network of education with a 100% Italian DNA. IED has been operating in the fields of training and research, in the disciplines of Design, Fashion, Visual Arts, Communication and Management of the creative industries for over 50 years. IED mission is to offer young talents a thorough training – both theoretical and practical – and hand them the ‘Design Knowledge and Mindset’ that will be the key success factor in their careers.
According to the IED philosophy interaction between cultures generates creativity, which turns into innovation: paying attention to the continuous changes happening in the ways we think, communicate, build. This is why the IED education represents an opportunity to approach a more conscious future. IED is far more than a school: thanks to its unwavering commitment to innovation, it is the melting pot where new generations of professionalism are constantly unfolded. IED forms a truly unique network of encounters, experiences, people and cultures. Our students develop a deep sense of belonging and their drive to innovate and share resources, ideas and contacts forges a tight-knit Alumni community
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.
Program Tuition Fee
Career opportunities – Interior Designer, Exhibit and Cultural Designer, Retail Designer, Hospitality Designer, Personal Designer, Concept Designer.