master in industrial design
product design experience
Do you want to boost your design skills and develop new products and innovative industrial artifacts? Do you want to delve deeper into research and concept definition, up to the final communication of the project?
SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan offers a Master degree in Industrial design that provides an overall experience in product ideation. Students are proposed an open, interdisciplinary methodology that values their own cultural background and emphasizes the role of dialogue and mutual exchange in the creative process.
The association with major industrial partners and a final three months internship have the purpose of perfecting the education by providing students with challenging tasks that allow them to face the relationships with business and organizations in a mature way.
The 15-month SPD Master degree in Industrial design is aimed at graduates in Industrial Design, Architecture, Engineering or equivalent, students from schools of design or applied arts, candidates with a significant professional experience.
ONE YEAR COURSE IN interior and PRODUCT DESIGN
The school offers also an intensive training course, designed for candidates with a degree not relevant to the field of further studies. The One Year course in Interior and Product Design guides them to enhance their design thinking and gradually acquire a sounder set of skills with a professional orientation.
The program tackles projects of increasing complexity both in product and interior design that embrace the entire creative workflow from the concept up to execution and communication. The One Year Course can also be intended as a primer to the Master course in Industrial Design.
This intensive training course is designed for candidates with a degree not relevant to the field of further studies.
The programme guides them to enhance their design thinking and gradually acquire a sounder set of skills with a professional orientation. The academic approach integrates design practice with theoretical and technical teaching. General training involves colour theory and practice, 2D graphcs and 3D representation techniques, comprehensive knowledge of materials and their production processes, computer graphics, historical and cultural background information.
Founded in 1954, Scuola Politecnica di Design is the first postgraduate training center for design disciplines in Italy.
The school offers English programs: OneYear courses and recognised Masters that corresponds to 60 ECTS credits, in collaboration with IULM University. SPD has been awarded with the prestigious Compasso d'Oro prize and is a member of the Cumulus design academies network and of ADI and AIAP professional organisations.
STUDYING AT SPD
SPD is located in a modern campus near IULM University in one of the most vibrant areas of the city.
SPD premises are located in Milan, in the heart of the Zona Tortona design district and close to the lively Navigli area. The school is easily connected to the city centre within minutes by bus or by underground and train. Campus facilities include canteen, computer and study rooms, library service. Many accommodation options are available in the nearby.
LIVING IN MILAN
Milan is a world capital of design and fashion, with a dense concentration of firms and experimental companies.
The city boasts new architectures, museum and designers' showrooms that represent a daily source of inspiration for young creative people. On the plus side, the burgeoning hotel and restaurant scene with new additions every year. During the design week and fashion shows, the city is transformed into an art installation.
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