Immersive Master in Interior Design with Trend Forecasting & Virtual Reality

Immersive Master in Interior Design with Trend Forecasting & Virtual Reality


Training course

The innovative training course in Interior Design with Trend Forecasting & Virtual Reality, in a blended formula, is IDI's revolutionary master's degree that, through up-to-date teaching, sees as purpose the training of young and competent professionals in the field of interior design, capable of fitting out residential and commercial spaces, while choosing furnishing elements, through graphic and computerised representations, without ever losing sight of the trends and tastes prevailing on the market, being themselves called upon to study how to analyse trends through the Trend Forecasting module.During the course, students will acquire historical and technical knowledge on interior design, under the guidance of internationally renowned lecturers, dealing with topics related to art, fashion, communication and architecture in a transversal manner. The Virtual Reality module will then enable students to acquire skills related to the creation of a virtual model that is increasingly in demand and of great emotional impact, as well as functional, in the presentation of a project to the client. During the classroom phase the student will receive all the tools to be able, through an initial analysis and research phase, to develop the project concept and represent it in the best possible way with the communication/presentation tools that will be provided between online and in-presence lessons that will see a constant alternation between theory and practice.

The Immersive Master in Interior Design for Young Generation is the new Italian Design Institute training course created specifically for the younger generations who want to specialise in the field of interior design with an eye to researching new trends and innovative design presentations that increasingly see the use of virtual reality

What you will learn

  • Introduction to the discipline
  • Metaproject
  • Inspirational Moodboard
  • Project - Space Layout
  • Chromoambiente
  • Trend Forecasting
  • Virtual Reality
  • Sustainable Interior Design



  • What is meant by interior design
  • History of design and project culture from the 1950s to today
  • Contemporary designers on the international scene
  • Iconic Objects/Companies

PROJECT THEORY - Metaproject

  • Analysis of project spaces
  • Conception of the project concept


  • Where trends come from: global changes, macro trends and micro phenomena
  • Lifestyle, culture and subculture
  • Identification of past and present trends
  • Future forecasts and trendsetting
  • Events, exhibitions and performances
  • Trend analysis and application
  • Focus on macro-trends: sustainability, well-being, experience, community
  • Case studies and workshops


  • Images to arouse emotions and to narrate the project concept
  • Canva - free software for making moodboards


  • Structural elements of interior spaces
  • Space layout - subdivision of living spaces and analysis of functions
  • Measurements:
    - Kitchen ergonomics
    - Bathroom ergonomics
    - Ergonomics of the living area
    - Bedroom ergonomics
  • Style in Interiors
    - Classic Style
    - Minimal Style
    - Industrial (urban) style
    - Shabby style
    - Eclectic Style
  • Colour - the application of colours in the perception of space
  • Minimalism and decorativism from chromopsychology to the chrome environment
  • Light analysis (direct and live)
  • Materials
    - Finishing materials for structures
  • Furnishing materials


  • Image composition and use of furnishing accessories


  • The Scale of Representation
  • 2D representation: Floor plans, elevations and sections
  • 3D Representation: Axonometry and Perspective
  • Presentation of Arredocad Design - 2D and 3D design
  • Interior design development with Arredocad Design (basic level)


  • Production of papers
  • Project Communication and Customer Relationship - Case Histories


  • Smart Materials
  • Sustainable and eco-friendly vision in interior design
  • Recycling & Upcycling


  • Introduction to immersive technologies, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Extended Reality
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality: evolution over time
  • Project communication and VR: the influence of immersive technologies in project buying
  • From the world of video games to the world of interior design
  • Realisation of an interactive virtual environment

Analytical Visits


Job opportunities

The immersive Master in Interior Design with Trend Forecasting & Virtual Reality is aimed at all those who are passionate about interior design, trend forecasting and virtual reality and who feel the need to test and hone their creative skills in a constantly evolving sector. The student will acquire a series of skills that will allow him/her to approach interior design in an innovative way, also refining technical skills in the realisation of 3D models. The interior designer will be able to work as a freelancer or within the design and furniture industry, in design and interior design studios, showrooms, etc.

Phases of the route

STEP 1 - Preparatory phase
STEP 2 - Classroom phase of 120 HOURS:
Online phase from 5 September to 5 October 2023
Classroom phase from 16 to 26 October 2023 (Milan)
STEP 3 - Project Work Phase


Possibility of financing the enrolment fee Video CV editing and updating for dissemination to companies in the sector at the end of the training course in the candidate's region of preference.

How to apply

Fill out the information request form and we will contact you within a few days. In the selection of candidates the scholastic CV, work experience and motivational letter will be considered. It is possible and advisable to send a portfolio of previous works. The examining commission, considering these elements, will communicate the result of the selection and the admission to the Course.

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Course partners


Veronica Vecci Graduated in Building Engineering-Architecture at the University of Bologna, she collaborated with several design studios before becoming co-founder of AmbiensVR, a platform that brings Virtual Reality to the world of Architecture and Design. The idea of exploiting VR and immersive technologies to help designers make their work easier to read came from a chat with a developer friend, Ennio Pirolo: together they realised that bringing gaming know-how into design could be the answer to a communication problem. Three years after the company was founded, it has clients such as Mediaset, Lube Cucine, eFM, LUISS. Named one of the 10 Female Founders to watch in Italy in 2018, Veronica Vecci currently holds the role of COO at AmbiensVR, dealing in parallel with training in VR and 3D modelling.

Paola Marcolli - Master's degree in Architecture from Milan Polytechnic. She began her career in 1988, even before graduating, working as a photographer and graphic designer in Marketing and Communication. Since 1995, she has worked as an Exhibition Designer, as a consultant to companies for the creation of temporary architecture and exhibition spaces both in Italy and abroad. At the same time, she works as an Interior Designer; an expert in living wellbeing and living design, her approach is first and foremost psychological, through her ability to listen, mediate and interpret her clients' desires and needs. Passionate about environmental psychology, she extends her skills and interests to the field of counselling and environmental psychology. Since 2018 she has been involved in professional training: lecturer in Interior Design, Exhibition Design and certified lecturer for teaching design software such as Arredocad Design.


Marcello Bonvini was born in Piacenza, graduated from classical high school and moved to Milan to obtain a degree in Fashion and Textile design at the European Institute of Design. He specialised in the field of trend and material research, designing collections for companies in the fashion, furnishing and textile sectors. She collaborates with numerous designers, coordinating a network of professionals to offer comprehensive consultancy ranging from market and trend research to product design and communication and the collection launch event. Since 2016 she has been following as art director and trend forecaster the edition of the trend book STARDUST. In 2018 as a partner he joined the architecture firm Pfc architects in charge of the interior design and product design department.

With more than 30 years of experience working in international companies including Prenatal, La Rinascente, Coin and Alviero Martini Prima Classe; Stefano Sorci's vast experience is his greatest asset. During his brilliant career, he has particularly focused on branding/marketing and the development of new strategies. His working background has also seen him active in purchasing and product management within the fashion retail sector. Since 2008, he has been working as a Tutor at the Istituto Marangoni in Milan, an experience that has brought him passionately into the world of education, methodically training future experts in the sector. Stefano Sorci's marked ability to perceive new trends through continuous research accompanied by curiosity and passion make him an attentive professional who is always on the ball.


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Via Albricci, 9 - 20122 Milan
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