The way forward for become an interior designer inevitably passes through good thoric-practical preparation. For this reason Italian Design Institute, training institution in the Design sectorhas been organising an important master dedicated to the professionals of tomorrow.
Master's in Interior Design IDI: the training phases.
The first look goes to the stages of the training course, which include:
- Preparatory lessons with the study of texts and lessons on an online platform
- Classroom phase lasting 96 hours
- Project work with the realisation of an individual project
- 300-hour internship phase at partner companies in the region of interest
The maximum number of participants is 18 and the Masters are held in Milan and Rome.
The aim is to train complete professionals in the interior design sectorwho know how to design and fit out living and business spaces, following all the techniques of theinterior design, under the guidance of internationally renowned lecturers, addressing topics related to art, fashion, communication and architecture in a cross-cutting manner.
Theory but above all practice.
Developing a design project from concept and technical and material choices, through the study of colours, volumes and surfaces, to 3D rendering, the master's degree in Interior Design by Italian Design Institute includes a theoretical learning part but above all an important practical project work phase and an internship, during which the student has the opportunity to really get involved and field test their technical and creative skills honed during the course.
The Interior Design Master IDI is addressed to graduates in architecture, industrial design or related subjects and to all design enthusiasts or professionals and offers a preparation that will lead the student to successfully practice the profession, either as a freelancer or within thedesign and furniture industryin planning and interior design studios.
The Master's programme in Interior Design.
The programme of the IDI master's degree involves the study of 4 macro areas divided into different modules and themes.
- Designing living and commercial spaces:
Decoration of the single rooms
Mansards, taverns, gardens and terraces
Use of small spaces
How to match styles
The technical report, the estimate and metric calculation
Elements of lighting technology
Notions of Bio-architecture
- Installations and issues:
Thermohydral and electrical system from an architectural and scenography point of view.
The main artificial light sources: physical, luminous and electric characteristics
Lighting equipment: components and accessories
- Materials and furnishings:
Fixed and mobile furnishing accessories
Floors and walls
Plasters and painting
How to choose materials in the design phases: main selection criteria
Composite materials and their use
Metals, traditional and innovative ceramics, glass and wood
- Design software:
The lecturers of the IDI Master's Degree in Interior Design
The teachers of the master's degree in Interior Design from the Italian Design Institute are professionals with extraordinary experience in the field.
A lecturer at La Sapienza faculty in Rome on the degree course in Industrial Design, Marco Amadio has long been involved in mould-making processes in thermosetting materials. Consultant and designer for industries in the sector Transportation Design and Automotive, deals with 3D modelling and optimisation processes in the production of moulds for series production. He has received numerous awards in the field of Naval Design, with the project Verve 36, realised for the Azimut Benetti group, as well as being awarded the 'Premio Barca' in 2010. He is currently a lecturer and teaching director at institutes in Milan and Rome, while continuing his mission of training young students wishing to enter the world of automotive design.
A lecturer in architecture at La Sapienza University in Rome and Camerino University in Ascoli, he has participated in several television programmes on interior design, including "Case e Stili" (Alice TV channel) and "Work in Progress" (Sky TV channel). In addition to his freelance activities as a planner and project manager, he also works as a designer, designing and producing furnishing accessories, some of which are on sale in specialised shops. Many of his works have been the subject of publications in the main magazines of the sector including: l'Arca, Ottagono, Abitare, Inside Quality Design, Progetti, Ambiente Casa, Casa 99 Idee. Founder of the studio Luca Solazzo Architecture and Design in 2000. He is currently active in the field of interior architecture and residential and commercial research and design, in Rome and throughout the country.
A lecturer in three-year Interior Design courses, he founded De Signum Studio Lab (www.de-signum.com) in Milan in 2006 and joined the Pirelli group's design team in 2007. He specialised in the design of furnishing lamps and presented his first products in the Kundalini catalogue. Creative director of the Pimar company, for which he curates the Pimar Design Collection. In 2011 Young Talent Designer for Case da Abitare and the magazine Interni, he exhibited his works for Mercedes Benz at the Imperial Forum Museum in Rome. His products and installations participate annually in London Design Week, Light & Building in Frankfurt, Maison et Objet in Paris, Salone del Mobile in Milan and Moscow. Since 2012, he has held a chair at the IDI Master's degree in Interior Design and is currently Guest Professor at the Politecnico Di Bari. He works transversally in all fields of design and architecture and guides companies in the process of internationalisation and the development of a creative apparatus.
Armando Bruno is partner and CEO of Studio Marco Piva. Among his various activities as an architect, he lectures at Politecnico di Milano, SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design, Tongji University_Shanghai, Shenzhen University_Shenzhen, Tsinghua University_Shenzhen, Barreira A+D_Valencia and collaborates with SDA Bocconi and other international universities.
He has been a member of several juries, is a member of the coordination committee of the ADI Designers' Department and the ADI Design Index nomination committee, and has coordinated the Young&Design award since 2015.
He has collaborated with a number of fashion brands such as Aspesi, Bvlgari, Jil Sander, Maison Martin Margiela, Marni and MSGM and was the founder and artistic curator of the Spaziootto gallery in Milan. He is currently the founder and editor of the magazine BrUTO.