Master in Interior Design

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The Master in Interior Design is meant for individuals interested in understanding contemporary interior design, taking into account several subjects like art, history of design, colorimetry,  materials management, financial planning and smart strategies in a multidisciplinary perspective. In particular, the Master program provides professionals with the competence, responsibility, sensitivity to changeable modern needs and capability to control the entire planning process. Strategic planning and management skills together with the experimentation of creative and unconventional forms and solutions give the students the right instruments to balance the interplay between desire, images and essential practical needs.

The Master program is composed of 4 modules and concludes with a final exam

1 year

60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
45 Quarter Credits

Learning Objectives

The Master in Interior Design responds to the modern necessity of experiencing and living aesthetically pleasing and significant objects and places, capable of transmitting emotion and increasing the well-being of living spaces.

In particular, the Master aims at training professionals capable of inserting themselves with competence and responsibility in the job market, sensitive to changing modern demands and able to control the entire design process. The Master's examines all main aspects of design, both theoretical and above all applicative: all elements of design and creation will be discussed in depth.

Outcomes and Professional Profile

The Master program is structured to train professionals to meet the needs of internationally renowned interior designers, through an innovative approach combining theoretical knowledge with practical experiences. Virtual laboratories, case studies, lectures and testimonies given by experts in the field ensure a highly practical and operational approach which emphasizes the Italian creativity and management system which made the fashion sector an excellence in the world. The knowledge and skills acquired during the Master program enable students to work in the furnishings and decorations industry, in different retail outlets or in professional offices specialized in the sector. The interior designer works in close contact with architectural firms. He/she is competent in different sectors: interior design of houses, offices, set design, hotels, conference centers and luxury stores, Centres and luxury stores.

Final Thesis

The final thesis of the Master’s program, intended to assess the technical, scientific and professional preparation and competences of the student, requires the completion, discussion and presentation of a written project work during the dissertation.

Study plan

Module I:  ICAR/13

Interior Design Fundamentals

History of Interior Space
Materials and Construction
Design and Business Communication
Laboratory I: CAD Software for Interior Design

12 9
Module II ICAR/16

Design Techniques

Techniques and Strategies for the Design of Interior Spaces
Technology of Interiors
Fundamentals of Financial Planning
Laboratory II: Design of Spaces

12 9
Module III SECS-P/08

Design: Management & Entrepreneurship

Strategy & Marketing
Project Management
Graphic Presentation and Visual Communication
Laboratory III: ICT for Interior Spaces

12 9
Module IV ICAR/16

Specialist Training - Design Direction

Domestic Spaces and Concepts of Living
Commercial and Retail Spaces
Hotels and Hospitality
Spaces for Work

12 9
    Final Thesis 12 9
    TOTAL 60 45