IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Como

Introduction

Restoring the past and the present as part of the culture of designing processes.

Universally acknowledged for its great quality in manufacturing textiles – especially silk — this lakefront city was the epicentre of last century artistic and architectural avantgardes. A cultural institution that is the pride of this city and one of Italy finest schools of restoration, the Galli Academy joined the IED Group in 2009.

Capitalising on its primacy in this field, its teaching courses have been implemented to encompass new materials (for restoration) and objects made of pottery, glass, metals and metal alloys: a process innovation that has few parallels in the leading country of the world for restoration.

The Academy new courses in Fashion Design, aligned with the production system in the Como area, best represent the excellence that thrives in this district.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian

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Programs

This school also offers:

BA

BA in Fashion and Textile Design

Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Italy Como

The three-year course in Fashion and Textile Design aims to train highly flexible professionals with an in-depth understanding of all stages from manufacturing to the marketing of the product, professionals with a solid cultural background and a high ability to perform in a team. The contemporary fashion system demands that designers have a strong multidisciplinary approach and are able to successfully deal with all requests from the field: the technological textile process, fabrics design, trends dynamics, the development of new computational techniques and communication processes related to fahion. The Fashion and Textile Designer must develop on one hand a great insight on the trends of the avant-garde taste, and, on the other hand, must have a strong capacity for dialogue and mediation among all business functions: from marketing to production, from model to tailor, photographers, journalists, communication experts. We keep constantly in mind the “world of trend” when we organize and define Fashion classes. [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.

The three-year course in Fashion and Textile Design aims to train highly flexible professionals with an in-depth understanding of all stages from manufacturing to the marketing of the product, professionals with a solid cultural background and a high ability to perform in a team. The contemporary fashion system demands that designers have a strong multidisciplinary approach and are able to successfully deal with all requests from the field: the technological textile process, fabrics design, trends dynamics, the development of new computational techniques and communication processes related to fahion.

The Fashion and Textile Designer must develop on one hand a great insight on the trends of the avant-garde taste, and, on the other hand, must have a strong capacity for dialogue and mediation among all business functions: from marketing to production, from model to tailor, photographers, journalists, communication experts. We keep constantly in mind the “world of trend” when we organize and define Fashion classes.... [-]


BA in Furniture Design

Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Italy Como

Today design pervades every industry, product or service, in terms of content, language, technical and functional aspects. From this need, the course aims at training professionals able to design innovative shapes and functions, interpret and anticipate emerging aesthetic lines of his time. The student will know how to design, but also become an entrepreneur of ideas thanks to the numerous collaborations between Academy of Fine Arts Aldo Galli IED Como and local companies; It will thus have developed the culture of design, expressive skills, and technological knowledge, that has always promove IED as a school of "Know-How". With a didactic guided the business plan, they will acquire knowledge to address the new challenges of a professional field in constant evolution. Career opportunities: Product designer, concept designer, art director, systems designers, assistants in the search for materials, components, technical devices. [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.

Today design pervades every industry, product or service, in terms of content, language, technical and functional aspects. From this need, the course aims at training professionals able to design innovative shapes and functions, interpret and anticipate emerging aesthetic lines of his time. The student will know how to design, but also become an entrepreneur of ideas thanks to the numerous collaborations between Academy of Fine Arts Aldo Galli IED Como and local companies; It will thus have developed the culture of design, expressive skills, and technological knowledge, that has always promote IED as a school of "Know-How". With a didactic guided the business plan, they will acquire knowledge to address the new challenges of a professional field in constant evolution.... [-]


Bachelor

BA in Contemporary Arts School

Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Italy Como

How to work in contemporary art today? The Triennial course of Contemporary Arts School aims to train professionals of the main so-called system of Art, by artists of every discipline to Curators, the event organizers, up to press officers and the Artistic Directors. The course focuses on the analysis of the key trends in recent art history, but also on the study of systems of economic relations, culture and society that characterize an ever changing industry. The practical disciplines and fundamental theoretical, is accompanied, in fact, the acquisition of tools Marketing, Communication and New Media, and finally of Art Economics. The curricular plan has three guidelines: Curatorship, Marketing & Communication and Contemporary Arts, which develops in particular the study of the elements of analysis and communication related to curating events, with specific focus on the drafting of critical texts, design and preparation exhibitions, communication and off-line, composition and realization of editorial products. [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.

How to work in contemporary art today? The Triennial course of Contemporary Arts School aims to train professionals of the main so-called system of Art, by artists of every discipline to Curators, the event organizers, up to press officers and the Artistic Directors.

The course focuses on the analysis of the key trends in recent art history, but also on the study of systems of economic relations, culture and society that characterize an ever changing industry. The practical disciplines and fundamental theoretical, is accompanied, in fact, the acquisition of tools Marketing, Communication and New Media, and finally of Art Economics.

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Five Years Course in Restoring

Campus Full time 5 years November 2019 Italy Como

The meaning attributed to the definitions of “restoration” and “conservation” has changed over the centuries and is subject to continuous changes in relation to ‘the evolution of thought on the subject of conservation and its complex relations to artistic, social, philosophical and historical. The Aldo Galli Academy of Fine Arts has over 35 years of experience in the field of restoration of Cultural Heritage. The public and private clients who have entrusted us with numerous restorations have allowed us to teach our students “on the job”. The students participate actively in every restoration developing technical expertise in various fields and use the latest up to date scientific methods. The close interdisciplinary nature of the materials helped the students to build a mindset, able to grasp the complexity of the artwork conservation in a country like Italy where the widespread dissemination of the artistic heritage represents one of the only few truly sustainable challenges for the future. [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.

The meaning attributed to the definitions of “restoration” and “conservation” has changed over the centuries and is subject to continuous changes in relation to ‘the evolution of thought on the subject of conservation and its complex relations to artistic, social, philosophical and historical.The Aldo Galli Academy of Fine Arts has over 35 years of experience in the field of restoration of Cultural Heritage.

The public and private clients who have entrusted us with numerous restorations have allowed us to teach our students “on the job”. The students participate actively in every restoration developing technical expertise in various fields and use the latest up to date scientific methods. The close interdisciplinary nature of the materials helped the students to build a mindset, able to grasp the complexity of the artwork conservation in a country like Italy where the widespread dissemination of the artistic heritage represents one of the only few truly sustainable challenges for the future.... [-]


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L'Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli di Como

Address Accademia di Belle Arti `Aldo Galli` Via Petrarca, 9
22100 Como, Lombardy, Italy