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IED Moda Lab is a complete, exhaustive response to the increasingly diversified and specialised training requirements expressed by the fashion system.

A complete school in its own right, based on the principle of cross-fertilisation and the completeness of its teaching methods which, in line with IED philosophy, combines knowledge with know how, theory with practice. Fundamental to this approach is the school’s relationship with the entrepreneurs and professionals working in the Italian fashion business, the world’s largest concentration of clothing industrialists and creatives.

The people who work in this industry have achieved success and international renown as a result of the fashion system’s ability to blend an entrepreneurial spirit with creativity and a perception for innovation. IED Moda Lab points the way for its students to live and feel this sense of fashion, in an embracing whole and in its individual parts, as an interaction between different perspectives and a combination of diverse professional skills.

As the courses aim at training the professional profiles vital to the industry, these range from the more purely creative to the strategic areas, from organisational to commercial aspects, from marketing to image and communications work.

IED Moda Lab is a didactic and research project that covers every training requirement in a field of fundamental importance to the Italian and world economies.

From its more specifically creative facets to those of management and commercial enterprise, from the stylist to the fabric or jewellery designer, from the journalist to the events organiser, the fashion industry needs well-trained professionals, with a solid cultural grounding and an acute ability to discern and predict future trends.

These courses are tailored for high-school leavers, young graduates and professionals who want to improve their skills.



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Gianmarco attended in IED Florence the Fashion Marketing and Communication_One Year Course 2013 and currently is attending his internship. Video New Cam [...]


Creative diary”- IED International Education Network Grant Scholarships in Italy and Spain

Daily showcase of world young creatives who compete to 2  IED international scholarships for its undergraduate courses for the 2014-2015 school year for studie [...]

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Solo concert for Piano City Milano 2014   18th May 2014 – H: 11.30 Teatro Dal Verme Via San Giovanni sul Muro, 2 For the first time in the evolving suc [...]



On the 12th of April 2014 IED Florence welcomes you to the OPEN DAY an orientation day to help you make a decision about your post diploma studies. Everything [...]

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Event for all Smartography passionates. Get your iPhone or Cameras along with you.Meeting on Saturday 30 november at the IED campus of Florence to learn everyth [...]


Good Design for a Good Cause

IED for the association 'Tumori Toscana' / Textile gently donated by GUCCI thursday 14th November | 18:30/21:30 IN ITALIAN | free workshop held by Annaluisa F [...]

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Fashion Events and Public Relations
Fashion Events and Public Relations

  Florence is the crib of Italian Fashion since its beginning in 1951 with the first fashion shows that have now evolved into the Pitti fair...


Visual Merchandising IED Moda Lab.

IED Moda Lab is a complete, exhaustive response to the increasingly diversified and specialised training requirements expressed by the fashion system.

Fashion area in Florence


Interior Design IED Design.

IED Design is the school’s concrete and complete response to the countless and diversified requirements of the professional design community.

Design area in Florence

Visual Communication

Web Communication and Social Media, IED Visual Communication.

IED Visual Communication is the fully self-contained school focusing on image and everything related to its communication.

Visual Communication area in Florence

Management and Communication

Cultural events managment, IED Management and Communication.

IED Management and Communication trains professionals to be capable of working at managerial level in the various different areas of advertising, public relations, marketing and human resources.

Management and Communication area in Florence

Courses of Fashion in Florence

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IED Madrid, Xavier Maseda, Fernando Garcia
IED Roma, Enrico Moretti
IED Milano, Mauro Maruccia, Sara Podestà, Elisa Bergamaschino



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