Innovative professionals for the urban and domestic habitat.
Centuries of shared influences have marked the historical and cultural relations between Italy and Spain.
We can remember the Spanish domination over Milan, lasted almost two centuries, and that in southern Italy. In a way, the decision that Spain would be the first country outside Italy to host IED campuses came quite naturally.
In this city, one of the most important in the world and a crossroads of European and Latin American cultures, IED develops its teaching in design in its traditional areas (Design, Fashion, the Visual Arts and Communication), while also implementing innovative areas to train professionals capable of designing interactions, services and systems that put the focus on the individual.
These are professionals who are conscious of contemporary issues able to design according to environmental, ethical-social, economic and political requirements.
The next lecture of the Visual Talks’15 will be attended by John Lee, the Head of Graphic Design of Google UXA. It will be on next Tuesday, the 10th of November, at 19.30 h. in the Auditorium of the Palacio de Altamira headquarters of the IED Madrid.
The role of creative/communicator in a company is undergoing a process of transformation that demands a new profile. Companies in all sectors are starting to need a different kind of creative director, a person who is able to coordinate and deal with several specialists in the same environment and manage the processes that drive creativity and business strategies.
We announce the results of the Scolarship Competition for the Masters of Design and Innovation 2016. Congratulations!
The jury, consisting in professionals of the IED Madrid, has been responsible of evaluating the quality of the different portfolios and the creativity of their authors.
The IED Visual Madrid has committed itself to illustration as a key element in the training of visual communication professionals, through its Ilustres graphic illustration festival, which celebrated its third edition this year, and integrating specific courses in this discipline in its training offer: Higher Technical qualification in Visual Arts and Illustration Design, specialist in Animation, and One Year Course in Illustration and Visual Communication.
The Master in Fashion Companies Management is conceived for those who want to train as managers and entrepreneurs in the fashion industry.Fashion is creativity. Nevertheless, in order that a product triumphs, reaches the desired audience and works commercially, needs a strategic development. A business plan should cover all aspects necessary to build a company able to obtain results and to achieve the sought success.
This year the courses have benefited from a great change in the teaching structure, which will help to create new opportunities and enable students to stop being influenced by the current social context and become drivers of change. An evolution in the masters programs, which promotes the transforming ability of students in the field of design and its specialization in particular
The students of the Masters of Design and Innovation (Master of European Design Labs, Master of Product Design Labs, Master of Communication Design Labs and Master of Strategic Design Labs) took part in a workshop on sustainable design with a professional from this area: Daniel Christian Wahl.
The European Master of Fine Art Photography is the most ambitious training proposal in the field of art photography and aims to become meeting point for artists and professionals. It is a unique practical and innovative programme based on the excellence of its faculty. It emerged on the basis of the premise that there exists a European conceptual and creative identity, which can and should be an important reference point in the fields of academia, culture and the art market.