Interior Design

Major in Interior Design

Three year Courses - Rome

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The Interior Designer works on design projects in different environments: first and foremost is the domestic household area, private and collective living spaces, public spaces (airports, ports, stations), public service areas (banks, post offices, hospitals, schools, museums and exhibition spaces); places for consumers (shops, bars, hotels) and lastly open spaces (squares, courtyards, and playgrounds).

Professional Profiles: The career potential of an Interior Designer includes: the design of furniture systems; interior home decorating; interior public spaces dedicated to social, cultural, education, care and hospitality centers; urban furnishings, preparing fairs and temporary events; exhibit design. The Interior Designer can also propose to work as a general designer, CAD designer of interiors, or as a technician in the physical and virtual modeling of spaces.

The course is recognized by Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR) as an Academic Diploma Level I (180CF)

This Course is held also in: Florence -  Venice -  Milan -  Milan -  Turin -  Madrid -  Barcelona - 
  • Credits
    180
  • Start date
    October 2017
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Attendance
    full-time
  • Language
    Italian

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Interior Design is an articulated system where design elements such as space, the lighting design, materials, color schemes and furnishings all work together.

It’s necessary that the Interior Designer takes into consideration all the elements of design according to the specific space in question, the level of living standards and sales goals, of the lighting and furnishings, sectors which are undergoing major adjustments following changes in behavioral habits and environmental considerations.

During the first year the student acquires knowledge of the tools used to perceive changes in objects and the capacity to generate a design project: the preliminary ideas are put on paper, verified using the computer and three dimensional programs, according to the model. In addition, he gains understanding of the historical context of the project, relations across different fields of art, fashion, communication, and architectural design. Regarding the technological area, the student learns about materials, both natural and artificial, and the finishing processes used, with particular attention given to the perception of the surface material.

The second year involves a deeper understanding of the instrumental issues, cultural and technical, developed during the first year. In addition, new areas of investigation and know how are introduced in order to complete and expand the student’s horizons. Students apply their knowledge and skills through the design of an industrial project, spacial systems and services, in both the private and social areas, experiencing at the project level all the areas in which a designer is required to operate.

The third year concerns delving further into cultural aspects of increasing complexity, and one becomes familiar with the latest tools for working with and communicating about the project with others. The project design portion becomes the main theme and the students learn to manage independently the development of a project. The students are pushed to become independent operators, to be able to make choices rationally and coherently, to relate their work before a committee and to assume precise responsibilities.

The course is recognized by MIUR as an Academic Diploma Level I

Remarkable is that teacher who accomplishes himself what he teaches to others.
(Italian proverb)

IED faculty are professionals that daily face the market. Here you can read their bios.

Laura Negrini - Director of IED Roma Design School

Laura Negrini - Director of IED Roma Design School
Architect. She worked in the Netherlands from 1997 to 2000, collaborating with UNstudio to big projects and international competitions. From 2000 to 2003 she worked at Studio Michele De Lucchi on the project for the new image of Poste Italiane. In 2004 she founded the studio aQarchitetturaquotidiana, that performs professional work in the field of architecture/design of spaces and public services.   

Gianfranco Bombaci - Course Coordinator

Gianfranco Bombaci - Course Coordinator
Architect and PhD in Environmental Design. From 1998 to 2001 he has been Co-founder and Curator of  2A+P design magazine. From 2005 to 2008 he’s been associated with the architecture study 2A+P with which he participated in international competitions, receiving awards and mentions. Since 2009 he has been collaborating with 2A + P / A handling architecture, urbanism and landscape, developing projects for public buildings, housing and urban spaces.

Claudio Castaldo

Claudio Castaldo
Architect

Mattia Darò

Mattia Darò
Architect

Eliana Saracino

Eliana Saracino
Architect

Giovanna Zinghi

Giovanna Zinghi
Architect and Photographer, she has been studying textile versatility related to contemporary architecture, design and art, testing new technologies and creating new projects. She works as textile consultant for architecture studios, managing exhibitions, projects and their packaging. She holds personal and collective exhibitions in Italy and abroad. Teacher at several universities like Università degli Studi, Ferrara and Valle Giulia Architecture Faculty.

Valerio Paolo Mosco

Valerio Paolo Mosco
Architect and Critic. He taught at the universities of Chicago, Brescia and Ferrara. He currently teaches at IUAV in Venice. He is Author of several books: Fifty years of engineering in Italy and abroad, Edilstampa 2010; Steven Holl, Motta-Sun 24 hours 2009, US Architecture - East Coast, Motta-Sun 24 hours 2009, US Architecture - West Coast, Motta-Sun 24 Hours 2008, Zero Volume Architecture (with Aldo Aymonino , Skira, 2006); Valerio Paolo Mosco - Writings, Edilstampa 2006.  

Alessandro Casadei

Alessandro Casadei
Architect.

Patrizia Polimeni

Patrizia Polimeni
Architect

Giorgio Martocchia

Giorgio Martocchia
Architect

Mauro Merlo

Mauro Merlo
Architect

Roberto Simeone

Roberto Simeone
Architect

Adriano Caputo

Adriano Caputo
Architect and Lighting Designer.

Giulia Grechi

Giulia Grechi
Teacher of antropology and sociology.

Luca La Torre

Luca La Torre
Architect

Tommaso Arcangioli

Tommaso Arcangioli
Architect

Daniele Mancini

Daniele Mancini
Architect

Laura Federici

Laura Federici
Architect and Painter.

Giusi Bellapadrona

Giusi Bellapadrona
Architect

Pasquale Salerno

Pasquale Salerno
Architect

Giulio Gualtieri

Giulio Gualtieri
He began his experience in the field of architecture and design in 2002 by attending IED Roma. He started working in Arch. Carlo Lococo studio and in the following years he developed a particular interest in architectural design through the study and development of plastics. He gained experience and technique especially during the collaboration with Arch. Massimiliano Fuksas. Graduated in 2008 at the faculty of Architecture of RomaTre. In 2011 he founded Officina06.  

Pietro Cagnazzi

Pietro Cagnazzi
Architect

Nicola Auciello

Nicola Auciello
Architect

Alessio Tommasetti

Alessio Tommasetti
Architect and Ph.D. in Science of Representation and Survey.  Graduated in 2003 at “Sapienza” University of Rome, Faculty of Architecture and qualified as Architect in 2005, in 2006 he became Adjunct Professor of Digital Design for the Architecture course at “Sapienza” University of Rome, Faculty of Architecture L.Quaroni. Founder and Owner of D’Arc.Studio Associates Architects in Rome, a design studio that incorporates all aspects relating sustainability from planning, to design, to materials on all the way to reach final production.  

Cristiana Perrella

Cristiana Perrella
Contemporary Art Critica and Curator. 

Domitilla Dardi

Domitilla Dardi
From 2003 to 2007 she taught History of Design and History of Contemporary Art at the Architecture Faculty in Ascoli Piceno (UNICAM). Since 2007 she’s been working as external architecture curator at MAXXI Museum in Rome. Always since 2007 she has been teaching History of Design in the three-year courses at IED Rome. Since 2009 she has been responsible for culture at ADI Lazio (Association for Industrial Design in Italy). She holds training courses, and is engaged in research and consultancy for different companies working in the field. Moreover, she works as copywriter.

Luca Frogheri

Luca Frogheri
Interaction Designer and Maker.

Luca Garofalo

Luca Garofalo
Architect.

Patrizia Di Costanzo

Patrizia Di Costanzo
Architect, Freelance, Design Management Professor, Curator for design exhibitions, Journalist, Consultant in creative marketing strategies and communication for Italian design companies.

Tiziana Proietti

Tiziana Proietti
Architect and Researcher in Architecture and Urban Design at the Department DIAP Sapienza University of Rome. From 2011 to 2013 she was a Visiting PhD Researcher at the University of Technology TUDelft where she conducted researches on the role of proportion in architectural design from the architecture of the twentieth century in the Netherlands. Since 2014 she’s been Co-publisher with Satyendra Pakhalé for the research platform CultureofCreation.

Vincenzo Di Siena

Vincenzo Di Siena
Architect.