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Andrea Marchesi, My Start BCN jury member
The IED Barcelona director contributed his expertise in design, business and innovation to help select Biovitae as the winning proposal in the competition devised by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Barcelona as part of the “Premio Faro del Mediterráneo” [“Mediterranean Lighthouse Award”].
Postgraduate academic year begins at IED Barcelona
Master’s and postgraduate students began their educational journey at the Istituto Europeo di Design on 5 and 6 October with a multidisciplinary workshop and official welcome ceremony.
Introducing the IED Dream Team: ambassadors of creativity and community growth
We are excited to announce the launch of the IED Dream Team, a group of alumni who have become leading professionals in their field, passionate about creativity and community growth: dedicated to endorsing our community projects and creativity
Take advantage from the special promotion available for our Summer courses
Book and complete now your enrollment process to one of the IED and Accademia Aldo Galli Summer courses, offered in Italy and Spain, and you will benefit from a special discount on the tuition fee.
IED Barcelona alumnus Carolina Galeazzi, Mention for Young Design at Catalonia Ecodesign Award 2023
The former student of the Master in Sustainable Design and Social Impact was recognised for “Ex•Tĕrra”, while “Santa Carxofa” by fellow IED student Justine Oriana Vargas Parra was also a finalist.
IED Barcelona inaugurates 2023-2024 academic year with undergraduate programme students
The starting signal for a new academic year was fired with the celebration of Welcome Event and Welcome Week.
Sustainable design with a purpose, made in IED Barcelona
Students of the 2023 edition of the Master in Sustainable Design and Social Impact have launched innovative responses to challenges related to health, the circular economy, cultural identity and education.
IED Barcelona included in the Forbes Best Business Schools ranking
The business magazine highlights the Master in Design Management for its “quality, qualified teaching staff and internationalisation”.
Best Thesis Awards 2023 – IED Barcelona
Preserving biodiversity through design and connecting memories by way of a new audiovisual language are some of the themes addressed in the final projects recognised by the Best Thesis Awards 2023.
IED Barcelona celebrates the 2023 Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony
Students in their final year of the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts (Hons), IED Diploma and Foundation Course in Global Design will bring their academic stage at the school to a close on 19 June at 6 pm at Aribau Multicines.
Hairdressing as a decorative art
Alexis Ferrer, creator of the innovative hair printing technique, speaker of the second session of Mastering your Brain: Technology & Creative Direction.
Strategic Design for Business Realities
IED Barcelona’s Master in Design Management students have met with representatives from Nacar Strategic Design Agency, Fujitsu, Hatch Studio, HP and NTT Data in the framework of the latest Career Forum session.
Towards energy self-consumption
IED Barcelona installs solar panels on the rooftops of its Point One facility that will save up to 40% of electricity.
A Sant Jordi marked by intergenerationality and solidarity through design
Once again this year, IED Barcelona collaborated with the ASTE association to deliver almost a hundred roses, accompanied by a print inspired by this festival, to the residents of three care homes in the district of Gracia.
Designing to build a better world
Until 30 April, Disseny Hub Barcelona is showcasing “IED Barcelona Manifesto”, an exhibition that brings to life the School’s global, human, strategic and transformative vision of design aiming to respond to the great challenges of contemporary society.
The crafts and technology pairing, on tour in Catalonia
The video Change to live – New Crafts Digital Revolution II by Jordi Cussó, Teacher at IED Barcelona, is part of the ‘Mostra on the Road’ exhibition, an initiative to bring the activity of the 4th edition of the International Crafts Audiovisual Exhibition to the Catalan territory.
The Minister of Education visits IED Barcelona’s stand at the Saló de l'Ensenyament
On the occasion of the inauguration of the fair, Josep Gonzàlez-Cambray talked with Andrea Marchesi, Director of the Design School.
“Dissenyem comerç”: design that takes the plunge in the city
IED Barcelona students’ proposal to revitalise the commercial area of Paseo de Gracia will become a reality throughout 2023 and 2024.
Design that combines craftsmanship with technology at MWW23
This year, the IED Barcelona multidisciplinary workshops week focused on the union between Craft & Tech.
Five innovative solutions to important health challenges
Devices to detect visual problems in developing communities, provide geriatric care in rural areas, and diagnose lung cancer in its early stages.
IED Barcelona students aim to revitalise Paseo de Gracia with “Dissenyem comerç”
Its objective is to promote local commerce in the city thanks to the transformative power of design.
20 years of a collective dream through design
IED Barcelona has been consolidating its position as a driving force behind innovation and social well-being through design education. "A collective dream" is a faithful reflection of this spirit.
Anticipating future design scenarios
IED Barcelona organised the round table "What's the next point?" in a bid to imagine what future design scenarios will be like from the perspective of training, taking the city of Barcelona as a case study.
Celebrating two decades of history of IED Barcelona
On the occasion of this celebration, “A collective dream” will be showcased; a display through the history of the school by way of outstanding projects carried out by its students.
Master's Degrees Scholarship Contest - September 2022
IED’s three sites in Spain: Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao, launch 7 Scholarships for the Academic year 2022/2023
New world, new strategies, new communications
What are the consumption needs subliminally transmitted to us by horror films? How is a country’s branding constructed? How has interpersonal communication changed with the advent of new technologies and social media?
WINNERS OF THE SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST FOR MASTER OF DESIGN AND INNOVATION PROGRAMMES -JANUARY 2023
Istituto Europeo di Design publishes the winners of the scholarship contest for the Master of Design and Innovation Programmes (MDI) at IED Madrid and IED Barcelona.
Best Thesis Awards 2022-IED Barcelona
The four proposals, from the areas of Design, Management & Design Strategies, Fashion, and Visual Communication, convey the interests and concerns of a new generation of designers.
The path of the creative process
A master class, organised in collaboration with Cultura Inquieta and Renault, around the different phases of creative production.
International Design Day: Embrace uncertainty
‘Suspended in transition’ is the theme proposed for this year’s edition; a motto that encourages designers to embrace uncertainty as an arena from which to reflect, to step out of their comfort zones, and to explore alternative futures.
Talk on ‘Designing the Metaverse’ within the framework of Mobile Week Barcelona
How do we construct and explain stories? How do we use technology to improve new realities and formats? How do physical space and the virtual environment coexist? What aspects define good design in virtual worlds?
IED Barcelona at Saló de l’Ensenyament and Futura 2022
IED Barcelona will be part of the Saló de l’Ensenyament from 16 March to 20 March.
The Herstory of Design
Women have written key chapters in the history of art and design, not always receiving the public recognition that their contributions to these disciplines have deserved.
IED design for social transformation in “Design for Inclusion”
IED students will explore alongside members of ONCE possible responses to the difficulties faced by this community with relation to everyday objects.
IED Barcelona welcomes the European Business Baccalaureate Diploma 2022
This conference brings together the directors of European schools and universities in the fields of business marketing and economics.
Italian Design: The bridge between beauty, technology and humanity
How design inspired by Italian culture can help restart Europe in the next decade?
Best Thesis 2021: Creativity as a force for change
The projects chosen are the result of a creative process developed in different stages: from research to the final proposal.
IED Next and Amaze Project
Due to the pandemic on 2020 the digital exhibitions took the place of the classic end-of-year physical showcases: IED has made a virtue of necessity.