Interior Design for Commercial Spaces and Retail

Master Courses - Barcelona

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 The Master in Interior Design for Commercial Spaces focuses on developing the skills to execute interior design projects in retail establishments and shopping centres. Its content touches on values such as leadership in innovation processes, creativity and project management, as well as offering insight on the commercial contexts of the future.

This field of design is currently calling for multidisciplinary professionals with sound management skills and an understanding of the fundamentals, methodologies and graphic tools involved in industrial and interior design.

The programme builds a theoretical and practical structure around the creation of an introductory project at the start and a second comprehensive commercial space design project at the end in collaboration with major companies in the sector. 

 

Complementary Module

Check the new Research & Publish Module course, a complementary module with a duration of 6 months, that provides an introduction to the main theoretical and practical tools for research and reflection that are generated in the field of communicating and disseminating projects in the field of design so that students can acquire the skills to document their work correctly, communicate it properly to their target audience and disseminate it through the most appropriate channels. Request more information to your advisor.
  • Credits
    60*
  • Start date
    January 2022
  • Duration
    9 months
  • Attendance
    full-time
  • Language
    English

Methodology

The Master is structured around a theoretical/practical teaching programme focused on completing two projects: an initial basic introductory project and a second comprehensive commercial space design project.

Objectives

To examine the current context of designing commercial spaces from a transversal, interdisciplinary perspective.

To provide student with the basics of business design. To provide students with the various methodologies, techniques, physical elements and digital programs that comprise the tools of commercial communication.

To approach the Master in an eminently practical manner and complete a final term project by developing a commercial space.

To provide students with the leadership skills, planning and management of methodological processes and teams that comprise showcase spaces.

Student profile

Graduates from various disciplines and professionals aiming to focus their profile towards areas related to the development and/or management of design for commercial spaces.

Creative profiles interested in understanding design as a springboard for innovation to address new channels of on/off marketing.

Job opportunities

After completing the Master in Interior Design for Commercial Spaces, students acquire the skills to develop themselves professionally in commercial spaces, design consultancies and departments, in addition to as technicians and as regards innovation and with the ability to develop their own retail related projects and business ideas.

They are trained to manage and lead design and innovation teams in companies and prepared to add value to design studios and/or generate their own professional path by creating an innovative business or their own creative project linked to designing commercial spaces.

*Credits

The educational planning for all IED Master courses is aligned with the criteria established by the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The IED Master program adopts a credit structure that follows the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). IED Master only awards its own private degrees.

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.

José Manuel Fernández

José Manuel Fernández
José Manuel is architect and coordinator of the interior design department for Lagranja Design Studio. Coordinator of the CSP in Contemporary Interior Design.   

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