The course is intended to boost motivation, confidence and self-knowledge, so each student incorporates the experiences they learn into their own academic path and personal life, and so they gain a better understanding of the way different designers think and work depending on their field of action.
The syllabus is conceived to build up a space where each one of them can create bonds and share their distinctive features. Students are also provided with enough technical knowledge to develop their own ideas, on the basis of a design process which highlights the importance of observing, researching, associating ideas, applying logic and communicating, no matter the discipline they have chosen.
The course is conceived as an immersion into the different disciplines of design, using tools and resources that belong specifically to each one of them. Moreover, students will explore several techniques and languages from a global perspective involving poetry, visual art, plastic art, sculpture, theatre and music.
All exercises are rounded off by putting experience into practice; on the last day, the group is asked to jointly create a piece that combines tools and knowledge in design and art.
Young students between 15 and 18 years old who are considering how to further their academic education and have an interest in the different design disciplines.
It is aimed towards young people who are not developing their creative or artistic potential and wish to explore their skills.
Also for students who are struggling academically or lacking motivation, who need to find themselves and learn how to get organised and enjoy learning.
DAVID ORTEGA GÓMEZ
A Graduate in Interior Design, he has his own graphic design, industrial design and, in particular, interior design studio. He combines working from his studio with teaching and has been a lecturer at IED since 2006. He recently published the book "Dibujo a mano alzada para diseñadores de interiores” (Freehand drawing for interior designers) published by Editorial Paramón. Mr. Ortega is a secondary school art teacher at St. Peter’s School in Barcelona. In recent years he has become interested in all things related to creativity, strengthening the inner abilities of individuals and teaching classes in high schools, art centres and companies.
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.