As a Media Designer you’ll develop your passion for digital design and technology, exploring your creative side to improve user experience, knowing that you are a professional in high demand.
A world of knowledge at your fingertips! Studying Media Design will make your digital projects a concrete reality You’ll acquire in-depth knowledge of graphic design and communication methodologies, creating unique proposals in complete autonomy, and in your own personal style.
In this course you’ll acquire and improve the skills you’ll use in programming, for User Experience (UX), to create a User Interface (UI) or generative graphics, as well as the resources you need to design websites, applications and digital platforms.
During the 4-year course you’ll learn the ins and outs of a variety of media and programming languages and learn how to use various technologies such as VR and AR in visual communication and to create interactive products. The course is based on a learning-by-doing methodology and culminates with the presentation of your final project collaborating with real companies.
There are 60 places available for first-year students majoring in Graphic Design. Of these places, there is no specific number assigned by pathway or language.
In this course you’ll learn to combine design and technology in multidisciplinary teams that will work on real projects with international brands in a multicultural and highly creative environment.
You’ll start the course as a user, and finish it as a digital designer who can skilfully analyse the client's behaviour and expectations to create a proposition of value.
You’ll learn to understand your target, proposing strategic, visual solutions to design functional websites, applications and digital platforms.
The syllabus is based on case studies, and sets different learning goals, the difficulty of which increases as you acquire more in-depth knowledge.
This course is for people interested in the field of technology who want to develop their creative side, combining a rational approach with human interaction.
If you want to design complex synergies, creating unique digital spaces, with this course you can take a decisive step in your Media Design career.
IED lecturers have extensive experience in the sector and are eager to pass this on as you too gain experience designing your own digital environments.
You’ll be studying at a school that’s paving the way in creative design, focused on innovation as it continuously evolves and qualities top companies look for when selecting new people.
Today more than ever, professional media designers who know how to work in a digital environment are in high demand.
What’s more, at IED you’ll gain invaluable experience working with international brands as part of creative, multidisciplinary teams.
What will you learn?
In the first year you’ll acquire the basic concepts of design, design culture and project methodology. Using basic design tools you’ll be actively encouraged to try new things, to create and communicate with your work, seeing every new challenge as an opportunity.
Foundation Project I
Representation Techniques I
Project Communication I
An Introduction to Marketing
Science Applied to Design
Colour and Form
Foundation Project II
Representation Techniques II
Project Communication II
Technical Drawing I
The History of Art and Design
What will you learn?
In the second year you’ll focus on web platforms, studying the relevant technological and design tools required. The syllabus includes classes on programming, interaction and digital communication. You’ll also discover the ins and outs of visual languages and digital art, as well as production methodology, designing aesthetic and visual works.
Informatics Graphic Design I
Photography for Graphic Design
The History of Graphic Design
Graphic Techniques for Graphic Design
Animation Techniques for Graphic Design
Audiovisual Graphic Design
Digital Communication I
Digital Communication II
Digital Communication III
What will you learn?
In the third year you’ll focus on applications and web apps (wapps). You’ll gain experience working with real companies and on technical projects using prototypes and calculating actual costs. As you work on multimedia strategy designs and digital platforms, you’ll also be considering how communication and the audiovisual world have changed and the impact of the same over the last few centuries.
Strategy & Management for Graphic Design
Corporate Identity Project
Project Communication for Graphic Design
Social Media Strategy
Editorial Project and Interactive Communication
Multidisciplinary Workshop I
What will you learn?
You’ll begin your work experience with a real company and choose your professional specialisation. In the 4th year we’ll also take a look at interactive installations and extended reality (AR, VR and MR). You’ll develop a visual installation and learn how to use specialised software. The course concludes with the preparation of your Final Project.
Multidisciplinary Workshop II
Graphic Design and Visual Communication
Graphic Design in Branding
Interior and Spatial design, Fashion Design and Styling, Graphic Design and Visual Communication
Graphic Design and Visual Communication, Creative and Art Direction
Graphic Design and Visual Communication
Graphic Design, pathway in Advertising
Graphic Design and Visual Communication
The installation, which proposes a creative response to the climate emergency, will be open to the public from 15 to 17 June in the festival’s renewed Project Area.
On 22 May, students from the class of 2019-2023 Bachelor’s Degrees will come together at the Victoria Theatre to graduate.
The World’s most prestigious award show in advertising, design and marketing for students awarded IED with two Bronze Awards in the 2023 Young Ones Student Awards
Graphic design students from the Barcelona school create the visual identity of the shops in the Upper Gràcia area.
Until 21 August, the Albert Musons Cultural Centre will showcase the exhibition of the shortlisted posters for the Festa Major de Gràcia. Among the proposals exhibited are two creations by IED Barcelona students.
IED Barcelona installs solar panels on the rooftops of its Point One facility that will save up to 40% of electricity.
IED decided to reward those students who commit up front with a special Early Bird discount.
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.
Two IED Barcelona alumni have created an augmented reality experience to celebrate the Sant Jordi festival in the Gràcia neighbourhood.
Memory, Transformation, Technology, Space and Materials. IED invites you to discover the links between between these powerful words and and the plentiful of events arranged for Milan Design week, the biggest annual design event in the 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 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.
IED, Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli and Kunsthal Centro Superior de Diseño SL have offered 105 scholarships covering 50% of the tuition fee and 45 Tutor positions covering 50% of the tuition fee
On the occasion of the inauguration of the fair, Josep Gonzàlez-Cambray talked with Andrea Marchesi, Director of the Design School.
IED Barcelona students’ proposal to revitalise the commercial area of Paseo de Gracia will become a reality throughout 2023 and 2024.
A panel of experts moderated by IED Barcelona analysed the role that design energy has for people and the environment in the round table “Light and Energy: Habitat and city”.
After a very successful in person event we decided to expand the chance to have a friendly dialog with Rodion Usaev, IED Milano graduate in Product Design, who is an expert in the field of industrial design.
Italian Design Day 2023 theme is "The quality that enlightens" - Design energy for people and the environment
10 suggestions encapsulated in a manifesto designed by students for the entire IED community. Small actions and virtuous behaviour that are ironically transformed into everyday good practice.
The exhibition will be open until next February 26th at Fundación Francisco Giner de los Ríos
Slow Light by IED Barcelona is a collaborative proposal that works without electricity and delighted the festival’s jury.
57 scholarships to support young talents interested in attending a Master course in Italy or Spain.
Pasarela, the catering establishment in the Gracia neighborhood formerly known as El Molinet, has a new logo and interior design carried out by IED Barcelona.
Las Manuelas - Art Series is the newest edition of the Las Manuelas Project supported by IED
Its objective is to promote local commerce in the city thanks to the transformative power of design.
You are going to take part in a practical task dedicated to all those young talents who are interested in Fashion, Visual Arts, Design, and Communication.
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.
IED's commitment is to apply an innovation approach to creative economies through the training it provides in its centers in line with the NEB's themes and action priorities, sharing values, methodologies and tools.
Il Giro del Mondo in 80 Giorni - 150 anni dopo (Around the World in 80 Days - 150 Years Later) (book by graphic designers from IED Rome), the start-up Potap (a family of filters to purify water, by two product designers from IED Milan) and the tech fashion collection LAGRANDE: SISTEMA are officially competing for the prestigious Compasso d'Oro Award
44 Scholarships for IED Undergraduate and Foundation Courses in Italy and Spain
Different visual identities for a pilot project at the Palau de la Música Catalana.
A Ministerial Decree has published the modalities for applying the provisions of the new law.
After two years, returns IED Roma Graduation Ceremony, to celebrate the latest graduates in the presence of teachers, families and friends. Two hundred and sixty-one diplomas were awarded.
25 candidate Development Plans 18 admitted to the evaluation 8 Development Plans awarded
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 IED Madrid course has finished this year, but the good news is still coming in. This time it’s awards for the Design school and students.
Every year the ADG Laus Awards for Graphic Design and Visual Communication go to the best projects selected from over 50 entries in five categories: Graphic Design, Digital Design, Advertising, Audiovisual and Students.
IED Milano Alumni in Illustrazione e Animazione | Freelance illustrator worldwide considered among the finest of his generation.
This will be a series of meetings and interviews to tell what happens after graduating from a master's degree.
With the month of May restart the events of More Than Monday | Inspirational Stories,the digital conference cycle dedicated to the IED community.
‘Llantiol Teatre’ by Thinh Truong, third-year Motion Graphics student at IED Barcelona, has received the Wix Playground in the best Graphic Design category.
“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home".
14 design, fashion, visual arts and communication creations are the protagonists of the new Amaze! app release
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 students will explore alongside members of ONCE possible responses to the difficulties faced by this community with relation to everyday objects.
The installation has succeeded in recreating an oasis of calm and a connection with nature in Poblenou’s Parc del Centre.
‘478’ is the installation with which IED Barcelona was present in the special edition of Llum Barcelona.
An interactive installation to create our own virtual identity and an immersive journey through a 3D “wonderland” are the proposals that IED Barcelona and IED Milan presented at the SónarCCCB 2021, driven by Sónar.
Mario De Libero, a graduate of IED Firenze, is among the finalists with the font Otello Sans in the fourth Olivetti Design Contest.
The projects chosen are the result of a creative process developed in different stages: from research to the final proposal.
Ilaria Legato, Coordinator of the Master Course in Brand Design and Management: Food, Wine and Tourism, is a professional specialised in brand and communication design in the food wine and tourism sphere for clients in the Florentine Restaurants world. She is founder of I food designer created together with the Italian Food Designer Paolo Barichella, an initiative focusing on national and international food and design projects.
IED Network offers 109 scholarships for its Master courses held in Italy and Spain.
This dissertation coming from IED Milano is entitled ‘Un Quore Sbagliato’ - A Wrong Heart, with an intentional Q spelling mistake in Italian. It is a short animated film that stood out at the latest Giuseppe Laganà Awards.
IED is a partner of the European project of professional training aimed at the development of entrepreneurial skills and competences in young musicians who work in string quartets.
IED Roma and IED Milano are the undisputed protagonists in the Students category - winning first and second place respectively - at the ADCI Awards 2020, which is the most important prize for creativity in advertising communication.
The proposal, selected from 93 national projects, addresses the impact of current mobility restrictions on student travel.
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.
IED Barcelona has been involved in the new headquarters of the Italian Consulate in Barcelona, with a graphic proposal.
Innovative alternatives for mobility, spaces to reconnect with nature, sustainable fashion collections and new services focused on user experience.
Virtual innovation is gaining increasing importance, and for creatives, it is a great tool to transform and improve society.