Designing the future in the heart of the Italian Renaissance.

Florence

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Florence boasts one of the world most important artistic and cultural heritage, but it is also a city with a long history in Italian design.
It is located at the heart of a region home to major manufacturing excellence that has given Florence an enviable international reputation in fields ranging from fashion and artistic craftsmanship to design and technological innovation.

In such incomparable place for those who wish to pursue contemporary art and innovation, IED focuses on methods for enhancing the benefits of intertwining local expertise with all the different cultures encountered.

The virtuous relationship between high quality artistic craftsmanship and industry is a traditional feature of the quality of production in Florence and its surrounding.

IED Florence represents this special relationship that, when applied to training, translates into blending all these skills– both old and contemporary– which are at the basis of new professions.

The founder and President of IED - Istituto Europeo di Design passed away last night

“I would like to pass on an IED that places at the heart of its reflections the students. The students who are the true driving force of our work. Young talents to support while they navigate within a galaxy of opportunities, not only within their local communities but in the whole world”
FRANCESCO MORELLI
FOR THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ISTITUTO EUROPEO DI DESIGN
OCTOBER, 26TH 2017

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Arts Management

Master

The Master in Arts Management is a 11-month full-immersion interdisciplinary course, that is truly unique due to its itinerant formula across Florence, Rome and a one week workshop in Venice, to engage students in a grand tour of contemporary art and education.