25 September 2023
This year’s IED Square Fest marks the 11th edition of the event.
It will be a chance to welcome new students, greet those who are already part of our community, including staff, lecturers and colleagues, and invite the whole city to contemplate the principal trajectories of the modern world.
A series of online and in-person talks, featuring notable guests and representatives of institutions from 19-21 October 2023.
These three days will be devoted to exchanges between generations on the subjects of work and civic, social and environmental engagement.
Go to this page and read about the organised events, then register for the ones that interest you.
The IED seats of Milan, Rome, Turin, Florence, Cagliari and the Accademia Aldo Galli will open the academic year 2023-2024!
A defining moment for the entire IED community - students, lecturers, staff and colleagues - to share talks, award ceremonies and presentations that will help become familiar with our reality and its key figures.
The program for the opening of the academic year of all IED seats and the Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli Como will be available shortly.
Institutional welcome to students and the start of IED Square Fest
Institutional welcome to all students, talk and guided tour of the city for Italian and foreign students
Two occasions dedicated to the institutional welcome for Italian and foreign students
The Design Awards event, which hands out annual prizes for the best projects, and the opening ceremony of the academic year. There will be an occasion specially set aside for international students.
Institutional welcome to new students and introduction of the staff. After class: "Afternoon Tea Party" with students, lecturers and staff
Accademia Aldo Galli - Como
Welcome to students and talk on creative professions
Graziela Sousa is a Fashion Design Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, and Special Projects coordinator at ModaLisboa Association - Lisboa Fashion Week.
Stefan Sagmeister is one of the most important contemporary graphic designers: on November 29 he presented his latest book Now is Better at IED Firenze.
Artribune commissioned us to produce its magazine covers for the second year in a row. Discover the new cover!
Sebastian Plah Galindo, alumnus of the Undergraduate course in Jewelry Design of IED Milano won at the Digital Jewelry Week 2023.
The most significant Tuscan festival dedicated to Queer culture continues its collaboration with the Grafica per la Comunicazione course at IED Firenze.
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
Joana Vasconcelos, the visionary Portuguese artist who challenges conventions and gender stereotypes, will be part of the Monograph series at IED Firenze.
Outfits are the main characters of course but they’re not the only one. There are so many elements, and for sure professions, that make the fashion shows of Milano Fashion Week always so special and catchy.
Students and professors from IED attended the preview of the exhibition "Diego Marcon: Glassa," followed by an exclusive talk with the artist.
The Pagani Zonda will soon mark its 25th anniversary in 2024. This raises the question of how the Zonda might appear 25 years from now.
IED is Educational Partner of the exhibition Anish Kapoor. Untrue Unreal, a major exhibition devised and produced with the celebrated artist who has revolutionised the notion of sculpture in contemporary art.
Passionate and hardworking professional in the fashion industry since 30 years, Alessandra Invernizzi is currently Senior Account Manager EMEA Wholesale Independents for one of the world leading fashion company: Burberry.
After studying Fashion Design in Rome, Nicoletta is now Head of Luxury line Fifty Made for The Giving Movement, a sustainable fashion company.
Despite the complications caused by the pandemic over the last few years, the hospitality industry has shown remarkable resilience and strong growth. The luxury hotel sector, in particular, is causing a lot of buzz with the opening of new hotels that promise unprecedented luxury experiences to travellers the world over.
Yuto Taniguchi is a professor assistant of Digital Creative Course in UEDA College of Fashion (Osaka, Japan) and he is active in NFT and fashion.
The academic year comes to its end and it’s time to present our Graduate 2023 fashion collections to the world
Federigo Gabellieri, Alumnus IED, is an Art Director, creative consultant with a deep experience in fashion and a design industries on both editorial and digital projects, ranging from editorial design, art direction and photography.
Forbes 30 Under 30 Talia Zoref has become known for creating Art during Fashion Weeks worldwide, meeting and sketching celebrities including Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Pharrell Williams and others.
Eleven capsules were presented on the catwalk, accompanied by three accessory collections and four jewellery collections. Amid the splendid backdrop of the Roman aqueduct, over three hundred guests attended the event, to cheer on the young designers who recently graduated.
Daniele Cavalli is a multidisciplinary artist: music, food, art, photography and fashion are all part of his work.
Fashion editor and Creative Director, she collaborated with Rizzoli and Condè Nast as a journalist and stylist.
Freelance PR for few avant-garde fashion brands that are presenting their collections at Paris Fashion Week, like Geoffrey B. Small and Un_namable. She has worked for Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Ralph Lauren, Safilo and many more.
In recent years, there has been a significant increase in interest in sustainable fashion, leading to a substantial shift in the industry. Here are some professions revolving around this field.
Lectures cycle about different materials with the participation of 6 sector companies for the Undergraduate course in Interior Design.
In recent years, all sectors have been increasingly focusing on the major themes of sustainability. But what are the most virtuous examples?
MMT organises Dialoghi Sonori on 15th and 16th of June at Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan, on this occasion IED presents Fragile Surfaces project.
A special donation from the historical Maison to IED
Danielle Kwateng, journalist, editor, and Executive Editor of Teen Vogue will be giving a live guest lecture titled "What is Creative Direction?" for the students of the Fashion courses at IED Firenze.
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Defender, International Motors has decided to involve students from the Master's program in Graphic Design at IED Firenze by launching a contest last month in which students designed a special livery.
Inter, communication company Different, and Trident Music are scouting talents among master's students in Graphic Design and Digital Communication Strategy.
Student at IED Milano in the second year of the CG Animation course.
Formafantasma is a research-based design studio investigating the ecological, historical, political and social forces shaping the discipline of design today.
IED Milano alumni got one of three first awards and the MAX&Co award at the prestigious contest from Italian Chamber of Fashion.
The first IED Books appointment with Massimo Canevacci: an Italian academic, ethnographer and critical thinker, will present his latest book "Stupore Indigeno. Le culture native in Brasile tra rituali iniziatici e sfide digitali".
IED Firenze students and teachers had the opportunity to visit an exclusive preview of 'Eccentrica', the permanent collection of the Centro Pecci Pecci, where they met Formafantasma, the designers who have worked on setting up the exhibition.
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
Costume, fashion, interior and music journalist. She worked for years in the editorial offices of Vogue Italia and L'Uomo Vogue, under the direction of Franca Sozzani. She has been set stylist for Casa Vogue and contributor for Vogue Gioiello, Vogue Pelle and Glamour.
Managing Director at IDA, he managed international marketing campaigns for some of the world's leading brands including Dolce&Gabbana, FCA, Ermenegildo Zegna, Campari and Disney.
IED participates in the new edition of WantedDesign in Manhattan and wins a Conscious Design Award
IED decided to reward those students who commit up front with a special Early Bird discount.
An Open-Air exhibition with the drawings of the young Israeli artist Talia Zoref in 20 suburban areas of the city from April 24.
The students of the three years diploma course in Interior Design, led by Professor Mario Loprevite, went to the Franco Parenti Theatre in Milan to follow the rehearsals of the show "Fratellina"
For the 10th anniversary of Capture Photography Festival in Vancouver, British Columbia, Richmond Art Gallery presents Jaspal Birdi’s public artwork 11h02m at Lansdowne Station.
To take advantage of the discounts, it is necessary to register within the indicated terms.
English artist Lucy Orta is the special mentor for a group of IED network students working on a large installation on the theme of "transition" for Pitti Uomo 104.
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.
COSMOLOGIE, an exhibition-event of Contemporary Art, a project that combines languages, sets up dialogues, connects generations and artistic practices ideated by Christian Leo Comis, Alumnus of the Master's in Museum Experience Design.
The recruiting event dedicated to Moonstone designers, the new graduates of the Master in Transportation Design
IED presents the new concept created by the students of the Master Course in Transportation Design in partnership with Mitsubishi Motors. Save the date: 28th March 2023.
From 16 January to 13 February, Nuvola Lavazza in Turin will host an exhibition of the coffee harvesters of the future, created by the eighteen students of the Master in Transportation Design IED Turin.
Rina Tollio, Creative Talent Acquisition for OTB Brands, will hold a guest lecture to the IED Fashion Student
Fashion Marketing and how important is to know how to communicate a product.
How to offer a narration of your brand to the customer influencing the behaviors and habits of purchase
Over the last two decades, the Fashion market has gradually embraced and incorporated technologies into the retail system, opening up to new opportunities in terms of communication and distribution strategies, pushing for greater integration between physical and digital systems.
IED Milano Alumni in Sound Design. Word-wide famous Dj, Producer, Performer and Sound Designer.
IED Milano Alumni in Video Design. Worldwide famous beauty blogger and co-founder of the Youtube channel ClioMakeUp.
“IED helped me to make the shift from fashion retail onto modern art."
The final work of the Master in Arts Management is an event that offers the visitor an innovative and engaging experience to explore the intersection between creativity and culture, hosted by the Galleria Nazionale of Rome
Talk with Andrea Selvi, International Business Develop. & Buying Manager at YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP and mentor of The IED Master in Fashion Merchandising and Buying
Talk with Danielle Kwateng, journalist, editor, entrepreneur, Executive Editor at Teen Vogue and mentor of The IED Master in Creative Direction For Fashion
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
One gold, one silver and several mentions for the campaigns of former Creative Direction and Communication Design students at the most important award in Italy dedicated to advertising creativity
Talk with Margherita Maccapani Missoni, Entrepreneur and Creative Director and mentor of The IED Master in Fashion Business
Talk with Theo Grassl, Member of the Executive board of the Fashion Council Germany and mentor of the The IED Master in Fashion Brand Management
Talk with Elizabeth Bowring, Head of Catwalks at WGSN and mentor of the The IED Master in Fashion Trend Forecasting
IED Milano and IED Cagliari kick off the brand new course in Communication Design
With the new fashion master programs at IED, five international mentors, leaders in their fields, guide students into a broader future.
The two-year course in Transdisciplinary Design will take place in Turin and will investigate new ways of conceiving and realising the relationship between design and society
In the framework of the activities organized by the Master in Curatorial practice, IED Firenze - Cecilia Alemani will hold a Masterclass to the IED Community
IED Milano Alumni in Product Design. He's considered one of the most important Italian contemporary designers.
Creative Director at ETRO and Leather goods Head Designer at Fendi. Internationally recognized as one of the most innovative and exciting voices in made in Italy fashion.
Igor Quagliata wins the award for young talent sponsored by the Rome Jewellery Week
Two IED projects made it to the finals of the historic Umbria-based manufacturer's international competition reserved for students attending Art and Design Academies around the world.
First place went to the start-up Swarmix (by Edoardo Amato, Enrico Canella and Giacomo Pizzoni), focusing on the preservation and repopulation of bees.
We are ready to kick off the first edition of the Master of Arts in Transdisciplinary Design. The course will take place in Turin and will combine the topics of Mobility of the future and Cities in Flux.
Recent graduates Alice Roncella and Edoardo Bertora (SpaceDuck Studio) take the 'Strano Award' with a game of strategy and competitive thinking on the first PRESS START - Video Game Student Conference.
From 5 to 27 October, the second edition of the marathon dedicated to the social impact of design welcomes the students of the three-year course in Product design to talk about "The Future is Rail", a project that outlines trains according to the needs of travelers and was born together to Legambiente
Alumni in Fashion Design Gaia Romoli and Paolo Belleri presented their collections at We're Next 22.
The emerging fashion designer gained distinction as part of the Camera Nazionale della Moda programme dedicated to the excellence of Italian schools.
A can’t-miss appointment with emerging fashion design features recent graduates of IED Milano and Roma campuses at the ADI Museum on 20 September.
On 30 September, 12 managers from large companies will meet online with students and lecturers to discuss a highly topical issue.
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.
The event celebrating the Graduation Days of the Undergraduate Courses in Fashion, Design and Communication.
10 scholarships to promote the talent of young creatives.
With the awards earned for the campaigns created as part of both the Undergraduate Programme in Communication Design and the Postgraduate Art Direction Lab, IED is still the most awarded Italian creative school internationally in the area of Communication, also ranking among the top ones in the world.
25 candidate Development Plans 18 admitted to the evaluation 8 Development Plans awarded
We are pleased to share the creation of a brand new platform addressed to our creative community – IED Smart Creativity.
Valentino Bosetti, Francesco Magenta and Gaia Zarantonello (IED Milano) are the authors of the 'Vertical' project, awarded at Cumulus Green.
Shining a spotlight on failure: the campaign with which students Alberto Baesso and Francesco Fusi won a bronze medal at the famous competition was entitled “Invisible failures”.
IED Milano Alumni in Illustrazione e Animazione | Freelance illustrator worldwide considered among the finest of his generation.
"TAKING YOU BEYOND”, THE IED ALUMNI EVENT IN VIA SCIESA MILAN FROM 7 TO 11 JUNE.
3 silvers awarded to the 3 campaigns of the communication designers from IED Milan and IED Rome.
This will be a series of meetings and interviews to tell what happens after graduating from a master's degree.
Students take us through their thesis projects, from behind the scenes to company satisfaction.
IED Torino Alumni in Transportation Design. Senior Car Designer and artist at night.
IED Milano Alumni in Industrial Design. Currently Vice President, Design creative director & innovation of The Estée Lauder Companies.
14 design, fashion, visual arts and communication creations are the protagonists of the new Amaze! app release
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.
Luca Bianco received an award from sponsor YKK for his great efforts: an outfit with a focus on closure accessories from the ‘lagrande: sistema’ collection - which was covered by student’s dissertation project - is shown on the catwalk, taking a look at functionalism (and criticising overconfidence in automation).
Light Identities: 'TES' is the project selected as the best one among the 10 Product Design dissertations carried out as part of a partnership with the well-known Made in Italy brand
For the fourth year, IED is participating in the Global Goals Jam, which will take place in both Milan and Rome following the pandemic period. It will be a research and design journey around Transformative Resilience, the theme chosen by the Research Centre.
Salerno Creativity awards IED Milano with the Silver School Trophy as well as 5 silver and bronze awards for the communication projects carried out by their three-year BA and MA students.
IED presents a Master course in UX Design. An innovative course also in the mode of delivery: the attendance is in fact "blended" and offers a mix of online classes and offline project activities at IED Milano and Roma's headquarters.
Mario De Libero, a graduate of IED Firenze, is among the finalists with the font Otello Sans in the fourth Olivetti Design Contest.
NOT AN ARTIST is an investigation project led by IED and Accademia di Belle Arti "Aldo Galli" Como, involving professionals of the world of contemporary art and culture.
IED Milano and IED Roma stand out at the important New York competition with their two campaigns for Whatsapp and Spotify.
Graduated at IED, Simone Bonanni is now an awarded designer that works for international brands. Find out more about his projects in this article.
For the fifth year in a row, the Istituto Europeo di Design confirms its partnership with Progold, with students from Jewellery Design in the 5th Progold Design Contest, the international competition promoted by the Vicenza.
The important global creativity and advertising contest rewarded the campaign that naturally aims to overcome taboos related to sexuality for people with disabilities.
Istituto Europeo di Design presents the new concept vehicle designed by the students of the Master in Transportation Design in collaboration with Suzuki.
“Befriend other students, the professors, your landlord and everyone. IED has a very rich global network of professionals and corporate institutions, benefit from it”.
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 Milano alumnus and current teacher with a background as a fashion film researcher, creative consultant and creative director
The student of the Undergraduate Course in Transportation Design at IED Torino was announced as the winner of the international contest launched by the historic Spanish car brand.
Students of the Fashion Design course at IED Torino used the lockdown as an opportunity to experiment with a new expressive language that goes beyond traditional paradigms.
IED presented the MixCities and 2020+20 projects at the extraordinary edition of Sónar+D, which took place on September 18th and 19th at the CCCB.
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.
The short film '3 minutes to live', with which Emanuele Motti and Vittorio Ascolani graduated in Illustration and Animation, is competing at the prestigious 2020 Annecy Festival in the 'graduation films' category.
Suzuki, Honda and Azimut deliver the brief to the students.
Diana Kvariani took part in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi 2019
Awards on the closing night of IF! Italians Festival: IED creativity at the top, ranking first Italian school in the ADCI ranking and 12th out of 64 award-winning institutions and schools this year.
IED supported Alumni Bodin Hon and Dilara Kan - the duo founder of Yellowdot Design studio - in their participation at Le Off - Paris Design Week
The Istanbul Fashion Film Festival is the only event in Turkey to showcase a selection of short films dedicated to communicate fashion in an artistic way
A bronze earned in the experiential marketing category with the campaign for Heinz designed by four recent Communication Design graduates.
Vogue's special edition on new talents selected for its September issue recent IED graduate Francesco Murano, who had already won the Milano Moda Graduate award.
Francesco Murano, graduate student in Fashion Design at IED Milano, won the Milano Moda Graduate. Hitoshi Yamaguchi, President of YKK Italia, awarded him with the National Chamber of Fashion Award.
Sono by IED Barcelona students and A Swarm of Corrupted Seed by Federico Russo from IED Milano at Sónar+D
The microbial leather jewellery of a former student who graduated in July 2018 impressed the Jury of the International Artefact Innovation Award.
A Golden School Trophy for the best school and a Grand Prix: IED Communication racks up awards in Salerno.
Leonardo Traina selected by the Type Directors Club of New York, the leading international typography organisation
On the occasion of the Geneva Motorshow - for the first time ever- IED presented a prototype with the interiors
Cecilia Juarez Balta and Matteo Crepaldi, featuring in the end-of-year fashion show with their collections 'Trasfigurando Infin La Meraviglia' and 'Overgrow' respectively.
IED and the University of Liverpool (UoL) in UK, the Hochschule Anhalt/DIA at the Bauhaus in Dessau/Germany, and MVADV in Rotterdam/Netherlands launched a Transdisciplinary Design Network to initiate and spearhead a leading-edge debate on emerging models of transdisciplinarity with the aim of exploring cross-sector impact pathways.
Every product has its own charms. Sometimes though, this charm could be destroyed by a bad exposition. After our journey in Salone del Mobile 2016, we found essential points to increase the value of the product.