A Graphic Designer develops visual communication projects. This professional feels comfortable inside a broad and multi-sided territory, ranging from traditional graphics to the new frontiers of digital media, merging traditional professions and original forms of expression. The Graphic Designer is capable of reading the beauty around, is interested in art and is up-to-date with the last trends: all characteristics that allow to be able to follow commercial logics and social dynamics. This creative figure knows how to use visual and communication techniques in each kind of work: from packaging design, up to film graphics, a logo for a new product or the creation of a trendy brand.
ied for malta | signs and posters
IED and Malta Tourism Authority researched signs and symbols of Malta with the aim of promoting its beauty in Italy. This was the premise for the adventure of a group of students and Alumni from different IED locations that left for the archipelago and transformed the place’s symbols into patterns and posters that were used by MTA for its communication and advertising. The special project ended with a conference at IED Roma, Milano and Torino where the artworks were displayed and memories were shared.
bitcoin explained in 2 minutes
Watch the video produced by a group of students during Digital Video classes at IED Milano.
What Bitcoin is? How does it work? What is used for? Students answered all these questions designing each part of the video autonomously after the brief given by the teacher.
ied alumni: giulia sonnino
Giulia went through a brilliant path: after the graduation on Graphic Design at IED Roma, she jumped into the Accenture Multimedia Department as an Experience Designer thanks to a lucky meeting during the 2015 IED Career Days. 4 years later, here we are Giulia back at IED, recruiting young talents for Accenture.
Give me a tangle of knots so intricate that anyone can desist from untiring it and you’ve given me a chance. IED Careers 2015, my chance.
From IED desks to Accenture, the step was short, disruptive, complex. Accenture is an international environment that allows me to deal with excellence in technological and digital innovation on a daily basis. It is a place where I could give value to my Graphic Design training and develop UX and UI skills.
I’ve been back at IED desk in a new guise for two years now. In search of talent, to find those determination and creativity that make a professional not just a graphic designer, but a designer at 360 °. Essential requirement? Knowing how to seize, in complex challenges, the opportunity to change people’s lives for the better.
Immigration topic is current and of great media interest. There are many gaps and misinformation about this issue. “Damm-a trà” is a Thesis Project from IED Milano that speaks about the migratory phenomenon of the city of Milan starting from its historical origins, in order to better understand its meaning.
Through the research project it is wanted to provide citizens with cognitive tools to the height to understand this enormous phenomenon with greater ease, providing the reader with visual communication tools and easy consultations such as charts, tables and indicators.
The myth of immigration as a recent invasion is dispelled through the use of concrete data provided by Milan municipality, having as a basis the work of two journalists authors of the book Milano multietnica.
Interesting the symbol of the project: a stamp-mark recalling the stamp of State put in documents for residence permit and citizenship procedures, with the dates 1979-2017.
As Thesis Project, Antonija Bubalo and Sofia Fonda, IED Milano students, focused on news satire, which is a parody presented in the typical formats of traditional journalism. So, they created a book showing how it communicates with the public using printed materials, TV, and the web, reaching people in several countries of the world. They choose to develop such a project in order to become a more active audience themselves and to help people developing a critical mind. See the whole project.
Look what two students from IED Milano, Alessandro Comotti and Federico Fascilla, designed for the Graphic Design 3 exam in their 3rd year. Just before their Final Thesis, they created GEARS, a quarterly publication aimed at analyzing the global innovation scene through the technology that surrounds us every day.
The project included a website and smartphone application and the addition of interactive contents to support the articles. They mostly dealt with publishing design, digital publishing and interaction design.
THE BIG LEBOWSKI IN 3 MINUTES
As final exam of the Digital Video course, that is held during the 3rd year of Graphic Design at IED Milano, students faced for the first time a whole motion graphics project producing an explanatory video of the film The Big Lebowski. From drafting the storyboard to the editing of the copy, students took care of every step of the video production, achieving a professional output. A special mention must be given to the focus on character design and the single animations of the scenes composing the final video.
Watch the video.
Logo Against Alzheimer
Here are shown IED Milano students project that participated to the contest Logo Against Alzheimer. It was a special project and the Silvia Moccaldi / Eliomattia Scordamaglia and Christian Marelli teams were finalist. You can see here some brand design work: logo design with color tests, mockups, and sketches about three of the submitted projects.
Wander – Digital Community APP
If you don’t book an hotel, in a new city you have no place to leave your luggage, except for the luggage rooms in airport or train stations that sometimes are really expensive. Wander connects you to people living in the city, bars, b&b, and whoever would like to earn few moneys keeping your luggage for some time in an empty place of their property. The graphic interface of this app has been designed by Sofia Fonda, Graphic Design student at IED Milano.
REBRANDING PROJECT – SWISS SCHOOL MILAN
The Swiss Center of Milan involved Graphic Design students attending the second year in a contest for the designing of its new visual identity. The proposals submitted have been more than 30. The winner project, designed by IED Milano students Marica Musco, Alberto Pozzani, and Lorenzo Rabellino Béthaz, has been adopted by the school as official corporate iedentity
GRAPHIC DESIGN PROJECT: BEE+
Davide Bitton, IED student in Graphic Design, developed Bee+ social non-profit app, cycling kindness as an inner economy alternative to money: skills, knowledge, abilities and opinion in a circular way instead of a direct one, based on daily necessities of any form of assistance. And a new brand image for the association GentleTude.
MUBIT PROJECT - GRAPHIC DESIGN TURIN
Flavia Giolito,a second-year Graphic Design studentat IED Torino, has had her project selected for the prestigious MuBIT Project.The project is run by the Piedmontese IT Museum (MuPIn) and is part of ambitious efforts to create a nationally renowned tech museum.The project gives great importance to scientific and cultural knowledge sharing, partly through collaboration with other local associations. In a world that is increasingly dependent on IT, nobody can afford to be unfamiliar with it or cut off.In order to address the needs of the project, the museum is planning to rework its communication style.It has asked students to offer new ideas for its logo, which must be inspired by the name MuBIT (BIT as in the unit of data, IT for Italy).
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