Arts and Restoration
Across contemporary art careers and visual arts languages.
Just step into the world of arts and restoration: you will learn how to handle painting and drawing, and you will experiment with the latest restoration techniques to be used on our artistic heritage.
Practical sessions, workshops and training courses specifically designed for professionals of the arts industry, like Curators and Registrars. These are but some of the options available as you approach a world open not just to artists, but to all art lovers around the world.
Working in the creative industry is about passion and curiosity for the world around us: possibilities are numerous.
IED students are now working as:
- Concept Artist
- Visual Artist
- Arts Manager
- Museum Educator
- Cultural Entrepreneur
- Fine Arts Conservation Specialist
An Act of Imagination - our partnership with Lucca Comics & Games
"An Act of Imagination - Doubts, Questions and Answers on AI and Creativity" is the title of a research project promoted by Lucca Comics & Games in collaboration with us.
FRAGILE SURFACE IEDxArtribune
Artribune commissioned us to produce its magazine covers for the second year in a row. Discover the new cover!
Introducing the IED Dream Team: ambassadors of creativity and community growth
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
IED Monograph: Joana Vasconcelos
Joana Vasconcelos, the visionary Portuguese artist who challenges conventions and gender stereotypes, will be part of the Monograph series at IED Firenze.
IED Monograph at Centro Pecci: Diego Marcon
Students and professors from IED attended the preview of the exhibition "Diego Marcon: Glassa," followed by an exclusive talk with the artist.
IED Square Fest - Opening of the Academic Year 2023-2024
Learn about all the events of IED Square Fest and sign up for the ones you’re interested in.
IED is Educational Partner of the exhibition Anish Kapoor. Untrue Unreal
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.
IED Monograph: Daniele Cavalli
Daniele Cavalli is a multidisciplinary artist: music, food, art, photography and fashion are all part of his work.
IED Monograph: Formafantasma
Formafantasma is a research-based design studio investigating the ecological, historical, political and social forces shaping the discipline of design today.
IED Books: Massimo Canevacci
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".
An exclusive talk with Formafantasma inaugurates the partnership between IED and Centro Pecci
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.
Enrolment facilitations for Master Courses and Master of Arts
IED decided to reward those students who commit up front with a special Early Bird discount.
WATCH THE SUBURBS! IED dresses up Florence with the art of Talia Zoref
An Open-Air exhibition with the drawings of the young Israeli artist Talia Zoref in 20 suburban areas of the city from April 24.
IED Alumna Jaspal Birdi presents her public art installation at Capture Photography Festival in Vancouver
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.
IED Alumnus Christian Leo Comis presents his first exhibition-event
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.
IED virtual meeting
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.
International Scholarship Competition - Master courses
57 scholarships to support young talents interested in attending a Master course in Italy or Spain.
IED Madrid and the Loewe Foundation promote a debate on contemporary craftsmanship
IED Madrid and the Loewe Foundation have organised a colloquium on contemporary crafts with members of the LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize Committee of Experts.
Technology at the service of crafts through design
Artesanía Catalunya and IED Barcelona collaborate for a 7th edition in the creation of artisan products integrating digital manufacturing techniques
Art meets Sustainable Fashion and Inclusive Design - Las Manuelas Art Series
Las Manuelas - Art Series is the newest edition of the Las Manuelas Project supported by IED
IED Alumni: Assel Akhmidzhanova
“IED helped me to make the shift from fashion retail onto modern art."
In the between: collective discussion on Creolisation
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
Masterclass with Cecilia Alemani: A journey through "The milk of dreams"
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
Scholarship Competition Undergraduate Courses 2023-2024
44 Scholarships for IED Undergraduate and Foundation Courses in Italy and Spain
Master Courses Scholarships
19 Scholarships and 5 Classroom Tutor positions available for IED Master Courses
Possibility of simultaneous registration to two higher education courses.
A Ministerial Decree has published the modalities for applying the provisions of the new law.
IED SALUTES THE QUEEN
In October 2000, Queen Elizabeth II came to Milan and on her itinerary there was a visit to the Istituto Europeo di Design.
The Francesco Morelli Foundation establishes the Francesco Morelli Grant Award
25 candidate Development Plans 18 admitted to the evaluation 8 Development Plans awarded
IED Master Experience
Students take us through their thesis projects, from behind the scenes to company satisfaction.
Not an Artist
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 Alumni: Joya Sfeir
“Befriend other students, the professors, your landlord and everyone. IED has a very rich global network of professionals and corporate institutions, benefit from it”.