Creative and Art Direction
Joining the world of creative jobs.
Learn about the many different opportunities available as part of the career path of Creative Director. You will develop your own creative projects across a variety of industries, including fashion, advertising, communications and design.
Discover how to become an Art Director: you will have the opportunity to design the visual style of your publishing projects and coordinate promotional and communication campaigns.
Creative and art direction professions
Working in the creative industry is about passion and curiosity for the world around us: possibilities are numerous.
IED students are now working as:
- Art Director
- Strategic Planner
- Digital Strategist
- PR/Digital PR
- Event Project Manager
- Artistic Director
- Creative Director
- Creative Designer
- Content Creator
- Creative Manager
IED Monograph: Federigo Gabellieri
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.
IED Monograph: Daniele Cavalli
Daniele Cavalli is a multidisciplinary artist: music, food, art, photography and fashion are all part of his work.
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".
IED wins two bronze Awards at the 2023 Young Ones Student Awards
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
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.
IED Alumni at Milan Design Week 2023
The Milan Design Week is a remarkable event for the industry and after four years was held in April and it was bigger than ever with more than 900 events and exhibitions.
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 Design Week 2023
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.
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.
The quality that enlightens
Italian Design Day 2023 theme is "The quality that enlightens" - Design energy for people and the environment
International Scholarship Competition - Master courses
57 scholarships to support young talents interested in attending a Master course in Italy or Spain.
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
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
ADCI Awards: IED reaffirms itself as best creative school
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
Scholarship Competition Undergraduate Courses 2023-2024
44 Scholarships for IED Undergraduate and Foundation Courses in Italy and Spain
Luis De Javier’s “Toro” design worn by Beyoncé
Our Alumni Luis De Javier has dressed the artist for the art work of her last album.
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.
Scholarships for 2022/2023 Second Level Academic Diploma programmes.
10 scholarships to promote the talent of young creatives.
D&AD 2022, creativity of IED Milano awarded in London with three Pencils
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.
The Francesco Morelli Foundation establishes the Francesco Morelli Grant Award
25 candidate Development Plans 18 admitted to the evaluation 8 Development Plans awarded
IED Smart Creativity
We are pleased to share the creation of a brand new platform addressed to our creative community – IED Smart Creativity.
The Young Ones One Show: IED students triumph at the New York advertising contest
3 silvers awarded to the 3 campaigns of the communication designers from IED Milan and IED Rome.
IED GOES TO NY
This May IED is in New York City, with students and Alumni presenting their projects and winning awards at both NYCxDESIGN festival and the Creative Week.
The role of the Brand Designer: Ilaria Legato
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.
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.
ADCI Awards 2019, IED takes top honours with 2 golds
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.