Furniture Making and Restoration

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  • Master Course
  • Art Short Course
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One-Year Course ・ Semester Course

Curriculum
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    • Furniture Making
      Art History
      Color Theory
      Three Dimentional Design
      Foundation Drawing and Painting
      Introduction to Art
      Furniture Making Studio
      Laws, Codes, & Standards
      Furniture Making
      Portfolio / Business Practices
      Independent study in Furniture Making
      
      Furniture Restoration
      Art History
      Color Theory
      Three Dimentional Design
      Foundation Drawing and Painting
      Introduction to Art
      Furniture Restoration Studio
      Furniture Restoration
      Professional Practices in Furniture Restoration
      Independent Study in Furniture Restoration 
      
      Wood Carving
      Art History
      Color Theory
      Three Dimentional Design
      Foundation Drawing and Painting
      Introduction to Art
      Wood Carving Studio
      Laws, Codes, & Standards
      Wood Carving
      Presentation Technique
      Portfolio / Business Practices
      Independent Study in Wood Carving

      *Curriculum may change without prior notice.
Course Schedule
    ONE-YEAR program
      I. September 2, 2019 - April 24, 2020
      (Christmas break: Dec. 13, 2019 - Jan. 12, 2020)
      II. January 13, 2020 - July 24, 2020
      III. April 27, 2020 - December 18, 2020
      (Summer break: July 25 - Sept. 6)


      SEMESTER program
        I. September 2, 2019 - December 13, 2019
        II. January 13, 2020 - April 24, 2020
        III. April 27, 2020 - July 24, 2020
        IV. September 7, 2020 - December 18, 2020

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Florence has a 500 year tradition in Furniture Making and Restoration. Artisans have worked to keep their skills and knowledge and pass on them from the master to the followers. Our Furniture Making and Restoration course is held in a professional laboratory in the center of Florence, where class sizes are limited to 3~4 students. This program opens for no prior knowledge and experience. Students may combine labor and academic studies to achieve their individual educational and career objectives.
The program has as its mission the education of student apprentices in the practice of studio production.
The department provides international’s Fresco Painting, Painting, Drawing, Restoration of Paintings, Jewelry, Paper Art, Restoration of Furniture, Furniture Making and Woodcarving.

 

Master Course

Curriculum
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    • Furniture Making
      Design Studio I
      Design Studio II
      Furniture Making
      Furniture Restoration
      Independent study in Furniture Making
      Independent study in Furniture Restoration
      Developing Successful Portfolio
      Diploma Project

      *Curriculum would be changed without prior notice.
Course Schedule
One-Year program
    I. September 2, 2019 - April 24, 2020
    (Christmas break: Dec. 13, 2019 - Jan. 12, 2020)
    II. January 13, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    III. April 27, 2020 - December 18, 2020
    (Summer break: July 25 - Sept. 6)


    Semester program
      I. September 2, 2019 - December 13, 2019
      II. January 13, 2020 - April 24, 2020
      III. April 27, 2020 - July 24, 2020
      IV. September 7, 2020 - December 18, 2020

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The Master Apprenticeship Program provides students with one years working in Artist/Professional studio or Atelier in Florence, Italy. Since long time, Artists, Craftsman and Artisans have lived in Florence, Italy and have made their original work in specific and traditional Italian organization. They have worked to keep their skills and knowledge and pass on them from the master to the followers. Apprentices work in small groups with other participants and teams of professionals to gain hands-on experience in real world environments. Students may combine labor and academic studies to achieve their individual educational and career objectives. The program has as its mission the education of student apprentices in the practice of studio production. Accademia Riaci in Florence, Italy has one of best Apprenticeship Program. The department provides Master’s Fresco Painting, Painting, Drawing, Restoration of Paintings, Jewelry, Paper Art, Restoration of Furniture, Furniture Making and Woodcarving. Prospective apprentices should enroll as new students and then contact to Apprenticeship Program to determine apprenticeship vacancies.

 

Art Short Course

Course Schedule
    1 - 2 - 3 weeks:
    every Monday
    4 - 6 - 8 weeks:
    2019: Sep 2, Sep 23, Oct 28, Nov 18, Dec 2
    2020: Jan 13, Feb 3, Mar 9, Apr 6
    12 - 16 weeks:
    Sep 2, 2019 / Jan 13, 2020
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- At the beginning you will first learn the professional tools and how to utilize them. - Then you will project and actually create an inlaid table - Next, you will make a chessboard table; - The course focuses also on the study of materials (I.e. the characteristics of every type of wood, etc.) - Part of the program is dedicated to learning how to recognize and refinish antique. It is possible to perform some furniture restoration, learning the fundamentals of this technique, such as the Coating "Patinatura"(this is optional)

 

Summer Intensive Course

Course Schedule
    [ 2019 Schedule ]

    2 weeks :
    May 5 (Sun) – May 18 (Sat)
    May 19 (Sun) – June 1 (Sat)
    June 2 (Sun) – June 15 (Sat)
    June 16 (Sun) – June 29 (Sat)
    June 30 (Sun) – July 13 (Sat)
    July 14 (Sun) – July 27 (Sat)
    July 28 (Sun) – August 10 (Sat)
    August 18 (Sun) – August 31 (Sat)
    September 1 (Sun) – September 14 (Sat)
    September 15 (Sun) – September 28 (Sat)

    4 weeks :
    May 5 (Sun) – June 1 (Sat)
    May 19 (Sun) – June 15 (Sat)
    June 2 (Sun) – June 29 (Sat)
    June 16 (Sun) – July 13 (Sat)
    June 30 (Sun) – July 27 (Sat)
    July 14 (Sun) – August 10 (Sat)
    July 28 (Sun) – August 31 (Sat)
    August 18 (Sun) – September 14 (Sat)
    September 1 (Sun) – September 28 (Sat)

    6 weeks :
    May 5 (Sun) – June 15 (Sat)
    May 19 (Sun) – June 29 (Sat)
    June 2 (Sun) – July 13 (Sat)
    June 16 (Sun) – July 27 (Sat)
    June 30 (Sun) – August 10 (Sat)
    July 14 (Sun) – August 31 (Sat)
    August 18 (Sun) – September 28 (Sat)

    8 weeks :
    May 5 (Sun) – June 29 (Sat)
    May 19 (Sun) – July 13 (Sat)
    June 2 (Sun) – July 27 (Sat)
    June 16 (Sun) – August 10 (Sat)
    June 30 (Sun) – August 31 (Sat)
    July 14 (Sun) – September 14 (Sat)
    July 28 (Sun) – September 28 (Sat)

    12 weeks :
    May 5 (Sun) – July 27 (Sat)
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- At the beginning you will first learn the professional tools and how to utilize them. - Then you will project and actually create an inlaid table - Next, you will make a chessboard table; - The course focuses also on the study of materials (I.e. the characteristics of every type of wood, etc.) - Part of the program is dedicated to learning how to recognize and refinish antique. It is possible to perform some furniture restoration, learning the fundamentals of this technique, such as the Coating "Patinatura"(this is optional)

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