INTERIOR DESIGN

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One-Year Course ・ Semester Course

Curriculum
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    • Interior Design
      Art History
      Color Theory
      Three Dimentional Design
      Foundation Drawing and Painting
      Introduction to Italian Art
      Interior Design Studio
      Laws, Codes, & Standards
      Lighting Design
      Furniture Design
      Product Design
      Portfolio & Business Practice
      Interior Design Independent Study
      
      Furniture Design
      Art History
      Color Theory
      Three Dimentional Design
      Foundation Drawing and Painting
      Introduction to Italian Art
      Furniture Design Studio
      Lighting Design
      Interio Design
      Furniture Design Professional Practice 
      Portfolio & Business Practice
      Presentation Technique
      Furniture Design Independent Study
      
      Architectural Design
      Art History
      Color Theory
      Three Dimentional Design
      Foundation Drawing and Painting
      Introduction to Italian Art
      Interior Coordinate Studio
      Laws, Codes, & Standards
      Product Design
      Furniture Design
      Lighting Design
      Presentation Technique
      Portfolio & Business Practice
      Architectural Design Independent Study

      *Curriculum may change without prior notice.
Course Schedule
    ONE-YEAR program
      I. January 13, 2020 - July 24, 2020
      II. April 27, 2020 - December 18, 2020
      (Summer break: July 25 - Sept. 6)
      III. September 7, 2020 - April 23, 2021
      (Christmas break: Dec. 19, 2020 - Jan. 10, 2021)
      IV. January 11, 2021 - July 23, 2021

      SEMESTER program
        I. January 13, 2020 - April 24, 2020
        II. April 27, 2020 - July 24, 2020
        III. September 7, 2020 - December 18, 2020
        IV. January 11, 2021 - April 23, 2021
        V. April 26, 2021 - July 23, 2021
        VI. September 6, 2021 - December 17, 2021
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This major encompasses different disciplines from which you can select:

- INTERIOR DESIGN
- FURNITURE DESIGN
- ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

Through this program, you will not only acquire a solid foundation in your study area but also develop specific, advanced skills, immersed in a stimulating learning environment.
In preparation for this wide range of design opportunities, our students will be introduced to academic grounding in problem-solving, formal design skills, and pertinent historical and technical knowledge. Each level of the student’s education engages knowledge and skills in problem discovery and resolution, critical and imaginative thinking, communication, and technology.
Students will develop a deep understanding of how human beings inhabit and experience spaces, and become fluent in the expression of the elements and principles of interior design: point, line, shape, form, color, light, texture, time, rhythm, balance, scale, proportion, harmony, and unity.
Interior Design is a very competitive field, and your portfolio is crucial. Along with practical classes of your major subject - combined with challenging homework and assignments – our Basic Art Lessons will provide you with fundamentals of arts and design.
 Furthermore, you will broaden and enrich your artistic experience - looking beyond the borders of your specialty – through our weekly guided Art Visits and monthly Art Stages.
Students are encouraged to present a graduation portfolio that combines different media: a traditional and a digital portfolio.
 

 

Master Course

Curriculum
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    • Interior Design
      Design Studio I
      Design Studio II
      Advanced Furniture Design
      Advanced Lighting Design
      Adnvanced Architectural Design
      Interior Design Independent Study
      Developing a Successful Portfolio
      Project Research

      *Curriculum would be changed without prior notice.
Course Schedule
One-Year program
    I. January 13, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    II. April 27, 2020 - December 18, 2020
    (Summer break: July 25 - Sept. 6)
    III. September 7, 2020 - April 23, 2021
    (Christmas break: Dec. 19, 2020 - Jan. 10, 2021)
    IV. January 11, 2021 - July 23, 2021

    Semester program
      I. January 13, 2020 - April 24, 2020
      II. April 27, 2020 - July 24, 2020
      III. September 7, 2020 - December 18, 2020
      IV. January 11, 2021 - April 23, 2021
      V. April 26, 2021 - July 23, 2021
      VI. September 6, 2021 - December 17, 2021
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The Master in Interior Design at Accademia Riaci is a full-time program with a focus on advanced studio and academic research in history, theory and methods as they relate to an interdisciplinary approach to interiors and design.
The Master program is of particular interest to graduates of various design programs and to practitioners in interior design, architecture and other related disciplines who wish to pursue the post-professional study. An interdisciplinary approach to design is increasingly a requisite for professional advancement as designers attempt to satisfy the complex requirements of contemporary architectural and interior environments.
The curriculum is formulated to expand understanding of different design disciplines, with special emphasis on their interdependence. There are four components to the program: a core design studio sequence, furniture design, lectures/seminars, and projects. The core design studio sequence consists of a series of experiences of increasing complexity culminating in the thesis project. Each student must demonstrate originality, research and design skills, and creative capacity to resolve advanced problems in design.

A final project is presented to a graduate faculty jury for evaluation.
 

Art Short Course

Course Schedule
    1 - 2 - 3 weeks:
    every Monday
    4 - 6 - 8 weeks:
    2019: Sep 23, Oct 18, Nov 18
    2020: Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 9, Apr 6, May 4, Jun 1
    Jun 29, Sep 7, Sep 28, Nov 2, Nov 30
    12 weeks:
    2020: Jan 13, May 4, Jun 1, Sep 7
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You will learn not only design conception but also completing final work based on your instructor’s theme such as residential, retail and public facility. The purpose of the lessons is to nurture conception of creativity unique to Italian sensibility. Instructors will give individually tailored advises to each student, therefore we are sure that students with a wide range of backgrounds, whether be beginners or professionals, will be satisfied with instructions. You will learn Italian interior design, which has reputation for having the world’s best sensibility in color, mode, and functions. Study individual style in interior decoration lessons after utilizing staircase model. Function project that puts emphasis on function and compatibility with the standard for usage, selective solution, various work, showroom, offices, residential, etc. Benchmark for Italian design, drafting a pro presentation to Clients. The method is for creating forms and its application to designs.
 

2020 Summer Intensive Course

Course Schedule
    2020 Schedule

    2 weeks
    May 3 (Sun) – May 16 (Sat)
    May 17 (Sun) – May 30 (Sat)
    May 31 (Sun) – June 13 (Sat)
    June 14 (Sun) – June 27 (Sat)
    June 28 (Sun) – July 11 (Sat)
    July 12 (Sun) – July 25 (Sat)
    July 26 (Sun) – August 8 (Sat)
    August 16 (Sun) – August 29 (Sat)
    September 6 (Sun) – September 19 (Sat)

    4 weeks
    May 3 (Sun) – May 30 (Sat)
    May 17 (Sun) – June 13 (Sat)
    May 31 (Sun) – June 27 (Sat)
    June 14 (Sun) – July 11 (Sat)
    June 28 (Sun) – July 25 (Sat)
    July 12 (Sun) – August 8 (Sat)
    July 26 (Sun) – September 19 (Sat)

    6 weeks
    May 3 (Sun) – June 13 (Sat)
    May 17 (Sun) – June 27 (Sat)
    May 31 (Sun) – July 11 (Sat)
    June 14 (Sun) – July 25 (Sat)
    June 28 (Sun) – August 8 (Sat)
    July 12 (Sun) – September 19 (Sat)

    8 weeks
    May 3 (Sun) – June 27 (Sat)
    May 17 (Sun) – July 11 (Sat)
    May 31 (Sun) – July 25 (Sat)
    June 14 (Sun) – August 8 (Sat)
    June 28 (Sun) – August 29 (Sat)
    July 12 (Sun) – September 19 (Sat)

    12 weeks
    May 3 (Sun) – July 25 (Sat)
    May 31 (Sun) – September 19 (Sat)
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The Summer Intensive Course has the same contents of the Art Short Course, but with a double number of lessons.


You will learn not only design conception but also completing final work based on your instructor’s theme such as residential, retail and public facility. The purpose of the lessons is to nurture conception of creativity unique to Italian sensibility. Instructors will give individually tailored advises to each student, therefore we are sure that students with a wide range of backgrounds, whether be beginners or professionals, will be satisfied with instructions. You will learn Italian interior design, which has reputation for having the world’s best sensibility in color, mode, and functions. Study individual style in interior decoration lessons after utilizing staircase model. Function project that puts emphasis on function and compatibility with the standard for usage, selective solution, various work, showroom, offices, residential, etc. Benchmark for Italian design, drafting a pro presentation to Clients. The method is for creating forms and its application to designs.

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Instructor

Prof. Bicci

Accademia Riaci’s Interior Design department boasts the instruction by a top designer who has a high reputation as the leading designer for the shops of Salvatore Ferragamo worldwide, including its headquarter in Florence, among many other works. He taught at the National Art Academy for 30 years and gained a high remark on his teaching methodology and many excellent designers have grown under his instruction. He is an active leader in the Italian design world.

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