INTERIOR DESIGN

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  • One-Year Course | Semester Course
  • Master Course
  • Short Course
  • Summer Intensive Course 2021
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One-Year Course ・ Semester Course

Course Schedule
    ONE-YEAR program
      I. September 7, 2020 - April 23, 2021
      (Winter break: Dec. 21, 2020 - Jan. 8, 2021)
      II. January 11, 2021 - July 23, 2021
      III. April 26, 2021 - December 17, 2021
      (Summer break: July 26 - Sept. 3)
      IV. September 6, 2021 - April 22, 2022
      (Winter break: Dec. 20, 2020 - Jan. 7, 2021)

      SEMESTER program
        I. September 7, 2020 - December 18, 2020
        II. January 11, 2021 - April 23, 2021
        III. April 26, 2021 - July 23, 2021
        IV. September 6, 2021 - December 17, 2021
        V. January 10, 2022 - April 22, 2022
Language
With English interpreter

Overview

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

Course Schedule
One-Year program
    I. September 7, 2020 - April 23, 2021
    (Winter break: Dec. 21, 2020 - Jan. 8, 2021)
    II. January 11, 2021 - July 23, 2021
    III. April 26, 2021 - December 17, 2021
    (Summer break: July 26 - Sept. 3)
    IV. September 6, 2021 - April 22, 2022
    (Winter break: Dec. 20, 2020 - Jan. 7, 2021)

    Semester program
      I. September 7, 2020 - December 18, 2020
      II. January 11, 2021 - April 23, 2021
      III. April 26, 2021 - July 23, 2021
      IV. September 6, 2021 - December 17, 2021
      V. January 10, 2022 - April 22, 2022
Language
With English interpreter

Overview

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.

 

Short Course

Course Schedule
    1 - 2 - 3 weeks:
    every Monday
    4 - 6 - 8 weeks:
    2020: Sep 7, Sep 28, Nov 2, Nov 30
    12 weeks:
    2020: Sep 7
Language
With English interpreter

Overview

Students 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.

 

Summer Intensive Course

Course Schedule
    2021 Schedule
    2 weeks
    May 2 (Sun) – May 15 (Sat)
    May 16 (Sun) – May 29 (Sat)
    May 30 (Sun) – June 12 (Sat)
    June 13 (Sun) – June 26 (Sat)
    June 27 (Sun) – July 10 (Sat)
    July 11 (Sun) – July 24 (Sat)
    July 25 (Sun) – August 7 (Sat)
    August 22 (Sun) – September 4 (Sat)★
    September 5 (Sun) – September 18 (Sat)
    September 19 (Sun) – October 2 (Sat)

    4 weeks
    May 2 (Sun) – May 29 (Sat)
    May 16 (Sun) – June 12 (Sat)
    May 30 (Sun) – June 26 (Sat)
    June 13 (Sun) – July 10 (Sat)
    June 27 (Sun) – July 24 (Sat)
    July 11 (Sun) – August 7 (Sat)
    July 25 (Sun) – September 4 (Sat)★
    September 5 (Sun) – October 2 (Sat)

    6 weeks
    May 2 (Sun) – June 12 (Sat)
    May 16 (Sun) – June 26 (Sat)
    May 30 (Sun) – July 10 (Sat)
    June 13 (Sun) – July 24 (Sat)
    June 27 (Sun) – August 7 (Sat)
    July 25 (Sun) – September 18 (Sat)★

    8 weeks
    May 2 (Sun) – June 26 (Sat)
    May 16 (Sun) – July 10 (Sat)
    May 30 (Sun) – July 24 (Sat)
    June 13 (Sun) – August 7 (Sat)
    June 27 (Sun) – September 4 (Sat)★
    July 25 (Sun) – October 2 (Sat)★

    12 weeks
    May 2 (Sun) – July 24 (Sat)
    May 30 (Sun) – September 4 (Sat)★

    only the following subjects: Painting and Drawing, Jewelry Making, Art History, Italian Home Cooking, Gelato Course, Italian language.
Language
With English interpreter

Note: the "Summer Intensive Course" has the same contents as the "Short Course", but with a double number of lessons. Furthermore, it includes housing and extracurricular activities and services.

Overview

Students 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.

Summer Intensive Course fees include:

  • Enrollment fee
  • Tuition
  • Facility fees (no materials)
  • Orientation
  • Welcome lunch
  • Welcome kit (city map, pen, notebook, file folder, one lunch ticket)
  • Bus tickets
  • Weekly guided art visits:
    students will visit the best sightseeing and historical monuments of the city.
  • Housing: shared apartments – twin room (single room at an extra cost*)
  • Housing utility costs
  • 4 daily meal + 2 coffee/tea/mineral water vouchers a week
  • Cultural activities: once every 2 weeks
    (e.g.: ceramic laboratory visit, antique market visit, Tuscan farmhouse visit, pizza lesson)
  • English interpretation during lessons with the teacher and visits.

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Teacher

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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