Academic Course in Design

THREE-YEAR COURSE OF STUDY FOR THE FIRST LEVEL DIPLOMA ACHIEVEMENT

The LABA Design orientation is structured on the new ministerial order (3 +2) . At the end of the first three years of training the Postgraduate Diploma of 1st level ( bachelor’s degree ) is achieved, with the following two years the 2nd level Diploma (degree) is accomplished.

The course deals with the various aspects of design , including industrial design (product design) and interior design (interior furniture). The course is integrated with workshops which are organized every year at the Piaggio Foundation in Pontedera , in the context of Creactivity ( Ministerial competition ) and in the Design Week festival which is held every year in Florence.

The Libera Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence, branch of the LABA in Brescia, has begun its activity from the 2001/02 academic year and many students have already graduated with thesis within the following disciplines : Industrial Design , Fashion Design , Interior Design , Interior Furniture Design, Light Design.

There are various career opportunities related to the Design orientation :

  • Art Director at Companies, Professional Design Studios
  • Designer at Furniture Companies
  • Professional Freelance Designer
  • Cad Designer for Design Firms

DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN AND APPLIED ARTS
SCHOOL OF ARTISTIC DESIGN FOR BUSINESS – DAPL06
FIRST LEVEL ACADEMIC DIPLOMA

ORIENTATION : DESIGN
Authorization Ministerial Decree No 73

First Year

  • COURSE
  • INTERIOR DESIGN 1
  • HISTORY OF MODERN ART
  • NEW MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
  • MODELING 1
  • HISTORY OF DESIGN
  • DESIGN 1
  • PHENOMENOLOGY OF STYLES
  • BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE
  • ECTS
  • 6
  • 4
  • 4
  • 4
  • 4
  • 10
  • 4
  • 6
  • 4

FIRST YEAR CREDITS IN TOTAL – 46

Second Year

  • COURSE
  • INTERIOR DESIGN 2
  • MODELING 2
  • DESIGN 2
  • PRODUCT DESIGN 1
  • LAND DESIGN
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY
  • ART PHILOSOPHY
  • THEORY OF PERCEPTION AND GESTALT PSYCHOLOGY
  • ART SEMIOTIC
  • ECTS
  • 6
  • 4
  • 10
  • 6
  • 6
  • 8
  • 6
  • 4
  • 6

SECOND YEAR CREDITS IN TOTAL – 56

Third Year

  • COURSE
  • INTERIOR DESIGN 3
  • HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART
  • HISTORY OF DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE
  • DESIGN 3
  • PRODUCT DESIGN 2
  • ECODESIGN
  • 3D RENDERING
  • CULTURAL MARKETING FUNDAMENTALS
  • ENGILSH FOR ARTISTIC COMMUNICATION
  • ECTS
  • 6
  • 6
  • 4
  • 10
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 4
  • 4

THIRD YEAR CREDITS IN TOTAL – 58

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES AT STUDENTS CHOICE – SEMINARS/WORKSHOP/INTERNSHIPS – 12 ECTS

FINAL DISSERTATION – 8 ECTS

CREDITS IN TOTAL – 180