ACADEMIC COURSE IN GRAPHIC DESIGN & MULTIMEDIA

The Graphic Design & Multimedia major of LABA in Florence is designed according to the Ministry’s new academic system (3+2). At the end of the first three years of studies, the student receives the ‘Diploma Accademico di 1° Livello’ (equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree).

The course prepares the students to work in the graphics sector and involves the acquirement of skills in printing, publishing and web design.

It addresses the various aspects of all-round Multimedia Graphics, thereby ranging from advertising to directing, as well as those relating to video-making and digital design.

USEFUL INFORMATION

ENROLMENT: Open

BEGINS: October 2020

DURATION: 3 years

QUALIFICATION: First level degree

NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20

LANGUAGE: Italian

WHAT WILL I LEARN BY ATTENTING THE LABA GRAPHIC DESIGN & MULTIMEDIA COURSE?

 

The LABA course in Graphic Design & Multimedia lasts three years.

Each student receives state of the art tools for learning the profession in all of the career paths involving graphic design:

 

1° Year

  • Computer graphics
  • History of art
  • Graphic design 1
  • Digital photography
  • Digital modeling – 3d techniques 1
  • Multimedia languages
  • Basic computer science
  • History of cinematography and of video making
  • Comic art
  • English

2° Year

  • History of modern art
  • Digital applications for art
  • Graphic design 2
  • Web design
  • Digital video
  • Digital modeling – 3d techniques 2
  • Creative writing
  • Semiotics of art
  • Sound design

3° Year

  • History of contemporary art
  • Graphic design 3
  • Digital modeling – 3d techniques 3
  • Directing
  • Video music
  • Cultural marketing fundamentals
  • Philosophy of art
  • Phenomenology of media
  • English for artistic communication

GRAPHIC DESIGN

WHICH CAREERS CAN I ASPIRE TO WITH A DEGREE IN GRAPHIC DESIGN?

By attending the LABA Graphic Design course (Diploma accademico di 1° livello – 1st level academic diploma), you will achieve access to many different careers in many different sectors, such as communications, cinematography, video, publishing and multimedia. The educational program by LABA, in fact, allows its students to acquire skills that are easily marketable in the labour market.

The LABA Graphic Design & Multimedia course creates professional figures capable of securing jobs such as:

Web Designer

Creatively designs user-oriented websites, implementing Web Design and Information Architecture skills and providing functional as well as aesthetic solutions.

Graphic Designer

Designs graphic solutions, from the initial ideation phase to the final realisation phase, combining the knowledge of traditional methods with that of new digital media. A professional figure that with the added value of creativity finds solutions in the field of communications, from packaging to coordinated image for companies.

Video Maker

Designs videos, supervising everything from image acquisition to editing of transitions, graphic effects and sound design. Also designs musical videos for creatives, artists and companies.

Art Director

The figure of reference for corporate communication. Has marketing and management skills that allow him/her to provide added value towards the clientele’s optimal sensorial perception of products and services.

EDITORIAL DESIGNER

The professional figure that operates innovatively, blending traditional graphic knowledge with the use of professional software and digital media. The editorial designer is capable of interfacing knowledgeably with the client and of finding solutions to emerging technical and production problems.
Fashion Design
Photography