Course Catalogue

ISIA Firenze offers a training offer of I and II level: a three-year bachelor course in the Design field and a two-year master course in Design with a specialisation in “Industrial product and systems design” and “Communication and digital product design”.

Teaching is based on an experimental teaching model, oriented towards research and technological and formal innovation, as well as strongly based on practical and laboratory experience.

Three-year first level course in Design

1st YEAR

of a preparatory nature aimed at providing the knowledge, skills and basic tools deemed necessary for a highly specialised training

Elements of physics
Drawing and morphology
Basic design 1
Elements of computer science
Descriptive geometry
Basic design 2
History of arts and techniques
Visual research
Operational technical drawing 1
Theory of communication

2nd YEAR

vocational training aimed at providing knowledge and skills suitable for a qualified inclusion into the job market

Design Management and Marketing
Organization and management of the profession
Strategic and systems design
Integrated and digital product engineering
Production processes and advanced manufacturing

3rd YEAR

oriented towards critical and conscious training in the field of design

Composition 1
Rendering
History and culture of design
Graphic composition
Sociology for design
Basic design 2
Operational technical drawing 2
Multimedia languages
Technology
Semiotics
Composition 2
CAD

For detailed information about contents and educational goals of each course, please have a look to our Course Catalogue.

Two-year second level course in Product Design

1st YEAR

History and critics of contemporary design
Social anthropology
Mass communication
Project representation and communication techniques
Product design
Digital modelling and modelling techniques

2nd YEAR

Design Management and Marketing
Organization and management of the profession
Strategic and systems design
Integrated and digital product engineering
Production processes and advanced manufacturing

Optional and other activities

Design pedagogy and didactics
Mobility design Fashion design
Digital publishing
Event design
Communication of public utility for cultural heritage
Elective training activities

For detailed information about contents and educational goals of each course, please have a look to our Course Catalogue.

Two-year second level course in Communication Design

1st YEAR

History and critics of contemporary design
Social anthropology
Mass communication
Project representation and communication techniques
Communication design
Writing techniques for media

2nd YEAR

Design Management and Marketing
Organization and management of the profession
Computer techniques for communication
Multimedia digital design
Production processes / Web project Management / Web Design and advanced manufacturing

Optional and other activities

Design pedagogy and didactics
Mobility design Fashion design
Digital publishing
Event design
Communication of public utility for cultural heritage
Elective training activities

For detailed information about contents and educational goals of each course, please have a look to our Course Catalogue.