Quasar Institute For Advanced Design

Master in Interior Design

One-Year Master's degree

The interior designer is one of the most creative, fascinating and, at the same time, complex professions. He deals with the design of the interior spaces of houses, offices, retail, accommodation facilities, making use of two fundamental criteria: functionality and aesthetic sense.

The interior designer’s mission is to interpret the customer’s needs and desires, designing and creating spaces and environments that reflect them, combining different skills, which allow him to meet the client’s needs in aesthetic, functional and technological terms.

Quasar Institute For Advanced Design

Master in Interior Design

One-Year Master's degree

The interior designer is one of the most creative, fascinating and, at the same time, complex professions. He deals with the design of the interior spaces of houses, offices, retail, accommodation facilities, making use of two fundamental criteria: functionality and aesthetic sense.

The interior designer’s mission is to interpret the customer’s needs and desires, designing and creating spaces and environments that reflect them, combining different skills, which allow him to meet the client’s needs in aesthetic, functional and technological terms.

Credits

60

Starting Date

March/November

Duration

1 year

Attendance

Part Time

ACADEMIC GOALS

The aim of the master is to make the students master the ideation, design and construction of interior architecture through lectures, experiences and contacts with sector operators and operational phases related to realization.

The main areas into which the course contents are divided are four, delivered into several teaching modules:

  • History, Criticism and Methodology of Interior Design

Study of historical precedents and the work of contemporary authors as an opportunity for reflection and theoretical elaboration on the meaning of the profession and the different themes to be addressed.

  • Technical drawing, digital representation languages

The graphic and three-dimensional representation as a cognitive tool in the study phase and as a means of communication of the project to clients, contractors, and to the public.

  • Technology of materials and furnishing techniques

The material culture that revolves around the interior spaces in their different destinations from regulatory constraints to the characteristics of the market and the manufacturing companies. We will study the characteristics of the materials, the processes and the potential offered by new technologies in synergy with traditional ones.

  • Design workshops

In the laboratories all experiences gained in other study subjects converge and are verified by measuring oneself with real topics. Several projects are addressed, concluding with the development of the individual thesis which concerns a topic of interest to the student agreed with the teacher.

Daria Solunskaya

SUBJECTS

  • History, Criticism and Methodology – 8 CFA
  • Perception, Relief, Representation – 4 CFA
  • Assisted Representation Techniques – 4 CFA
  • Technology 1 between restructuring, adaptation, reuse and restoration – 4 CFA
  • Technology 2 control of environmental conditions between innovation and sustainability – 4 CFA
  • Technology 3 materials, techniques, semi-finished products and products for expressive control – 4 CFA
  • Design Laboratory 1 – 6 CFA
  • Design Laboratory 2 – 6 CFA
  • Design Laboratory 3 – 6 CFA
  • Final Exam – 4 CFA
  • Internship – 10 CFA

PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE

The Interior Designer is an increasingly popular profile. He deals with the design of the interior spaces for different purposes. The interior designer is also an expert in architecture, construction and security to make the most of the space’s potential; he is a professional with experience, knowledge about new furniture trends, and obviously creativity. He studies how people move and exploit the living or working space, so as to understand what can be improved to facilitate their daily lives, and what design changes are possible, but without losing sight of the functionality of the spaces.

He can work as a freelance, designer within companies in the furniture field (manufacturers or distributors of furniture, interior elements, bathroom furniture), or at professional design studios, architecture, or furniture stores.

Darya Solunskaya

COLLABORATIONS AND PLACEMENT

A network of collaborations will immediately allow you to try your hand at real projects and relate to internationally renowned firms and organizations such as Fendi, Aeronautica
Militare, Coni, Ikea and many others. Quasar Institute not only manages to respond to the challenges and evolutions of job market, but
also to anticipate their requests and trends. This is why, today, the placement rate of our students is close to 100%.

Caterina Di Florio

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

Students from all over the world can apply to the courses in Quasar Institute for Advanced Design. It is an easy guided process, by filling the request information form you will be contacted by the International Admissions office that will provide you the information and follow you in the application procedure. Studying abroad is an important commitment for a student and her or his family, for this reason we make a deep analysis of the student background and academic goals to find the
best match in our academic offer.

The International Admissions Office supports the compliance of the documents for validating the studies and visa requests in the Italian Diplomatic bodies, directly or with the support of the local partners.

Marika Riccitiello

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