IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Como

Introduction

Restoring the past and the present as part of the culture of designing processes.

Universally acknowledged for its great quality in manufacturing textiles – especially silk — this lakefront city was the epicentre of last century artistic and architectural avantgardes. A cultural institution that is the pride of this city and one of Italy finest schools of restoration, the Galli Academy joined the IED Group in 2009.

Capitalising on its primacy in this field, its teaching courses have been implemented to encompass new materials (for restoration) and objects made of pottery, glass, metals and metal alloys: a process innovation that has few parallels in the leading country of the world for restoration.

The Academy new courses in Fashion Design, aligned with the production system in the Como area, best represent the excellence that thrives in this district.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian

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Programs

This school also offers:

BA

BA in Fashion and Textile Design

Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Como

The three-year course in Fashion and Textile Design aims to train highly flexible professionals with an in-depth understanding of all stages from manufacturing to the marketing of the product, professionals with a solid cultural background and a high ability to perform in a team. [+]

The three-year course in Fashion and Textile Design aims to train highly flexible professionals with an in-depth understanding of all stages from manufacturing to the marketing of the product, professionals with a solid cultural background and a high ability to perform in a team. The contemporary fashion system demands that designers have a strong multidisciplinary approach and are able to successfully deal with all requests from the field: the technological textile process, fabrics design, trends dynamics, the development of new computational techniques and communication processes related to fashion.

The Fashion and Textile Designer must develop on one hand a great insight on the trends of the avant-garde taste, and, on the other hand, must have a strong capacity for dialogue and mediation among all business functions: from marketing to production, from model to tailor, photographers, journalists, communication experts. We keep constantly in mind the “world of trend” when we organize and define Fashion classes.... [-]


Ba In Furniture Design

Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Como

The course is recognized by the Ministry of Education as Academic Diploma Level I equivalent to university undergraduate degrees and therefore recognized worldwide. [+]

Today, design pervades every sector, merchandise or service in terms of content, languages, technical and functional aspects. Starting from this need, the course aims to form a figure able to design innovative shapes and functions, to interpret and anticipate the emerging aesthetic lines of its time. The student will be able to design, but also become entrepreneur of his ideas thanks to the numerous collaborations between the Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli IED Como and the companies of the territory; Will have developed the project culture, expressive skills and technological know-how, which IED has always been promoting as a "Knowing" school. With a business-oriented didactic approach, knowledge will be gained to address the new challenges of an ever-changing professional sector.... [-]


Bachelor

BA in Contemporary Arts School

Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Como

How to work in contemporary art today? The Triennial course of Contemporary Arts School aims to train professionals of the main so-called system of Art, by artists of every discipline to Curators, the event organizers, up to press officers and the Artistic Directors. [+]

How to work in contemporary art today? The Triennial course of Contemporary Arts School aims to train professionals of the main so-called system of Art, by artists of every discipline to Curators, the event organizers, up to press officers and the Artistic Directors.

The course focuses on the analysis of the key trends in recent art history, but also on the study of systems of economic relations, culture and society that characterize an ever changing industry. The practical disciplines and fundamental theoretical, is accompanied, in fact, the acquisition of tools Marketing, Communication and New Media, and finally of Art Economics.

The curricular plan has three guidelines: Curatorship, Marketing & Communication and Contemporary Arts, which develops in particular the study of the elements of analysis and communication related to curating events, with specific focus on the drafting of critical texts, design and preparation exhibitions, communication and off-line, composition and realization of editorial products.... [-]


Evening Course Of Conservation And Restoration Of Cultural Heritage

Campus Full time 5 years October 2018 Italy Como

The Academy of Fine Arts Aldo Galli - IED Como proposes the five-year course of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage in the evening time, to meet the needs of many workers with previous training which, however, from a legislative point of view, did not confer the title of restorer. [+]

The Academy of Fine Arts Aldo Galli - IED Como proposes the five-year course of Cultural Heritage Conservation and Restoration in the evening time, to meet the needs of many workers with a previous training which, however, from a legislative point of view, did not confer the title of restorer. A special committee evaluates the previous study plan and its compatibility with the ministerial one to declare the student's year of admission and allow him to complete the studies and access, with the final thesis examination, the examination of has been enabling the restored profession.

For this course the frequency is reduced, but the qualitative criteria and the training plan are maintained as required by the Ministry on the basis of the statutory autonomy of the Academy of Fine Arts Aldo Galli - IED Como.... [-]


Five Years Course in Restoring

Campus Full time 5 years October 2018 Italy Como

The meaning attributed to the definitions of “restoration” and “conservation” has changed over the centuries and is subject to continuous changes in relation to ‘the evolution of thought on the subject of conservation and its complex relations to artistic, social, philosophical and historical. The Aldo Galli Academy of Fine Arts has over 35 years of experience in the field of restoration of Cultural Heritage [+]

The meaning attributed to the definitions of “restoration” and “conservation” has changed over the centuries and is subject to continuous changes in relation to ‘the evolution of thought on the subject of conservation and its complex relations to artistic, social, philosophical and historical. The Aldo Galli Academy of Fine Arts has over 35 years of experience in the field of restoration of Cultural Heritage.

The public and private clients who have entrusted us with numerous restorations have allowed us to teach our students “on the job”. The students participate actively in every restoration developing technical expertise in various fields and use the latest up to date scientific methods. The close interdisciplinary nature of the materials helped the students to build a mindset, able to grasp the complexity of the art work conservation in a country like Italy where the widespread dissemination of the artistic heritage represents one of the only few truly sustainable challenges for the future. ... [-]


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Contact

L'Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli di Como

Address Accademia di Belle Arti `Aldo Galli` Via Petrarca, 9
22100 Como, Italy