Undergraduate Courses - Turin
The Transportation Designer is a professional concerned with designing the primary means of transport and capable of designing a number of different kinds of vehicle, such as motorbikes, yachts and mobility systems.
The Transportation Designer is able to reconcile aspects of style, technique, aerodynamics, production feasibility and ergonomics. This kind of designer must have a profound understanding of the product and the functions that the consumer is looking for, so as to be able to have a clear idea about the relationship between design and marketing, innovation and commercial requirements along with the social trend and the economic background in which he is operating.
Career opportunities - Transportation Designer, Car Designer, Bike Designer, Yacht Designer, Mobility System Designer.
Title - The First Level Academic Diploma is recognized by MIUR (Ministry for Education, University and Research) and equated with the Bachelor’s Degree issued by Universities.
: 3 years
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Context - Anticipator of market trends, processes innovator as per cultural aptitude, the contemporary designer is more and more involved in the strategic decisions of a company and of urban scenarios: he represents a key factor speaking of enrichment and progress of a brand values. The course focuses on design experimentations in different fields and always in cooperation with big automotive companies.
Methodology and structure - Methodology deals with a daily comparison between theoretical skills techniques and real applications in various projects. Students are spurred to acquire operative autonomy, make coherent and sustained choices, establish relationships with real customers and take on specific responsibilities. This semi-professional experience represents a winning card for graduates when they enter the working world. Students gain operational autonomy, managing independently a designing path, in particular the step dedicated to concept development meant as creative and formal synthesis of the project idea. Students have also the chance to deepen technical and instrumental tools connected to bike design and yacht design through a partially custom-made study plan. Students can develop a Final Project in bike design or yacht design, alternatively to car design.
The educational offer is enriched by a series of meetings dedicated to the preparation of a personal portfolio.
- History of Contemporary Art
- Design Methods
- Materials Typology 1
- History of Design 1
- Technical Drawing
- Modeling Techniques 1
- Graphic Design
- Design 1
- Perception Theory and the Psychology of Form
- Materials Typology 2
- Drawing Techniques and Technologies
- History of Design 2
- Modeling Techniques 2
- Design 2
- Design 3
- Sociology of Culture
- Design Management
- 3D COMPUTER MODEL-MAKING TECHNIQUES
- Design 4
- 3D Rendering Technologies
- Phenomenology of Contemporary Arts
- Modeling Techniques 3
- Design 5
The design matrix takes the form of the four IED Schools: Design, Fashion , Visual Arts and IED Management.
Each IED location houses four completely independent schools: what unites them is the common denominator of design culture and shared inspiring principles.
IED teaching methods require that all the schools:
• forge strong bonds with the local production and operation systems in their regions;
• interface with their benchmark sectors;
• evolve depending on the growth standards of their underlying markets and professional situations.
For these reasons, rather than just keeping in step with their times, the IED training courses are often thriving trend anticipators. IED represents a conceptual innovation hub. A number of professionals from a variety of backgrounds come together to provide the input for a cross-fertilisation between areas and disciplines. The outcome is excellence. Evidence of this value is found in IED’s essential role in such leading events as Milan Salone del Mobile and Milan Fashion Week.