interior + product design

undergraduate course

industrial design, interior design and exhibition design represent nowadays growing professional territories. coherently with these new and broader opportunities, the primary objective of the course in design and interior architecture is to train designers with creative and executive skills. moreover, it trains professionals able to manage the successful implementation of not particularly complex architectural or industrial products, as well as experts in communication, graphic and modeling representation, both real and virtual.

duration: three years
intake: november
course language: italian with simultaneous translation in english

study plan

first year (propedeutic)

  • basic design

  • color image (photography, video, illustration)

  • typography

  • sociology psychology of perception

  • 20th century history (graphics, architecture, customs, design, communication),

  • plastic (models technique),

  • materials methodologies (observation, analysis, planning, development, verification),

  • instruments (techniques and technologies).

  • process management

second year

  • interior design

  • industrial design

  • interior decoration

  • aided design and techniques of representation

  • history of home and design

third year

  • interior design

  • industrial design

  • interior decoration

  • exhibition design

  • history of home and design

  • aided design and techniques of representation

teaching activities
teaching activities are structured through lectures, tutorials, workshops, guided tours to museums and exhibitions, participation in competitions (individual and group). for each academic year ISD schedules a series of seminary, conferences and interactive workshops leading by ISD teachers and external italian or foreign experts. the topics are usually on the borderline between the different departmental areas and they have been designed to achieve a tangible result.

the attendance is full-time and mandatory.

to be admitted to each subject’s exams, students must attend at least 70% of lessons and do all the scheduled exercises. students must pass all the exams of the programme to get the degree.

admission requirements
high-school diploma or equivalent permitting university admission.

send by e-mail to or by fax +39 081 19305621 with the enclosed application form completed, a photocopy of required diploma and a photocopy of passport. within 10 days after the receipt of the above documents, the student will be informed by e-mail about the outcome of application.

application deadline
the enrollment must be sent to international office at least 30 days before the beginning of the course. the programme has restricted entry. enrollments are awarded depending on availability of places.