Get a better understanding of the discipline of design, study in historic Venetian palazzo and discover local design scene.
About the course
August 20-25
The course is created for both design lovers and professionals. It starts with a discussion on the significance of design and its role in daily life. Each day is dedicated to a specific subject such as Design of an object (Venetian glass), Colour in Design (visit to a colour library), Design and the built environment (visit to the Biennale). We end up with a practical session on how to create successful projects and enhance your career in the industry.
Quick Checklist
Who Is This For?
Designers and design professionals
Design lovers
No prior experience required
What Do You Get?
6 days of inspiring classes and studio visits
High-level international speakers
Academy Certificate
Exclusive access to alumni circle
Develop your practical & soft skills
Build a powerful network
How to Apply?
The application process is easy and user-friendly. Fill in the application form below and pay the reservation fee to secure the place.
Booking Details and Fees
Application deadline: Apply until August 19!
Tuition: €950/week
Housing: available at extra cost of appx. €450.
Location: Palazzo Rossini, 4013 Campo Manin, 30124 Venezia
All courses are in English.
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Design: The World Around Us

August 20-25 (Apply until August 19!)
Selected speakers
You will meet international experts from all over the world. Here are some of the Design week lecturers.
Francesca Valan is an Industrial Designer who is specialized in the use of colour. She studied Industrial Design at the European Institute of Design (IED) in Milan. She is a founding member of Gruppo del Colore, an Italian organisation which promotes the culture of colour.
International Relations Chief Officer La Triennale di Milano, Italian Correspondent for Wallpaper*.
Venice Cultural Heritage Expert. She has worked for UNESCO, and written a book on Venice Master Artisans, along with a number of articles for other books and magazines.
Omri Revesz
Omri Revesz is a designer based in Venice. He is the winner of the most prestigious Italian Design recognition of ADI Design Index AND Riva1920 first prize. His works have been exhibited in Triennale Di Milano, Biennale di Venezia, Maison&Objet Paris, Gallery S. Bensimon. Omri Revesz currently teaches Industrial Design at IUAV University of Venice.

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Combine the course with other programs:
You can choose one-week course or stay longer and combine courses together. Study Design:the World Around Us with the Contemporary Architecture course or add the Venice Biennale. Enquire more info with Alexandra Laqueur,
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Address: Palazzo Rossini, 4013 Campo Manin, 30124 Venice, Italy.
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