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DESIGN: THE WORLD AROUND US
Get a better understanding of the discipline of design, study in historic Venetian palazzo and discover local design scene.
About the course
July 23-28 | 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.
Who Is This For?
Designers and design professionals Design lovers Artists Students 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: 7 days before the start date. Groups fill up quickly, the sooner you apply, the better. 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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SCHEDULE Design: The World Around Us June 25-30 (Registration no longer available) | July 23-28 | August 20-25
10.00 - 10.30 Welcome breakfast in a historic Venetian palazzo. 10.30 - 11.30 Meeting with curators of the Venice Design Exhibition. Guided tour. 12.00 - 13.00 Italian lunch at Cafe Koffler. 13.00 - 15.30 Design: the world around us. The significance of design at all scales, and what it means for daily life. 16.00 - 17.00 Prosecco and spritz in a local bar (optional).
10.00 - 12.00 Lecture: La Triennale di Milano. 12.00 - 13.00 Lunch time. 13.40 - 14.30 Visit to the panoramic terrace of Fondaco dei Tedeschi. 15.00 - 16.30 Visit to Olivetti Showroom on St. Mark Square, an iconic space created by Carlo Scarpa.
10.00 - 14.00 Visit to Giardini della Biennale 14.00 - 15.00 Lunch time 15.00 - 17.00 Trip to Le Stanze del Vetro Glass facility on San Giorgio Island.
9.30 - 10.30 Visit to Orsoni Color Library 11.00 - 12.30 Advanced understanding of colour. Colour language evolution from 50s to 2020. 12.30 - 13.30 Lunch time 13.30 - 16.30 Workshop on Color Mapping.
10.00 - 13.00 Studio Visit: Meet the designer Omri Revesz. 13.00 - 14.00 Lunch time. 14.00 - 16.00 Reflection session and discussion of personal projects. 16.00 - 16.30 Certificate ceremony and prosecco. 16.30 - 17.35 Boat tour around Venice.
Optional visit to the Arsenale, VeniceBiennale
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.