FDA is ranked as one of the best Industrial Design schools in Europe with headquarter in Florence, Italy.

 

Academic Industrial Design and Product Design Courses

 

The academic industrial design and product design course is structured  for students of every age that do not have any previous design experience. Important subjects are manufacturing processes and the combination of art, materials, design and technology to create concepts of  products. The full program offers the know how and experiences that students need to become competitive industrial designers including lessons of modern prototyping and model making with the use of 3D printers. Our design teachers are a dynamic team with a strong professional background and are active designers. They offer practical and theoretical knowledge of  industrial design and share their experiences  of real world projects. During the studies our students have the opportunity to visit design fairs during our field trips.

The industrial design courses are taught in English language

An Italian language course is open for free to students of the design courses of the F.D.A.

 

Industrial Design Course durations:

 

We offer 3 different course durations of the industrial design program so that  students can choose the length that suits better for their needs and expectations. In any moment students can decide to extend the duration of the chosen course to two or three years as the programs are perfectly compatible.

 

  • one year program

 

  • two years program

 

  • three years program

 

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One year program of Industrial Design

 

The one year course of industrial design offers a solid  program that allows students to learn professional techniques in a short time. Our industrial design school is the best option for students and professionals that have only one year available and want to study abroad to become competitive figures on the professional market or that want to earn credits for a study year abroad. The industrial design course covers the most important aspects of the field and allows students to acquire full knowledge of modern softwares. This is a  program to allows students to work as professionals in the field. Should students wish they can extend the one year program to a longer duration in any moment. In this way we can offer the highest possible flexibility to fulfill the needs of every student.

 

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car project
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Two years program of Industrial Design

 

The two year course of industrial design is a high challenging program that allows students to reach highest professional levels and create prototypes of products. During the two year period students will deeply understand fundamental concepts of industrial design and related topics.

Our industrial design school is the best option for students and professionals that want to acquire know how and experience. The two year program allows students to become competitive figures and professionals that can start immediately to work for companies or as freelancers. This industrial design course covers the most important aspects of the field and allows students to acquire full knowledge of modern tools. A fundamental aspect is that after two years the student will speak well the Italian language so that also the Italian market can be a professional playground for the future business.

 

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prototype

 

Three years program of Industrial Design

 

The three year course of industrial design is a long period program of a extreme high level. Students and professionals that complete all three years of this course will gain a extraordinary cultural background in the field of industrial design and a solid and strong experience. The course includes in the third year the Master level program so that students will get a Master after the study period will be completed. This puts the student in a very competitive position in the market and allows to this professional figure to start a successful career. A fundamental aspect is that after three years the student will speak fluently the Italian language so that also the Italian market can be a professional playground for the future business.

 

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3d printer

Field trips to fairs, exhibitions and companies

Students at Work

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student learning industrial design
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car project
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3d printer
student learning industrial design
prototype
car project
student project
3d printer