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The Florence Institute of Design International:
INTERIOR DESIGN: Our Interior design school in Florence provides an ideal place to study abroad. Interior design is one of the world’s fastest growing professions. Both Masters and Academic level courses of Interiors are offered at The Florence Institute. Our courses use themes and techniques of leading designers in Italy. The interior design school courses give the student knowledge and skills in all areas of interior decoration, furniture design, and Interior design.

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The Florence Institute of Design International:

Photo of Design Courses in Florence, ItalyThe Florence Institute is an international school of Italian design providing both masters and undergraduate design courses in Italy. The Institute specializes in a wide range of courses of Graphic Design, Interior Design, Art History and Architecture for students from across Europe and around the world. We focus on Italy's international students with all classes taught in the English language. Our design school staff has a respected reputation for dynamic teaching methods, motivating course material and interactive learning.

Located within an elegant setting in the center of Florence, Italy. Our design school is an ideal place to study abroad. As a private Italian institution, quality education is provided as a result of professional staff, excellent resources and personalized instruction. Knowledgeable staff responds to your interests and addresses your academic needs. The Institute’s philosophy is to provide a quality facility offering the highest level of education, and resources.

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Address: Borgo Ognissanti 9, Florence, Italy
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Haute Future Fashion Academy - Master Courses, Milan
Courses / Programs
Haute Future Fashion Academy (HFFA) is a high-level training institution in Milan, Italy - international capital of fashion and design. A wide range of quality courses in the fields of High-End Luxury Fashion, Haute Couture and Concept Design, including 1-year master courses, 3-year courses, and short summer courses are offered.

Classes are held in Italian with simultaneous translation into English or entirely in English, and we welcome students from around the world. Designed for graduates or professionals with a specific background, these high-level courses enable students to specialize and become highly skilled professionals. Scholarships are available for all courses and open to students of all countries..

All our courses are designed in conjunction with the National Chamber of Italian Fashion (CNMI – Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana) and developed on the basis of the industry's practical needs and specific requirements we receive.

HFFA was established with the aim of training a new generation of Creative Directors and Strategic Managers, and to provide a practical response to the demand for increasingly diversified and specialised professional figures.
Master Courses (1 year):
- Master In Art Direction For Fashion Design & Haute Couture
- Master In Luxury Accessories Design & Branding
- Master In Fashion Editing & Styling
- Master In Marketing & Branding For Luxury
- Master In Fashion Promotion & Communication Strategies
- Master In Luxury Interior Design
- Master in Sartorial Luxury Menswear

Further Courses:
- Short Master Courses (4 months)
- One-year Courses
- Workshops
- Executive Education
- Summer Fashion School

& more...
Nuova Accademia Di Belle Arti Milano - NABA - Italian design school
Courses / Programs
NABA is a recognised school of Visual Arts, Communication, Design and Restoration located in the centre of Milan, Italy - the recognised capital of fashion, publishing and design. NABA trains students and professionals in the areas of Design, Fashion and Textile Design, Theatre Design, Graphic Design and Art Direction, Media Design and Visual Arts through our undergraduate / graduate degree programs, diploma and certificate programs as well as summer courses. Transfer students (students wishing to enrol in the 2nd or 3rd year of a course) are welcome.

The BA & MA degrees & diplomas are valid in all European countries and all countries outside Europe that have a bilaterlal agreement with Italy. The language of instruction for most courses is Italian.

NABA is an international institution, which integrates students of 45 different nationalities in its educational programs and promotes intensive educational exchanges with Art and Design universities in USA, Europe, Asia and Latin America. NABA collaborates with prestigious institutions such as Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, Philadelphia University, Rhode Island School of Design and Pratt Institute.
- 1 Year Master Degree Programs

- 2 Year MA Degree Programs:
Multimedia Communication Design; Textile and New Materials Design; Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies

- 3 Year BA Honors Degree Programs:
Design (Industrial, Interior); Fashion and Textile Design; Graphic Design and Art Direction; Media Design; Theatre Design; Visual Arts

- Diploma & Certificate courses
- Summer courses
Accademia Italiana, Rome
Courses / Programs
Accademia Italiana is an International Fashion, Art and Design School with campuses in Rome and Florence. Our Rome campus is conveniently situated in the city centre, just a few steps away from the Trastevere train station. We provide a wide range of college education and short-term study options to students from Italy and around the world. You do not need to speak Italian in order to attend the Accademia Italiana.

Our study options in Rome include B.A. bachelor's degree courses, an advanced diploma program, liberal arts academic year / semester abroad programs, summer courses and Italian language & culture programs. Subject fields include fashion design, jewelry design, interior design, graphic design & visual communications, drawing and painting, and more. Bachelor’s degrees are awarded by the University of Wales, a leading UK university, presided over by HRH Charles, Prince of Wales.

The Rome campus of Accademia Italiana focuses on activities around the world of theatre, television and cinema, and important designers and personalities from this world are regularly invited to the school.
- Bachelor's Degrees: Interior & Product Design; Fashion Design; Graphic Design & Visual Communications; Costume Design for Theatre, Film and Television

- Advanced Diploma in Jewelry Design

- Semester / Academic Year Abroad

- Short Summer Programs Taught in English & Italian

- Italian & Culture Courses: Italian language courses year-round offered at basic, intermediate & advanced level.
Accademia Riaci, Florence
Courses / Programs
• Would you like to take the first step towards a new career in the exciting fashion industry, or take an advanced fashion design or fashion business course to improve your job opportunities in this competitive field?

• Conveniently located in the heart of Florence, Accademia Riaci is an international art and design school that provides fashion design and fashion business & marketing courses to Italian students and international students from around the world.

• Taught in Italian with English & Spanish interpretation, our quality courses include professional one-year master courses, one-year / semester programs, internship programs, summer courses, and short courses (including intensive options & private lessons available for students with limited time).

• Taught by experienced and dedicated faculty who are leaders in their respective fields, courses offered at Accademia Riaci also include Bag Making, Bag Design, Shoe Making, Shoe Design, Painting & Drawing, Graphic Design, Product Design, and Interior Design among many others.

Accademia Riaci
 Student Testimonial:
"The teachers are excellent, very knowledgeable, and very devoted. I had a great stay and learned a lot. My skills definitely grew and I will apply them in the future. I spent my free time in culture events in and around Florence."
- Svenne, Netherlands
Fashion Courses in Florence:
Taught in Italian with English & Spanish interpretation

• One-Year Diploma Course / Semester Programs:
Fashion Design; Fashion Business & Marketing 

• Master Courses: Academic Year & Semester Programs available
Fashion Design; Fashion Business

• Short Courses: Study for 1 / 2 / 4 / 8 / 12 / 24 weeks
Fashion Design; Fashion Business

• Summer Courses: Study for 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 12 weeks
Fashion Design
European Cultural Academy - Art, Architecture & Design Courses
Courses / Programs
• Experience Venice, Italy and the Venice Biennale together with like-minded students from all over the world with immersive and creative art & design courses from the European Cultural Academy (ECA).

• The aim of the ECA is to enhance knowledge and advance your career in architecture, art, design, and other creative industries.

• Our participants come from all backgrounds and the course is open for anyone with an interest in arts, architecture and culture.


• For more than a decade, we have helped creative communities to increase visibility, build connections and make a lasting impact on their careers.

• You and your peers are immersed in an inspiring environment led by renowned faculty and industry experts. Gain new skills to create greater impact with your work immediately.

• Prominent professors in related fields ensure a solid academic component and will enable you to gain a wider perspective.

• Our faculty includes artists, designers, curators, gallerists, architects and scholars that will help you to build necessary skills and enable you to navigate through an opaque and very competitive industry.
Contemporary Art, Architecture & Design Courses in summer, spring & fall - taught in English:

• Join for 1 week to focus on a particular topic

• Join for 2 weeks to cover wider field of subjects

• Join for 3 weeks for in-depth all-round experience and extra opportunities

Course Options:
• Contemporary Art
• Contemporary Architecture - Opening Of The Architecture Biennale
• Contemporary Architecture
• Venice Architecture Biennale
• Design: The World Around Us
• 3-Day Venice Architecture Biennale Power Course
The Florence Art Studio
Courses / Programs
The Florence Art Studio offers custom-made, intensive art courses in drawing and painting for students of all levels and backgrounds in the heart of Florence city center.

Taught entirely in English, our intensive Art Program is divided into 6 separate modules covering drawing & painting skills, with each module serving as the foundation for the next. Alternatively, you can choose to take any module as a stand-alone course, from one week to a month or longer.

We help students achieve their goals in the most time-effective way possible through intensive individual training and one on one instruction.

Our students learn how to learn, be patient, disciplined, and objectively self-critical to transform every small obstacle or challenge into a rewarding lesson.

We seek students wishing to learn for self-improvement only. We do not offer academic credit, but we are affiliated with the British Institute of Florence, an accredited institution by the Tuscan government.

Student Testimonial:
"I enjoyed learning how each artist accomplished their work while learning the history as well. I highly recommend this type of art education to anyone interested in becoming an artist or if you already are and want to hone your skills.”
- Kelly Schlegel, Art Student, New Mexico, USA
Intensive Drawing & Painting Courses - Taught in English

- Main Art Program divided into six separate modules, each serving as the foundation for the next

- Can also choose to take any module as a stand-alone course

Course Options include:
- Intensive Drawing and Painting Program (all modules)
- 1-4 Week Drawing & Painting Course option
- Customized course in Drawing and/or Painting

Modules / Areas of Study:
• Cast Drawing
• Bargue Drawing
• Freehand Cast Drawing
• Portrait & Figure Drawing
• Still Life Painting
• Portrait & Figure Painting