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Located in the heart of beautiful Florence, Northern Italy, IED Florence is an international design school that provides a range Visual Arts, Fashion, Design & Communication programs taught through English (one program is taught in Italian). The training aims at achieving three basic objectives: knowledge of technologies, of materials and of design culture, the ability to understand the market and its requirements and the ability to communicate the qualities of design.

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Three Year Courses:
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- Interior Design
- Product Design
- Advertising Communication
- Shoes and accessories design (taught in Italian)

Semester and One Year Programs:
- Fashion Communication
- New Media Communication
- Fashion Events
- Fashion Marketing
- Fashion Communication and Marketing

Masters Programs:
- Fashion Events and PR; Graphic Design; Arts Management

Summer Courses:
- Italian Leather Design; Fashion Events and PR; Graphic Design and Portfolio

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Address: Santa Maria Maggiore, Florence, Italy
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