Course Digital Design and Fabrication: Outdoor Design.
Through this course you have the opportunity to deepen and experience with the digital design processes and to comprehend the possible creative interaction with the most traditional design techniques. Specifically, you will have the opportunity to approach the design and production of different temporary design installatons, for different functions and uses.
The projects will be developed using parametric design techniques and will be produced using both digital technologies and traditional practices with local or eco-sustainable materials (wood, bio-plastic, fabric).
The visits to places of interests, will be an active learning experience that serves both to complete the knowledge and skills acquired in class, as well as a cultural enrichment and inspirational source for your projects.
Duration: 2 weeks
Schedule and length: The course has a duration of 60 hours spread over 2 weeks and lessons are held from Monday to Thursday during the first week and from Monday to Saturday during the second week, on a part-time basis, both morning and afternoon.
Target: The course is open to high school graduates in artistic or scientific disciplines, as well as university students with at least one year in the architecture, interior or product design disciplines, wishing to approach the furniture design field and the most recent techniques of digital fabrication. The high school diploma, upper - intermediate level of English, a good knowledge of 3d Rhinoceros and a portfolio of (architecture, interior or product design) projects are necessary in order to be admitted.
Methodology and structure.
The course is structured as a textile design atelier, characterized by activities of laboratory and contextual theoretical insights useful for the development of the practical path and for the prototypes development.
The education path starts with an introduction to the history of textile design, with a particular focus to the relationship between fashion, art and fabrics. You have the opportunity to deal with a first analysis of the textile market, with a brief focus on research, innovation and possible developments of the new technologies.
Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli.
Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli is part of the IED network since 2010 and is institution noted for excellence in the field of Higher Education. Recognized by the Ministry for Education, University and Research, its main objective is to promote the culture of Made in Italy with a particular focus on innovation in fashion, visual arts and the preservation of cultural heritage. The classes have the extra value that students are soon involved in laboratory activities thanks to the collaboration with local companies and organizations, for the development and professional growth of each student.