Car Design - An introduction
calendar_month 28 Sep 2015, 00:00
Italy is a center of excellence and innovation in the field of automotive design. IED Torino is based in the automotive capital of Italy; home to such iconic companies as Fiat, Lancia, Pininfarina and Alfa Romeo. This program introduces the fundamental elements and tools for a future car designer as well as an insider%E2%80%99s view of the professional role of the designer and contemporary trends and challenges in the industry. rnrnStudents will develop a basic skill set necessary for design conceptualization and realization as well as have a grounding in modeling. Students have the opportunity to visit and speak with industry professionals and experience first-hand through site visits and practical training this career path. Industry visits and talks include: Ducati, Ferrari, Museum of the Automobile and Piaggio

Course leader
IED Turin

Target group
This is an introductory course and no prior courses or training is required. Students should be very motivated to develop and master basic technical drawing and designing skills. Students should prepare by reading up on the industry IED Torino can provide helpful information.

Course aim
Development of technical drawing skills (with pencil) in order to complete diverse types of design projects; Understanding and mastery of the techniques of volume and perspective in design; Capacity to develop "creative concepts"; Overview of the role and position of the "car designer"; Develop a historic perspective of the intersection of Italian design systems and transportation; Translate their own ideas into a design for presentation; Produce technically correct and interesting designs using the free-hand sketching method.

Fee info
EUR 2600: Tuition + Enrollment

IED - Istituto Europeo di Design
Address: via A. Sciesa 4, Milan
Postal code: 20135
City: Milan
Country: Italy
Phone: 00390255192963