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Summer Workshop: Inside Design: Concepts of Italian Interiors Florence, Italy July 16-27, 2012

Inside Design: This course is an opportunity to take a tour of the world of Italian design; to study design precedents and develop an interior design project. Students will be guided to investigate a famous Florentine fashion griffe, starting from the analysis of its products, and to translate its philosophy and features into a space reflecting its particular atmosphere. The course will include lectures, visits, critiques and studio time to work on a project. Visiting museums, design show rooms and architectural offices as well as hosting specific guests will introduce students to the complexities of developing interior spaces as well as an introduction to Italian design culture. Working on their projects, participants will express their own creativity through sketches, drawings and maquettes, focusing on materials, surfaces, volumes, light and colors. Course will be 4 hours per day. Students will have late afternoons and weekends free to explore. Price: 1450 euros (includes workshop, most materials, 2-week accommodation in doubleoccupancy apartment in Florence, excursions, and certificate) The course will be taught by Katia Santuccio, an Italian architect and designer. She has worked as an Interior Design and Design History teacher at the Arte School, Lorenzo de Medici American University, Accademia Europea in Florence and IED Instituto Europeo di Design Milan. She is founder of the DIstudio architecture office in Florence.

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Design Workshop in Florence, Italy