Scuola Italiana Design (SID)

Introduction

Scuola Italiana Design (SID) was set up in 1991 in Padua as a school of industrial design and it has since dedicated itself to the aesthetic and technical-functional study and design of objects in small, medium and large-scale production.

Its inception was heavily solicited by the Chamber of Commerce of Padua in order to respond to the rising request by local companies for specialized professionals in product innovation. In 2001 Scuola Italiana Design merged with Parco Scientifico e Tecnologico (PST) “Galileo”. PST Galileo’s mission is to support the growth of company competitiveness by offering them the possibility to achieve their goals by providing innovative services.

Scuola Italiana Design has established itself over the years as The School of Ideas: SID is an institute that aims at encouraging every person’s capability to conceive, imagine and devise vis-à-vis the teaching of creative methods applied to the project. These creative methods professionalises to product design with expertises in graphics (visual design), web design and packaging.


Mission

  1. To contribute to the human, cultural and relational formation of young creative designers and render them professional, quick and punctual, and prepared for a rapid introduction into the world of work:
    1. capable of “planning and conceiving” thanks to the creative method of SID which is fruit of a ongoing comparison and examination with the most advanced methodologies on an international level;
    2. capable of “creating and designing” on themes of product design, with further competencies in the areas of visual, packaging and web design;
    3. capable of “communicating” their own projects with the modern language of manuals and information technology;
    4. capable of “operating” with a global vision of the market;
    5. with professional experience acquired “in the field” in direct contact with businesses.
  2. To offer businesses services geared towards:
    1. the design of the product, with further competencies in packaging, visual and web design;
    2. the recommending of young designers;
    3. the establishing of those designers within the creative planning centers of the business;
    4. the instruction and training of employees.
  3. To promote the awareness and the culture of creative design in company communities and in the public-at-large in the territory.
  4. To construct and participate in international networks of businesses, institutions, organizations, universities, design institutes, creative professionals and aspiring students in order to become a center of reference for applied creative methodologies in design.

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Course in Creative Design (Three-year Study Plan)

Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Italy Padua

The Three-year Study Plan in Creative Design by Scuola Italiana Design was born out of the request by local companies for professionals who are specialized in product design. [+]

Course in Creative Design (2-year Course + 1-year Master's)

 

The Three-year Study Plan in Creative Design by Scuola Italiana Design was born out of the request by local companies for professionals who are specialized in product design.The Plan, articulated in three years, provides strong vocational training thanks to its cutting-edge, modern and international structure. It aims to help students acquire expressive abilities, creative and design skills, knowledge and capabilities, all of which are essential for a rapid entry into the working world.SID graduates in Creative Design are able to design, develop and communicate their projects of product design, with extended skills into visual, packaging and web design. They also have a global vision of the market and a wealth of professional experience gained by designing directly for companies.... [-]


One-Year Master in Creative Design

Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Padua

The One-year Master in Creative Design allows the students to experiment with the practice of their profession as creative product designers. [+]

One-Year Master in Creative Design

 

The One-year Master in Creative Design allows the students to experiment with the practice of their profession as creative product designers.SID graduates in Creative Design are able to design, develop and communicate their projects of product design, with extended skills into visual, packaging and web design. They also have a global vision of the market and a wealth of professional experience gained by designing directly for companies.The class group turns into a real professional studio in which the students, assisted by instructors, develop different projects on themes assigned by client companies with their needs related to the current industrial world.... [-]