MASTER OF ARTS IN DESIGN – PRODUCT DESIGN
Our ‘Learning by Doing’ approach combines traditional visual disciplines with new digital technologies and synthesizes individual study with group project work. We establish numerous collaborations and projects with Italian and international companies and institutions to give students hands-on work opportunities to develop their critical thinking, conceptual problem solving, and practical artistic and design skills.
- To study in Milan, recognized as the world’s capital of fashion, arts, and design.
- To collaborate with over 1,000 companies, working on real-world projects and complementing your studies with unique internship opportunities.
- To obtain a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural learning experience, with a focus on direct experimentation.
- To learn from an outstanding faculty of inspiring industry professionals and mentors.
- To attend cutting-edge programs held both in Italian and English, that will give you an internationally recognized degree.
- To study in an award-winning academy, selected by leading publications such as Frame Publishers, Domus Magazine, and Business of Fashion, as one of the world's top schools for art and design.
The modern world’s transition from a “society of goods” to a “society of services” gives today’s designers the opportunity to more deeply explore the ethics of design. Post-industrial human beings are discovering the limits of progress and working to establish a sustainable relationship with nature and the environment. Clearly, many design projects today add a dimension of socially responsible production.
In the two-year MA in Design, Specialization Product Design, students prepare to become professionals by analyzing scenarios and designing or re-designing objects through developing an experiential and physical relationship with them. Thanks to their continuous interaction with lecturers and professionals, students become well-rounded designers, able to direct all stages of product development, including the initial idea, design strategy, materials research and actual production.
- PROJECT METHODOLOGY
- 3D RENDERING
- NEW MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
- INTEGRATED NEW MEDIA
- HISTORY OF DESIGN
- PRODUCT DESIGN I
- PROJECT CULTURE
- LIGHT DESIGN
- DESIGN MANAGEMENT
- BRAND DESIGN
- MULTIMEDIA DESIGN
- PRODUCT DESIGN II
- INTERACTION DESIGN
- EXHIBITION DESIGN
When Students graduate from NABA, they receive a degree that is recognized around the world and in Europe that is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research (MIUR).
Through exchange programs, NABA's International Office encourages and supports students wishing to study abroad. Through exchange programs, NABA's International Office encourages and supports students wishing to study abroad. The office promotes educational experiences at numerous prestigious international partner universities worldwide. International study opportunities are mainly provided as part of the Erasmus+ project promoted by the European Commission, the International Exchange Program for destinations outside of Europe.
Students will learn from international and recognized professionals who work with leading brands and studios around the world.
- The course leader of the MA in Design specialization Product Design is Dante Donegani.
The annual NABA Placement certified survey aimed to investigate alumni occupational position after graduation. 89% of NABA students find a job one year upon graduation.
The MA in Product Design graduates find employment in all areas of professional activities and businesses operating in the field of design in its broadest sense, from consumer goods to furniture, from service systems to interactive products. Professional studios and companies employ graduates as Design managers, Product design consultants, Project coordinators, Product development managers.
The MA in Product Design cooperates or has cooperated with:
Abitare, Bosch, Com-Tech, Comvert, Electrolux, ENI, Fondazione Pirelli, Giochi Preziosi, IKEA, Industreal, Jannelli & Volpi, L’Oreal, Leroy Merlin, Material Connexion, Momo Design, Orange, Parco Nord Milano, Pininfarina Extra, Regione Lombardia, Resinology, RossoCiliegia, Samsung, the Swatch Group, Tupperware, Vinavil, Waril, and Zanotta.
Cost and Fees
EU countries and Switzerland: €12.950
Non-EU students: €16.250
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Last updated July 12, 2018