Domus Academy

Introduction

DOMUS ACADEMY OVERVIEW

Domus Academy is a living laboratory. An incubator of talents and a springboard for interdisciplinary adventures. A place where stellar careers are launched.

At Domus Academy, we help students become protagonists in the highly competitive world of fashion and design. Offering one-year master’s programs in a wide variety of design specializations and an intensive program in interior design, the school centers around a “learning by designing” methodology, in which students solve real-life design problems with the help of world-class faculty members who are opinion leaders in their fields. Students also have the opportunity to intern with some of the most exciting brands in fashion, product design, interaction design, luxury goods, and more. Working directly with companies, you will learn how to address the most contemporary design challenges in fresh and original ways.

DIFFERENT VIEW

Students are exposed to different points of view in the design field, working with designers and companies. One of the purposes of this exposure is to give students the broadest view possible of the design field in order to support them in the selection of the area in which to concentrate their future careers.

All Master programs are workshop-based, supported by seminars, tutorials, lectures, work-in-progress sessions, critiques and a series of tutor led projects. Through a pro-active relationship with the academic staff, students will lead their project work and be supported through consultative and advisory tutorial guidance by the faculty and by visiting lecturers and designers who each have dedicated roles.

The “Program Leader” is the teacher who has overall responsibility on a specific Master Program, and whose role is to coach students and to support them in the definition of their learning and professional path. The Program Leader sustains students in their workshop activities and coordinates the assessment process.

The “Project Leader” is professionals and teachers, chosen among experts of a specific field, whose role is to lead workshop activity, by developing a project brief in collaboration with the Program Leader, inspire and provide guidance to students along the design process, and to take part in the assessment of the projects.

A range of visiting lecturers and visiting professionals supplements formal teaching where students will have the chance to attend presentations by designers, artists, critics, industry professionals and academics. Lectures are usually used for the presentation and discussion of theoretical issues. They will often be supported by group discussions, which provide an opportunity for interaction between faculty and students, and allow students to extend and examine the issues raised.

5 reasons to join us

Experience Milan, World Capital of Fashion and Design

What could be more stimulating to your creativity and your career than studying in Milan, the world capital of design? Milan’s streets pulse with the energy of fashion and innovation. You’ll be immersed in the industry, with the chance to participate in international design contests and events. Domus Academy is an academic, cultural, and professional center where Milan meets the world.

Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree

When you graduate from Domus Academy Master Programs, you will receive a degree that is recognized in Europe and around the world - the Academic Master’s Degree, accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR). You will also earn a second valuable qualification: the Domus Academy Master’s Diploma.

Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects

Fully 90 percent of the Domus Academy curriculum is delivered through intensive hands-on projects. You’ll work to solve actual design problems for Italian and international companies - the best way to gain practical experience in your field and accelerate your career. Our students have worked on projects with Maserati, Motorola, Swarovski, Versace, Bayer, P&G, Adidas, Fiat, Tommy Hilfiger, BMW Design, De Beers, Trussardi, and more

Build your own Multicultural and Global Network

Moreover, 94 percent of our students are international, representing more than 45 different nationalities.

At Domus Academy, you will collaborate and share ideas with your peers from all over the world. And you’ll learn to view design from a global perspective informed by multicultural approaches to your craft.

Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience

Domus Academy’s entrepreneurial approach allows students to gain the Professional Experience they need. Our unique offering enhances students’ personal and professional expertise and network, empowering their skills, vision and values. Students will have the opportunity to be addressed to the most suitable job immersion amongst our very specific Professional Experiences:

  • Internship: while working for a company, students will be able to develop assignments on real projects directly on the field.
  • Field Learning Experience: as a consultant, students will have the chance to collaborate and carry out a real project, for a company, supervised by a project leader.
  • Entrepreneur Experience: If being an entrepreneur is our students' vision, Domus Academy will sustain their choice providing mentoring support and developing students' business and managerial skills, thanks to a practical and theoretical approach.

Domus Academy offers programs only in English

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Master

Master in Business Design

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Business Design program creates new connections between the worlds of business and design. You’ll work on projects relating to the business of design—and the design of business. [+]

Master in Business Design - Design as strategy 

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands. 

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Master in Fashion Design

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Fashion Design program brings students into direct contact with the fashion design industry in Italy and abroad. You’ll have the rare and exciting opportunity to develop your own original, compelling fashion collection under the guidance of industry professionals. [+]

Master in Fashion Design - Designing Dreams

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands. 

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Master in Fashion Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Fashion Management is a multi-disciplinary program for dynamic individuals who wish to enhance both their creative and managerial skills within the world of fashion. Through a combination of theory and hands-on practice, the program turns students into professionals who understand the language and rules of the fashion system, and who have expertise in brand management and communications. [+]

Master in Fashion Management - Envisioning the future

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands. 

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Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising program investigates the role of the fashion stylist—one who selects the clothing for fashion editorials, advertisements, music videos, etc.—alongside the role of the visual merchandiser, one who creates three-dimensional fashion displays to provide customers with fresh in-store experiences. The program proposes merging these two roles to create a new professional profile: that of the “visual fashion brand communicator,” who directs the visual communication of a fashion brand. [+]

Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising - Curating style 

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands. 

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Master in Information Design

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Information Design has a multidisciplinary approach that brings together visual design, data analysis and creative coding. Students will develop a skillset and a mindset to understand different cultural, social and economic contexts, translate complex information into engaging visual forms and narratives that are readable by different audiences, to support comprehensive communication strategies. [+]

Master in INFORMATION DESIGN - Nurturing accessible complex information

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Master in Interaction Design

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

In the Master in Interaction Design program, you will gain the theoretical knowledge and professional skills you need to define problems and solutions in interaction and user design. You will analyze and experiment with software and hardware technology in order to develop confidence with the palette of tools and platforms that form the foundation for designing interactive solutions. [+]

Master in Interaction Design - Touching innovation

 ‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands. 

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Master in Interior and Living Design

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Interior & Living Design encourages students to consider a wide range of design practices as they learn to shape the space of interiors. You will be inspired to overcome disciplinary boundaries, make choices that are both more sophisticated and more daring, and cultivate an attitude of continuous inquiry into the material and immaterial aspects of space. You’ll learn the theory, best practices, and methodologies you need not only to solve problems creatively—but to define problems as well. As you collaborate with your international peers on company projects that re-invent the interior domain, you will come to define your own work in the context of the field. [+]

Master in INTERIOR AND LIVING DESIGN - Designing spaces for life

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Master in Luxury Brand Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

If you imagine yourself working in the world of luxury—of fine, distinctive products and experiences—the Master in Luxury Brand Management may be your program. It’s a program that turns participants into inspired managers and marketers within the highly competitive fields of luxury fashion, jewelry, cosmetics, hospitality, gastronomy, beauty, or art. [+]

Master in Luxury Brand Management - Luxury is a state of mind

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Master in Product Design

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Product Design program combines the study of theory with the process of direct experience. Besides honing the “problem solving” skills that every designer needs, you will also develop a “problem defining” approach: the ability to determine the true parameters of each design challenge. As you learn to follow your intuition and promote your aesthetic vision within those parameters, you will cultivate more awareness of the reasons behind your own design choices, and those of others. [+]

Master in PRODUCT DESIGN - Making things with ideas

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands. 

WHY Domus Academy Experience Milano, World Capital of Fashion and Design Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects Build your own Multicultural and Global Network Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience

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Master in Service Design

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Service Design program is meant to foster storytelling and prototyping skills, the problem-solving and business design approach to help students develop innovative service ideas. Through user observation, students will detect unmet user needs and develop compelling scenarios, physical and virtual systems of service experience, working in close contact with professionals, firms and public-sector organizations. [+]

Master in SERVICE DESIGN - Making things with ideas

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands. 

WHY Domus Academy Experience Milano, World Capital of Fashion and Design Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects Build your own Multicultural and Global Network Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience

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Master in Urban Vision and Architectural Design

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

In the Master in Urban Vision & Architectural Design program, you will learn strategies for transforming a city, from private developments to public space. You will envision future urban and architectural scenarios, according to complex dynamics and evolving requirements. [+]

Master in URBAN VISION AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN - Re-visioning cities

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Master in Visual Brand Design

Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

In the Master in Visual Brand Design, you will gain the skills to identify a company’s core assets. To cultivate a deep understanding of the product and the best way to communicate its values, both in the physical and the social media worlds. To bring it all together into a consistent brand vision, voice, and environment. [+]

Master in Visual Brand Design - Re-model Brands

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands. 

WHY Domus Academy Experience Milano, World Capital of Fashion and Design Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects Build your own Multicultural and Global Network Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience

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Via C. Darwin 20

Milan, 20143 IT