London - Milan the Dual City Summer Sessions with Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Art and Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA)
It could never be denied that London and Milan are synonymous with great art and design. When people talk of cities that have generated the most famous creative people and most innovative work you can be sure that London and Milan appear at the top of the list. Both cities have some of the most exceptional interiors and architecture, graphic and product design studios and headquarters of some of the top design companies.
A unique opportunity to develop your understanding and use of photography as a powerful means of visual expression within two vibrant city scenes. With the expertise of your tutors, you will thoroughly explore and experiment with a range approaches, from early photographic printing processes through to dark room and digital editing techniques. This course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to compose and express your ideas creatively and effectively through the medium of photography.
Interior Design Advanced (at Chelsea College)
This course has been designed to equip students with professional Interior Design Skills. Students will work within a challenging environment to develop their design processes from initial concept, through to technical drawing and model making; ending with the presentation of a professionally realised project. Research will be undertaken through visits to some of the cities finest examples of commercial design.
Cultural Tours - The Best in Design (at Chelsea College)
This course will reveal the hidden treasures within each city, illustrating the creation of successful design. Accompanied by expert art historians you will take a journey through history as you examine the cultural, social, artistic and industrial influences which have informed design throughout the ages. Visits will range from sites of national heritage to museums and galleries, complimented by engaging lectures, presentations and drawing exercises. A must for anyone pursuing studies in Art and Design.
Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Art and NABA both have excellent reputations for high-quality teaching and will use the expertise of full-time staff and visiting lecturers to deliver the courses. Whilst you attend your course you will have free time to explore these cities and enjoy the galleries, museums, cinemas and theatres during the evenings and weekends.
Photography Course Details
LONDON: 24 - 04 July 2013
An Introduction to Photography.
Course Detail On the course, you will gain a thorough overview of photography, and learn there really is no distinction between a digital and analogue camera. We'll introduce you to photography's historical, contextual and technical aspects. You can expect a hands on introduction to a range of early photographic processes, including salt printing, cyanotype and egg albumen on this course. All yield a rich variety of colour, tone and detail but without the need for complicated technology. Youll get involved in everything from weighing and mixing raw chemicals to selecting handmade papers. We'll also demonstrate how to turn digital images into a set of negatives. Expect to be guided through the processes and techniques, and explore and manipulate your work to create a set of unique images. You'll also have the opportunity to discuss and reference photographers and current exhibitions which will inspire and inform your work. Above all, you will have fun and be encouraged to experiment on this course, as well as enjoying every opportunity to express yourself in a broad range of activities.
Course Outcomes Youll be able to recognise the major processes used in photography up until the present day, with the focus on the first thirty years. Youll have created a range of prints using historic processes.The course will give you the confidence and ability to gain control of your photographs and you'll leave with a small portfolio of work. Moreover, you'll understand how images are generated in a camera.
MILAN: 09 19 July 2013
Course Description Photography is one of the most up-to-date and important forms of expression and the digital camera can be used as a tool to evoke moods and emotions, reveal unexpected details or convey information. Throughout this intensive course students having an elementary knowledge of photography will be introduced to a more higher level involving a professional use of techniques and materials and aimed to help stimulating and developing their creativity and personal style. The course will range from the basics of optics and light (aperture, shutter speed, exposure), working procedures and photographic methods to a more in depth journey through the language (composition techniques), finally giving the students the skills of making creative imagery. Also image processing in photoshop and output techniques will be covered during the course. The course will be focused on a project assignment given by the teacher and students will be often taken outside the classroom. Milan environment and all its visual details will become the ideal set to emphasize the students personal creative vision and experiment and put into practice the concepts learned throughout the lessons.
Course Outcomes The course aims at providing students with the necessary techniques, language ability and current overview to teach them how to use photography as a powerful tool to fulfill their expression purposes. A printed booklet showcasing the students project will be produced at the end of the course.
Interior Design (advanced)
LONDON: 08 - 18 July
Course Detail Taught by Chelseas experienced and practicing tutors, this course will provide you with the chance to learn the essential and practical skills involved with designing for commercial Interiors. Students will be presented with a project brief to design a contemporary restaurant. Under the guidance of your tutor, you will hone your analytical skills and develop your own personal design methodology. During the course you will seek inspiration from visits to some of Londons finest examples of commercial design, along with showroom and gallery visits. You will be encouraged to research and use design references whilst you work to improve your technical drawing and presentation techniques. Well introduce you to increasingly complex design issues and the challenges of designing for the commercial environment. Well also explore one-point perspective, model making, as well as lighting.
Course Outcomes By the end of this course, youll be capable of working logically through the design process up to the design scheme stage, and presenting your work professionally. You will have built on your knowledge, learnt new design-related skills and completed a commercial project.
MILAN: 23 July 02 August
Course Detail This course will introduce students to an advanced form of experience: being a professional designer means being able to control a personal design process, from the generation of an idea to its executive realization. Students will develop their research, drawing, model-making and presentation skills and learn how to deal with an assignment in a professional way. At the end of the course students will have learnt to conceive an interior space as a portion of a wider and complex landscape and to perceive and analyze with professional methods. Throughout the course students will build a personal tool set and learn a design process, in order to be aware of the full design procedure for a complete interior design project.
Course Outcomes Students will have to develop proposals for an interior layout, based on a real architecture located in Milano. Students will have to design an original interior space. Students will have to create physical models of interior layout, using different materials and techniques with the aim of stressing the ability to interpret and represent spaces and environments in a quick, easy and very effective way, to support concept generation and project proportion.
Anyone with a fascination for photography interested in experimenting with a broad range of processes. This course is conceived for newcomers working in different fields, artists, designers, architects whose aim is advancing their photographic knowledge and being involved in a more creative process.
Interior Design (advanced)
This course is suitable for anyone with experience in Interior Design, wishing to develop their skills further and learn how to professionally design for interiors. Students should ideally have completed at least two years of university/academic studies (BA) in the field of design, or have completed the Short Course Interior Design Module 1, and have some experience of technical drawing.
Lead London Tutor: John Lanteri Laura is a practicing artist specialising in large format photography and alternative processes. He exhibits regularly in solo and group exhibitions, most recently with the UAL's New Photographic Practices group in China/Korea/Japan. He delivers a teacher training course at Camberwell.
Lead Milan Tutor: Paolo Borrelli Artist and graphic designer Paolo Borrelli took his degree at the Castello Sforzesco Upper Institute of Applied Arts, later graduating in Philosophy (aesthetic) at Università Statale di Milano. A career in graphic design took flight through work with publishing houses and agencies, by the 1990s laying the groundwork for a career as a freelance artist, dedicated to visual communications for cultural events, publishing projects and webdesign. In 2004 he participated in the XIV Quadriennale of Rome and 55° Premio Michetti. He has been writing articles for graphic design magazines for many years. Currently, he is lecturer at NABA.
Interior Design (Advanced)
Lead London Tutor: Lyndall Fernie is the lead tutor for interior design modular courses at Chelsea College of Art & Design and is currently working as a Design Consultant for private clients and interior design companies, specialising in remodelling existing properties. Lyndall began her career working in Italy as a professional fashion designer working with Moschino and Versace; later returning to the UK to work in public relations for a record label. She went on to study interior design at Chelsea in the 1990s and ran a successful interior design company for 10 years, designing many high end residential properties in central London. Lyndall has taught across a number of London colleges, where she is able to impart her passion and knowledge of the subject.
Lead Milan Tutor: Francesco Librizzi currently teaches Interior Design and Brand Identity at NABA within the Master Interior Design and Exhibition Design course at the Facoltà di Architettura di Palermo. In the last three years he has taught courses and given lectures throughout Europe in Universities such as Domus Academy (Milan), Politecnico di Milano, IUAV (Venice) MARHI (Moscow), IED (Barcelona), SUTD ( Saint Petersburg). From 2003 to 2005 he collaborated as an architect with Luceplan (Italian lighting design company). In 2005 he founded Francesco Librizzi Studio for design and architecture. Since then his works have been published in international design magazines such as; Domus, Abitare, Interni Blueprint, Area and De Zeen. Among his most recent projects, it is worth mentioning the interior lay out of the new RCS headquarters; the new facade of the Allianz Theatre, Assago; a private nursery school selected for the London Festival of Architecture 2008 and the exhibition architectures for the brand FMG and IRIS. In June 2008 the studio won an architectural competition for the renovation for the Corti di Baires in Milano and in September 2008 he was awarded the prestigious Prix Hemile Hermes in Paris. In 2010 hedesigned the layout of the Padiglione Italia at the XII Biennale di Architettura di Venezia.
minimum age 18 and knowledge of English language
No work experience is required.
some previous required for advanced course only
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