Italian Design

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Italian Design

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Design, Fashion, Interior Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Italian Design survyes the art of industrial production in Italy over the last two centuries focusing on furniture, decorative arts and interior design, fashion, textiles and jewelry, household appliance and automotive design. The role of wider European and American influences in Italian production is examined. Classroom presentations are augmented by special visits to design firms and showrooms in Rome. The goal of the course is to understand the role of artistic genius in industrial production and to develop skills to comprehend the art of everyday objects.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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