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Florence school: Liberal Arts and Fashion Design
FlorenceThe Accademia’s central school is located in Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and home to numerous famous historic figures, from Leonardo da Vinci and Sandro Botticelli to Alighieri Dante and the Medici family. The city boasts some of the greatest works of art and architecture in the world and to this day, Florence’s streets are studded with artisan workshops, boutiques and ateliers of great Italian designers, making it the perfect place to study design, fashion and Italian art and Italian language and culture.
The Accademia Italiana’s Florence school is situated in an extraordinary palace built by English Nobleman Sir John Temple Leader in the historic center of Florence. The palace was recently renovated and sits on Piazza Pitti across from the famous Pitti Palace, which houses one of Florence’s largest art galleries and several museums and where, within a few steps from the main building, students study and practice their crafts in the classrooms and state-of-the-art laboratories and studio spaces.
Studying at the Accademia Italiana’s school in Florence provides students with the opportunity to study in one of Italy’s most renowned centers for art & design as well as a truly international experience where students are taught by experts in the field and integrated in classes with like-minded artists, designers and thinkers from virtually every region of Italy and all over the world.
The knowledge and experience that young designers gain from studying design with the Accademia Italiana in the birthplace of Italian design prepares them with the skills to effectively realize their creative ideas across cultures and her students emerge from the program uniquely equipped to enter a key role in international design.
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