Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Top 100 Interior Design Schools (21-40)

Top 100 Interior Design Schools (21-40)

To continue with our list, here’s 21-40 of our best 100 interior design schools, still in no particular order:

Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano, or The New Academy of Fine Arts of Milan in English, is a prestigious art school founded in Milan in 1980. The academy offers Painting, Sculpture and Theatre Design classes and in 1988 expanded with Fashion Design programs. In 1997, the academy experienced growth and started offering bachelor degree in various disciplines in Design.

Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano offers Bachelor of Arts in Design wherein students can choose between two specialization paths in their third year, product design and interior design.

West Valley College is a community college located in Saratoga, California. It was founded in 1963, and for 40 years has offered dynamic career programs, professional certificates, and degree programs. As of 2005, the college offers 61 associate’s degree programs and 94 certificate programs.

West Valley College offers Associate Degree in Interior Design, as well as 2-year or 3-year certification programs.

Another of the private and prestigious Italian art schools located at the very Jewel of the Renaissance, the Florence Institute of Design International is an applied arts school located in Florence, Italy that offers both Masters and Undergraduate studies in Interior Design, Furniture, Architecture and Graphic Design.

The International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT) is an applied arts college with a network of campuses all over the United States and also a virtual campus that’s accessible from anywhere anytime. IADT is accredited by a national agency, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

IADT offers Associate and Bachelor programs in Design, Fashion, Media Arts & Technology. Its Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

Marbella Design Academy is an international design academy situated in deep in the heart of Monda, an idyllic and picturesque town of Malaga, Spain. Operating since 1995, Marbella Design Academy offers three-year diploma course on Interior Design, Graphic Design and Fashion Design, as well as a two-year diploma course on Web Design.

The Marbella Design Academy is a member of the International Interior Design Associations (IIDA): the The Institute of Business Designers, The International Society of Interior Designers and The Council of Federal Interior Designers.

The Academy of Design, Toronto, formerly the International Academy of Design and Technology, was founded in 1983, initially as the Academy of Merchandising and Design, with a focus on fashion related programs.

The Academy has two campuses, in 2000 Steeles Avenue West (Interior Design, Graphic Design for Print and Web and Video Game Design and Development programs) and 1835 Yonge St at Davisville Subway (Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing and Merchandising Programs).

Hochschule für Technik, HFT Stuttgart, or The University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart in English, is originally a technical school for construction craftsmen founded in 1832. Over time, the school grew to become one of the largest and most prestigious technical schools in Germany, catering to students of various fields of discipline.

The University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart offers three-year Bachelor Degree in Interior Design, which is accredited by ASIIN (German Accreditation Agency for Study Programs in Engineering, Informatics, Natural Sciences and Mathematics).

The Art Institute of Vancouver is an applied arts school that started in 2002 with the merger of The Center for Digital Imaging and Sound in Burnaby, B.C., and The Institute of Digital Arts in Richmond, B.C, and later the Dubrulle International Culinary & Hotel Institute of Canada.

Since opening in 2002, The Art Institute of Vancouver has been offering courses in Animation, Culinary Arts, Digital Film and Video, Event Management, Game Art and Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Professional Recording Arts, VFX for Film and Television, Video Game Programming and Web Design.

The institute is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 45 educational institutions located throughout North America, providing education in design, media arts, event management, fashion and culinary arts.

Hochschule Coburg, or Coburg University of Applied Sciences in English, is a state university of applied sciences in Bavaria, Germany. The Coburg University currently offers 12 Bachelor, 2 Associate and 12 Master Programs in various fields of study.

Western Michigan University (WMU) is a public research university established in 1903 in Kalamazoo, Michigan and the state’s fourth public university since 1957.

U.S. News & World Report ranks WMU consistently as one of the nation’s top 100 public universities in its annual ranking of the nation’s 4,000 colleges and universities. Princeton Review included Western Michigan on its 'best Midwestern colleges' list for two years in a row. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching places WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activity.

The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), is a university in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is part of the Australian Technology Network of universities and has the fifth largest enrolment in Sydney.

UTS has been ranked 234th in the World's Top 500 universities by the Times HES in 2008 and was one of two Australian Universities given A1 ratings across all major disciplines in 2007 and 2008 by the Federal Government Education Department.

New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) is the only institution of higher learning in New York devoted exclusively to the design of the interior environment. In its early days, the school was located in various buildings on Madison Avenue and in Midtown, eventually settling down to its current location on East 70th Street.

Zokei University is a private applied arts university in Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan, established in 1966. The university offers Bachelor and Masters Program in two areas of discipline: Design and Fine Arts.

The university has international exchange programs with prestigious academic institutions abroad: Accademia di Bella Arti di Carrara, Konstfack University College of Arts Crafts and Design, School of Photography, Goteborg University, The Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague, Willem de Kooning Academy of Hogeschool Rotterdam, UWE Bristol,School of Art,Media and Design and Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton.

American InterContinental University (AIU) is an international open admissions university founded in 1970, and currently owned by Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO). AIU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association to award Associate's, Bachelor's, and Master's degrees.

American InterContinental University is a popular choice for students who prefer to attend classes online, or in an internet-based online campus that delivers degree programs 100% online.

The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (BUW) is a university for creative studies in Weimar, Germany. The university is historically focused on architectural studies, art and civil engineering, and is known internationally for its Deiter BlackHeart School of Performance Art and Choreography.

The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar has become well-known for its wide range of teaching and research activities today offers an extensive spectrum of instruction with over 30 courses of study, including free art, design, web design, visual communication, media design, media culture, architecture, civil engineering, materials science, processing technology, environment and management.

Design Institute of San Diego is an applied arts school founded in 1977 in San Diego, California. The school offers Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design as a four-year, 132 semester-credit-unit curriculum.

Istituto Quasar started in 1987 as a design school that caters to technical subjects that aren’t normally taught in conventional colleges. The Interior Design program at the Istituto Quasar is a 2-year program.

The Florida State University (FSU), also referred to as Florida State, is a public research university located in Tallahassee, Florida. The university was officially established in 1851 and is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida.

FSU is widely regarded as one of the best value colleges. In 2010, FSU was declared in 2010 to be a “Budget Ivy” university by the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College. Additionally, USA Today and The Princeton Review rated Florida State University as fourth in its 2010 List of Public Best Value Colleges.

FSU is currently ranked 47th among public universities and 102nd overall for National Universities by U.S. News and World Report. In addition U.S. News in 2009 ranked Florida State as 32nd overall amongst the most popular colleges in the United States.

Founded in 1978, Istituto per l'Arte e il Restauro 'Palazzo Spinelli' been active in the restoration sector since 1978 both as a centre for the education, specialization and professional up-dating, as well as a restoration and consulting centre for public and private entities. For over thirty years, the Institute has earned national and international recognition for “excellence in the field”, able to offer its students a professionalism that satisfies the demands of a working environment as well as a continuous up to date service on the latest modern technologies and treatment philosophies.

The University of Georgia (UGA) is a public research university located in Athens, Georgia. Founded in 1785, it is the oldest and largest of the state's institutions of higher learning and is one of multiple schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States.

In its 2011 edition, U.S. News & World Report ranked the university's undergraduate program 56th among national universities. Besides academics, research, and athletics, UGA is also well known for its campus in the acclaimed college town of Athens, with dominant architectural themes of Federal—the older buildings—and Classical and Antebellum style.