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+Cost: 5.200 or 9.500 Euro
+Duration: 10 or 20 Weeks
+Language: English
+Modalities: Monday to Friday
+Locations: Florence, Italy
+Starting in: February / September

+ No previous experience is needed +

Schola offers 2 different learning levels.

You can decide to attend either the first 10-week introductory module and learn the basic skills of Ceramic making and design, or the whole 20-week program, in order to accomplish your path, design your own capsule collection and obtain a professional skill level.

+Cost: 5.200 or 9.500 Euro
+Duration: 10 or 20 Weeks
+Language: English
+Modalities: Monday to Friday
+Locations: Florence, Italy
+Starting in: February / September

+ No previous experience is needed +

The course is composed of 2 modules.

With the first 10-week basic module, you will learn the fundamental pottery and glazing techniques while having an introduction to 3D Design (Rhinoceros suite).

By completing the 20-week program, you will reach a professional level, acquire advanced Ceramic and Design skills and an essential managerial and entrepreneurial expertise.

The 10 weeks program features training on:

+ Basic 3D Design shapes

+ Wheel-thrown, hand-built Pottery

+ Glazing, embossing, decoration

+ Basic firing notions

 

The 20 weeks course features everything included in the first part, plus:

+ 3D Advanced shapes

+ Casting techniques

+ Mold

+ Sculpting on figurative and abstract forms

+ Marketing, Business lectures

+ Design, Branding elements

+ Final Project

The course is composed of 2 modules.

With the first 10-week basic module, you will learn the fundamental pottery and glazing techniques while having an introduction to 3D Design (Rhinoceros suite).

By completing the 20-week program, you will reach a professional level, acquire advanced Ceramic and Design skills and an essential managerial and entrepreneurial expertise.

The 10 weeks program features training on:

+ Basic 3D Design shapes

+ Wheel-thrown, hand-built Pottery

+ Glazing, embossing, decoration

+ Basic firing notions

 

The 20 weeks course features everything included in the first part, plus:

+ 3D Advanced shapes

+ Casting techniques

+ Mold

+ Sculpting on figurative and abstract forms

+ Marketing, Business lectures

+ Design, Branding elements

+ Final Project

NICCOLÒ POGGI FIRENZE

Niccolo’ Poggi is the grandson of Ugo Poggi, who founded the company Ugo Poggi in Florence in 1900 as a furniture factory.  In 1922, Ugo Poggi opened a shop on Florence’s premier shopping street, Via Strozzi, producing and selling pottery, silverware, china, Murano glass, crystal and furnishings.

Niccolo’ Poggi is now an award-winning designer based in Florence. After graduating with a degree in architecture from The University of Florence, Niccolò started work as an architect and interior designer. While working as an architect, Niccolò was commissioned to  design products for international brands, which inspired him to create and produce his own designs.

 

FINAL PROJECT

The final project of each student will be the common thread of the course and will lead the students to acquire the skills and the knowledge to put their ideas into practice.  Students will be encouraged to think and develop the essential elements of their own design identity.

Students will conceive, design and create their own capsule collection, starting to define their personal aesthetic vision while commencing to think about possible brand building strategies.

CAREER

The skills and vision acquired during the course give students the opportunity to start or enrich a professional career in the fields of Ceramic Crafts and Design as:

+ Product Designers

+ Visual Artists

+ Entrepreneurs and contemporary Artisans

NICCOLÒ POGGI FIRENZE

Niccolo’ Poggi is the grandson of Ugo Poggi, who founded the company Ugo Poggi in Florence in 1900 as a furniture factory.  In 1922, Ugo Poggi opened a shop on Florence’s premier shopping street, Via Strozzi, producing and selling pottery, silverware, china, Murano glass, crystal and furnishings.

Niccolo’ Poggi is now an award-winning designer based in Florence. After graduating with a degree in architecture from The University of Florence, Niccolò started work as an architect and interior designer. While working as an architect, Niccolò was commissioned to  design products for international brands, which inspired him to create and produce his own designs.

FINAL PROJECT

The final project of each student will be the common thread of the course and will lead the students to acquire the skills and the knowledge to put their ideas into practice.  Students will be encouraged to think and develop the essential elements of their own design identity.

Students will conceive, design and create their own capsule collection, starting to define their personal aesthetic vision while commencing to think about possible brand building strategies.

CAREER

The skills and vision acquired during the course give students the opportunity to start or enrich a professional career in the fields of Ceramic Crafts and Design as:

+ Product Designers

+ Visual Artists

+ Entrepreneurs and contemporary Artisans

INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS

+ HOW TO ENROLL

Each applicant will be interviewed by the school’s staff in order to verify language skills and motivations. A pre-enrollment fee of €1800 is requested to move forward with the application process. To start the enrollment process, please fill out the contact form.

+ PARTICIPANTS

Enrollment is limited to 12 students. There are no prerequisites. Personal motivation and vision will be the main aspects that will be taken into consideration and evaluated in order to be accepted into this program.

+ REQUIREMENT

High school diploma; a high-intermediate level of English or Italian language sufficient to understand and to participate in lessons; 18 years of age at the time of application.

+ ATTENDANCE

Attendance is mandatory. Classes and workshops are held from Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00

+ INTAKES

Our training programs start each year at the beginning of February and in late August.

+ HOUSING

The school will support students in finding an accommodation during the length of the course. The costs of living are not included in the tuition fee.

INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS

+ HOW TO ENROLL

Each applicant will be interviewed by the school’s staff in order to verify language skills and motivations. A pre-enrollment fee of €1800 is requested to move forward with the application process. To start the enrollment process, please fill out the contact form.

+ PARTICIPANTS

Enrollment is limited to 12 students. There are no prerequisites. Personal motivation and vision will be the main aspects that will be taken into consideration and evaluated in order to be accepted into this program.

+ REQUIREMENT

High school diploma; a high-intermediate level of English or Italian language sufficient to understand and to participate in lessons; 18 years of age at the time of application.

+ ATTENDANCE

Attendance is mandatory. Classes and workshops are held from Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00

+ INTAKES

Our training programs start each year at the beginning of February and in late August.

+ HOUSING

The school will support students in finding an accommodation during the length of the course. The costs of living are not included in the tuition fee.

CONTACTS

TELEPHONE

10:00-13:00 AM / 14:00-18:00 PM (CET)

+[39] 055/8895660

EMAIL

info@schola.academy

LOCATION

Florence (Italy)

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