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EXPERIENCING DESIGN EVOLUTION

Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
EXPERIENCING DESIGN EVOLUTION
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods

Within interior design education, students are exposed to diverse teaching methods to cultivate a deep understanding of the discipline, from foundational principles to advanced technological applications. Our Interior Design Level 3 program adopts a dynamic instructional approach, integrating traditional lectures, interactive workshops, and immersive studio sessions. Emphasizing collaborative studio-based learning, students harness sophisticated digital tools to bring their design visions to life. Additionally, field trips provide firsthand exposure to industry practices and technology applications in real-world contexts. Specialized workshops offer targeted instruction in advanced design software and digital rendering techniques, ensuring students are well-prepared to meet the demands of the industry.

Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcomes

Students enhance their knowledge of modern interior design in Level 3, further exploring the field through in-depth investigation, insightful critique, and creative conceptualization. With an emphasis on evidence-based design techniques, students gain the ability to analyze, assess, and clearly and insightfully articulate the conclusions they have drawn from the work of leading practitioners. Students will learn about lighting design, developing their technical documentation abilities and learning how to create dynamic and sustainable environments. Through practical assignments and sophisticated workshops on digital design, learners fully utilize CAD software to generate complex 2D drawings and lifelike 3D models that meet industrial requirements. Ultimately, Level 3 equips students with a comprehensive understanding of contemporary interior design principles and practices, preparing them to tackle complex design challenges confidently and creatively.

Industry Engagement
Industry Engagement

Students in the interior design program can advance their careers with Istituto Marangoni Miami’s industry partners through industry relationships. Our comprehensive program ensures that students are prepared for success in the workplace with a curriculum designed to give them a deep understanding of market dynamics. Students enjoy unparalleled access to industry leaders and hands-on learning opportunities due to over 80 collaborations with the Miami Design District and other prestigious institutions. Practical experience is provided by initiatives like design contests and premium brand agreements, but practical projects, industry-based partnerships, and design challenges are what really make learning in the classroom more effective. Our dedicated professional Services team supports students’ professional goals by offering personalized help with résumé preparation, practice interviews, and job applications.

Facilities and Resources
Facilities and Resources

Industry partnership is highly valued at Istituto Marangoni Miami because it provides our interior design students with valuable real-world experience and opportunities for career progression. Our in-depth interior design curriculum equips students with a solid understanding of market dynamics and prepares them for career success. The Miami Design District and other significant brands in the industry have formed more than 80 collaborations, which provide students with unrivaled access to real-world experiences with industry professionals. With the help of real-world design challenges, industry-based connections, and hands-on projects, students can augment their classroom education with our interior design courses. They gain practical expertise through intense industry efforts, design contests, luxury brand interior design, and brand partnerships. To learn more about our facilities and resources, feel free to visit our Miami campus or schedule a virtual tour to get to know us better.

How To Apply
How To Apply

If you want to apply to our 11-Week Level Courses in Interior Design, the first step in the admissions process would be the online application. Once completed, you’ll receive a detailed email with all the instructions to continue with your registration, including how to submit your documents and, if necessary, apply for a visa. Our Designated School Official (DSO) will provide additional support to international students during the visa application process. After completing your registration, you will receive information regarding orientation, housing possibilities, and other matters.

CURRICULUM

Level 3 of the Interior Design program, titled “Contemporary Design Synergy Unit,” showcases the foundational concepts and techniques introduced in previous levels while challenging students to engage with contemporary design theories, practices, and technologies, preparing them to navigate the complexities of the modern design landscape with confidence and creativity. Students study various subjects and fields in Level 3, including lighting design, digital modeling, sustainability, research, and concept development. The program, which emphasizes a comprehensive approach to design education, pushes students to combine theoretical understanding with real-world application, encouraging critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving. Through hands-on design challenges and projects, students enhance their capacity to comprehend intricate design issues, devise innovative solutions, and proficiently convey their concepts to a wide range of listeners. Furthermore, students can collaborate with peers, business professionals, and community stakeholders through Level 3’s strong emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration and professional growth.

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RESEARCH AND CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

Students in this course explore the essential role that analysis and research play in producing modern interior design projects. They acquire the ability to use various research techniques to obtain pertinent information and insights, and they learn to apply evidence-based design methodologies to guide their conceptualization process. Through practical exercises and critical conversations, students gain the skills to analyze material successfully, recognize design trends, and produce creative design solutions that address particular user demands and project objectives.

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DESIGN PROJECT II

Design Project II encourages students to compare and critically assess the work of chosen interior designers, building on the knowledge and abilities they have gained in earlier design courses. Students investigate different design techniques, styles, and philosophies through in-depth research and analysis, finding significant influences and trends. After that, they use the information they’ve gathered to create their design concepts, which they then present verbally and visually. In order to prepare students to confidently and clearly explain their design concepts, this course strongly emphasizes the value of excellent communication and presentation techniques throughout the design process.

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DESIGN PROJECT II LAB

In this lab-based course, students apply the methodological approach learned throughout the program to develop interior design projects. Students work individually or in teams to tackle real-world design challenges, integrating research, concept development, and technical skills to create comprehensive design proposals. Emphasis is placed on project management, problem-solving, and collaboration as students navigate the complexities of the design process and bring their ideas to life.

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ADVANCED DIGITAL DESIGN

This course teaches students how to use CAD software for 2D drafting and 3D modeling as digital tools continue to transform the interior design industry. Through a sequence of hands-on activities and project-based assignments, students acquire the skills necessary to produce accurate 3D renderings and comprehensive technical drawings that meet industry requirements. Spatial analysis and planning, material selection, lighting simulation, and rendering techniques are among the topics covered, giving students a strong foundation in the concepts and practices of digital design.

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LIGHTING DESIGN

This course examines the theories and methods of efficient lighting design, vital to creating dynamic and fascinating interior spaces. Students study the various kinds of light sources, their characteristics, and how they affect mood and spatial perception. Students gain the ability to assess lighting needs, design lighting schemes, and produce technical documentation to back up their designs through practical projects and technical exercises. In addition, they investigate sustainable lighting options and cutting-edge lighting technologies, learning about the most recent advancements and trends in the industry.

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DESIGN FOR SUSTAINABILITY

In an increasingly environmentally conscious world, sustainable principles are becoming increasingly crucial in interior design practice. This course explores sustainable design principles and their application in the context of interior design projects. Students learn to integrate sustainable materials, technologies, and strategies into their designs, considering energy efficiency, resource conservation, and indoor environmental quality. Through case studies, guest lectures, and hands-on projects, students gain insights into the social, economic, and ecological impacts of design decisions, empowering them to create aesthetically pleasing and environmentally responsible spaces.

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TUITION AND COST

Cost and Fees Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4  Total One Year Program Cost
Tuition and Cost  $12,000 $10,000 $8,000 $8,000 $38,000
Campus Fee per Level  $250 $250 $250 $250 $1,000
Digital Resource Fees per Level $350 $350 $350 $350 $1,400
Graduation Fee  N/A N/A N/A $400 $400
Total Cost of Attendance  $12,600 $10,600 $8,600 $9,000 $40,800

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we understand that each student’s financial situation is unique. That’s why we offer various payment options tailored to the specific program you are applying to. For detailed information about the payment opportunities available for our programs, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our representatives. They will be delighted to assist you in finding the best program for you and answer any questions you might have. 

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*For finance-related inquiries, please contact the Finance Department at finance@immiami.com.

BEYOND
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Internships

A wide range of internships are available to you as a student at Istituto Marangoni Miami’s Interior Design program, many of which are specific to your field of study. Whether your passion lies in creating inspiring interior spaces, crafting innovative design solutions, or exploring the latest trends in the industry, our internship programs are made to support your academic goals and offer priceless practical experience. These internships provide a distinctive combination of hands-on learning and professional growth, putting you on the path to a successful career in interior design. Opportunities include working with prestigious design firms and supporting real-world interior design projects.

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Industry Networking Sessions

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we understand the value of networking in the field of interior design. We give students exclusive access to essential members of the interior design community and invite them to speak to our students through our ‘In Conversation With’ series. These individuals share their knowledge and ideas, providing insightful advice for budding designers. Furthermore, our instructors, industry events, volunteer programs, and partnerships with luxury design companies offer many networking opportunities for students to broaden their professional horizons and establish significant relationships within the interior design field. Interior Design in Miami provides a thriving career path with many opportunities for emerging designers. With the field experiencing substantial growth, aspiring professionals’ prospects are promising and expansive.

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Design Contests

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we value growth and development through the spirit of competition and experiential learning. Therefore, we urge our students studying interior design to participate in various design competitions. These contests present real-world challenges, from conceptualizing innovative design solutions to collaborating with industry partners on creative projects. By participating in these competitions, students can hone their abilities, demonstrate their talents, and obtain real-world experience—all of which improve their portfolios and position them for success in the competitive world of interior design.

Collaborations

Collaborations with top interior design brands are a priority for Istituto Marangoni Miami, as they give our students vital practical experience and mentorship possibilities. Students get the opportunity to learn about the different facets of the industry through these relationships. Students experience real-world circumstances, learn from industry experts through interior design projects for esteemed customers, and showcase their work in notable publications and exhibitions. Working with industry experts from Kartell, Illulian, Cabana, IIDA, EAST Hotel, West Elm, and more has helped students hone their abilities and understand interior design thoroughly, setting them up for success in this competitive industry.

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MEET OUR
FACULTY

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Dr. Lazo-Flores has been in the creative industry and higher education for over thirty years. She has been a design educator in both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels of interior architecture, landscape architecture, furniture design, product and interface design, industrial design, and studio art programs in the US, Singapore, Japan, and the Philippines. She has professionally practiced for over ten years, covering luxury residential design, commercial offices, hospitality spaces, trade shows, and military buildings in various parts of the world. She received her Ph.D. in Design Science and Planning from Chiba University, Japan, with a Japanese Ministry of Education scholarship. Teaching Areas: Research & Concept Development, Design for Sustainability and Interior Graphic Standards
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Dr. Thelma Lazo-Flores
Dean of Interior Design
An architect from the Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela, Jose started his career among local top architects while developing a 5-year tutoring experience in design disciplines. He pursued an MA in Design and Media Management at the Miami International University of Art and Design, which provided him with invaluable insights into the interior design business in the US. His current experience focuses on upscale residential and hospitality projects. Jose covers Design Studio, Interior Graphic Standards, and Advanced Visual Presentation Techniques, among many others. Teaching Areas: Digital Rendering Techniques and Design Project II
read more
Jose E. Rodriguez
Interior Design Professor
A meticulous interior designer focused on developing interiors within the hospitality design industry. He is also an electronica enthusiast, a passionate educator, and a lover of all things design. He earned his BFA in Interior Architectural Design at California State University—Long Beach. He teaches Design Studio and AutoCAD for the Intensive Interior Design Program. Teaching Areas: Design Project I  
read more
Man Hum Chan
Interior Design Professor
A professional lighting designer with a broad design practice in Chicago with dbHMS, New York with G2J Design, and Miami with ISP Design, all with multiple interior spaces. At ISP Design, he was on the team designing various Apple flagship store designs for national and international branches. Currently, he is a design consultant and teaches lighting courses at multiple institutions in Miami. Gustavo holds an MA in Lighting Design from Parsons New School of Design and a BFA in Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Teaching Areas: Lighting Design
read more
Gustavo Gil
Interior Design Professor
After graduating from Texas A&M University with an architecture degree, Mr. Sukphisit held positions such as Building Information Modeling (BIM) / CAD manager, project manager, on-site BIM trainer, and college-level Revit and AutoCAD software instructor. Mr. Sukphisit is a Revit Certified Professional. His interests have been in new skills development (including BIM implementations, COBie deliverables, and laser scanning) and bringing those skills to his current position as Project Manager for Broward County and Adjunct Faculty at Istituto Marangoni Miami. Over his 20 years of architecture, engineering, and construction experience, Mr. Sukphisit has prepared many contract deliverables, which he strongly shares with students in his coursework. Teaching Areas: Sensory and Experience Design 
read more
Peck Sukphisit
Interior Design Professor
Ricardo Garcia is a talented graphic designer with an MA in Design and Media Management from Miami International University of Art and Design. His design expertise is multidisciplinary, and he excellently provides layout and design direction in diverse projects. He has worked on end-to-end brand creative, brand systems, social-digital experiences, brand campaigns, launches, and events for high-tech and digital brands. Teaching Areas: Introduction to Digital Design and Intermediate Digital Design
read more
Ricardo Garcia
Interior Design Professor
Andrea is an architect and project manager with over fourteen years of experience in interior design and furnishings, especially in the kitchen and bath area. She works as a training specialist for one of the world’s largest kitchen manufacturers. Andrea received her Bachelor of Architecture from Universidad Rafael Urdaneta in Venezuela. She teaches AutoCAD for the Intensive Interior Design Program. Teaching Areas: Interior Design Fundamentals
read more
Andrea Fernandez
Interior Design Professor
Michelle is a dedicated and results-oriented professional with over 11 years of broad-based experience in higher education – excelling in various teaching methods to encourage creativity and higher-order thinking among students. On top of her expertise in increasing student performance, syllabus development, and course planning, she has diverse and extensive experience in fashion education, branding, graphic design, and business. She has served in senior design management positions in the fashion and beauty industries. Her lesson planning and class organization expertise extends to her teaching of Business in Interior Design and Business of Luxury. She holds an MBA from Florida International University and a BA in Marketing from Barry University. Teaching Areas: Business of Interior Design
read more
Michelle Pitter
Interior Design Professor
Ms. Mariam Elias is an educator, designer, and writer. In the last five years, she has served in various academic institutions locally and internationally, such as Florida International University, Istituto Marangoni Miami, Miami International University of Art and Design in Miami, and Coventry University in Cairo, Egypt. She has taught in graduate programs such as the MA in Design & Media Management and MFA in Visual Arts. She has also covered courses in disciplines such as Advertising, Graphic Design, and Interior Design. Teaching Areas: History of Art, Design and Visual Culture
read more
Mariam Elias
Interior Design Professor
With degrees in Architecture & Historic Preservation from Tulane University in New Orleans, Elizabeth Glenn has worked as an industry professional in South Florida since 1999, specializing in high-end residential and luxury hospitality projects and mixed-use, commercial, and medical facilities. Since 2008, she began teaching at the collegiate level in several local schools. Elizabeth has over 60 different courses developed and taught within the creative fields of interior design, architecture, and industrial design. Ms. Glenn is a Steven L. Cohen and Associates Project Manager in Boca Raton. My other major interests include design history, furniture design, and origami. Teaching Areas: Interior Graphic Standards and Applications and Sensory and Experience Design
read more
Elizabeth Glen
Interior Design Professor
MEET OUR
FACULTY
All faculty
Dr. Lazo-Flores has been in the creative industry and higher education for over thirty years. She has been a design educator in both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels of interior architecture, landscape architecture, furniture design, product and interface design, industrial design, and studio art programs in the US, Singapore, Japan, and the Philippines. She has professionally practiced for over ten years, covering luxury residential design, commercial offices, hospitality spaces, trade shows, and military buildings in various parts of the world. She received her Ph.D. in Design Science and Planning from Chiba University, Japan, with a Japanese Ministry of Education scholarship. Teaching Areas: Research & Concept Development, Design for Sustainability and Interior Graphic Standards
read more
Dr. Thelma Lazo-Flores
Dean of Interior Design
An architect from the Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela, Jose started his career among local top architects while developing a 5-year tutoring experience in design disciplines. He pursued an MA in Design and Media Management at the Miami International University of Art and Design, which provided him with invaluable insights into the interior design business in the US. His current experience focuses on upscale residential and hospitality projects. Jose covers Design Studio, Interior Graphic Standards, and Advanced Visual Presentation Techniques, among many others. Teaching Areas: Digital Rendering Techniques and Design Project II
read more
Jose E. Rodriguez
Interior Design Professor
A meticulous interior designer focused on developing interiors within the hospitality design industry. He is also an electronica enthusiast, a passionate educator, and a lover of all things design. He earned his BFA in Interior Architectural Design at California State University—Long Beach. He teaches Design Studio and AutoCAD for the Intensive Interior Design Program. Teaching Areas: Design Project I  
read more
Man Hum Chan
Interior Design Professor
A professional lighting designer with a broad design practice in Chicago with dbHMS, New York with G2J Design, and Miami with ISP Design, all with multiple interior spaces. At ISP Design, he was on the team designing various Apple flagship store designs for national and international branches. Currently, he is a design consultant and teaches lighting courses at multiple institutions in Miami. Gustavo holds an MA in Lighting Design from Parsons New School of Design and a BFA in Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Teaching Areas: Lighting Design
read more
Gustavo Gil
Interior Design Professor
After graduating from Texas A&M University with an architecture degree, Mr. Sukphisit held positions such as Building Information Modeling (BIM) / CAD manager, project manager, on-site BIM trainer, and college-level Revit and AutoCAD software instructor. Mr. Sukphisit is a Revit Certified Professional. His interests have been in new skills development (including BIM implementations, COBie deliverables, and laser scanning) and bringing those skills to his current position as Project Manager for Broward County and Adjunct Faculty at Istituto Marangoni Miami. Over his 20 years of architecture, engineering, and construction experience, Mr. Sukphisit has prepared many contract deliverables, which he strongly shares with students in his coursework. Teaching Areas: Sensory and Experience Design 
read more
Peck Sukphisit
Interior Design Professor
Ricardo Garcia is a talented graphic designer with an MA in Design and Media Management from Miami International University of Art and Design. His design expertise is multidisciplinary, and he excellently provides layout and design direction in diverse projects. He has worked on end-to-end brand creative, brand systems, social-digital experiences, brand campaigns, launches, and events for high-tech and digital brands. Teaching Areas: Introduction to Digital Design and Intermediate Digital Design
read more
Ricardo Garcia
Interior Design Professor
Andrea is an architect and project manager with over fourteen years of experience in interior design and furnishings, especially in the kitchen and bath area. She works as a training specialist for one of the world’s largest kitchen manufacturers. Andrea received her Bachelor of Architecture from Universidad Rafael Urdaneta in Venezuela. She teaches AutoCAD for the Intensive Interior Design Program. Teaching Areas: Interior Design Fundamentals
read more
Andrea Fernandez
Interior Design Professor
Michelle is a dedicated and results-oriented professional with over 11 years of broad-based experience in higher education – excelling in various teaching methods to encourage creativity and higher-order thinking among students. On top of her expertise in increasing student performance, syllabus development, and course planning, she has diverse and extensive experience in fashion education, branding, graphic design, and business. She has served in senior design management positions in the fashion and beauty industries. Her lesson planning and class organization expertise extends to her teaching of Business in Interior Design and Business of Luxury. She holds an MBA from Florida International University and a BA in Marketing from Barry University. Teaching Areas: Business of Interior Design
read more
Michelle Pitter
Interior Design Professor
Ms. Mariam Elias is an educator, designer, and writer. In the last five years, she has served in various academic institutions locally and internationally, such as Florida International University, Istituto Marangoni Miami, Miami International University of Art and Design in Miami, and Coventry University in Cairo, Egypt. She has taught in graduate programs such as the MA in Design & Media Management and MFA in Visual Arts. She has also covered courses in disciplines such as Advertising, Graphic Design, and Interior Design. Teaching Areas: History of Art, Design and Visual Culture
read more
Mariam Elias
Interior Design Professor
With degrees in Architecture & Historic Preservation from Tulane University in New Orleans, Elizabeth Glenn has worked as an industry professional in South Florida since 1999, specializing in high-end residential and luxury hospitality projects and mixed-use, commercial, and medical facilities. Since 2008, she began teaching at the collegiate level in several local schools. Elizabeth has over 60 different courses developed and taught within the creative fields of interior design, architecture, and industrial design. Ms. Glenn is a Steven L. Cohen and Associates Project Manager in Boca Raton. My other major interests include design history, furniture design, and origami. Teaching Areas: Interior Graphic Standards and Applications and Sensory and Experience Design
read more
Elizabeth Glen
Interior Design Professor
MEET OUR
FACULTY
All faculty
Dr. Lazo-Flores has been in the creative industry and higher education for over thirty years. She has been a design educator in both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels of interior architecture, landscape architecture, furniture design, product and interface design, industrial design, and studio art programs in the US, Singapore, Japan, and the Philippines. She has professionally practiced for over ten years, covering luxury residential design, commercial offices, hospitality spaces, trade shows, and military buildings in various parts of the world. She received her Ph.D. in Design Science and Planning from Chiba University, Japan, with a Japanese Ministry of Education scholarship. Teaching Areas: Research & Concept Development, Design for Sustainability and Interior Graphic Standards
read more
Dr. Thelma Lazo-Flores
Dean of Interior Design
An architect from the Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela, Jose started his career among local top architects while developing a 5-year tutoring experience in design disciplines. He pursued an MA in Design and Media Management at the Miami International University of Art and Design, which provided him with invaluable insights into the interior design business in the US. His current experience focuses on upscale residential and hospitality projects. Jose covers Design Studio, Interior Graphic Standards, and Advanced Visual Presentation Techniques, among many others. Teaching Areas: Digital Rendering Techniques and Design Project II
read more
Jose E. Rodriguez
Interior Design Professor
A meticulous interior designer focused on developing interiors within the hospitality design industry. He is also an electronica enthusiast, a passionate educator, and a lover of all things design. He earned his BFA in Interior Architectural Design at California State University—Long Beach. He teaches Design Studio and AutoCAD for the Intensive Interior Design Program. Teaching Areas: Design Project I  
read more
Man Hum Chan
Interior Design Professor
A professional lighting designer with a broad design practice in Chicago with dbHMS, New York with G2J Design, and Miami with ISP Design, all with multiple interior spaces. At ISP Design, he was on the team designing various Apple flagship store designs for national and international branches. Currently, he is a design consultant and teaches lighting courses at multiple institutions in Miami. Gustavo holds an MA in Lighting Design from Parsons New School of Design and a BFA in Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Teaching Areas: Lighting Design
read more
Gustavo Gil
Interior Design Professor
After graduating from Texas A&M University with an architecture degree, Mr. Sukphisit held positions such as Building Information Modeling (BIM) / CAD manager, project manager, on-site BIM trainer, and college-level Revit and AutoCAD software instructor. Mr. Sukphisit is a Revit Certified Professional. His interests have been in new skills development (including BIM implementations, COBie deliverables, and laser scanning) and bringing those skills to his current position as Project Manager for Broward County and Adjunct Faculty at Istituto Marangoni Miami. Over his 20 years of architecture, engineering, and construction experience, Mr. Sukphisit has prepared many contract deliverables, which he strongly shares with students in his coursework. Teaching Areas: Sensory and Experience Design 
read more
Peck Sukphisit
Interior Design Professor
Ricardo Garcia is a talented graphic designer with an MA in Design and Media Management from Miami International University of Art and Design. His design expertise is multidisciplinary, and he excellently provides layout and design direction in diverse projects. He has worked on end-to-end brand creative, brand systems, social-digital experiences, brand campaigns, launches, and events for high-tech and digital brands. Teaching Areas: Introduction to Digital Design and Intermediate Digital Design
read more
Ricardo Garcia
Interior Design Professor
Andrea is an architect and project manager with over fourteen years of experience in interior design and furnishings, especially in the kitchen and bath area. She works as a training specialist for one of the world’s largest kitchen manufacturers. Andrea received her Bachelor of Architecture from Universidad Rafael Urdaneta in Venezuela. She teaches AutoCAD for the Intensive Interior Design Program. Teaching Areas: Interior Design Fundamentals
read more
Andrea Fernandez
Interior Design Professor
Michelle is a dedicated and results-oriented professional with over 11 years of broad-based experience in higher education – excelling in various teaching methods to encourage creativity and higher-order thinking among students. On top of her expertise in increasing student performance, syllabus development, and course planning, she has diverse and extensive experience in fashion education, branding, graphic design, and business. She has served in senior design management positions in the fashion and beauty industries. Her lesson planning and class organization expertise extends to her teaching of Business in Interior Design and Business of Luxury. She holds an MBA from Florida International University and a BA in Marketing from Barry University. Teaching Areas: Business of Interior Design
read more
Michelle Pitter
Interior Design Professor
Ms. Mariam Elias is an educator, designer, and writer. In the last five years, she has served in various academic institutions locally and internationally, such as Florida International University, Istituto Marangoni Miami, Miami International University of Art and Design in Miami, and Coventry University in Cairo, Egypt. She has taught in graduate programs such as the MA in Design & Media Management and MFA in Visual Arts. She has also covered courses in disciplines such as Advertising, Graphic Design, and Interior Design. Teaching Areas: History of Art, Design and Visual Culture
read more
Mariam Elias
Interior Design Professor
With degrees in Architecture & Historic Preservation from Tulane University in New Orleans, Elizabeth Glenn has worked as an industry professional in South Florida since 1999, specializing in high-end residential and luxury hospitality projects and mixed-use, commercial, and medical facilities. Since 2008, she began teaching at the collegiate level in several local schools. Elizabeth has over 60 different courses developed and taught within the creative fields of interior design, architecture, and industrial design. Ms. Glenn is a Steven L. Cohen and Associates Project Manager in Boca Raton. My other major interests include design history, furniture design, and origami. Teaching Areas: Interior Graphic Standards and Applications and Sensory and Experience Design
read more
Elizabeth Glen
Interior Design Professor

FAQ

What are the learning outcomes of the Interior Design Level 3 courses?
By the end of this level, students will be proficient at using research and analysis to guide their design choices and evidence-based design techniques to produce creative and environmentally friendly interior environments. They will have refined their critical analysis of design ideas and methods, exhibiting a sophisticated comprehension of digital modeling, lighting design, and sustainable design concepts. Additionally, students will be better equipped to communicate and convey their ideas to various audiences because they will have developed their communication and presenting abilities.
How do I enroll in the 11-Week Level Courses?
To begin your enrollment process in our programs, arrange a meeting with our admissions staff to discuss program details and requirements. Following this discussion, you can submit your online application, with the USD 1000 registration fee deducted from the total tuition. Alongside your application, you will be required to provide the following admission documents: identification, a resume, an English test, a bank statement, and a sponsor letter, if necessary. You will receive comprehensive guidance via email following the meeting with your admissions specialist, who will guide you through the process.
Can international students enroll in the 11-Week Programs offered at Istituto Marangoni Miami?
International students have the opportunity to register for an 11-week course as a component of our One Year Vocational Program. We facilitate the M1 visa for students in need of a student visa. Our Designated School Official will assist you with the visa process to simplify the admissions procedure following your application.
What are the requirements to register for Interior Design Level 3?
Students cannot enroll in level 3 without previously taking the level 2 courses of the interior design program. If you are at an advanced interior design level, a portfolio review is required for entry into Level 4. Based on the outcome of the portfolio review conducted by our Academic Committee, exceptions may be considered.
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