Master inInterior & Living Design

Master's in Interaction Desigior & Living Design
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The Master in Interior & Living Design aims at developing the design of spaces and products to create innovative and advanced solutions.

Language: English | Start: February, September, November


Duration: 11 months

Accreditation MUR/Italy



Duration: 14 months

Accreditation UK


The Master’s in Interior & Living Design programme is workshop-based, supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the programme leader, and project leaders will guide you via individual coaching and mentorship.

The combination of accredited coursework and real-life professional projects gives students the opportunity to build on their academic foundation, while gaining valuable work experience directly applicable to their future careers.

Students can apply to the Academic Master’s Programme, accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, or to the Master of Arts degree with an international UK validation.


Graduates of the Academic Master’s Programmes earn a degree that is recognised throughout Europe and the world, receiving an Academic Master’s Degree (60 ECTS credits) accredited by the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research (MUR)*, in addition to a Domus Academy Master’s Diploma.

The programme consists of 5 modules, including a curricular internship and a final project workshop.

* The academic Master’s Degree is awarded by NABA, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti.


The Double Award Master path allows students to obtain an Academic Master validated by the Italian MUR and a Master of Arts, with international validation in the UK from Regent’s University in London.

Students integrate additional lectures and a more in-depth individual project to their 5-module programme that includes the curricular internship and final project.

The UK validation gives students more international recognition of their course of study and the opportunity to obtain a Master of Arts Degree (90 ECTS) awarded by Regent’s University London that allows them access to most international doctoral programs.

Within their academic year, students enrolled in the Double Award Master’s Programme, have the opportunity to spend a week at Regent’s University London for a London study trip experience, with special teaching activities and visits to the most significant sites for creative trends. During their stay, students will have the opportunity to take part in tours to discover London’s most iconic places, museums and galleries. The one-week London study trip is not part of the Academic curriculum, therefore not mandatory. It is subject to additional costs covering both the cultural offer and the trip.


Interior design deeply considers the kinds of relationships, activities, and habits that a space will support. In the Master in Interior & Living Design, you will collaborate with your international peers and company professionals on projects that re-invent the interior and living domains. With cultural, social, and practical concerns in mind, you will examine materials, furniture, lighting, and emerging technologies as you plan new and innovative spaces.


The programme is addressed to candidates who have a first-level degree and/or professional experience in interior design, product design, architecture, engineering, visual arts, or other related disciplines, who wish to take their careers to the next level in the field of interior design.

All courses are taught in English. A high level of proficiency in the English language is required.


The Master in Interior & Living Design aims to train a new professional figure capable of combining technical and design skills with strategic abilities: a new professional who is aware of the bond that space creates in our minds, and who is attentive to processes and timing of project management.

Careers in the interior design field are numerous and varied. Alumni of this programme are working in the home design, retail, hospitality, event planning, furniture design, and architecture sectors.

Job titles include:

  • Interior designer
  • Exhibition designer
  • Lighting designer
  • Living designer
  • Space planner

The Master’s involves the following costs, in addition to the payment of a degree fee to be paid within one month before the course start date, equal to € 540 for the Academic Master’s Programme and € 650 for the Double Award Master’s Programme.

Matriculation Fee: € 540/650

EU & Switzerland Students Fee i

Academic Master

€ 22.400

Pre-Enrollment: € 3.000

Tuition: € 19.400

Double Award Master

€ 23.900

Pre-Enrollment: € 3.000

Tuition: € 20.900

Non-EU Students Fee

Academic Master

€ 25.700

Pre-Enrollment: € 3.000

Tuition: € 22.700

Double Award Master

€ 29.700

Pre-Enrollment: € 3.000

Tuition: € 26.700

Meet your faculty
Aoi Faculty Leader
Your programme leader
Aoi Hasegawa

After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Architecture and Building Science at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Aoi Hasegawa launched her career as a set designer at Fuji Television Network in Tokyo, where she designed sets for Japanese and international musical acts. In 2005, Aoi moved to Milan and earned a second master’s degree at Domus Academy.

Aoi Faculty Leader
Your Programme Leader
Master in Interior & Living Design

After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Architecture and Building Science at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Aoi Hasegawa launched her career as a set designer at Fuji Television Network in Tokyo, where she designed sets for Japanese and international musical acts. In 2005, Aoi moved to Milan and earned a second master’s degree at Domus Academy.

Since 2006, she has worked with Domus Academy, first as a project assistant and tutor and now as programme leader of the Master in Product Design and Master in Interior & Living Design course. She also collaborates professionally with various companies and studios in the fields of product, interior, and strategy design.

Visiting Professors

Other visiting professors and collaborators include architects, interior designers, set designers, artists, and experts in materials technology, such as: Marina Baracs, Gianandrea Barreca, Philippe Bestenheider, Marcello Bondavalli, Andrea Branzi, Andrea Caputo, Maddalena Casadei, Matilde Cassani, Aldo Cibic, Flatwig Studio, Fosbury Architecture, Francesco Franchi, Alessia Garibaldi, Paolo Giachi,
Il Prisma, Francesco Librizzi, Michele Ignaccolo, Caterina Lunghi, Migliore + Servetto Architects, Matteo Mocchi, Matteo Nunziati, Federico Pepe, Storage Milano, Studio Marco Piva.

Several prestigious companies and design studios collaborate with the Master's Programme in Interior & Living Design, actively participating in courses, workshops, internships, and international competitions organized by the department.
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