How to join


THEME

“Let’s Design the Future: Design a solution to improve our life” A creative mind is a curious, adventurous, sensitive, independent and inventive mind. But above all, being creative means seeing things that others do not see. Design can and has changed the world for the better by creating new products, producing innovative solutions, describing things from a different perspective. So how can design help the world, people, governments and businesses?

Candidates will be required to put forward ideas linked to topics in the field of design, innovation and creativity. Based on their own individual experience and with their sights set on global needs, they will be asked to conceive innovative solutions to supply the market with new products: quality, creative, accessible and sustainable items.

Candidates should develop their idea in line with the course they wish to take (Masters or Postgraduate). Therefore, the choice of product/service to be designed will depend on the course they choose to study. With this in mind, a series of guidelines have been defined for each field:

Design

Master en Diseño Sostenible de Producto, Master en Diseño de Interiores para Hoteles y Espacios Gastronómicos, Master in Global Design, Master in Interior Design for Commercial Spaces, Postgrado en Diseño de Iluminación de Espacios, Postgrado en Interactive Space Design for Brands, Postgrado en Food Event Design.

Choose one of the following options:

- Design a space, an exhibition, a store, an office... This could be a sustainable building, a prefabricated house for emergency situations or a low-cost business venue made of recycled, sustainable or local materials.

- Design accessible objects or furniture using local community carpentry, making them durable and aesthetically pleasing. For example, this could consist in creating an object or developing a product that is low-cost and high-quality, which can be sold all over the world for houses or offices, producing all kinds of models and sizes; finding a solution for a new type of sustainable packaging; or inventing a machine that can store food for longer and produce less waste.

- Produce a lighting project that is innovative and sustainable bearing in mind the environmental impact of light.

All of the design elements suggested should represent or be linked to the concept of “Let’s Design the Future: Design a solution to improve our life” – a design that can cater for everybody’s needs.

Visual Communication

Master en Dirección Estratégica y Creativa de Comunicación de Marca, Master in Interactive Apps Design y Master en Diseño Gráfico de la Información y Media Branding.

Choose one of the following options:

Design a leaflet, a poster, a video (30 seconds max), various illustration drawings, an interactive exhibition, motion graphic designs, a photo gallery, a videogame, a web site, a 3D animation, a graphic interface, a mobile phone app, a caricature, etc.

All of the design elements suggested should represent or be linked to the concept of “Let’s Design the Future: Design a solution to improve our life” – a design that can cater for everybody’s needs.

Management for Creative Industries

Master in Design Management, Master in Fashion Management, Master en Innovation Strategies and Entrepreneurship, Postgraduate in Trends Research, Postgraduate in Design for Innovation Strategy, Postgrado en Food Event Design.

Choose one of the following options:

- Express an idea for an innovative business based on the concept of design quality, accessibility, sustainability and social applicability.

- Create a design strategy and an innovative action plan to produce and launch new products on the market designed to suit everybody, help the environment, improve working conditions and give people the chance to live better thanks to design.

All of the design elements suggested should represent or be linked to the concept of “Let’s Design the Future: Design a solution to improve our life” – a design that can cater for everybody’s needs.

Fashion

Master en Diseño de Moda, Master en Marketing y Comunicación de la Moda, Postgrado en Diseño de Vestidos de Novia y Ceremonia, Postgrado en Diseño y Gestión de Moda Infantil, Postgrado en Diseño de Accesorios de Moda, Postgraduate in Fashion Product Management.

Choose one of the following options:

- Design an item (of clothing, a dress, an accessory, shoes...) with sustainable materials and revolutionary designing methods to innovate and create a better world through Fashion Design.

- Describe or create a Trend Style in line with the following principles: quality, sustainability, new technologies, accessibility, local workers.

- Describe or create a Fashion event related with the subject "Let's Desing the Future".

- Describe or create a Marketing campaign for a Fashion line connected with the subject "Let's Design the Future".


Project Submission – How to do it?

Step 1. Sign up and fill in the online inscription form [FASHION] [MANAGEMENT FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRIES] [VISUAL COMMUNICATION]

Step 2. Submit your project online.

Candidates will be required to submit a Power Point comprised of 10 slides exported to PDF weighing no more than 6MB. The purpose of these slides is to explain the project using images and/or links to videos. In addition to this presentation, candidates must also submit a composition covering no more than three pages to describe the project, as well as their CV and a covering letter stating why they wish to study their chosen course.