Master in Visual Brand Design

Domus Academy

Program Description

Master in Visual Brand Design

Domus Academy

Master in Visual Brand Design - Re-model Brands

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands.

WHY Domus Academy

  • Experience Milano, World Capital of Fashion and Design.
  • Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree.
  • Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects.
  • Build your own Multicultural and Global Network.
  • Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience.


Career Opportunities

The annual Domus Academy Placement certified survey aimed to investigate alumni occupational position after graduation. 92% of Domus Academy students find a job one year upon graduation.

The Master in Visual Brand Design aims to form effective, dynamic and versatile Visual Brand Designers and Brand Managers who are open to visionary innovations. Graduates can find employment and freelance opportunities with small, medium and large organizations in the fields of fashion, design, advertising, traditional and Digital Media, Service Companies and Public Administration.


The program is addressed to candidates who have a first-level degree and/or professional experience in Visual and Graphic Design, Product Design, Communication. The program is also open to candidates who hold a degree or diploma in Marketing and Humanities, or equivalent if they are motivated by a sound research interest towards the program’s topics and a strong portfolio.



The Master in Visual Brand Design program is workshop-based (based on research issues defined by the faculty, in collaboration with external professionals and industrial partners), supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the program leader, and project leaders guide students via individual coaching and project mentorship.

The program consists of four main modules including DNA kicks, courses, and workshops, followed by a fifth module providing a professional experience period and a final portfolio presentation.

The modular structure is customizable, allowing flexibility and variety to better serve each student’s needs and goals.

DNA kicks

The DNA kick explores the ways in which good ideas can be designed. Through lectures and intensive worktables theorists, designers, and intellectuals, it will help the students see the design practice in the widest possible terms without ever losing sight of the pragmatic nature of the craft.


  • Exploring the nature, languages, and values of the contemporary design scene.
  • Analyzing new aesthetic and behavioral trends in the marketplace.
  • Gaining hands-on experience with a wide range of visual design techniques.
  • Investigating methods and tools for research and design.
  • Exploring the factors that determine the economic performance of a brand or company.
  • Branding students own work.



When Students graduate from Domus Academy, they receive a degree that is recognized around the world and in Europe– an Academic Master’s Degree (60 ECTS credits) that is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research (MIUR).


Students will learn from international and recognized professionals who work with leading brands and studios around the world, such as:

  • The course leader of the Master in Visual Brand Design is Elisa Chiodo.

Laura Licari, Andrea Braccaloni, Cristiano Bottino, Beniamino Saibene, Andrea Banfi, Margherita Paleari, Andrea Zambardi, Paolo Proserpio, Matteo Rubert , Cecilia Melli, Ruggero Frigoli.


Several prestigious companies and design studios collaborate with the Master in Visual Brand Design program, actively participating in courses, workshops, internships, and international competitions organized by the department. Students have the opportunity to work directly with companies like these in their workshop projects and internships. Companies and organizations involved in this program include:

Bastard, Danone, Forevermark, Fundación Escultor Berrocal, Glamour, Mondadori, Park Hyatt, Royal Rose, Smartbox, Unieuro, The Coca-Cola Company, Slowear, Las Group.


Spaces in this program are limited. Participants will be selected based on their applications. When considering candidates for admission, the Admissions Manager looks at the applicant’s entire profile, including their academic records, work experience (if any), extracurricular activities, test scores, and recommendations.

Cost & Fees

EU countries and Switzerland €16,990

non-EU students €28,600



This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 17, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2019
Sept. 2019
Full time
16,990 EUR
EU countries and Switzerland; non-EU students €28,600
Italy - Milan, Lombardy
Start date : Jan. 2019
Application deadline Request Info
End date Jan. 7, 2019
Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline Request Info
End date Sept. 9, 2019
Jan. 2019
Italy - Milan, Lombardy
Application deadline Request Info
End date Jan. 7, 2019
Sept. 2019
Italy - Milan, Lombardy
Application deadline Request Info
End date Sept. 9, 2019