DESIGN: THEORY IN PRACTICE

A NEW CONCEPT OF DESIGN SCHOOL

The characteristic of these courses is that theory is combined with practice on real jobs site.

MATERIALS WORKSHOP

 

Duration of the workshop is from one to four days, for a half-day or an all-day session.

 

Materials Workshop is a short course that introduces you to a world of materials, finishes and the use of them. Organized by the Florence Architecture and Design School Lab, the workshop is guided by professional figures who work in the field of Architecture and Interior Design. 

 

Program workshop:

 

 

1° - PREPARATION BASE

Preparation of the substrate by mechanical abrasion, dewaxing, and application of special primer with quartz, dust and selected aggregates. The participants will prepare MDF boards to be used for further processing.

 

2° - LIME:

Preparation of the dyes dissolving soils and natural oxides, followed by formulation of a plaster made from lime putty using selected inert materials such as powders of Marble , silica sand etc ....

Drafting on MDF panels  two types of plaster: The first using only the dyes of marble powders, the second using natural earths prepared in advance.

Use of 'Cocciopesto' material- a  compound based on hydraulic lime and crushed bricks. 

 

3° - RESIN:

The use of two types of resin: self-leveling and three-component. With the self-leveling resin we will creat fiishes using flows such as colorants, iridescent powders, gold, copper, bronze etc ..., and transparent flows incorporating photographs, damasc, wallpaper etc ... ..

With the three-component resin we will run a full cycle of a color of your choice.

 

4° - DECORATION on A FURNISHING ACCESSORIES

Execution of the previous  techniques  on a furnishing, such as jar, plate or  chair, table, choosing a different method and color.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact us for more information:

 

Apply: https://www.studiumarchitecturae.com/apply

 

 Tel.: +39 055 2692248

 

skype: studiumarch2

 

Adress: Via degli Artisti, 18

50132 Firenze (IT)

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