A global community created to network with past, present and future IED Alumni, to keep in touch with the world of creativity, and staying up to date with the latest developments in Design, Visual Arts, Fashion, Communication, Management, Art and Restauration.

Here, IED Alumni can find classmates, job opportunities, lots of continuous learning programs, as well as the contacts needed to organize a reunion, start a business, make it grow, diversify working experiences, or just find inspiration, while Companies can find promising talents, engage with them, and even test them with challenging projects or ongoing collaborations.

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+100.000 IED Alumni in our network
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Alumni stories



Marco de Vincenzo was born in Messina and at eighteen, he moved to Rome to study fashion at the Istituto Europeo del Design. At twenty-one, the designer joined the creative offices of Fendi where he currently holds the position of Leathergoods Head Designer. In 2009, he launched his eponymous label.

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Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon was born in Madrid in 1974. He graduate in the first promotion of the Industrial Design course at IED Madrid. His artistic vision was first fully exposed in the ‘Mediterranean Digital Baroque’ and ‘Mon Cirque’ installations.

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Clio discovered the language of video during her time as a BFA student in Video Design at IED Milan. Once graduated in 2007 she moved to New York City following her passion and interest for Beauty, joining the prestigious MUD Make-Up Designory in Soho, Manhattan.

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Gloria Bertazzoni

Gloria Bertazzoni graduated from IED with a Master in Art Direction & Copywriting in 2013 and today lives in London where she works as Digital Creative Manager at Universal Pictures International. Discover all about her career path and listen to some friendly and very helpful advice on how to use IED and its teachers as a catapult for success.

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Italo Marseglia

Italo Marseglia is a 2012 Fashion Design graduate from IED Roma. Today he is an all-round designer and a manager of a consultancy firm: among his clients, the Rome Colosseo Archeological Park. Listen to his interview to learn more about his amazing career.

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Lucia Martinez Prado

Founder & CEO at Break-Event, a platform that helps concert promoters to reduce uncertainty and predict the profitability of every event.

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Communities are the place where you plant seeds of change. Gaella Gottwald - Alumni graphic design Ied roma