The Interior Design Department at ALHOSN University organized a field trip to the Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano
, Milan, Italy from April 17 to 23, 2012. The Milan Fair (fiera) has been held annually in Milan since 1961 and is the largest trade fair of its kind in the world. It showcases the latest in decoration, home and office design, furniture and lighting from countries around the world.
The field trip to Milan is part of a course in the interior design program (INT 481). Six students and members of their families, made their trip. They were accompanied by Ms. Patricia Ball, lecturer, and Dr. Seif Khiati, Chair of the Department of Interior Design. The trip consisted of three days at the fair, one day to visit Milan and another to visit Venice. In addition Dr. Seif visited the Scuola Politecnica di Design (SPD)’s interior design program.
The Milan trip provided students with a unique experience that has only been available to professionals and others seeing the latest products, meeting designers and constructers, and above all networking in the business.