Course detail

History of Design 2 - summer

FaVU-DEDE2-LAcad. year: 2017/2018

The course focuses on the history of graphic and industrial design from the World War II to present days. It deals mainly with the image or product which is multiplied in a mechanized way. It also focuses on the solitary creation and the overlaps of applied and free art to the period after the World War II. It refers to the prototype of designer activities in the traditional disciplines of handicraft and applied arts. It also refers to the origin of the designer´s profession during the first industrial revolution and to its further transformations.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basic knowledge of developmental tendencies in the areas of industrial and graphic design and of their major issues and personalities.

Prerequisites

History of Design I.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Sparke, P.: Století designu
Meggs, P.B.: Meggs' History of Graphic Design
Knobloch I., - Vondráček R.: Design v českých zemích 1900-2000: Instituce moderního designu (CS)
Kolesár, Z.: Kapitoly z dějin designu (CS)
Kolesár, Z.: Kapitoly z dejín grafického dizajnu (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations..

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Exam conditions: Identification and interpretation of selected examples from the history of design according to projected transparencies (5 sets of transparencies) - in writing together with a talk.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1/ Psychedelic wave in applied graphics in the 1960s.
2/-3/ Start of postmodernism in the 1970s. Alchimia, Memphis and E. Sottsasse.
4/ Post-punk applied graphics, Neville Brody.
5/-6/ Postmodernism of the 1980s.
7/ High-tech 1970s-1990s.
8/ Wolfgang Weingart and Californian "new wave"
9/ Computers in graphic design.
10/ David Carson and "end of print".
11/ Convergence of modernism and postmodernism in the 1990s.
12/ Prognosis of further development in the area of design.

Aims

To obtain historic-theoretical background which can be used during the solution of practical tasks.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Lectures are optional.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Master's

    branch APD , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AGD1 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AGD2 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM3 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM2 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS2 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AKG , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM1 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS1 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch ATD , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AIN , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AMU , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AVI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AEN , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional

  • Programme Master's

    branch () , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer