Course detail

History of Design 1 - winter

FaVU-DEDE1-ZAcad. year: 2017/2018

The history of graphic and industrial design and their formation after the World War II. The prototype of designer activities in traditional disciplines of handmade work and applied arts. The birth of the designer´s profession in the first period of the industrial revolution and 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

Without.

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
Kolesár, Z.: Kapitoly z dějin designu
Knobloch, I. - Vondráček, R.: Design v českých zemích 1900-2000: Instituce moderního 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

Credit conditions: passed written test based on explained topics, minimum result 80% .

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Definition of the subject "history of design" and its differen interpretations. Graphic and industrial design.
2. "Proto-design": historic formation of some aspects of design in pre-industrial era.
3. First industrial revolution, crisis of the concept of applied arts and the birth of the designer´s profession.
4. Invention of litography and birth of poster.
5.-6. Reform movement in the 2nd half of 19th century.
7.-9. Formation of art nouveau and its climax at the turn between the 19th and 20th century.
10. Alfons Mucha and art nouveau in the Czech lands.
11. Peter Behrens and the birth of Corporate Identity.
12. Early modernism.

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 IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional

  • Programme Bachelor's

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

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AGD2 , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch APD , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AGD1 , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS2 , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS1 , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM1 , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AKG , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM3 , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM2 , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AMU , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AVI , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AIN , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch APE , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AEN , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch ATD , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AVI , 4. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer