Course detail

Studio II - Product Design - summer

FaVU-B2PD-LAcad. year: 2018/2019

The students are assigned three tasks from which at least one is presented by a physical model or a functional prototype. A thematic area is defined and the student participates in the assignment specification. Students are introduced through workshops with other technologies supporting designing: 3D scanning, rapid prototyping, CNC working.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Individual and artistic approach to the technologies of the studied subject.


Knowledge of basic technological and artistic principles of the studied subject.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Walker, J.: Design History and the History of Design
Castelnuovo, E. a kol.: History of Industrial Design
Collins,M. - Papadakis,A.: Post-Modern Design
H. Gardiner, CH.Gere, ed.: Art Practice in a Digital Culture

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Consultations, lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Semester exam project.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The following solutions are assigned: consumer objects, piece furniture objects, covers, with the emphasis put on the means of expression like colour and material structure.


The student is led to rational and efficient use of acquired knowledge and his own talent. Especially for common studio themes, students are led to open criticism, and at the same time towards cooperative attitude in the studio work.

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

Lessons are mandatory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch APD , 2. year of study, summer semester, 15 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer