Course detail

Studio III - Product Design - winter

FaVU-B3PD-ZAcad. year: 2018/2019

Student solves two or three projects involving anthropometric, ergonomic aspects of designing, associated with a special ergonomics course. Tasks include for example residential furniture and sets of objects with respect to unity of style (corporate design).

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Interconnection of the basics of theoretic studies with practical atelier work.


Mastering the theory and practice of the subject.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Schweiger, Werner J.: Wiener Werkstaette
Fiell, Charlotte and Peter (ed.): Designing the 21st Century
Walker, J.: Design History and the History of 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

Students work on projects including anthropometric and ergonomic aspects of designing. Furniture or sets of objects with respect to unity of style and identity of the whole.


To master the technology of the studied subject.

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 , 3. year of study, winter semester, 15 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer