Course detail

Studio III - Product Design - summer

FaVU-B3PD-LAcad. year: 2019/2020

In connection with special courses of plastics technology and the fabrication for designers, the emphasis is on utilization of the potential of production technologies. Cooperation with a specific company is preferred.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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

Prerequisites

Mastering the theory and practice of the subject.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Thackara,J. (ed): Design After Modernism
Mackenzie, D.: Green Design. Design for the Environment
Pauly J. & Hulák J.: DESIGNPRO
H. Gardiner, CH.Gere, ed.: Art Practice in a Digital Culture
http://www.rapidtoday.com/design.html
http://opvk.ffa.vutbr.cz/texty/zakladni-informace-o-projektu.html

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Consultations, lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Semester exam project.

Language of instruction

Czech

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.

Aims

To master the technology of the studied subject. The student is actively involved in definition of the assignment and should be familiar with the methods of work so that he is able to master a complex project in a given time.

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

Lessons are mandatory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUB Bachelor's

    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, summer semester, 15 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Seminar

156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning

eLearning: opened course