|INDUSTRIAL DESIGN PROJECT I||IDE091|
To plan and conduct an industrial design project by applying previously acquired skills.
Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must
The course commences with an introduction to what defines space or a situation and how people relate and react to it by developing specific needs (=scenario definition). The theoretical and methodological aspects will be applied to and accompanied by practical exercises using new design methods and creative techniques so as to develop a design solution to the initial problem. Previously acquired skills such as sketching, computer aided drawing/illustration and model making will be included alongside marketing related aspects (user polls, target group definitions, mood-boarding, etc).
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