Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 10,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. IDE180 overlap following cours/es: IDEA35. Compulsory for: MD2. Course coordinator: Visiting Senior Lecturer Karl-Axel Andersson,, Industridesign. Assessment: The grades awarded range from 5 to 3 wherein 3 equals “passed”, depending on participation and completion of exercises. Home page:

To train essential skills used in the design process.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

The course starts with a lecture in design history covering the break through of the Industrialism until contempory design. Techniques in free hand sketching are introduced and practised. Illustrator is taugth from the perspective of the use of an industrial designer. A workshop concentrate on the training in free form. Training in traditional workshop machines like lathe, milling and boring machines and bandsaw is provided with proper tool and security instructions. This workshop training expands into special techniques for modelbuilding. Graphic design is introduced in the domain of product graphics.

Wim Muller: “Order and meaning in design”, Uitgeverij LEMMA, ISBN 9051896298
Niklas Andersson: “Skissteknik - en handbok I visualisering av designförslag”, Umeå
Karlebo "Handbok", Liber ISBN 91 4701 5586