Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 14. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. IDEA01 overlap following cours/es: IDE020, IDE160, IDE020 och IDE160. Compulsory for: KID1. Course coordinator: Visiting senior lecturer Karl-Axel Andersson,, Industridesign. Assessment: To pass the course, the student has to receive a passing mark on all assignments.

The aim is to give the student an opportunity to train essential techniques in the design process as well as to be able to present a design concept. In addition, the course offers a hands-on understanding of the form/technique/material relationship.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

The course starts with an introduction to the possibilities and restrictions of a workshop, the aim of which is for the student to be able to work more independently in the workshop’s machine park. A work-shop is given in the training of free-form. Sketches and drafting techniques are introduced and practised. The training in shop techniques is expanded to include those particular for building models. Graphic design is introduced and practised with a focus on product graphics.

Wim Muller: Order and meaning in Design, Lemma, ISBN 90 5189 6298
Andersson, N.: Skissteknik. En Handbok i visualisering av designförslag, Umeå
"Karlebo Handbok", Liber, ISBN 91 4701 5586