Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 4. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. IDEA20 overlap following cours/es: IDE165 och IDE165. Compulsory for: KID1. Course coordinator: Olof Kolte,, Industridesign. Assessment: In order to pass the course, the student is required to carry out a small-scale product development project. The work is to contain the following stages: idea generation, 2D and 3D sketches, prototype development, presentation. Home page:


Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

possess the ability to apply new knowledge in the form of a project.

The course starts with a study tour in which the students become acquainted with the most common manufacturing processes such as injection moulding of plastics, metal casting, compression moulding, etc. The students are then given the opportunity, in a number of short exercise assignments, to develop their ability to take an idea from thought to finished physical product.

The Nature and Art of Workmanship, David Pye, The Herbert Press Limited
The Nature and Aesthetics of Design, David Pye, The Herbert Press Limited
Collapsibles, Per Mollerup, Thames &Hudson