Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
|INSPIRING INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, PART 1 OF 2||IDEA25|
Higher education credits: 1.
Grading scale: UG.
Language of instruction: The course might be given in English.
IDEA25 overlap following cours/es: IDE011 och IDE011.
Compulsory for: KID1.
Course coordinator: Despina Christoforidou, BA, Despina.Christoforidou@design.lth.se, Industridesign.
Assessment: The grades awarded are either pass or fail, where a pass requires participation in at least 80% of the guest lectures, making an active contribution to the discussions, completion of a written report accounting for the lectures.
Further information: Educational form: The course consists primarily of guest lectures, occasional field-trips and workshops.
Home page: http://www.ide.lth.se/.
To introduce students to their future profession.
Knowledge and understanding
be aware of the differing roles the industrial design profession has to offer. They shall be aware of their future professions relation to neighbouring areas. Students shall be engaged in discussions regarding industrial design; they shall question and reflect their profession.
For a passing grade the student must
The course focuses on the different aspects of the design process. Leading industrial designers, artists, scientists and cultural personae will participate as guest lecturers and workshop leaders. The lectures will be followed by discussions on current issues of industrial design.
Byars, M.: The Design Encyclopedia, 1880 to the present, Klinkhardt & Biermann, Munich 1994.
On recommendation of lecturers and leaders of exercises.