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ID Studio 2: Design for Private Space
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: INDS 2K01 ID Studio 1: The Design of Everyday Things (minimum grade of 60%) or INDS 2B14 ID Studio 1: The Design of Everyday Things (minimum grade of 60%)
This course will familiarize students with the impact and meaning of objects and systems related to cultural, social and personal issues. Students are encouraged to explore new means of expression in order to create products and systems that encourage consumers to express their individual needs and to achieve a high level of personalization of their environment. Emphasis is placed on the variety of human needs which inform the quality of experience and on ways in which design can address them. Projects will combine rigorous research into the human condition with emerging trends in personalization and customization of mass produced products. The course will be delivered using lectures, in-class discussions, demonstration and individual critiques. All studio assignments require research and presentations that include verbal, written and visual components. Teaching methods will stress research, design refinement and presentation methods.
Anti-requisite: INDS 2K02 ID Studio 2: Design for Private Space
Conditions: Requires a minimum grade of 60% to advance to ID Studio 3.
Course was last updated June 8, 2011 - 1:24 PM