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This postgraduate certificate is an interdisciplinary offering between Material Art & Design and Industrial Design. Using ceramics and industrial design practices and methods, students will explore the possibilities of ceramic production, including concept exploration, form development, prototyping in 3D drawing and rapid prototype printing for clay. Much of the students' time will be spent in the ceramic studio developing models and experiencing the processes of clay from inception to fired works. Emphasis will be on a small batch production including developing design criteria, formulating designs for multiple productions, and considering manufacturing and marketing strategies.

The following five courses are required: 2.5
GDES 3B20 Small Object Design: Virtual to Reality 1
GDES 3B36 Domestic Ceramics: Exploring the Useful Object
INDS 2B13 Material Explorations 1
(Industrial Design students must take MAAD 2B30 Ceramics: Intro to Throwing in place of this course)
MAAD 2B15 Intro to Ceramics
MAAD 2B24 Ceramics: Mouldmaking
Choose two:    1.0
GDES 3B43 Jewellery Design: Architectural Hardware
GDES 3B45 Architectural Ceramics (not offered in 2011/2012)
GDES 3B49 Image and Clay: Exploring the Ceramic Surface
GDES 3B78 Small Object Design: Virtual to Reality 2
GDES 4B03 Internship (appropriate to Postgraduate Certificate)
INDS 3BXX* Advanced Drawing for 3D Design
VISD 2B38 Design Thinking
Choose one: 0.5
SOSC 3B02 Material Culture and Consumer Society
VISD 2B01 History of Modern Design
VISD 3B41 Cross-Cultural Issues in Craft
Total  4.0

*revision pending

Last Modified:1/24/2012 12:57:30 PM