Issues in Design
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Design is a process of thought and action. In this course the thinking underpinning the results of contemporary design are explored. Students are introduced to some of the varied perspectives and influences that underlie development in design theory. It will attract students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in understanding how design is understood in context. The work of current designers and contemporary culture are used as reference points.
On successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. demonstrate an understanding of contemporary culture;
2. understand how design relates to the social context;
3. be familiar with the work of current designers.
1. Perception in design;
2. Underlying developments in design;
3. Analysis of contemporary designers.
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term