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Course Name
Turkish Tasarım ve Biçim
English Design and Form
Course Code
EUT 334 Credit Lecture
Semester -
- 3 - -
Course Language English
Course Coordinator Deniz Leblebici Başar
Course Objectives Definition of form as a tool in design. Establishment of form user communication through relations with design. Relations with form: Form-function, form-structure, form- materials, form-details, form-finish of the object. Designer's investigation of the context: seeing, perceiving, thinking, comparing. Sources of the form transformation: nature, objects, technology, human movements and habits, design trends
Course Description In this course students will be engaged with form giving process in designing activity, through experimentation, readings, screenings, discussions and creative projects. Instead of looking at the design problem in their whole complexity, students will be allowed to concentrate on singular formal features of products. We will attempt to arrive at an understanding of how ideas embodied as 2 or 3 dimensional forms. Students will be encouraged to experiment shape, form, texture, color, emotions, material, function and their relations. Inspirational sources of designers and methods will be discussed. Cognitive basis of problem solving will be introduced in the context of design and form.
Course Outcomes Student, who passed the course satisfactorily can:
1. Develop form for the sake of the user, not the form itself.
2. Examine the main inputs of design such as function, structure, material, detail, surface and can think of the relation of form with the product.
3. While examining the form with knowledge on technology and techniques; can develop the transformation of form within a process together with its relation to use, seeing, perception, haptics, safety and
4. Examine the resources for reaching the most convenient form, and can choose and develop the ones that are useful.
5. Analyze the past and contemporary examples that search for the right and useful form.
6. Apply the concepts of aesthetics to form giving while questioning the relation of form to art
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