PROD110-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Product Design Principles

15 points
18 Feb 2019 - 23 Jun 2019

Description

Introduction to formal aspects of design practice, including the detailed design brief, important influences and influencers in design throughout history, and the place of design in the context of cultures, nations and users. Critical practical skills, including freehand, digital and technical drawing, as well as prototyping skills using paper, card, 3D printing, laser-cutting, modelling foam and wood.

Learning Outcomes

  • At the end of this course, students will be prepared to engage in practical design projects and

  • know how to write a detailed design brief
  • have developed an awareness of ethical and cultural issues, particularly as it applies to indigenous peoples in the context of design
  • understand the importance of aesthetics, affordance, ergonomics and human factors in product design
  • have experienced practical prototyping aspects of design projects using card, foam and wood materials
  • have experienced modern computer-based prototyping equipment such as 3D printing and laser cutting
  • have knowledge of different design processes, major influences and methodologies, historical events and movements in the world of design
  • understand essential shifts and paradigms in understanding of the built environment
  • developed their critical thinking about things and events and understand socially and culturally responsible design practices, especially in the context of bi-cultural and multi-cultural competencies in the context of design
  • expanded their freehand sketching, technical drawing, digital drawing, computer-aided design, visual communication and presentation skills

Pre-requisites

University Entrance

Restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the BProdDesign, the BProdDesign/BCom and the BProdDesign/BSc.

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 E8 Lecture Theatre 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 E8 Lecture Theatre 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 16:00 - 17:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 19 May
11 Friday 10:00 - 11:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 19 May
21 Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 19 May
31 Monday 15:00 - 16:00 West 305 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 19 May
32 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 West 305 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 19 May
33 Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 19 May
34 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 West 305 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 19 May
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 Len Lye 101A Maker Space 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
02 Friday 13:00 - 15:00 Len Lye 101A Maker Space 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
03 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 Len Lye 101A Maker Space 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
05 Monday 08:00 - 10:00 Len Lye 101A Maker Space 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
06 Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 Len Lye 101A Maker Space 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
07 Tuesday 11:00 - 13:00 Len Lye 101A Maker Space 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
08 Monday 10:00 - 12:00 Len Lye 101A Maker Space 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
09 Monday 13:00 - 15:00 Len Lye 101A Maker Space 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
10 Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00 Len Lye 101A Maker Space 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 15:00 - 17:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
02 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
03 Wednesday 16:00 - 18:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
04 Wednesday 13:00 - 15:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
05 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
06 Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
07 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
09 Friday 13:00 - 15:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
11 Tuesday 15:00 - 17:00 Len Lye 101 Design Suite 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator

Bahareh Shahri

Course Administrator

Alison Lowery

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Assignment 1 10%
Assignment 2 10%
Model Making - Final Showcase 25% Cardboard Model 5%, Form Model 5%, Laser Cutting 5%, Wooden Toy 10%
Freehand Drawing - Final Showcase 15% 5 Drawings
Final Exam 20%
Postcard 5%
Technical Drawing 15% In class test

Notes

This course is restricted to students enrolled in the BProdDesign, BProdDesign/BSc or BProdDesign/BCom degrees

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $956.00

International fee $5,250.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Product Design on the department and colleges page.

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