PROD110-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Product Design Principles

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

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 they apply 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 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 - (21/4-26/5)
E8 Lecture Theatre (18/2-24/3)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 - (24/4-1/5)
Online Delivery (21/2, 6/3, 20/3, 24/4, 8/5-29/5)
A1 Lecture Theatre (28/2, 13/3)
17 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 - (20/4, 4/5-25/5)
Len Lye 101 Design Suite (24/2-23/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
02 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 - (21/4-26/5)
Len Lye 101 Design Suite (25/2-24/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
03 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 - (22/4-27/5)
Len Lye 101 Design Suite (26/2-25/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
04 Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00 - (21/4-26/5)
Len Lye 101 Design Suite (25/2-24/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
05 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 - (22/4-27/5)
Len Lye 101 Design Suite (26/2-25/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
06 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 - (23/4-28/5)
Len Lye 101 Design Suite (27/2-19/3)
24 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
07 Thursday 14:00 - 15:00 - (23/4-28/5)
Len Lye 101 Design Suite (27/2-19/3)
24 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00 - (25/3, 22/4-27/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (26/2-18/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
02 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 - (23/4-28/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (27/2-19/3)
24 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
03 Monday 15:00 - 17:00 - (23/3, 20/4, 4/5-25/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (24/2-16/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
04 Tuesday 13:00 - 15:00 - (24/3, 21/4-26/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (25/2-17/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
05 Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00 - (22/4-27/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (26/2-25/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
06 Tuesday 15:00 - 17:00 - (21/4-26/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (25/2-24/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
07 Monday 13:00 - 15:00 - (23/3, 20/4, 4/5-25/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (24/2-16/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
08 Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00 - (22/4-27/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (26/2-25/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
09 Wednesday 13:00 - 15:00 - (25/3, 22/4-27/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (26/2-18/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
10 Friday 13:00 - 15:00 - (24/4-29/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (28/2-20/3)
24 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
11 Monday 11:00 - 13:00 - (23/3, 20/4, 4/5-25/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (24/2-16/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
12 Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 - (21/4-26/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (25/2-24/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
13 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 - (24/4-29/5)
Len Lye 101A Maker Space (28/2-20/3)
24 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 11:00 - 13:00 - (23/4-28/5)
West 213A (27/2-19/3)
24 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
02 Monday 15:00 - 17:00 - (23/3, 20/4, 4/5-25/5)
West 213A (24/2-16/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
03 Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00 - (25/3, 22/4-27/5)
West 213A (26/2-18/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
05 Wednesday 13:00 - 15:00 - (25/3, 22/4-27/5)
West 213A (26/2-18/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
06 Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 - (21/4-26/5)
West 213A (25/2-24/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
07 Monday 11:00 - 13:00 - (23/3, 20/4, 4/5-25/5)
West 213A (24/2-16/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
08 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 - (24/4-29/5)
West 213A (28/2-20/3)
24 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
09 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 - (23/4-28/5)
West 213A (27/2-19/3)
24 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
10 Monday 13:00 - 15:00 - (23/3, 20/4, 4/5-25/5)
West 213A (24/2-16/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
11 Tuesday 13:00 - 15:00 - (24/3, 21/4-26/5)
West 214 (25/2-17/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
12 Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00 - (25/3, 22/4-27/5)
West 213A (26/2-18/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May

Course Coordinator

Bahareh Shahri

Course Administrator

Alison Lowery

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Technical Drawing 15% Technical Drawing: Assignments, in class test and final toy project. Due Week 11 (20-24th of May)
Final Exam (on lecture material) 20%
Model Making 30% Final Showcase: Carboard Model (teams of 3) 5% Due 18 -22 March, Foam Model (individual project) 5% Due 18 -22 March, Carboard Cutter (teams of 2) 5% Due 29 April - 3rd of May, Wooden Toy (teams of 4) 12% Due 27 -31 May, Postcard (individual project) 3% Due 31 May,
Assignment 1 (on lecture material) 30 Mar 2020 10%
Assignment 2 (on lecture material) 15 May 2020 10%
Freehand Drawing 27 May 2020 15% Assignments, in-class activities and toy project. Four series of individual drawings and 1 teamwork.

Notes

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

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $975.00

International fee $5,500.00

* 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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