DESIGN 5201: Design Research III for Industrial Design
Addresses design opportunities, including the skills of problem identification, formulation, qualitative and quantitative research, analysis, synthesis, and project proposals for Industrial Design.
Prerequisite: Admission to Bachelor of Science in Design - Industrial Design program; or permission of instructor.
By the end of the course students should be able to:
- Engage with design research methods to explore a problem space from a broad scope of perspectives and define a “problematic”
- Translate research insights into design criteria
- Use prototyping as a generative research method
- Draft a design brief and define a corresponding strategic project development plan
Readings and resources
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This is a 3 credit hour course that meets for 2:40 twice a week
Students can expect:
- Reading and assignments
- Studio based
- Active participation necessary
- Group discussions and meetings