Course Summary

DSGN- INDUSTRIAL DESIGN COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

 

1. YEAR / FIRST SEMESTER

 INAD 101 Basic Design I

This course, which is prepared within the scope of basic design principles, aims to transfer basic design principles and concepts to students through application. Starting with the smallest element of design, the point, learning the dynamics of all visual forms by experimenting is the main goal. All basic principles and elements that fall within the scope of visual perception are transferred to students through theoretical and practical bases.

DSGN 101 Research Methods in Design

The aim of the course is to focus on the basic quantitative and qualitative research methods in design studies. The course will build on the skills needed to conduct a research and emphasize that research findings are critically evaluated. Quantitative and qualitative content analysis, sampling and interview techniques, discourse analysis and semiotic analysis are subjects of the course.

INDD 103 Introduction to Industrial Product Design

This course introduces industrial design discipline with presentations, class discussions, assignments and applications. It gives a general understanding of the application areas of industrial design discipline. Describes the role of the industrial product designer and the design process of the industrial products.

INAD 105 Mathematics and Geometry in Design

The design, the shapes and elements of the space geometry, is transferred precisely and in a proper manner (on paper) geometrically. This course aims to reinforce technical drawing knowledge with mathematical calculations and to develop perception and third dimension concepts in design.

INDD 107 Technical Drawing I

A technical drawing is an image drawn according to certain rules and standards, which contain all the information about a part, shape, dimensions and other properties desired to be produced. In this course, the aim is to teach students the geometry of the objects imagined in the space with their projections.

SOFL 101 Academic English I

 

1. YEAR / SECOND SEMESTER

 INAD 102 Basic Design II (pre-requisite INAD 101)

This course is a continuation of Basic design I course. It is prepared within the scope of basic design principles, aims to transfer basic design principles and concepts to students through application. Starting with the smallest element of design, the point, learning the dynamics of all visual forms by experimenting is the main goal. All basic principles and elements that fall within the scope of visual perception are transferred to students through theoretical and practical bases.

DSGN 102 Design History I

Design History I course aims to convey general cultural knowledge related to design within the context of art. In this course, which covers the period from primitive periods to the establishment of civilizations, to the middle ages, students learn how ‘the art’ reshapes itself according to the cultural characteristics that represent the development processes and civilizations.

At the same time, students also comprehend that awareness of the history of art is essential in art and design domain.        

INDD 104 Technical Drawing II

A technical drawing is an image drawn according to certain rules and standards, which contain all the information about a part, shape, dimensions and other properties desired to be produced. In this course, the aim is to teach students the geometry of the objects imagined in the space with their projections. This course, which is the second of the series, is given students with the support of mathematics and geometry information.

INDD 106 Research for Product Design

The aim of the course is to focus on the basic quantitative and qualitative research methods in design studies. This course will emphasize that the skills needed to conduct a research are achieved and that the research findings are critically evaluated. Quantitative and qualitative content analysis, sampling and interview techniques, discourse analysis and semiotic analysis are included in the course.

INDD 108 Operation Systems of Objects

This course provides the students with information about the working structure mechanisms of the objects and their energy resources. In this course, the experience of combining, fragmentation, objects and analysing of objects is obtained. It is also the goal of the course to introduce and explain the sources of renewable energy.

SOFL 102 Academic English II

  

2. YEAR / THIRD SEMESTER

 INDD 201 Industrial Design Studio I

This course, first in its series, is an introduction to industrial design solution proposals, applications and projecting techniques. This course is practiced with a studio and jury system.

DGSN 201 History of Design II (pre-requisite DSGN 102)

Design History II course aims to convey knowledge of general culture related to design and art. From early to late Renaissance and then to the modern art, students learn how design evolves and changes according to the cultural qualities that represent civilizations. At the same time, students also realize the importance of history of art in art and design

INDD 203 Production Methods

This course deals with the physical and chemical properties of materials used in industrial products. Production tools, methods, material properties, material selection and usage characteristics, producer and consumer dynamics are the subjects covered in this course.

INDD 205 Prototype/Model Making

A prototype model is a model that shows how a design will look after its production phase. This model can have the same dimensions as the design, or it can be scaled down proportionately. This lesson is about to learn how material develops into form and design before production.

INDD 207 Human Factor in Design

This course deals with design process in terms of product-user-use environment relations. The course examines the issues of product-human correlation, user-oriented product development, human health and productivity enhancement within the framework of ‘ergonomics’.

INAD 209 Computer Aided Design I

It is aimed that the student can draw projects in computer environment. The use of computer aided design for architectural drawings and projects constitutes the content of the course. Architectural building, objects, furniture are within the scope of this course. The course aims to provide information on two and three-dimensional graphics techniques and emphasizes the application of these techniques using virtual technologies such as CAD (Computer Aided Design).

 

2. YEAR / FOURTH SEMESTER

INDD 202 Industrial Design Studio II (pre-requisite INDD 201)

Second in its series, this course develops industrial design solution proposals, applications and projecting techniques. This course is practiced with a studio and jury system.

INDD 204 Prototype/Model Making 2

A prototype model is a model that shows how a design will look after its production phase. This model can have the same dimensions as the design, or it can be scaled down proportionately. This lesson is about to learn how material develops into form and design before production. This course is second in its series.

INDD 206 Production Materials I

This course follows a project-based path to help settling material knowledge for industrial design. Functional and aesthetic properties of materials such as metal, polymer, ceramic, glass, wood and composites will be processed. Material selection methods will be explained.

INDD 208 Lighting Design

This course covers topics such as lighting, light sources, lighting design in interior spaces, design and drawing of low current and high current installations. This course not only focuses on the technical knowledge but also aesthetic values and basic design principles. It is an application-oriented course.

INAD 210 Computer Aided Design II (pre-requisite ARCH 209)

This course follows INAD 209 and aims that the student can draw projects in computer environment. The use of computer aided design for architectural drawings and projects constitutes the content of the course. Architectural building, objects, furniture are within the scope of this course. The course aims to provide information on two and three-dimensional graphics techniques and emphasizes the application of these techniques using virtual technologies such as CAD (Computer Aided Design).

TUDI 202 Turkish I

 

3. YEAR / FIFTH SEMESTER

 INDD 301 Industrial Design Studio III (pre-requisite INDD 202)

Third in its series, this course develops industrial design solution proposals, applications and projecting techniques. This course is practiced with a studio and jury system.

INAD 305 Computer Aided Design III (pre-requisite INAD 210)

This course aims to develop the skills of students to design and model in 3D digital environment where students are equipped with the tools of digital design in interior architecture.

INDD 305 Production Materials II (pre-requisite INDD 206)

This course follows a project-based path to help settling material knowledge for industrial design students. Functional and aesthetic properties of materials such as metal, polymer, ceramic, glass, wood and composites will be processed. Material selection methods will be explained. In this course students will work in teams and will be given short projects where focus will be the material properties of specific products and exploration of new possibilities with different materials.

INAD 309 Structure in Design

The course supports abstract thinking in the space organization by exploring the relations between design, function, structure, material, technology and form, geometrical theories and techniques and physical determinants used in designing two and three-dimensional products; transferring basic principles to for analysing and synthesizing the whole. Basic concepts about structure, strength, durability, material, technology, form and structure relation; the basic principles of structural design in the course of historical development, traditional and contemporary structures, carving, cracking, stacking, skeleton, shell/surface, space frame, suspension-tension, tent and pneumatic systems, space and product design.

INDD 307 Internship I

This internship is about gaining experience in product development, design and implementation processes in an institution where industrial design and implementation work is performed and applying knowledge gained.

TUDI 301 Turkish II

 

3. YEAR / SIXTH SEMESTER

INDD 302 Industrial Design Studio IV (pre-requisite INDD 301)

Fourth in its series, this course develops industrial design solution proposals, applications and projecting techniques. This course is practiced with a studio and jury system.

INDD 304 Molding Techniques and Application

This course aims to develop skills related to the mold preparation method. Use of model molds, ceramic molds, duplicator molds, plaster molds, shaping with the help of mold templates, mold casting process methods are among the topics of this course.

INAD 304 Ergonomics

For people to work healthily, safely and efficiently in their workplaces factors such as work place and necessary equipment, sound, lighting, environmental temperature and systems for work organization and management should be regulated to the structural, dimensional and psychological characteristics of human being so that people can work in their workplaces healthy, safe and productive. The main task of ergonomics is to carry out a work arrangement in line with the above objectives. In a sense, ergonomics can be defined as the arrangement of work in accordance with the characteristics of a person. The aim of the course is to make use of this information in the field of interior architecture.

INDD 306 Internship II (pre-requisite INDD 307)

This internship is about gaining experience in product development, design and implementation processes in an institution where industrial design and implementation work is performed and applying knowledge gained.

AIIT 302 Ataturk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution

 

4. YEAR / SEVENTH SEMESTER

INDD 401 Industrial Design Studio V (pre-requisite INDD 302)

Last in its series, this course develops industrial design solution proposals, applications and projecting techniques. This course is practiced with a studio and jury system.

INDD 403 Design Management

Design management is a discipline that uses project management, design, strategy and supply chain techniques to create a creative process, and a structure and organization for design at the same time. In this course, students will be introduced to the stages of design management and business management.

INDD 405 Internship III (pre-requisite INDD 310)

This internship is about gaining experience in product development, design and implementation processes in an institution where industrial design and implementation work is performed and applying knowledge gained.

 

4. YEAR / EIGHT SEMESTER

INDD 404 Graduation Project (pre-requisite INDD 401)

The student chooses to work on a project with awareness of their own interests and future goals. The course is critiques based and independent. The lesson ends with the evaluation of a jury established from the related discipline.

INDD 406 Jewellery Design

The aim of this course is to create a basis for designing jewellery and to have experiences that can produce creative designs. Plastic-aesthetic values and experience to choose materials for the foreseen design is an outcome of this course.