Academic Catalog

ID506 DESIGN METHODS

Course Code: 1250506
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Industrial Design
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. NAZ AYE GZDE Z. BREK
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

A survey on design methods developed and employed in the field; definitions of design and design methodology from various perspectives; emergence of industrial design as a profession; theoretical and practical implications of early and recent design methods; models for structuring the design process; discussions on the nature of the act of design and the role of the designer.