Academic Catalog


Course Code: 1250222
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Industrial Design
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer FGEN IIK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Focuses on modernism and the modernist understanding and teachings behind design, and to make a survey of modern design to direct the students to identify/understand/reflect upon the theoretical underpinnings of modernism and modernist design. Covers mainly the time-period after the 1st World War until today, as possible. Aims to make students to be able to reflect upon and discuss the relationship between modernism and design, the situation of industrial design in Turkey, the relationship between politics and design, practice and design, and national identity and design.