Academic Catalog

ID321 DESIGN AND CULTURE

Course Code: 1250321
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: Assist.Prof.Dr HARUN KAYGAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Understanding the cultural meaning and significance of industrial design, developing critical and reflexive thinking in relation to the designer’s practice, discourses and practices in the field of design, the role of design in consumer culture, consumption as a creative activity, designed objects as carriers of meaning and cultural significance, outstanding social and cultural issues related to designer’s practice.