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Product Design I

Code 12720
Year 2
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 8
Workload OT(15H)/TP(75H)
Scientific area Design Industrial
Entry requirements It doesn't apply.
Mode of delivery Face to face
Work placements There is no
Learning outcomes Development of design capabilities in the area of industrial design.
Deepening the consistency of each phase of the project: research, concept development, design, modeling, modeling, post-production, communication poster and presentation.
Adequacy of the knowledge of the design panorama to the particularities of the project: socio-cultural response, approach to movements and trends.
Adequacy of technical knowledge to the execution of the project: drawing, modeling and modeling.
Ability to apply knowledge in practice.
Coherence in the identity and communication of the developed product: story-telling.
Syllabus Development of two projects.
Project 1 - Lighting
Project 2 (group) - Children's Toy Projectual discipline, content in context. Individual rotational monitoring.
Desktop introduction, analysis of examples and related authors.
Definition of the process. Explanation of storytelling.
Work and industry theme. Brief, theme, material, formal, dimensional and other limitations.
Collection of information on existing products, benchmarks, brands, designers and reference products.
Summary, research conclusions, object definition and work strategy.
Definition of basic concept (storytelling).
Quick search for product alternatives, selection of versions to explore. Product Development.
Product design and detail design.
Hits and changes.
Modeling and Communication.
3D modeling.
Final renders and post-production of images.
Communication poster design, A3 in hires.
Main Bibliography Koivu, A., Bouroullec, R., & Bouroullec, E. (2012)
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec: Works. London: Phaidon Press.
Kries, M., & Lipsky, J. (2014). Konstantin Grcic: Panorama. Weil am Rhein: Vitra Design Museum.
Thomé, P., King, E., Picchi, F., Sudjic, D., & Zanot, F. (2014). Sottsass. London: Phaidon Press.
Terstiege, G. (2009). The Making of Design. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag.b
Hecht, S., & Colin, K. (2005). Industrial Facility: Product as Landscape. London: Industrial Facility.
Baudrillard, J. (2005). Le Système Des Objets. London: Verso.
Hara, K. (2010). White. Baden: Lars Muller Publishers.
Mau, Bruce (2004). Massive Change. Phaidon Press Limited. London.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Delivery
PDF delivery (photographed models) A4 landscape, Pecha-Kucha model, 20 slides * 20 seconds + Models
File with name: StudentName-P1 or P2-DeliveryNumber. *** (eg JorgeNeves-P1-Intermedia.PDF)
Opening slide-Cover: DP1, title, student, date, subject and teachers.
Mandatory at the beginning of the defined class, 30 minutes tolerance. 50% Penalty for delay. Do not accept from the end of the delivery class.
General criteria
Quality, balance, adequacy, coherence and consistency, affordance and honesty, usability, durability.
Each phase has a delivery, the note corresponding to the total performance in the respective phase of the work and not just the material delivered.
Unaccompanied works in classes prior to each delivery are not accepted.
All deliveries are mandatory on the defined date. The failure of any delivery is eliminatory.
Intermediate assessment P1 (30%), Final assessment P1 (30%) and P2 (30%), Continuous assessment (10%).
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-10-21

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